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Teaching Cartoon: Principles

It would be, of course, much better, if this occasion were celebrated with no talk at all, and if I addressed you in the manner of the ancient teachers of Zen, I should hit the microphone with my fan and … Continue reading

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Dim Propositions

My jaw figuratively drops at the varieties of ‘Maker & Moocher’ arguments. Unemployment bumps up by 50% and suddenly there are 50% more takers too lazy to find a job. Ridiculous. In the mid-terms we will hear the 47% argument … Continue reading

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First Five Callers…

Just for the record, I much prefer Google+ to Facebook. On the positive side of the ledger, Facebook has brought into distant orbit a handful of long-lost friends. That is it for the positive side of the ledger. Facebook seems … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Overdue

1983 Berkeley Breathed

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Empty Space

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“He’ll Do That Because He’s A Republican”

What of one of Stewart’s implications, not overtly given here, in this otherwise pointed critique of expected hypocrisy? Are Romney’s concrete beliefs best left completely off the table? If so, are such beliefsbest left off as a matter of respect … Continue reading

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Anti-Hippies

What happens sometimes is start a post and then don’t wrap it up and then its time ends up having gone by. Kaput. So it was with a post on Rich Santorum. He interested me because of his arch way … Continue reading

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WIllard Wagged

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It’s Not Like There Haven’t Been Warnings

There’s a confusion about ‘smarts.’ There’s nothing about the skill set required to pilot an aircraft which makes ignorance ‘elsewhere’ impossible. Similarly, that Michelle Backmann was a tax attorney doesn’t verify her advanced mental capabilities across the spectrum, especially including … Continue reading

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First Woman Standing

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Question the Mission

It took a while at the Business Book Title generator to come up with something worthwhile. I was able to end my mission with this one. I did augment the austere stock presentation by adding a graphic.

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Bernie Gets It

Ok, got your attention… …and he always has. His twitter stream His history-making fillibuster (CSPAN search result) from December 10. Bernie Sanders If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that … Continue reading

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glenn duck

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Two Philosophy Cartoons

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Agnostisnarkism

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The Librarian’s Shadow

Source: Madisonian Net

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Temporal Directive

Onion, December 15. Did you ever wonder what the Thomist reasoning and attitude is toward precedents?

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The Da Wilber Code

Barry, a psychologist, has on his blog created a fantasy about a conversation between new age gurus Ken Wilber and Andrew Cohen. It’s short and strikes the bullseye, and, is very very funny. Great timing too because Barry’s parody is … Continue reading

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Family Intervention

Obama Risks a Domestic Military ‘Intervention’ (update: Newsmax removed the column from which the excerpts below are taken. see mediamatters.) Tuesday, September 29, 2009 10:35 AM By: John L. Perry There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America’s military will … Continue reading

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Favorite Humorists

Using Google alerts, the philosopher Bradley Monton drifts on my radar screen with increasing regularity. Why? He’s a philosophically-minded proponent of the validity of the motive behind the “research” program of Intelligent Design. Also, his work is unintentionally really amusing. … Continue reading

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