Monthly Archives: May 2017

Religion: On Jealous Gods

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: “And if there were a God, I think it very unlikely that He would have such an uneasy vanity as to be offended by those who doubt His existence.” -Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate … Continue reading

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Humor: A “Corrected” Joke…

Begin forwarded message: From: Brian Apparently it’s no longer politically-correct to direct a joke at any racial or ethnic minority, so: An Englishman, a Scotsman, an Irishman, a Welshman, a Gurkha, A Latvian, a Turk, an Aussie, Two Kiwis, a … Continue reading

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Movie: “The Take” (2016)

Grade: B+ We like Idris Elba. The Take (2016) A young con artist and an unruly CIA agent embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2368619/ Sent from the IMDb iPad app. http://www.imdb.com | IMDb on Facebook | IMDb on … Continue reading

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Politics: That Thin Veneer…50 Years On

When I was young and not yet ossified as a libertarian-conservative, I was not unsympathetic to the libertarian aims of socialist liberals. There is often some overlap, and we can all sometime agree on certain means and ends. However. I … Continue reading

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Life: Race Bait

From AWordADay: [… Email of the Week — Brought to you by Old’s Cool — It’s not too late to show your mother you love her. From: Ivan Tomek (ivan.tomek acadiau.ca) Subject: This week’s intro Your introduction today struck a … Continue reading

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Life: Crime

TFT: Every crime is some form of theft. The taking of a possession (larceny), of autonomy (rape), of life (murder), of reputation (slander), etc., etc. Tinka-bowdit.  

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Humor: Outage

Old Golfer Speaks out: We had a power cut at our house this morning and my PC, laptop, TV, DVD, iPad & my new surround sound music system were all shut down. Then I discovered that my mobile phone battery … Continue reading

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