Doctor Zhivago: a political review

It’s been a long time since I watched Dr Zhivago, all the way through; most of the time when it comes on television, I don’t have either the time or the inclination to sit through the whole thing. But I have a 42 inch LCD high-definition television, and HD Net was presenting it, commercial free, …

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The great success of socialism

I’d have thought that if any nation could have made a success of socialism, it would be Venezuela, because Venezuela has significant oil reserves and brings in foreign money. I guess I have to ask: why would any foreign oil company invest in Venezuela, when President Chavez has a record of nationalizing foreign oil companies? …

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Liberal Prostitutes For Sale (Cheap)

I told you about Ellie Light earlier. More info about Ellie Light: The latest count is at least 62 publications in 29 states and the District of Columbia; national publications and a Yahoo link; and 2 foreign publications. For an extremely wealthy woman (she lives in homes all across the country, and in places the …

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Class Envy Is A Sin

Complain the rich aren’t paying enough? You’re living in sin. Complain the rich get an unfair tax break? You’re living in sin. Want to soak the rich? You’re living in sin. Them’s the facts. For anyone who chooses to wear the mantle of Christian to claim otherwise is to show a deep lacking in the …

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Greenpeace Demonstrationsurolighederne i København er meget dumt

OK, OK, I don’t speak Danish; I used an online translator¹. This was inspired by the Hairy Beast’s (intentionally) badly translated title: Greenenthugen Rioten In Der Streeten Copenhagen: Pretty Dambääden. with 4 comments Isn’t it odd that whenever you get a bunch of Greenpeace types together in a group, violence ensues?  But nobody ever makes the …

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Index of the 2074 Page Senate Bill

The 16 page index of the Senate Bill   AMENDMENT NO.    Calendar No. Purpose: In the nature of a substitute. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—111th Cong., 1st Sess.   H. R. 3590   To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the first-time homebuyers credit in the case of members of …

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Hugo Chavez and “Bolivarian Socialism:” an utter, if expected, failure

From Cheryl, an American who splits her time between the United States and Honduras: Posted on Fri, Nov. 13, 2009 Chavez’s policies go from bad to worse It’s come to this in Hugo Chávez’s Venezuela: The president is pleading with people to save water by limiting their daily cleansing routine to a 3-minute “communist shower.” …

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The less noticed story

It has been little noticed, but the federal government is looking to control executives’ pay not only at the firms which accepted the government TARP bailouts, but even at banks which did not: Federal Reserve Unveils Plan To Police Bank Pay By Frank James, National Public Radio Halloween is apparently coming early for the financial-services …

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