Monthly Archives: April 2008

Quote of the Day

Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all other philosophers are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself.- H.L. Mencken

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Good News!

We’re not in a recession… yet.  Technically. WASHINGTON (AP) – The bruised economy limped through the first quarter, growing at just a 0.6 percent pace as housing and credit problems forced people and businesses alike to hunker down. The country’s … Continue reading

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Lesbian on Lesbian Action

This is great: Residents on the Greek island of Lesbos have declared that they alone have the right to call themselves lesbians, and yesterday launched a legal action against the Greek Gay and Lesbian Union (Olke) designed to wrest back … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.- Mark Twain

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Political Philosophy in Public Education

I’ve recently added The Plank, one of The New Republic’s blogs, to one of my RSS feeds.  I’m glad I did, because it gave me the chance to read this great post: It’s high time Americans start learning about the … Continue reading

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9,200,000 Peso Viagra Handout… In Chile!

Here’s something that would give any red blooded republican a heart attack.  According to the BBC: Mayor Gonzalo Navarette Munoz says he wants to improve their quality of life by giving them free access to Viagra. He will give men … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Think what you do when you run in debt; you give to another power over your liberty.-Benjamin Franklin 

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