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Fog of Stupidity?

Stu•pid•i•ty*   noun       – an idea, act, or expression that shows a lack of good sense or judgment “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” ―Albert Einstein “Human beings always[?] do the most intelligent thing … after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none […]

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The Truth about Ruth?

(and doubting Thomas!) “Trudeau elbows MP” (Time 1:19 min.)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teqCY8cZGxc Even when reasonable people watch the same video, opposing points of view emerge.1 Case in point is the Canadian House of Commons fracas of May 18, 2016. Here is how I see it: Several NDP MPs were game-playing in the aisle of the House. The Conservative

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Faux Rogue Repeat?

Several years ago, the US was courted by two faux rogues and in this most recent go-round (&-round &-round), it seems a third “rogue” has arisen—endorsed now by the second.1 So, in review, here is the “Rogue Repeat.” Rogue (as defined by some) is to BE everything “Washington, DC” is NOT; as in honest, true, chaste,

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Bawdy Politics ?

(OR, Alas! Alas! Wo is US!) In remembrance of the 120th year of the death of Joseph Ferdinand Keppler (1 February 1838 Vienna – 19 February 1894 New York) … an Austrian-born American cartoonist and caricaturist, who greatly influenced the growth of satirical cartooning in the United States;[*] and the 125th year of the publication

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National Finals

~A short, multiple-choice exam for Nations, their presidents, prime ministers, kings, rulers, magistrates, electees, appointees, dictators, usurpers, etc., AND their lawyers, advisers, employees, go-fers, and sycophants. Examinees have 7 options: A= YESB= NOC= MaybeD= I don’t rememberE= I take the American FifthF= I’d rather go-to-hell than tell (Caveat emptor: this may constitute a technical redundancy.)X=

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