Washington v.s. Washington

Once upon a time, God was missing for six days.

Eventually, Michael, the archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired of God. “Where have you been?”

God sighed a deep sigh of satisfaction, and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds, “Look, Michael. Look what I’ve made.”

Archangel Michael looked puzzled, and said, . . . → Read More: Washington v.s. Washington

I love swearing in french, it’s like wiping your ass with silk…

The new big thing on the web is all these sites with names like “I Hate France,” with supposed datelines of French military history, supposedly proving how the French are total cowards. If you want to see a sample of this dumbass Frog bashing, try this:

www.albinoblacksheep.com/text/france.html

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The word Terrorism

There may be few words today which are more politically important, more widely used, and less understood than the word terrorism.

Even trying to come up with a dictionary-style definition for the term is not easy. Having every radical out there suddenly decide that their mortal enemies are “terrorists”, in some way or other, doesn’t . . . → Read More: The word Terrorism

“A presidential visit to Auschwitz” or “The Holocaust and the Bush family fortune”

“History is a reminder of what’s possible.” These were the words spoken by President George Bush as he emerged from a guided tour of the gas chambers at Auschwitz. The former Nazi death camp in Poland was one of the first stops on his seven-day tour of Europe and the Middle East.

What precisely the . . . → Read More: “A presidential visit to Auschwitz” or “The Holocaust and the Bush family fortune”

Philanthropy and the welfare mentality… old money old virtues

What’s the right way for a billionaire to help the poor? There are two paths to take, with very different results…

A century ago it was Andrew Carnegie. Now it’s Bill Gates. A fortune is amassed, and then most of it is given away. It is likely that a large portion of the $946 billion . . . → Read More: Philanthropy and the welfare mentality… old money old virtues