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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Ballad of Slippin’ Jimmy by Francine Prose | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

A talented grifter, known as “Slippin’ Jimmy” since childhood, our hero is, by nature, a rule-breaker (or rule-bender) who keeps trying and failing to play by the rules. As the first season opens, we find Jimmy working as a poorly paid public defender while living in, and managing his minimal legal practice from, a windowless room behind a busy Asian nail salon. Shadiness has never seemed so eloquent or appealing as it does when Jimmy is defending obviously guilty clients, among them, three boys caught, on camera, sodomizing the decapitated head of a corpse in a funeral home. In a speech he’s manically rehearsed in the men’s room, as if the urinals were a jury, Jimmy attempts to portray their horrifying act as an instance of good, clean teenage fun. His outrageous flights of rhetoric and hand gestures recall those of a revivalist preacher, and he reminds us of how attractive a good talker can be, almost regardless of what he’s saying.

via www.nybooks.com

Like Breaking Bad, this is a great show. The scene with the three teenagers is hilarious. For his closing statement, the DA just plays the tape again for the horrified jury.

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Race on Campus: A Conversation with Yale President Peter Salovey by David Cole | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Six months after a controversy about racial inclusion at Yale University gained nationwide attention, Yale President Peter Salovey has announced that Yale will not change the name of Calhoun College, named after a nineteenth-century statesman and political theorist who defended slavery. At the same time, the university is dropping the use of the term “master” to refer to heads of residential colleges. This follows Salovey’s announcement in November of a series of initiatives Yale will take to address protesters’ concerns, including more resources for hiring diverse faculty, the creation of a center for the study of race, increased funding for minority student centers, and more support for students in need. 

via www.nybooks.com

It seems to me Yale handled these controversies about as well as could be expected. Calhoun really was the vilest sort of racist and they're keeping his name on a residential college. So there's that. And they're getting rid of the title "Master" -- it's just a relic of the 1930's when everything Yale did had to be like Oxbridge. They're naming one college after Franklin, which is good, and another after Anna Pauline Murray, whom I had never heard of, but that's fine. So an incoherent decision, but not one that's rigorously PC at least.

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The Nepal Catastrophe by Joshua Hammer | The New York Review of Books

These heroic efforts stood in marked contrast to the passivity of Nepal’s government. The prime minister at the time, Sushil Koirala, who was traveling abroad, learned about the earthquake in a phone call from the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, and didn’t make a public appearance for days afterward. Then, instead of moving forthrightly to take advantage of $4.4 billion in reconstruction funds pledged by sixty nations at a donor conference in Kathmandu, Nepal’s three main political parties bickered and jockeyed for control of the money. Nine months went by before they agreed to establish a Reconstruction Authority—a prerequisite of the donors before they would release the funds.

via www.nybooks.com

This is a really sobering story. Another piece of evidence of the utter failure of government, period, full stop.

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Glenn Reynolds: Don't let U.S. become next Rome

The first was Joseph A. Tainter’s The Collapse of Complex Societies, which looks at the fall of various ancient empires, from the early civilizations of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, to the Roman Empire and the Maya. Tainter’s theory, to simplify things quite a bit, is that as societies grow they become more complex, slapping on layer after layer of institutions, regulations and customs to deal with challenges (and, I suspect, to facilitate the ruling classes’ extracting resources from the ruled).

Over time, these layers grow more and more rigid and take more and more of the society’s resources. It’s hard to change them because every layer of complexity represents some group’s livelihood or claim on power. Eventually, the society is devoting almost all its resources to maintaining these institutions and has very little reserve left to deal with the unexpected. The result is that challenges that it would have weathered easily in the past are now sufficient to bring it to an end.

via www.usatoday.com

This is exactly what I'm worried about too!

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Countries With The Most Venomous Animals - Brilliant Maps

Which country has the most venomous animals? Surprisingly, it’s not Australia but Mexico with 80, followed by Brazil with 79 and then Australia with just 66 (they just happen to be more potent).

via brilliantmaps.com

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Three newly discovered Earth-sized planets may be prime spot to hunt alien life | Fox News

A Belgian-led team reported Monday that it's discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star less than 40 light-years away. It's the first time planets have been found around this type of star — and it opens up new, rich territory in the search for extraterrestrial life.

via www.foxnews.com

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'Burning Man for the 1%': the desert party for the tech elite, with Eric Schmidt in a top hat | Business | The Guardian

“Burning Man, and we have great reverence for Burning Man, but there’s always an element of arduousness. Here, we have spa treatments and green juice,” he said. “There’s already enough in life that’s tough.”

via www.theguardian.com

This sounds like an episode of Silicon Valley.

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Target stock plummets as “transgender” bathroom boycott swells to over one million « Hot Air

Is the boycott having any sort of effect in such a short period of time? These things are often hard to gauge, but in this case there seems to be a strong hint provided in the fact that the company’s stock has taken a precipitous drop during the same period. (Daily Caller)

via hotair.com

Somebody should do an event study.

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Will Ferrell & Hollywood’s Anti-Reagan Obsession | National Review

Despite the success of his presidency, Reagan’s reputation is under continued assault. Even before he died, CBS gave a green light to a vicious 2003 movie that disparaged him. (After protests, it was shunted to the CBS-owned cable channel Showtime.) Now, only weeks after Nancy Reagan’s passing comes the Will Ferrell debacle. It’s time for a movie that gives the Gipper his due and tells his heroic story in an honest, truthful way that the Hollywood elites will have trouble refuting in future years.

via www.nationalreview.com

Most Hollywood sorts are pond scum. Just sayin'.

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Trump's been talking about a border wall. Here's what it's like to live with one - LA Times

Although this refuge was established by the state, nature has established its own reserves along the international boundary. Vast stretches of the border fences are miles from public roads, which veer around the hills, mountains and boulder-strewn chasms that mark the meeting of California and Baja California.

Canyons are dotted with yucca, sycamores and a few stands of California oak. Rolling hillsides are yellow with straw, the occasional splash of color supplied by lupin, Indian paintbrush and mustard grass.

Off California Highway 94, east of Jamul, a dirt road leads past a gun club and into a series of steep hills, rising one after another, like a series of monstrous waves. Get out of your car for a hike and you may see .45 shell casings at your feet or a gopher snake soaking up the sun.

via www.latimes.com

Jamul, in the news!

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Lawsuit: Starbucks Overfills Cold Drinks With Ice « CBS Sacramento

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

via sacramento.cbslocal.com

Fees.

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Heidi Cruz Says Ted Cruz Is Not The Zodiac Killer | The Daily Caller

Though rumors persist, it is mathematically impossible for Cruz to be the serial killer who terrorized California in the 1960 and 70s and sent cryptograms to local newspapers because he wasn’t born until 1970.

via dailycaller.com

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Who Is Xi? by Andrew J. Nathan | The New York Review of Books

More than halfway through his five-year term as president of China and general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party—expected to be the first of at least two—Xi Jinping’s widening crackdown on civil society and promotion of a cult of personality have disappointed many observers, both Chinese and foreign, who saw him as destined by family heritage and life experience to be a liberal reformer. Many thought Xi must have come to understand the dangers of Party dictatorship from the experiences of his family under Mao’s rule. His father, Xi Zhongxun (1913–2002), was almost executed in an inner-Party conflict in 1935, was purged in another struggle in 1962, was “dragged out” and tortured during the Cultural Revolution, and was eased into retirement after another Party confrontation in 1987. During the Cultural Revolution, one of Xi Jinping’s half-sisters was tormented to the point that she committed suicide. Jinping himself, as the offspring of a “capitalist roader,” was “sent down to the countryside” to labor alongside the peasants. The hardships were so daunting that he reportedly tried to escape, but was caught and sent back.

via www.nybooks.com

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Crackdown in China: Worse and Worse by Orville Schell | The New York Review of Books

“As a liberal, I no longer feel I have a future in China,” a prominent Chinese think tank head in the process of moving abroad recently lamented in private. Such refrains are all too familiar these days as educated Chinese professionals express growing alarm over their country’s future. Indeed, not since the 1970s when Mao still reigned and the Cultural Revolution still raged has the Chinese leadership been so possessed by Maoist nostalgia and Leninist-style leadership.

via www.nybooks.com

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Ethereum

This sure sounds great to me.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Everything You Need To Know About The EmDrive Thruster | Digital Trends

See, the EmDrive is a conundrum. First designed in 2001 by aerospace engineer Roger Shawyer, the technology can be summed up as a propellantless propulsion system, meaning the engine doesn’t use fuel to cause a reaction. Removing the need for fuel makes a craft substantially lighter, and therefore easier to move (and cheaper to make, theoretically). In addition, the hypothetical drive is able to reach extremely high speeds — we’re talking potentially getting humans to the outer reaches of the solar system in a matter of months.

via www.digitaltrends.com

It runs on mojo juju.

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State police nab serial butt slapper in Dutchess County

A 17-year-old girl reported she was jogging on Bushwick Road in the town of LaGrange at about 3 p.m. April 23 when a man pulled up in a pickup truck, got out and began jogging behind her, police said. The suspect then allegedly grabbed her buttocks before getting back in the truck and fleeing, police said. The victim and a witness attempted to get the license plate number of the vehicle, but it was covered with duct tape, police said.

via www.dailyfreeman.com

Don't forget to tape up your license plate.

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U.S. Cheese Inventories Soar to Highest Since 1984 - Bloomberg

The reason is the U.S. is sitting on more butter and cheese than it knows what to do with, and the Europeans are to blame.

via www.bloomberg.com

Too much cheese is not a good thing.

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Supreme Court rules on strangest First Amendment case in recent history « Hot Air

I’m happy for the plaintiff because it clearly seemed to me that he’d gotten a raw deal. At the same time, this is one of those “dangling penumbra” type decisions which always make me a bit queasy. This was, at least on paper, a First Amendment case. The officer’s First Amendment rights were not breached and even the majority opinion agreed with that. And yet they tossed out the decision because of the shadow it might cast on the First Amendment rights of others if they were, in fact, expressing their political views. That doesn’t make what the police department did honorable or just, but they are now going to be made to pay (well… actually the taxpayers will be made to pay) as if they had actually squelched dissent.

via hotair.com

Breyer got it right.

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TaxProf Blog

Even without the additional spending proposed by Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Sanders, more projected spending in the future will likely lead to calls for ever-higher taxes. Without more budget discipline, America may be headed toward a European-style VAT tax and ever-larger government.

via taxprof.typepad.com

:-(

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US-Created System In Iraq Is Collapsing: Protesters Storm Parliament, State of Emergency Declared - Live Webcast | Zero Hedge

Less than two years ago, the US set up another puppet government in the mid-east this time in the state of Iraq when following substantial US pressure, on August 14, 2014 then prime minister al-Maliki agreed to stepped down and be replaced with Haider al-Abadi. Today, the regime is in chaos and the system set up in Iraq by the US is collapsing when protesters loyal to popular Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breached the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, and stormed the Iraqi parliament forcing MPs to flee and unleashing a state of emergency for all of Baghdad.

via www.zerohedge.com

Nothing to see here.

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West Point on Track for First Female Dean - ABC News

The U.S. Military Academy says President Barack Obama has nominated Col. Cindy Jebb to be the academy's next dean of the academic board. She also has been nominated for appointment to brigadier general.

via abcnews.go.com

That's so moving.

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Unfazed by Bay Area protesters, Trump calls on California Republicans to unite - LA Times

Surrounded by Secret Service agents, the New York developer clambered over a concrete barrier and entered the hotel through a back door.

“It felt like I was crossing the border,” Trump joked at a lunch banquet to hundreds of Republicans, who burst into laughter.

via www.latimes.com

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Hollywood can't help hating on Reagan | Washington Examiner

Hollywood sees no downside to mocking conservatives; it finds it both fun and profitable. Almost any conservative will do, but Reagan is the target the glitterati love most because he is so beloved of the people they so disdain and deprecate. He's the target whose humiliation will cause his admirers most fury and sadness. What's not to love.

via www.washingtonexaminer.com

But I can't think of any movies that really mock Hollywood since The Player.

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If Not Trump, What? - The New York Times

The better course for all of us — Republican, Democrat and independent — is to step back and take the long view, and to begin building for that. This election — not only the Trump phenomenon but the rise of Bernie Sanders, also — has reminded us how much pain there is in this country.

via www.nytimes.com

And how much stupidity.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Is Ted Cruz 'Lucifer In The Flesh'? We Asked A Satanist.

To get to the bottom of this, HuffPost called up Lucien Greaves, a spokesperson for the Satanic Temple. His response was that Boehner was basically full of it, trying to absolve the worst of Christianity by calling him a product of Satanism.

via www.huffingtonpost.com

News you can use.

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Large Hadron Collider: Weasel causes shutdown - BBC News

The unfortunate creature did not survive the encounter with a high-voltage transformer at the site near Geneva in Switzerland.

via www.bbc.com

It saw something amazing.

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The problem with Ted Cruz | TheHill

Democrats publicly say they are thrilled to face him in the general election. But, privately, they fret that the master marketer and media maestro is so unpredictable and so original and so fearless that they just might regret getting the match-up they had hoped for.

via thehill.com

Anything can happen, and it probably won't.

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Wilmington couple charged after pulling gun over boneless wing m - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Clarissa Gagum, 24, and her husband, Rasheem Gagum, 24, were both arrested Thursday after Clarissa became upset that her order of chicken wings was wrong and pulled out a gun inside the restaurant.

via www.wect.com

Guns don't kill people. Chicken wings kill people.

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Eagles eating cat upsets nest viewers

"While many may cringe at this, the eagles bring squirrels, rabbits, fish (and other animals) into the nest to eat multiple times each day," she said, via Facebook. "To people, the cat represents a pet, but to the eagles and to other raptors, the cat is a way to sustain the eaglets and help them to grow."

via www.philly.com

Creeeeeeeeee! (That's an eagle sound.)

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In Dramatic Reversal, Army Retains Green Beret Who Roughed Up Child Rapist in Afghanistan - Leah Barkoukis

The Army on Thursday announced its decision to retain Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, who was ordered discharged last year after he roughed up a local Afghan police commander for repeatedly raping a little boy and then beating his mother.

via townhall.com

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Protesters clash as Donald Trump brings message to Orange County - San Jose Mercury News

Outside, sheriff's deputies on horseback and in riot gear had to separate pro- and anti-Trump groups who shouted profanities at each other and nearly came to blows, with one side chanting "Dump Trump" as the other shouted, "Go back to Mexico." As Trump spoke, a large crowd of protesters, some waving Mexican flags, blocked an intersection outside. Drivers burned rubber, filling the air with smoke.

via www.mercurynews.com

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As Global Instability Spreads, the "Indigo" Economy Rises | RealClearPolitics

Something strange is happening to our world. The basic principles, rules and values that have long served as the foundation for our lives are falling apart. Fragility and instability are spreading like a virus, infecting countries and continents. Those who only yesterday were on the margins of European politics are bursting onto center stage. Some are left-leaning, like Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain. Some are right-leaning, such as the National Front in France, Fidesz in Hungary or AfD in Germany. But all are populist and anti-establishment. And it is not just Europe that is being shaken up.

via www.realclearpolitics.com

This happened before, just before WW2.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Obama Admits Couldn't "Convince Americans Of 'Recovery'", Bashes 'The Big Short' | Zero Hedge

Despite his proclamation that he "saved the world from a Great Depression," the fact is that Obama will be the first President ever to not see a single year of 3% GDP growth - but only cynical fiction-peddlers would mention facts at a time like this. In yet more legacy-defending narrative, Obama told The NYTimes today that his biggest failure was being unable to sell his success in putting the American economy back on track to the American people (no matter the actual realities) careful to blame Republicans for slowing growth "by a percentage point or two." And then in a final affront to fact, Obama dismisses the conclusion of "The Big Short" proclaiming that he reined in Wall Street, overhauled the banking system, and made water from wine "the financial system substantially more stable."

With regard his presidential legacy, Obama recently said he was proud of the healthcare reforms, and added that:

"saving the world from a Great Depression – that was quite good."

Defending the sheer arrogance (and ignorance) of such a statement, he added, "I'm proud; I think I've been true to myself during this process." Truth must have a different meaning where he comes from, but of course, anyone doubting the truthiness of such a statement was hacked down to size with the now ubiquitous "Don't give up and succumb to cynics."

via www.zerohedge.com

Aiyiyi chihuahua.

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Ted Cruz may be despised in Washington, but he has a network of influential friendships through the Harvard Federalist Society - The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — Years before the government shutdown he helped engineer, and way before he became the most unpopular man in the Senate, Ted Cruz stood among friends during a visit to Harvard Law School.

via www.bostonglobe.com

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Indiana may not matter any more

Media types want you to get your knickers in a twist about Indiana. However, the data suggests that it doesn’t matter any more. Rationally speaking, it is probably time to stop writing so much about the Republican race for delegates. Also, a moratorium on “brokered-convention” articles?

via election.princeton.edu

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Oops! Suicide bomber detonates vest early, kills 8 other terrorists : World, News - India Today

In a scene straight out of a Hollywood film, a Taliban fighter detonated his suicide vest by mistake, killing himself and his eight colleagues without a single civilian casualty.

via indiatoday.intoday.in

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House Legislation Restricts A-10 Retirement

WASHINGTON – Congress waded back into the debate over the Air Force’s A-10 retirement plans today, unveiling House legislation that would restrict funds for the service to move ahead with sunsetting the attack plane.

via www.defensenews.com

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Look older? Might be your genes, study says

Seniors who insist they feel far younger than they look have been vindicated: scientists have found a genetic combination that makes people look older than their true age.

via www.usatoday.com

What about feeling older?

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Three linked to California terror attack arrested | Daily Mail Online

The FBI arrested three people on Thursday, including the brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to investigators, authorities said.

Syed Raheel Farook, 31, was arrested in the early morning at his home in the California town of Corona, along with his wife Tatiana Farook, also 31.

Mariya Chernykh, Tatiana's 26-year-old sister who lives in the nearby town of Ontario, was also arrested.

via www.dailymail.co.uk

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Wealthy, educated voters fuel Trump's East Coast sweep | Reuters

Wealthy, well-educated voters helped carry Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump to victory in this week’s East Coast primaries, a demographic the famously blunt-spoken billionaire had struggled to attract in the past.

via www.reuters.com

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From Hitler to hiding in the loo: how Ken Livingstone tackled Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis

“When Hitler won his election in 1932, his policy then was that Jews should be moved to Israel,” he said. “He was supporting Zionism.”

via www.telegraph.co.uk

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It Costs Millions of Dollars to Protect Mark Zuckerberg - Fortune

It’s also expensive to safeguard COO Sheryl Sandberg.

Protecting one of the richest people in the world is not a cheap task.

Facebook in 2015 paid nearly $4.3 million for direct security services aimed at protecting its co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company said in an amended annual report on Wednesday. Zuckerberg, a billionaire who makes just $1 a year in salary, also spent more than $775,000 on personal usage of private aircraft, bringing his total “other” compensation for the year to more than $5 million, Facebook FB 8.16% said.

via fortune.com

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University of Washington Cheerleading Slammed for Poster with Body Requirements : People.com

Twitter and Facebook users called out the squad, saying the poster encourages body shaming and prioritizes appearance over ability with "body do's" like being "physically fit" with an "athletic physique." They also ask that potential cheerleaders wear just a sports bra and mid-rise black shorts, while telling them not to wear any tops "that cover the midriff" or high-waisted shorts.

via www.people.com

I think she's cute, but whatever.

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John Boehner Describes Ted Cruz as 'Lucifer in the Flesh' - First Draft. Political News, Now. - The New York Times

“I have Democrat friends and Republican friends,” Mr. Boehner told David Kennedy, an emeritus history professor, at the event. “I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”

via www.nytimes.com

So, I take it Boehner doesn't like Ted Cruz.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pentagon to test F-35 against A-10 in 'common sense' war scenario showdown - U.S. - Stripes

The battlefield comparison “makes common sense” and will pit the two airframes against each other in a variety of war scenarios this year, Michael Gilmore said during Senate testimony.

via www.stripes.com

Go A-10!

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Highest military court hears Marine's religious freedom case - News - Stripes

WASHINGTON – Rare arguments before the highest military court in the land Wednesday came down to whether a Marine’s refusal to obey orders to remove signs from her desk containing a biblical passage were her exercising her right of religious freedom or just plain insubordination.

via www.stripes.com

A sign on her desk? Really?

April 27, 2016 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Brave new world: A majority of millennials reject capitalism « Hot Air

Most of our millennials apparently have rejected capitalism, seeing it as the cause of all their woes, and they may be turning their eyes wistfully toward a more socialist style of living as the answer to their problems. (Washington Post)

via hotair.com

Aii chihuahua.

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First girl born in Underdahl family in 101 years - Coeur d'Alene Press: Local News

The baby girl, born April 12 to Scott and Ashton Underdahl, broke a 101-year string of boy births.

via www.cdapress.com

Idaho, in the news!

April 27, 2016 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Voters have given up on trust: Kirsten Powers

If the death of trust in politics is real, don't expect its demise to be any less important this fall in choosing between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Their matching reputations for a flexible approach to the truth will likely cancel each other out. What is more disturbing is that even if one of them were to emerge as clearly more trustworthy, there's not much reason to believe it would alter the dynamics of the race.

via www.usatoday.com

I don't know if it's fair to call Trump a liar. It's more that he doesn't really mean what he says. What's A today might be B tomorrow. Hillary, OTOH, is a stone-cold liar. If she said she was a liar, it would be a lie. Every word she says, including "the" and "it" are lies. A difficult choice on those grounds, I guess.

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