February 2011

The Untouchables

February 21, 2011

I went to search for some images of the untouchables of India.What appeared was almost entirely from the television show and the movie loosely based on Eliot Ness and his homies. Is it possible we aren’t all that aware of the rest of the world? The word untouchables is applied to the crew of Ness […]

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All Fall Down

February 17, 2011

President Eisenhower, in his farewell address, warned us of the dangers of the military-industrial complex. Was he right? The US spends more on “defense” than all other countries combined. According to official reports from 2003 and 2005, we have 737 military bases in 63 countries outside of the US and its territories. This is intentionally […]

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Not The People’s Favorite

February 13, 2011

There has been a joke circulating through Egypt. His advisers tell Mubarak that he needs to draft a farewell and goodbye speech to the people. Naturally, he asks where the people are going. Here I am prepared to offer the world my assessment of the situation and prospects in Egypt and I get blindsided by […]

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And The Loser Is

February 9, 2011

My days of playing football began 60 years ago. No. We did have helmets. Back then, we played both offense and defense. Not just because I was the 2nd smallest guy on the team, I was terrible at both. I don’t think I could have gotten better by using steroids. They may not even have […]

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