Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bricks from the Brooklyn Bridge Here!

H.L. Mencken famously said, “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.” The Sage of Baltimore was right about a hell of a lot of things, and that was certainly one of them. Or as Houndentenor, an … Continue reading

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Christmas Lutefisk — on Mars!

Well, my relatives in Minnesota must be happy to know that the Rover has found lutefisk on Mars. What a wondrous Christmas tradition! Even the little green people (and the statue of Elvis) love it. A Merry Christmas to one … Continue reading

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Visitors from Fantasyland

This is a fairy tale. Unfortunately, it also happens to be true. Independent thinkers are familiar with visitors from Fantasyland, because we encounter them frequently. There are two distinct kingdoms within it: Right-wingia and Left-wingia. Each kingdom shelters its citizens … Continue reading

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Sad Clowns in the Circus of Life

The current brouhaha over “Duck Dynasty” is getting the predictable treatment, both in the largely-liberal mainstream media and in its right-wing equivalent. Those who aspire to wield the power of big government over the peasants must, by all means, control … Continue reading

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