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Well, This Can’t Be Good

So, there’s another war in the Middle East now as Israel pummels Lebanon. I’ve long had a problem with the United States’ foreign policy toward Israel. This country is one-seventh the size of Illinois in area, and has less than … Continue reading

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News, News Everywhere

On leaving last night’s party, I called to Eric the just to make sure we were copacetic. Then the above-described hypothetical-fact discussion occurred. One of the last points I made was the usability of blogs to “winnow” fact from fiction. … Continue reading

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Circularity, or Oh! My! God!

Sensing the feelings of the group, I did an un-Foley thing, and left the bar early. I knew that others were not interested in an all-nighter, but they were hesitant to leave. I blazed the trail, and got home at … Continue reading

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Helloooooo Chicagoooooo!!

WCPT 850 AM Just a quick note to let you know that Air America is once again broadcasting in Chicago. When Air America first formed a little over 13 months ago, Chicago had one of the stations. Unfortunately, due to … Continue reading

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More of What You Should Know

I did not know how to work this battle in the war of words into the above section, so here goes. The “nuclear option.” Have you heard of it? Perhaps not, but Trent Lott (the republican who, at a dinner … Continue reading

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Politics — Ignorance Is Not An Option

One of the prerequisites for my taking a job here in Korea was to have broadband internet access. As it is, South Korea is one of the best wired countries anywhere, and I have a blazing fast connection for about … Continue reading

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George Bush is EVIL

It’s 7:00 AM as I begin writing this. Anyone who knows me knows I’m not an early riser, and likely suspects (correctly) that I’m not awakening but am still up from the day before. As it is, I just finished … Continue reading

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