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Archive for May 31st, 2011

May 31st, 2011 - 8:06 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Breitbart Strikes Again: How to slander democrats

Rep. Anthony Weiner exploring legal action over ‘Weinergate’ fiasco Published on May 30th, 2011 Written by: Eric W. Dolan Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is consulting  lawyers after it was reported that the New York congressman sent a racy photo to a female college student from Seattle via Twit[...]

May 31st, 2011 - 7:44 am § in America

Gehry Melts Manahattan?

Reminiscent of the transforming architecture in the movie Inception, Frank Gehry’s Beekman Tower in New York appears to be in motion.  The trademark morphing, rippled effect of Gehry’s work is stamped on the 1.1 million square foot Beekman Tower  anchoring it as one of the tallest buildings in[...]

May 31st, 2011 - 1:36 am § in China, Hypocrisy

US Cultural Cowardice: Art World Condones Chinese Censorship of Art

….from the Wall Street Journal:(excerpts) And what is the art world doing about China’s imprisonment (of world famous artist Ai WaiWai)? Not much. “We are aghast that this has happened and intend to protest as best we can,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.director Hugh D[...]

May 31st, 2011 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafhi Gets TV opposition.

BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s rebels have launched their first homegrown satellite TV station, Libya Alhurra, or “Free Libya.”  In a land where interneyt access is very limited, Libya Alhurra will counter the  powerful media machine which churns out Moammar Gadhafi’s message,[...]

May 31st, 2011 - 12:37 am § in Misc.

Is there a Spanish word for “Uncle Tom?”

Rubio seen as ducking immigration issues Despite touting his parents’ Cuban heritage and his wife’s Colombian roots, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t taking the lead on immigration legislation — and that’s drawing the ire of those who put him in office. One answer I found on the web: The most i[...]