Archive for September 23rd, 2012

September 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm § in China, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: Agriculture reforms in North Korea!

Exclusive: North Korea plans agriculture reforms BEIJING – North Korea plans to allow farmers to keep more of their produce in an attempt to boost agricultural output, a source with close ties to Pyongyang and Beijing said, in a move that could boost supplies, help cap rising food prices and e[...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm § in Misc.

Ave Challenge

Who was called “the Father of the University” and the “Father of Seattle”? Answer[...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 1:19 pm § in Misc.


  So, the guy in the middle has been trying to tell us we should trust him to reform our tax laws?  More ROMNEYISMS?[...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: South African version of Honkey

rooinek (literally “red-neck”), South African slang for an Anglo-African.[...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 am § in Misc.



September 23rd, 2012 - 8:04 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: China puts limits on profit making religions

from Overall research by the State Administration for Religious Affairs finds that present problems, including contracted temples, arbitrary collection of fees, expensive incenses, and fortune-telling are mainly in non-religious venues, which are not legally approved and registered. To p[...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 am § in America, Jews

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: as we approach Yom Kippur תשובה

Rabbenu Yonah of Gerona taught that anyone who someone commits a sin can make restoration by apology and by acts to repair the harm done. Tuesday night, instead of going to Drinking Liberally, Barb and I will go to services and there, with the other Jews of our congregation, we will beat our chests [...]

September 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 am § in Misc.

Paris – France’s National Front Party Calls For Ban On Wearing Yarmulkes In Public

Paris – Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader of France’s National Front Party, called today for a ban on the public wearing of veils by Muslims and yarmulkes by Jews, thereby inflaming the existing religious tensions caused by the earlier publication of offensive cartoons of Prophet Mohammed [...]