Archive for November 14th, 2012

November 14th, 2012 - 11:19 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day: 中國人

Chinaman found offensive, although it is a translation of the Chinese 中國人. It was used in the gold rush and railway-construction eras in western North America, when discrimination against Chinese was common.[38] Though widely used historically without offensive intent, the term today generates[...]

November 14th, 2012 - 6:34 am § in Misc.


SECESSION MOVEMENT EXPLODES   This could be a good deal for the Union.  Most of these states are net consumers of federal largess.  Those that aren’t will of course have to pay off not only their share of the federal debt but  the costs of removal of federal facilities …from NASA[...]