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October 5th, 2016 - 8:37 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #2

Up until the friendly match that Avery and I played last Sunday against a Croatian team that is participating in the actual basketball tournament, my time in Malaysia has been cool. The two other import players from America are really good basketball players. The food has been amazing, with the exce[...]

October 5th, 2016 - 12:37 pm § in Misc.

David Brewster: The Great Rebellion

David Brewster Joel Kotkin reflects on what he calls The Great Rebellion sweeping the West, analysing its five main battlefronts and generally applauding the end of the neo-liberal crony-capitalism politics of the past 40 years. He writes: “What holds the rebels together is a single idea: the [...]

October 5th, 2016 - 9:51 am § in Misc.

ROMNEY ON the Campaign

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October 5th, 2016 - 7:29 am § in Misc.

Politically Correct Moderator Flubs Veep Debate

WHY WAS SHE THERE? I think Mike Pence won the debate but the real losers were anyone who watched this yelling match.  The moderator was utterly incompetent.  She lost control because she simply did not try. Even worse she read from a script, a list of questions that seemed to be arranged alphabet[...]

October 5th, 2016 - 5:46 am § in Misc.

George Will on Trump and Republican Hypocrisy

“The nation, however, is not immune to the lasting damage that is being done to it by Trump’s success in normalizing post-factual politics. It is being poisoned by the injection into its bloodstream of the cynicism required of those Republicans who persist in pretending that although Trump l[...]