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Category Archive: eloquence

Oct 29 2011

“You Want Something Old? Pick Up a Rock.”

There’s this thing that happens, sometimes, when a blogger’s busier than an overstocked daycare center whose charges have gotten into the coffee supply and disregarded the decaf. You post a little throwaway something: a video, some photos, a few thoughts. You think nothing of it. You were just filling a gap, sharing something of passing …

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Oct 22 2008

The British Say It Best

I’ve always loved the British talent for dismemberment by seeming compliment. Observe: Boris Johnson, the lavishly Tory Mayor of London … However well-intentioned it was, the catastrophic and unpopular intervention in Iraq has served in some parts of the world to discredit the very idea of western democracy. The recent collapse of the banking system, …

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