Monthly Archives: November 2008

From Under the Snow

I haven’t been under the tree for almost a week now.  It’s one of those days when I was snowed under with work.  No worries.  It’ll be all over soon and I will be back blogging after Wednesday next. Just … Continue reading

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Practice your racial sensitivity

A training video to assist our American readers in practicing their racial sensitivity, now that the Age of Obamaquarius is upon us:

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Losers spell it “looser”

Thank God, an entire web page has been dedicated to one of my pet peeves, the Seventh Plague of the Written Word: Some web pages set out to save the world. This one has a far more modest purpose: to … Continue reading

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Atheism explained scientifically

I’m posting this under the category of “Obama the Messiah” because of his personification of the obsolete, intellectually dinosauric 19th century beliefs of materialist “progressives”, cf the prophets Marx and Lenin.   H/T to Mark Shea, who captioned this clip:   … Continue reading

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Hu Jia: Life in Prison

Zeng Jinyan wrote a new post about her visit to Hu Jia last Friday. Hu Jia had finally received the news about the Sakharov Prize award, even though Zeng Jinyan was given deliberate instructions not to discuss the award with … Continue reading

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China’s Stimulus Package: Who is Getting the Money?

The $590 billion economic stimulus package is by far the most successful move in raising China’s international image.  The Publicity Department in Beijing deserves a big pat on the shoulders for a job well done.  Hu Jintao spares no time … Continue reading

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China’s Tibet Negotiator Under Investigation for Leaking State Secrets

As I was having a discussion with JR at Just Recently’s Beautiful Blog about the Bi Hua scandal, Reuters India released a news update, in which a computer hacking incident was said to be associated with the stepping down of  … Continue reading

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A President of whom Margaret Sanger Would Have Approved

Ned has written earlier about the “Planned Parenthood” movement founded by Margaret Sanger, and how it was  a part of the eugenicist movement, with a subtle but well-defined outcome of reducing America’s “unfit” population, among which a disproportionately large number … Continue reading

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Om Mani Peme Hung

“The six syllables, om mani padme hum, mean that in dependence on the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Journalist

Last night, Catherine and I watched a DVD of “The Feebles”, by the ingenious Kiwi film-maker Peter Jackson who created the movie trilogy, “Lord of the Rings” and won an Oscar for it. In Jackson’s wonderfully “sick” (in a Jonathan … Continue reading

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