Monthly Archives: April 2012

Equilibrium and the Fall of Icarus

In his work over the past forty years, Professor Emeritus of History Marvin Bram sought to demystify the unraveling of that ‘subtle knot’ constituting the human condition prior to the emergence of civilization in the Middle East approximately six millennia ago.  Today, I … Continue reading

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Killing the Natives: The Ecology of Systematic Extinction

Click Image to Read Full Text As Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega summarized, it seems the USA was “isolated” — a regular persona non grata — at the Summit of the Americas this week in Columbia.  Nor were our military and Secret Service ‘dicks’ … Continue reading

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Now, There You Go Again! Of Money, Militias, and Madness

Obama signed a new “JOBS” bill this week.  And, wow! What a WHOPPER it is!! This law gives the all-clear signal to any start-up company that wishes to raise money in the public markets. It pretty much nullifies significant regulatory … Continue reading

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Spain Photos (a very discrete selection)

A few pix from our brief sojourn in Barcelona and Valencia

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Hoodies Anyone or Hoodwinked in the Homeland

What the fuck was Geraldo Rivera thinking about when he suggested that Trayvon Martin invited his own murder by wearing a hoodie in Sanford, Florida?  I guess by the same logic he would say that every woman dressed provocatively in the public … Continue reading

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