Daily Archives: September 9, 2012


Ever watch crystals form? It’s almost like watching a living thing grow. Some times thoughts crystalize too. From The Once and Future Liberalism by Walter Russell Mead: One of the main reasons Americans have been so slow to recognize the … Continue reading

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That’s why they call him Crazy Joe

The expressions on the faces of the two male bikers is priceless. If the Secret Service wasn’t there Joe Biden would be a missing person. Trending on Twitter: #JoeBidenBikerGangs My submission: Hairplugs of Doom This is an open thread. PS: … Continue reading

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Another barrier broken

Shannon Eastin: First female official in NFL regular-season game Shannon Eastin is in the starting lineup, set to become the first female official in an NFL regular-season game. The 42-year-old has been assigned to work the Rams-Lions game Sunday in … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the “information society”

Wikipedia: An information society is a society where the creation, distribution, diffusion, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity. The aim of the information society is to gain competitive advantage internationally, through using … Continue reading

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Peering into an uncertain future

Walter Russell Mead: But for people who are more interested in shaping the future, it’s important to grasp that this is one of those times when politics feels more important than usual but in fact matters less. The status quo … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Beeyootifull Music

Today will be a busy day. NFL football starts today for most teams (the Raiders and Chargers play tomorrow night) and the Giants and Dodgers finish a three game series tonight. Lola has her radio show this morning in a … Continue reading

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