Al Franken writes and I’m thinkin’ it’s a little early to send money, but good to stay on the list.
I had forgotten this video. The system has added ads on the Youtube site, but they do not show up here. The code includes the whole playlist.
How did competition, the mutual striving for a common goal, devolve into a contest or conflict between individuals? It is not a new question, but pervasive. Is it just a matter of the word “contest” being simpler? Or is it a components of the fixation on persons, rather than function for the simple reason that function is hard to see?
Is a fascinated nation the same as a fascist nation? Not necessarily. However, it strikes me as passing strange that the dictionary definition is self-referential, as if the psychological stricture were not recognized. Even strager is the suggestion that one might want to know the word in Urdu. Are we to conclude that the perception of enchantment has a peculiar geographic link. You know, sort of like the Carpathians are home to vampires like Count Dracula.
Rex-publicans are looking to go extinct. We used to call that “cutting off your nose to spite your face.” Perhaps the fear of impotence is driving them nuts. Continue reading
When my great-grandfather returned home to Louisiana after the War of Northern Aggression, he started a family and the family business that still bears his name: H. J. Smith & Son. If you don’t believe me, you can Google it.