Daily Archives: August 18, 2011

RNS Quote of the Day, 08/18/11

Priests who could not read or who, from ignorance, stumbled stupidly through the ritual of the Eucharist were another scandal. A Bishop of Durham in 1318 could not understand or pronounce Latin and after struggling helplessly with the word Metropolitanus … Continue reading

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Stock Market Supper

  I’ve got the Asian market meltdown in the background on Bloomberg TV as I munch on some canned goods from the pantry (to supplement the hamburger I brought home). I’m baching it tonight; the wife would demand a salad … Continue reading

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Grade Inflation

Yeah, I have to agree.  I couldn’t game my science & engineering classes so easily, but the Liberal Arts?  There were only a few that had serious professors, the rest were completely game-able. How about you, Phil?

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Remember when I had that idea for a business

It’s good to see others know how to get it done. Too bad the DC MPD had to be such dicks.

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Reagan’s Neshoba Speech

No, he didn’t actually blame the welfare queens after all. Dave Kopel writes: Reagan’s Neshoba speech was 33 paragraphs, consisting almost entirely of remarks about economics and jokes about Jimmy Carter. In the middle of the speech, he discussed his … Continue reading

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Just Wondering

When I’m on the interstate and see a military convoy going in the opposite direction, I usually say something along the lines of “Don’t worry fellas. I’ll take care of it.” Am I the only one who does this? I … Continue reading

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