Monthly Archives: March 2009

Farrakhan denies Holocaust again

He can’t help himself.  It’s compulsive with him. But Louis Farrakhan complains that there can’t be “constructive argument” over how many victims died in the Holocaust. You can guess the rest of his March 1st speech in Chicago. Israel controls … Continue reading

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A Second Great Depression?

A feel-good piece in the Wall Street Journal that says a second Great Depression wouldn’t be so bad, ’cause we wouldn’t starve and we only would have to give up our Ipods and lattes. What economists don’t get is that … Continue reading

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Pakistan celebrates great "victory" over terror

There’s jubilation in Pakistan, after terrorists attacked a Lahore police academy After storming the academy, Pakistani troops (who were backed by helicopters and probably outnumbered the terrorists 50 to 1) waved their guns in the air in celebration. Hate to … Continue reading

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Financial meltdown is my fault!

I’m white. I’m blue-eyed. Of course, by President Lula’s logic, white, blue-eyed people also tend to have democratic government. While dark-skinned, brown-eyed people are associated with dictators who wear funny hats. Isn’t logic wonderful? Lula is right that the financial … Continue reading

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Lethal Text Messages

Beware of text messages that start with + and end with 111. It will kill you. At least that’s the latest rumor sweeping Egypt, where a man allegedly died after receiving a text message. This joins a crockpot brimming with … Continue reading

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Danger: Global Vampire Overpopulation

Punk Rock Operations Research tackles a worrisome question: Why aren’t vampires taking over the Earth?  If they’re immortal, and they reproduce by biting their prey, then their food supply (us) should be dwindling while the vampire population soars. Vampires might … Continue reading

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Africa finds no savior in China

Well, well, well. It seemed like a perfect partnership of the crooked. On the one hand, corrupt African dictatorships tired of the West hassling them about human rights and environmentalism. On the other, a Chinese dictatorship that just wants to … Continue reading

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No more mail-order brides?

Can you believe this, guys? A survey of Chinese women married to foreign men reveals that they are significantly less satisfied with their spouses since the financial meltdown. When, coincidentally, their hubbies’ net worth plunged. Huh. Who would have thunk?

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The Long Arm of the Israeli Air Force

Israel has reportedly bombed a truck convoy in Sudan. The convoy was allegedly carrying Iranian weapons to Hamas in Gaza. This in interesting because it points to an aggressive Iranian effort to resupply Hamas with weapons. Probably anti-tank missiles and … Continue reading

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Hard-wired to hate AIG

Human beings are hard-wired for fairness. That’s the way we’re designed. Scientists have found that when we’re treated fairly, our brains are rewarded with the equivalent of mental chocolate. And if it comes down to a choice between what’s fair … Continue reading

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