We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Dems want to have it both ways: now the administration is relying too much on the UN and international efforts. Huh? Gimme a break. GOPBloggers.
Eritrea and Ethiopia. This could get really ugly. Where's the UN? Open Democracy/ Elsewhere in Africa, the Ivory Coast heats up with promises of mass slaughter, mayhem, and horrible tragedy. The UN ran away. Wretchard.
Beeb wants to raise the telly tax. How do Brits tolerate a government tax-supported information source? It's the Brits' Pravda, and it's nuts. Right for Scotland
What's all this about Sudoku? The game's interesting history (it's not Japanese), how it works, and why it's fun. The Week
How you are supporting the ACLU, without writing them a check. Like a tapeworm, they feed off scams, legal threats, and settlements against local and state governments, on our nickel. Trial lawyers in drag. Want to feel depressed? Read this: Cao