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.
Why Moslem docs in the UK? Because Brits don't want to be docs working for the NHS. Dino
Excellent example of how screwed-up the NYT is these days: Powerline. They have a political agenda, and that is what they are all about. When facts don't fit the narrative, they land on the cutting room floor. For another example, why does the NYT deal with Iran as it does? Lasky at American Thinker. A quote:
The paper's power is hard to overestimate. The Times creates the newscape of America: the issues it chooses to highlight and the perspective it brings to these issues are the genesis behind the news coverage of the mainstream media. What it chooses to be "fit to print" becomes, through its sway and news syndicate, the stories that fill America's daily news. Arthur ("Pinch") Sulzberger has alluded that it has been his desire to drive public policy since his Vietnam-war era college days. He has accomplished his mission. The paper's potency reaches the halls of Congress; the agenda that drives the paper often becomes the agenda in Washington. Herein lies the peril: by presenting a Pollyannaish view of Iran's intentions and abilities, the paper has served to spin the news in a way that has demonstrably minimized the threat from Iran, has eroded our ability to thwart Iran's nuclear program, and has ridiculed and dismissed the concerns of people who take a more wary and realistic view regarding the Iranian regime.
On same topic,Fifth Column Rushes to Defend Iran. Front Page
"the paper has served to spin the news in a way that has demonstrably minimized the threat from Iran, has eroded our ability to thwart Iran's nuclear program, and has ridiculed and dismissed the concerns of people who take a more wary and realistic view regarding the Iranian regime."
methinks the author expressed himself
counter to his intended message
with this bit from the quote above:
"...in a way that has demonstrably minimized
the threat from Iran"
Ten politically-incorrect truths is an interesting piece but it should have been lenghtened by at least one more point.
Chicks dig heavy hung dudes. Just as the ratio of breast size to waist size, and hair lenght to health is a good sign for men looking for women, so is lenght and girth a great sign for the femmes. Talk about eyes dilating.
That is not a correct statement for this gal. Always loved those light blue shirts with the sleeves slightly rolled and clean good fitting jeans that showed a very nice butt. HOWEVER, the only thing that really caught my attention ever was the wit--always good wit, but never a put down. Yep that combination still does give this gal a tingle!