25 Mar 2013

you don’t need to afford the things you’re buying…

“…you don’t need to afford the things you’re buying, you need to afford the interest on the money you need to borrow in order to buy them…” these guys are great… The Greek Economy Explained The Financial Collapse Explained

22 Mar 2013

A baby murdered, but it’s all about the guns

Literally within hours of the Sandy Hook massacre on 14 December 2012, some of my pro-gun Facebook connections started moaning about how libruls would use the tragedy to swoop in and take away their guns. Really???? Really??? I told them: please, have some decency… can we wait at least a

30 Aug 2012

the end of sanity: South African miners charged with murder

Just when you think the world can’t possibly get worse, it does. 270 miners charged in co-workers’ deaths South African authorities have charged 270 miners with murder in the killings of 34 fellow workers, even though police are believed to have fired the fatal shots. Whaaaaaat? Well, in fact, the

22 Mar 2012

A Must See: Young Woman’s Stunning Youtube Rant

sing it, share it, revel in it… this is a voice that can change the game.  

12 Feb 2012

the company of dogs

brisk and bold, the bracing east wind blows across the lowlands, drying the air and clearing the sky of its oft worn grey. today it is bright. today there is cold sunlight. today is one for a long walk in the park. cross posted at writing in the rAw and

09 Jun 2011

politicians ARE Weiner

Anthony Weiner, it turns out, is just another in a long line of liars. Why should this surprise me? It seems standard issue, this lowly caliber of politician. So I have to ask: is this as good as it gets? And I want to know: why did he lie? Was

02 Jan 2011

The Skin Horse Speaks

“What is a LEADER?” asked the Rabbit one day, when they were lying side by side near the nursery fender, before Nana came to tidy the room. “Does it mean having things that buzz inside you and a stick-out handle?” “A LEADER isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin

25 Dec 2010

What if Christmas doesn’t come from a store?

There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child. ~Erma Bombeck

23 Dec 2010

400 Cold Dogs

The association Prietenii Nostri was officially founded in 2005 to give an answer to the tragic emergency that affects stray dogs in Romania: a strayness completely out of control and hundreds of thousands of dogs exterminated every year by the authorities in a climate of total indifference.

05 Dec 2010

We Need a New Approach

“How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth? We know that he did not come through the door, the window, or the chimney. We also know that he could not have been concealed in the room,