Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 33 trips to carry that many people.

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Newt Gingrich: Latest Moronic Ideas

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“You are in a school that is failing, with a teacher that is failing”.

A person with common sense would reason that the education system needs to be improved.

Not Newt Gingrich. He suggests that local kids should be made to clean the schools to “make them rise up”!

Troops in Texas… and they’re CHINESE!

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Fellow blogger’s blog: Troops in Texas… and they’re CHINESE!

American fascism in the name of democracy is not very different from terrorism in the name of religion.

1) The United States (like all so called “Democracies”) has a sham of a Democracy

2) Most of America’s best allies are fascist governments

3) Why are they only spreading democracy in the Middle East? Why not spread the joy to the rest of the world if that is their first and foremost intention?

4) If terrorism is such a concern, why does the United States have a long history of funding terrorism around the world?

Book Review: The God of Small Things (excerpt included)

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Fearless author Arundhati Roy’s first and only novel to date, The God of Small Things is a critically acclaimed best seller and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize award. The book, published in 1997, is well worth the hype. Not only is it a literary delight in terms of the construction of the plot, the richness of the prose and the mastery with which Roy illustrates imagery; the several underlying themes in the fairly straightforward plot paint a vivid and brutally accurate picture of the political and social issues in modern India.

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