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Today’s YB! award…

From:  Monsieur d’Nalgar To:  Sam Stein Subject: Today’s award… Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 11:51:44 -0700 It’s been a while since I awarded a “You Bastard!” prize for overt nincompoopery by one of the morning-show bobble-heads, one of the screeching…  [more]

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Breaking news

Monday, March 12, 1906

Mr. Clemens comments on the killing of six hundred Moros — Men, women and children — In a crater bowl near Jolo in the Philippines — Our troops commanded by General Wood — Contrasts this “battle”  [more]

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Take Me to the River

By Sumbul Ali-Karamali, posted at HuffingtonPost.com September 3, 2010. Hasn’t the whole notion of shariah in America gotten a bit out of control? No, it hasn’t — it’s gotten hugely, obscenely, ignorantly out of control. How many of those…  [more]

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Like a koan

Monsieur d’Nalgar’s note:  The following reaction was set in motion by the arrival of a poem/article/essay by Ange Mlinko, entitled “Letter from Beirut.”  It was published in the July/August 2010 issue of Poetry.  The photo below (©2006…  [more]

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No solution

“There can be no elegant solution to a poorly defined problem.” Dear Friends: This past summer I was privileged to participate in a very small retreat with four friends who came from totally different professional backgrounds and walks of…  [more]

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Gristle in your tea

This darling piece, another in the ongoing saga of “reasons to hate Muslims” (Sentinel Record, October 27, 2010, page 25), was a jewel of illogical brevity: Attacked by Muslims Dear editor: On Sept. 11, 2001, America was attacked…  [more]

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Snatched! The abridged version…

“O all ye exorcizers come and exorcize now, and ye clergymen draw nigh and clerge, For I wish to be purged of an urge.” — Ogden Nash, from “So Does Everybody Else, Only Not So Much” Can’t reconcile  [more]

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