Daily Archives: July 15, 2013

Paul Krugman is Tired of Trying to Reason with People Who Cannot Reason

Photo: Still from Syriana starring George Clooney Recommended Reading: Robert Stanley Martin, “Explaining the Joke.” The Hooded Utilitarian. 28 Steptember 2012 http://hoodedutilitarian.com/2011/09/explaining-the-joke/ It includes the original image and caption by blogger D. B. Echo. Check out some FREE eBooks about … Continue reading

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Regina Spektor: First Amendment (and Etiquette) Advocate

Source of Photograph of Regina Spektor: http://consequenceofsound.net/2012/06/youtube-presents-regina-spektor/ On 14 July 2013, singer Rehgina Spektor posted on her Facebook page this excellent comment: “I keep forgetting what voicing my immediate reaction to the events of the world does. When I wrote … Continue reading

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“SEND PIZZA RM 4112”

On 24 April 2013, Hazel Hammersley, aka Hazelnut, age two, was diagnosed with High-Risk, Stage 3 Neuroblastoma, a form of cancer. People who love her do fun and silly things for her. For example, when Hazel went back to Children’s … Continue reading

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NFL Good Guy Matt Overton

Source of Photo: http://tinyurl.com/o94pcmg Matt Overton’s job is long-snapper for the NFL team Indianapolis Colts. In a season, he spends perhaps 15 minutes on the field snapping the ball back eight yards back for field goal kicker Adam Vinatieri or 15 … Continue reading

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