Monthly Archives: July 2009

Police Sgt. Joseph Crowley

I don’t believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights. By Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States ~ .. ~ .. ~ So they had beers at … Continue reading

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Organic food is no healthier, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) – Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food, according to a major study published Wednesday. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said consumers were paying higher prices for organic food … Continue reading

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China has more than 13 million abortions a year

13 million unborn babies were aborted each year, that’s more than the entire population of Norway (4.8 m) and Denmark (5.5 m) combined. That’s some force and presence. Dare the active pro-lifers/abortion hellraisers go there to try their luck? Hey, … Continue reading

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Golfers headache

A Catholic priest, an Indian doctor, a rich Chinese businessman and an Italian from New Jersey were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers in front of them. The Italian from New Jersey fumed, ‘What’s with those … Continue reading

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Wolfberry 宁夏枸杞

Wolfberry– commercially called goji berry – is the common name for the fruit of two very closely related species: Lycium barbarum (Chinese: 寧夏枸杞; pinyin: Níngxià gǒuqǐ) and L. chinense (Chinese: 枸杞; pinyin: gǒuqǐ), two species of boxthorn in the family … Continue reading

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Food, Inc

One night about 12 or 13 years ago Joseph Connelly came to dine. Joe’s Gofer’s college buddy, and the publisher of the wildly popular magazine VegNews. When I first met him, he was a halfway vegetarian, still eating limited human … Continue reading

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Michelle the Angel

Madam Michelle replied that her tattoos are an expression of love for these gods that i wear on my skin, and keep in my heart.. She titled this shot the goddess tattoo. It was taken over 2 years ago at … Continue reading

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Why are they still so insecure?

As I was driving Pumpkin to camp, we heard the news on the radio that a Harvard professor got arrested in his own home. He came back from a trip, couldn’t open his door. So he broke into his own … Continue reading

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Nate Montana

Like father like son .. Joe’s son Nate is playing, as QB at Notre Dame, his Alma Mater. Very neat. Joe the senior had won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers but he never had the body of … Continue reading

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A day at the nail salon

By Anjelah Johnson Girls, I know you can all relate to this one. Loved her accent 🙂

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At the Train Bridge

By Calvin Trillin The New Yorker 85.22 (July 27, 2009): p32. (4476 words) Scott Johnson sees himself as one of those guys who never caught a break. “Seems like whatever I did was never enough,” he told the police in … Continue reading

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An Abortion Battle, Fought to the Death

The killing of an abortion doctor George R. Tiller outraged me, to say the least. Long before I set foot on America, I once heard this advice from an Aunt who lives in San Francisco to my cousin in Hong … Continue reading

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The deck

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Forehand

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The Cold War’s Hot Kitchen

The famous Nik and Dick debate. I first read about this kitchen debate during my early research. Don’t remember in Nixon’s bio or elsewhere. I’ve read about William Safire’s column On Language from time to time. Here, he re-captured the … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with the Japs?

Reportedly those print dresses/skirts are all the rage in Japan. I’m dumbfounded. But again, what can I say, it’s Japs. Go figure. Reportedly, love in 2-D, with Nemutan.. is also a Phenomenon Lonely? Pick up a book, or sport, or … Continue reading

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Need a date?

There are 7 or 8 million people in New York, yet finding a date seems impossible. To meet the needs of singles, there are speed dating, It’s just lunch, JDate for particular race, .. .. the whole nine yard. Helen … Continue reading

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Volley

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