Monthly Archives: May 2007

Criminal Minds

A Case Of Dognapping In Malibu As reported Wednesday in the Here In Malibu blog, there has been a case of a dognapping in Malibu. We predict this criminal will be apprehended by the authorities very rapidly, not because she is … Continue reading

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Belief Systems From A Virtual Stone Age

In a posting titled The breast feeding at work fatwa in THE SAND GETS IN MY EYES blog it is reported that Ezzat Atiya, on staff at an Islamic think tank associated with al-Azhar Islamic University in Cairo proposes: Since men … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Remembrance and Honor

It’s not about an automobile race in Indianapolis, it’s not about the start of the summer barbeque season, it’s not about a three day weekend, it’s not about parades, it’s not about heros, it is about the sacrifices that were … Continue reading

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Speaking Of Art & Commerce

As reported in the International Herald Tribune, this canvas, titled White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose), executed by Mark Rothko in 1950 was just auctioned for $72.84 Million. The canvas, measuring 81 inches by 55.5 inches was sold … Continue reading

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Recovering From Wolfgate

The New York Times is reporting that Bushliburton will move quickly to replace disgraced World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz: WASHINGTON, May 18 — The Bush administration promised today to find someone quickly to succeed Paul D. Wolfowitz as president of … Continue reading

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Breaking The Impasse

A Solution To Break The Impasse Between Bush & Congress On The Iraq War In a story from the Associated Press that just broke in the New York Times, the latest in the controversial war funding issue is that despite … Continue reading

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Attention All Aspiring Cub Reporters

Check out Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez’ commencement speech at the recent University of Southern Caliifornia, Annenberg School of Communications graduation.  Funny and insightful and he brings home the point that it is time for the new generation of … Continue reading

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