Monthly Archives: November 2007

What Were They Thinking Department: Make-Up or Mock-Up?

Transexual starlet Amanda Lepore, celebrating her 40th birthday.  Honey, when they counseled you before your hormone shots and operation, did no one suggest you consult with a beauty consultant and not some character from Archie Comics? Updated 13-Dec-07: Poor Amanda, it’s … Continue reading

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Thank Jesus, God, Buddha, Allah, Krishna, Britney Spears (Or Whoever You Worship)…

that you do not live in the Sudan. As reported by Xan Rice and Andrew Heavens, for The Guardian in a story headlined “British teacher charged with insulting Islam over teddy bear’s name“, Gillian Gibbons, a 54 year old ex-patriot … Continue reading

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The Extremes Some People Will Go To, In Order To Earn A Buck…

or a rupee. In a story headlined “New York Manhole Covers, Forged Barefoot in India” by Heather Timmons and J. Adam Huggins in the New York Times, life in a foundry casting manhole covers for Con Edison and the New … Continue reading

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The Shafting Of Our Soldiers: Time To Take Action

As I discussed in my last postilng titled “The Shafting Of Our Career Soliders: Continues Unabated” I had reached a point of outrage over the fact that the Army Medical Corps is systematically mis-diagnosing PTSD war casualties as having a … Continue reading

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The Shafting Of Our Career Soldiers: Continues Unabated

This is a follow-up to my previous postings: “The Short-Changing Of Our Citizen Soldiers,” and “The Shafting Of Our Career Soldiers“. I was outraged when I wrote the previous postings and my outrage continued when I read the article “Specialist … Continue reading

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Michael Mukasey, Alberto Gonzales All Over Again

In a posting titled “Whew! Those National Security Briefings Sure Happen Fast!” on their blog “The Board,” the Editorial Board of the New York Times write about the seeming instantaneous “education” of newly installed Attorney General, Michael Mukasey: At his … Continue reading

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No Wonder Michael Jackson Likes Little Boys

He has lost his Y chromosome… No, that is not Teri Hatcher vamping, it’s that cute little Michael Jackson, the former King Of Pop, trying to attract some attention before it is too late and he is relegated to the … Continue reading

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