Monthly Archives: March 2010


Don’t you think that the Russians use torture in their struggle against terrorism? Has it proved to be a panacea for them? Even the police state Bush and Cheney so fondly dreamt of clearly isn’t proof against terrorists. It’s kind … Continue reading

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Crime Beat: Playin’ Possum

Police: Man tried to revive dead possum; alcohol involved Friday, March 26, 2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Police said a man will be charged with public drunkenness after a witnesses saw him attempting mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on a road-killed opossum. State police said … Continue reading

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from “The Third Translation”

While I was doing my master’s at Columbia, she said, I discovered that most women’s studies and humanities departments were engaged in a form of hypocritical liberal fascism, victimization, and debilitating group-think strategies that eventually were swamped in a morass … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform

This is, of course, a political victory for President Obama, and a triumph for Nancy Pelosi, the house speaker. But it is also a victory for America’s soul. In the end, a vicious, unprincipled fear offensive failed to block reform. … Continue reading

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The Hairy Arm by Edgar Wallace

  Edgar Wallace was very successful in his time (he wrote King Kong) but not read much today in the English speaking world. In fact the people that most often ask for him are German tourists who tell me a bunch … Continue reading

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Thinking is sometimes easy, often difficult but at the same time thrilling. But when it’s most important it’s just disagreeable, that is when it threatens to rob one of one’s pet notions & to leave one all bewildered & with … Continue reading

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Crime Beat: Ypsilanti Checkout

YPSILANTI Naked man steals book from library Ypsilanti police say a library patron took off his clothes and exposed himself to an employee before fleeing with a handful of children’s books. The 58-year-old librarian told police she was working at … Continue reading

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Quote Bag: The Flesh of Our Youth

When a man sees a woman deserving of erotic attentions, he at once begins to desire her with his whole heart. Then, the more he thinks of it, the more he feels himself imbued with love until he reconstructs her … Continue reading

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