Tag Archive: politics

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Mikhail Gorbachev: The birthmark the world forgot

History is written by the victors. Don’t believe me? Break out that 100 ruble stamp, and write a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, he’ll tell you. 20 years after the Cold War,…

July 1, 2021
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Meet Jean Chretien, Canada’s ass kicking Prime Minister

Never judge a book by its cover, especially a Canadian classic.  To my Americans, stay for a bit and hear about a great Canadian, and a personal hero of mine.…

August 8, 2012
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Juche: It’s what Kim Jong-un eats for dinner

Tonight, stomachs across North Korea rumble in mourning. It is not food that they cry out for, but rather it is for their beloved, and now deceased, leader Kim Jong…

December 20, 2011
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Kim Jong-un: Looking Ahead with North Korea

Take one look at him, and you might think he is the world’s greatest warcraft player. Look beyond the chubby face, upside down binoculars, and you just might see Kim…

December 4, 2011
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Muammar Gaddafi: 112 ways to spell crazy

The Colonel is dead. No, not the chicken guy, but rather that crazy cat of Tripoli, the “King of Kings of Africa”, I am of course referring to  Colonel Muammar Gaddafi .…

October 20, 2011
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Dear Standard & Poor’s, will the beatings ever stop?

“There’s an old saying in Tennessee – I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee – that says, fool me once, shame on – shame on you.  Fool me –…

August 8, 2011
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Why is this post office so big?

Real estate in Manhattan is not cheap. In fact, I might be as bold to suggest that Manhattan real estate is rather pricy. My apartment, which is a 500 sq…

June 28, 2011
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Alan Greenspan, I think you’re great!

It needs to be said, so I will say it: I like Alan Greenspan. He’s both a funny old man, and an avid bit coin miner (or so I presume)…

June 18, 2011