Crisis: Africa Needs Population Growth, Not Birth... →
Mr. Iyizoba writes, The real reason for poverty is corrupt rulers, not a lack of birth control. Most Africans are ruled by sit-tight leaders who are supported by Western countries because they guarantee secure access to resources. “Rivalry between the United States and the USSR for the rich resources of Congo culminated in General Mobutu Sese Seko’s rule, an extremely corrupt regime that...
CNBC: 'Double-Dip' in Housing Prices Even Worse... →
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CNN: Egyptian general admits 'virginity checks'... →
Variety: Official 'Hobbit' dates and titles... →
Sweet. Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” movies have been given official release dates and titles. The first will open Dec. 14, 2012, as “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” and the second will be released on Dec. 13, 2013, as “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.”
From HuffPo: Chelsea Handler Reveals Abortion At... →
First, “I had an abortion when I was 16. Because that’s what I should have done,” Handler revealed. “Otherwise I would now have a 20-year-old kid. Anyway, those are things that people shouldn’t be dishonest about it.” Then, “People are too P.C.,” she said. “We need to be focusing on other things. We’re seeking out such grossness in...
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DOJ Tells Arizona it Illegally Obtained Death... →
It is not uncommon for folks in Arizona to go down to Mexico to get their drugs (medication or otherwise); however, you gotta scratch your head if and when the State does it.
Ummm, Racism? →
Referring to the Dove ad, It shows a black woman, a white woman, and an olive-skinned woman, possibly Latina, standing side by side — a tableau of racial harmony. What’s offensive is what’s behind them: a pair of skin close-ups with “before” and “after” titles positioned so that it looks like they’re referring to the black and white woman,...
Because I Don't Have Enough To Do...
I’ll be fooling around a bit on Tumblr. We’ll see how this goes.