Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pacifism – Words Do Change Their Meaning, But Peace Is One Word That Needs To Keep The One It Had – 29 November 2012

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_change Sometimes words mean what they mean, and that’s okay, and sometimes words change their meaning, and that’s okay, too. Sometimes words change their meaning until they become meaningless. I wonder if the word “peace” has become one of those … Continue reading

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US – It’s Worth Listening, Even To People Who Think Of Goldwater And Reagan As Iconic Figures – Listening Wins Hearts And Minds – Not Listening Loses Even The Most Fervent Supporter – 26 November 2012

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/revenge-of-the-reality-based-community/ I don’t know what I think about stuff like this…on the one hand, I’m always delighted when a Republican wises up, but I really have to grit my teeth every time a distinction is made between George W. Bush … Continue reading

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Rhode Island – Some Inclusion This Holiday Season? – 26 November 2012

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/11/26/3935548/no-ri-statehouse-tree-lighting.html What’s that? You don’t want an inclusive ceremony? Fine. Let’s not have one at all then. 🙂 Good on you, Lincoln Chafee.

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Egypt – Morsi As A New Mubarak? – A Boris Yeltsin, Maybe? – Actually, How About Charles De Gaulle? – 25 November 2012

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2012/al-monitor/morsi-decree-constitution-power.html I think the timing of this “stunning decree” is a bit off, if this is supposed to be evidence of the perfidy of Egypt’s president Morsi, as it would be a bit more frightening if Morsi was effectuating a … Continue reading

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Bangladesh – Fire In Garment Factory Today, Triangle Fire 101 Years Ago – Same Stuff, Different Century – 25 November 2012

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-garment-factory-fire-kills-120-042747909.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire The world, unfortunately, has changed very little.

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