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President Obama And Illegal Immigration

Now, before you start, I know I don’t live in America and I am clearly not American. There is no dispute there. I generally shy away from saying anything overly…

Football Leads the Way to A New Standard of Measurement

Americans are used to thinking of themselves as the most advanced and powerful society in the world, a natural leader, but recent events have eroded this image a bit. The…

NASA Predicts Finding Alien Life Within 20 Years

Space, the final frontier, where no one can hear you scream. Although some editorial license has been taken, both quotes, the former from Star Trek, and the latter from Alien,…

Does Television Feed Racism?

Television or, if you prefer, TV or, if you are from the north of England, telly, is very much a part of our lives. When we get home from work…

Our Sunday Morning Cartoon

Mitch McConnell has been elected Majority Leader of the Senate following the apocalyptic mid-term elections and the virtual eradication of democratic candidates. For the democrats, and Barack Obama in…

Complicated Financial Fraud Made Simple

The complexity is staggering. Who could invent such a fast shuffle, such a bizarre shell game? God can do anything except understand financial instruments composed by JP Morgan Chase. For…

Christmas Is Coming! Bah! Humbug!

Doesn’t it just piss you off when you wander into a department store in early November and a bloody great Christmas tree walks into you? Well, I suppose, in reality,…

Tae Kwon Do and Leaping into the ER

It was 1974, and I was one of the senior students at a Tae Kwon Do school in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Our instructor, Master Chae-Won Park, was fond of “confidence-building” exercises. …

Immigration and the United Kingdom-Lies, Damned Lies And Statistics

According to Mark Twain and others around that time the above ‘quote’ was attributed to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli although there is no evidence that Disraeli ever said such…

A Nostalgic Look At Those One-Hit Musical Wonders

Music soothes the savage beast and so forth and such like. Where would we be without music eh? Well, we’d not be singing along or tapping our feet that’s for…

Official Republican Response to Obama Immigration Speech

Hey President Obama-America doesn’t need the Statue of Liberty anymore! Although I didn’t actually watch President Obama’s pandering to illegal aliens speech last night, I know from being told what he’s said before…

Will The EU Throw Out The UK?

You could say “Ve haf vays ov making you go!” in a funny German accent – and you could be right too. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told British prime…

Fastest Train in World Hits 500Km/h-Japanese Very, Very Happy

The world’s fastest train – a maglev vehicle operated by the Central Japan Railway Company capable of speeds in excess of 500km/h (~311mph) – is currently undergoing eight days of…

How I Wasn’t Shot in the Head and Am Still Fighting Islamic Fundamentalism

I’ve been thinking. This, as you all well know, can be a very dangerous place for me to be. Me thinking can conjure up all sorts of things that really…

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