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Einstein Said It

March 19, 2017

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                                                      Some people think that Albert Einstein’s name is magical. If they want to convince you of something or sell you something they invoke his revered name to prove that […]

You Never Call

February 19, 2017

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First there was the telephone, possibly the greatest boon to communication ever. For a small monthly fee you could talk to just about anyone, anywhere, instantly. Wonderful. Then someone invented the answering machine, which let us leave messages and keep the conversation going when we couldn’t talk directly. More wonderful. Then someone invented the pager, […]

The End of Sex

January 29, 2017

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Like them or not, the Feminists may have stumbled upon an important truth. Their principal argument for equality between the sexes is the claim that males and females have the same neurological makeup. Notwithstanding scientific evidence against male/female identity, Feminists may be right about equalism … but only in the future. Think about it: during […]

New Year’s Wisdom

January 2, 2017

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Sometimes [the typical citizen] drinks heavily while listening to the flute; at other times, he drinks only water and is on a diet; sometimes he goes in for physical training; at other times, he’s idle and neglects everything. — Plato It’s easy to make New Year’s resolutions — lose weight, make more money, be nicer […]

Media vs. Trump

November 13, 2016

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The big story is the big cities trending blue (all over the country) and the smaller towns trending red. — Scott Sumner To the media, it was a stunning surprise. How on Earth could a tinhorn conservative boor like Donald Trump become president? After all, the polls clearly signaled a victory for the Democratic party’s […]

Politics: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

November 6, 2016

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                                                        If a conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who’s been arrested. — Tom Wolfe CONSERVATIVES: Good things about American Conservatism Respect for […]

What Partisans Really Believe

October 23, 2016

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POLITICAL PARTISANS: CONSERVATIVE: “Other cultures are wonderful … on that side of the border.” LEFTIST: “I’m broke because … uh … rich people took my money! Yeah, that’s it.” LIBERTARIAN: “Do what you want. Just don’t spill it on my stuff.” SOCIALIST: “Corporations are monopolists! So let’s replace them with a government monopoly.” COMMUNIST: “From […]