When insults had class

When insults had class

“I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend…. if you have one.” – George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill “Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second…. if there is one.” – Winston Churchill, in response. —    

Comedy and political correctness

Comedy and political correctness

Ashe Schow writes at the Washington Examiner that, “The Monty Python co-founder, in a video for Internet forum Big Think, railed against the current wave of hypersensitivity on college campuses, saying he has been warned against performing on campuses. “[Psychiatrist Robin Skynner] said: ‘If people can’t control their own emotions, then they have to start […]

Maybe this explains Donald Trump’s popularity

Maybe this explains Donald Trump’s popularity

NY Magazine – According to a recent Fortune article, adult coloring books are one of the biggest contributors to this year’s boost in print-book sales. With over 11,000 search results total, five of Amazon’s current top 15 best-selling books are coloring books. —    

Confucius say…

Confucius say…

If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is said is not what is meant, then what must be done remains undone; if this remains undone, morals and art will deteriorate; if justice goes astray, the people will stand about in helpless confusion. Hence there must be […]

This video destroys Obama’s ‘gun show loophole’ claims

This video destroys Obama’s ‘gun show loophole’ claims

In a new video, conservative comedian and journalist Steven Crowder demolishes anti-gun fanatics’ claims that a “gun show loophole” helps criminals purchase firearms without a background check. Spoiler Alert: There’s really no such thing as a gun show loophole. Watch for yourself:   Via Crowder’s website: If you’re a leftist who believes other leftists, it’s […]

The U.S. Govt is betting $28 million that we can replicate the brain

The U.S. Govt is betting $28 million that we can replicate the brain

We’ve talked a lot about making a computer that works like the mammalian brain. The U.S. government is now betting $28 million dollars that all these projects are wrong. A series of three grants snagged by Harvard University from Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) last week has funded a “moonshot” project to throw out […]

Murals on city dumpsters to be unveiled and delivered

Murals on city dumpsters to be unveiled and delivered

This Friday, February 5, 2016, the City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will unveil and begin delivery of five metal waste collection containers that have been painted with murals as part of an effort to reduce graffiti.  Environmental Services contracted with the Tucson Arts Brigade to coordinate the project. Additional funding was provided by the Graffiti […]

When insults had class

When insults had class

A member of Parliament to Disraeli: “Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.” “That depends, Sir,” said Disraeli, “whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.” —    

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