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On the United Airlines Incident…

Yes, this behavior from stupid corporations is increasingly common. This was the appropriate response to overweening corporate power: Resist. Then sue the bastards for $10 million. They picked on the doctor because he was Asian and thought he would submit meekly....

Boy Samples Toys

The boy tries out his toys, and he decides he likes them. Press this button and that delivers an airstrike 10,000 miles away.. Press that button and that sends a naval task force to a conflict zone on the other side of the world. Hey, hey, this is fun! Now what would...

Revenge of History

Francis Fukuyama, who famously said in the 1990's that the "end of history" had arrived, with countries having no other path than to evolve towards western-style liberal democracy, came on the air on National Public Radio this morning and said liberal democracy is now...

Is the Philippines Now Paying the Price for Child Sexual Abuse?

Apart from the interviews with his family members, the most important revelation of Richard Paddock's March 21, 2017, New York Times profile on President Duterte was the fact that as a child he was apparently much affected by the sexual abuse he suffered at the hands...

Boy Samples Toys

The boy tries out his toys, and he decides he likes them. Press this button and that delivers an airstrike 10,000...

Revenge of History

Francis Fukuyama, who famously said in the 1990's that the "end of history" had arrived, with countries having no...

Nuts

He dismisses the violent reaction to his latest antic, saying, "There are many nuts in this country; more than...

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