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Democrafarcy

After seventy long, wet and cold Irish days, Dail Eireann finally elected a new taoiseach yesterday. To consolidate the lunacy, the new taoiseach is also the old one, bright spark, Enda Kenny.   The accidental taoiseach became the first Fin...

Uisce Batty

I'm tapping this bedraggled - a bit like a Fine Gael and Labour follower in recent days I might suspect. Many stood on the crest of a wave just five-short years ago, toed the party lines, submissively whipped. Told it was all for the good of the coun...

Dictator

Yesterday saw another doss day for most of our newly elected representatives. In short, many voted for another eight days off as their first point of business. Then they tried to elect a leader for the country.First up, after some sycophantic ravings...

Panama Papers

Ireland Inc. remains under the stewardship of a caretaker.  Enda Kenny, the accidental taoiseach. As he tries to lure Independents with his stunning intellect and afford them the opportunity to support his continued stewardship - in a more offic...

Ghostly Hours

Lost an hour somewhere during the night. An hour we will not exist, in order to facilitate a brighter day and longer evening for the coming months. All fine, if the weather plays ball. It rarely does. Fear not, for in October, we take it back to faci...

Morbid Worlds

There's an American who has been mentioned once or twice around here in times begone. He went by the name of Hugh Everett with an III to go with it. A brilliant mind, his many-worlds intrepration of quantum physics  remains a player in the pursu...

all that colorful jazz

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Roy G. Biv.” I’ve been trying to listen to a lot of jazz lately. Although I have quiet a few jazz CD’s in my collection, I’ve been listening to songs mostly on Youtu...
by east elmhurst a go go on Apr 20, 2015

Who Lynsie Lee ? Meet The Portland Stripper Cory Booker ' flirting ' With On Twitter

Who Lynsie Lee ? Meet The Portland Stripper Cory Booker ' flirting ' With On TwitterPortland stripper Lynsie Lee already known on Twitter before it was revealed that she and Cory Booker spoke briefly on Twitter . Twitter / LynsieLaneHEALTHY RELATIO...
by HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP on Sep 27, 2013

U R Ananthamurthy Interview – On Being Shortlisted To man-Booker Prize

  U R Ananthamurthy Which of your books would you recommend to a reader approaching your work for the first time? Samskara. How has your nomination for the Man Booker International prize been received in your home country? That an … Continue r...
by REFLECTIONS on May 22, 2013

U R Ananthamurthy Interview – On Being Shortlisted For Man-Booker Prize

  U R Ananthamurthy Which of your books would you recommend to a reader approaching your work for the first time? Samskara (Samskara: A Rite For A Dead Man) How has your nomination for the Man Booker International prize been received … Contin...
by REFLECTIONS on May 22, 2013

American Author Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize 2013

Lydia Davis Lydia Davis is an American writer who was born in Massachusetts in 1947 and is now a professor of creative writing at the University at Albany, the capital of New York state. She won this year’s Man Booker … Continue reading &...
by REFLECTIONS on May 22, 2013

rare interview with julian barnes

by New Statesman   In his 33-year-long career as a published writer, Julian Barnes has, in terms of themes, always been a big-game hunter. His work has concerned itself with dying, death, memory and English-ness  but the most central theme o...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Apr 27, 2013

MICHELLE OBAMA SLIPS AND CALLS HERSELF “A SINGLE MOTHER” WHICH I BELIEVE SHE IS

SHE HAS TO BE A SINGLE MOTHER WHY ELSE WOULD HER MOTHER BE STAYING AT THE WHITE HOUSE WITH HER IF SHE HAD HER HUSBAND HELP RAISING HER KIDS? HER HUSBAND, IN NAME ONLY, IS POTUS HE HAS NO TIME FOR HER OR THOSE KIDS NO – HE’S BUSY CHISELING...
by The Word Warrior-Bonju Blog on Apr 5, 2013

BOOKER PRIZE WINNERS

• 1969: Percy Howard Newby, Something to Answer For• 1970: Bernice Rubens, The Elected Member• 1971: V.S. Naipaul, In a Free State• 1972: John Berger, G.• 1973: James Gordon Farrell, The Siege of Krishnapur• 1974: Nadine Gordimer, Th...
by Kerala PSC Helper on Mar 28, 2013

White’s Career Night Leads FSU Past Clemson in ACC Tourney Opener

GREENSBORO – Okaro White scored a career-high 24 points as Florida State overcame a double-digit first half deficit to down Clemson 73-69 in the opener of the ACC Tournament late Thursday night. Florida State’s winning streak in the ACC T...
by Outside the Redzone on Mar 15, 2013

HERE’S WHAT SEQUESTER IMPACT CONGRESS IS IMPOSING ON AMERICA WILL DO STARTING MARCH 1

GRANTED I’M NOT IN LOVE WITH THE REPUBLICAN HOUSE OF REPS – THEY SUCK BUT OBAMA‘S INABILITY TO COMPROMISE WITH THEM IS BECOMING A DRAG AND OLD ASS NEWS I’M TIRED OF BEING IN THE MIDDLE WITHOUT A JOB WITHOUT INCOME AND LOOKING...
by The Word Warrior-Bonju Blog on Feb 25, 2013

“10 bright ways to think about death”

by Susan K. Perry     It may seem paradoxical, but what more rational way for a Bright to say good-bye to the old year and welcome a new one than to consider the end of everything?   That’s why I’ve compiled some approaches toward...
by The Anglo-Sinkie Scribbles on Feb 5, 2013

NEWARK MAYOR CORY BOOKER BLOWS SMUG IGNORANT “BLOGGER” SAM HARRIS OUT OF THE CANNON

IT WAS ON REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER CORY BOOKER RULED THE FLOOR WITH LOGIC AND FACTS SAM HARRIS NOT SO MUCH He’s a Philosopher who got “lucky” with his BLOG. He writes books and agrees that most Americans should have access to gun...
by The Word Warrior-Bonju Blog on Feb 2, 2013

Big Week for FSU Headlined by Duke on Saturday

Florida State is coming off of a 71-47 loss at Miami after narrowly escaping at home against Clemson last Wednesday night on a buzzer-beating three-pointer from Michael Snaer. Florida State is now 11-8 and 3-3 in ACC play and will need to come up wit...
by Outside the Redzone on Jan 30, 2013

NJ MAYOR OF NEWARK – CORY BOOKER IS AGAIN SAVING THE WORLD ONE ISSUE AT A TIME – DOG NEWS

HE SAVED A FREEZING DOG FROM THE COLD SNAP IN NJ. I LOVE CORY BOOKER. I LOVE CORY BOOKER. I LOVE CORY BOOKER. THIS IS WHAT I JUST WROTE TO HIM ON TWITTER #CORY, I KNOW YOU ARE OUT SAVING THE WORLD BUT DON’T PUSS OUT ON NJ – RUN FOR GOVERN...
by The Word Warrior-Bonju Blog on Jan 25, 2013
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