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Lord of the Mammals

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

code word for membership in a particular group. Or perhaps it is simply and heartily a stubborn affirmation of religious faith in a political community, despite the fact that its founders estimated–for their own reasons and experience–that church and state should remain separate realms of public life and discourse. But whatever the reason, these candidates [&hellip
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Sadists Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

It’s good it’s gone. People will no longer visit to watch people being hurt or to take a hit themselves. It was a completely unsavory commercial enterprise we are well without. Here comes the neighborhood. But what’s a socially responsible sadist to do now for New York fun? The perfect solution: don’t tell people your [&hellip
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Fashioning Your Identity

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Fashioning Your Identity they are required to sit in desirable restaurants, for instance, or what color marble adorns the entryway of their apartment building, or whether their expected annual invitation to the National Day party of the Belgian ambassador to the United Nations arrives, or whether the chairmammal of their department remarks at the weekly [&hellip
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Killer Food

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Some of the action stems from an expanded concept of The Neighborhood Pharmacy into a modified supermarket selling milk to nuts to fans to sniffers, Prozac and medicated smears. Some reason also must be the implacable growth in medical expenditure and drug costs, hand in hand with the increasing number of codgers who require expensive [&hellip
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Far Less Could Be Much More

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

A form of functional gridlock devoured everyone’s energy just protecting and expanding their vanities and turf instead of doing whatever it is political operatives are supposed to do to turn their employers into all-purpose alloys of Winston Churchill and Regis Philbin. Of course the potential value of the colorfully heady gesture of leaving Washington and [&hellip
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Flying the Crowded Skies

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The jetlock is very serious, especially because the airlines’ affection for hub airports, through which they run hundreds of connecting flights, creates jumbo pressures that can easily reverberate in delays and cancellations half a continent away. Meanwhile, the system that sustains aviation is so intricate, pervasive and impressive in its own right that it is [&hellip
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