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Earth-Shaking News: Money Can Buy Happiness

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According to the old saying, money does not buy happiness–except if one’s English. Researchers at the University of Warwick, led by Prof. Andrew Oswald and Dr. Jonathan Gardner, studied 9000 families in Britain throughout the 90s, and guess what. "We found there was a strong link between having money fall upon you and being happy," [&hellip
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Patriots Will Agree: It’s Time for a Little Torture

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Those subversive, anti-American busybodies at the ACLU might not be pleased to read this, but I think it’s about time we try a little torture on Zacarias Moussaoui and Richard Reid. If war is the continuation of politics by other means, so is torture the continuation of intelligence-gathering by less subtle means. Let the hysterical, [&hellip
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2001 Hoorays & Boos

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Having just passed a grim year, with almost the grisly conclusion of a suicide shoe-bomber, here are a few hoorays and boos for the annus horribilis just passed: Hooray for Matt Drudge, world’s greatest journalist where many of us are concerned. Drudge won his case against Sid the Scumbag Blumenthal, the latter having sued Drudge [&hellip
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Who’s a Traitor?

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William Joyce was born in Brooklyn in 1906 but moved to Ireland with his parents soon after. Ireland back then was under British rule, and the young Joyce joined various Irish nationalist societies. When World War II broke out, Joyce offered his services to Dr. Goebbels’ propaganda machine, and his broadcasts soon became notorious for [&hellip
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Alexander the Great’s Dodgy Dinner

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Let’s try a little change of pace. Twenty-three centuries ago, a robust, very good-looking 32-year-old from northern Greece sat down for dinner, one that turned out to be his last supper, pun intended. The man was born a prince of royal blood, was an expert horseman and was twice married, although "les mauvaise langues" insisted [&hellip
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Hating Uncle Sam

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"For Some Kuwaitis, the Ardor for America Cools." So ran the headline, in the Times, where else? Then ensued a long and rather boring piece listing the grievances of various Kuwaitis, all of whom condemned America for bombing Muslims. Needless to say, Osama bin Laden is a hero to those interviewed, none of whom were [&hellip
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Warrior Scribes

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Oh dear! The unbeatable, the superhuman Herculeses, the Taliban broke and ran like girls, not even bothering to try to win one for the Gipper. What is happening here? We were told by pundits and talking assholes that air power simply doesn’t work against these supermen, that sending our boys in against them was almost [&hellip
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