Sunday, November 25, 2012

Egypt’s New Boss Same as the Old Boss…with a Side of Arab Winter?

by Steve MacDonald November 25, 2012

On Thanksgiving the Muslim Brotherhoods Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (Morsy) declared himself immune to judicial oversight (See also King, Dictator, Tyrant).  In the name of protecting the revolution no judge may overturn, edit, retract, modify, overrule, or otherwise act in any manner to alter any edict the new King of Egypt utters…until the (cough cough) […]

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“Want fries with that?” is not in the working vocab for these graduates.

by Skip November 25, 2012

From Business Insider (via BroBible) comes this list of what some college BA / BS grads can expect: Median Position Starting Salary Mid-career Salary Statistics $49,300 $99,500 Computer Science $58,400 $100,000 Applied Mathematics $50,800 $102,000 Computer Engineering $62,700 $100,500 Electrical Engineering $63,400 $106,000 Nuclear Engineering $66,800 $107,000 Chemical Engineering $67,500 $111,000 3. Actuarial Mathematics $56,100 […]

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Notable Quote – Adam Smith

by Skip November 25, 2012

The property which every man has in his own labour, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable. The patrimony of a poor man lies in the strength and dexterity of his hands; and to hinder him from employing this strength and dexterity in what […]

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Funniest Display of Idiocy on the Left

by Scott Morales November 25, 2012

So succinct. So hilarious.  From smalldeadanimals.com comes a poignant rejoinder that exposes the naive idiocy on the left brilliantly. (h/t Corner,  smalldeadanimals.com)    

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OK, back to school – Vocab test!

by Skip November 25, 2012

OK, something a bit lighter for the morning.  Do you know what these words mean? Glabella (ever look in a mirror?) Vagitus (no, get your minds out of the gutter) Chanking (sorry, no teaser could I come up with) Zarf (Z! not a B!) Niggly Wiggly (no, not the convenience store) Darkle (my favorite new […]

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Noteable Quote: Cicero on Handouts

by Scott Morales November 25, 2012

Gaius Gracchus proposed his grain law. It delighted the people for it provided an abundance of food free of toil.  The good men, by contrast, fought against it because they reckoned that the masses would be seduced from the ways of hard work and become slothful, and they saw that the treasury would be drained […]

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Data Point – Fed spending / income

by Skip November 25, 2012

(H/T: The Blaze)

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