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How To Have A Christian Voice

There are no two subjects more likely to evoke controversy in social dialogue than religion and politics.  Put the two together and you have a melting pot of diverse values provoking divisive ideologies.  Express these ideas in an election...
by EphesiansFour12 on Jun 28, 2016

Graduation Advice from 'the peoples' pervert' - John Waters’ RISD 2015 Commencement Speech

Why can't we all be so lucky as to have a brilliantly twisted mad man of this caliber to offer us advice upon graduation from art school/film school?  The Class of 2015 at RISD was treated with face to face guidance from the master of transgress...
by boy in a box on Aug 3, 2015

The Genius Of The Crowd: Charles Bukowski - Social and Philosophical Considerations

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by boy in a box on Jul 20, 2015

A Message from Northern Iraq

This message was apparently received by Auckland Salvation Army. It has been published in the Western Leader and Rodney Times: “A friend just got a text message from her brother asking her to shower him and his parish in prayer. “He is pa...
by MandM on Oct 17, 2014

"Orca" - A Dark Shadow Of Indifference

Inspired and disturbed by the Blackfish documentary, a feature about the plight of killer whales in captivity, Shuli Tager of the Belazel academy was inspired to create Orca. The animated short isn't lengthy but the message is quite damning, cas...
by Awesome Robo! on Jul 12, 2014

The Right to Arm Bears

by Madeleine Kando A lot of hunters these days are missing a much needed challenge in their sport, so I have taken the liberty of offering some suggestions to achieve greater equality and add some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by European-American Blog on Apr 20, 2014

Are there no Social Classes in America?

Photo: Dorothea Langeby Tom Kando Until the 1930s, the prevailing myth was that unlike Europe -  from which America descended -  this country had no social classes. We were the land of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by European-American Blog on Feb 4, 2014

The Bad Drives out the Good

by Tom Kando The basic difference between my conservative friends and myself is that they all subscribe to maximum economic freedom, that is: classical liberalism. Here is a quick list of the ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by European-American Blog on Feb 4, 2014

Where is all the Money?

by Tom Kando I just looked up (again) per capita GDP in various countries.  This is  well-known stuff. Everyone knows that most of the rich countries are in Europe and North America, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by European-American Blog on Feb 4, 2014

Burma's cheap "zoo"

I decided I'm going to blog from my phone for awhile, picking up news articles from anywhere as I go along. Burma's Most Decadent Zoo Is Full of Fake Animals via the @VICE iPhone App http://www.vice.com/read/zoolanders?source=vice_iphone_appLemme jus...
by HI. I'm Daniel. on May 5, 2013

Why are there so many haters in the world?

According to some people, Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, should be an apologist for her own hard work. Attractive, assertive and smart, mainstream and social media has gone into overdrive criticising her for what she stands for. Some of the … Con...
by JON-MICHAIL, The Imagemaker on Apr 23, 2013

How To Meet People When Travelling

This article How To Meet People When Travelling was first written on Funny Travel Stuff - The Travel Tart BlogYou get off the plane/bus/train by yourself. You then lug your ridiculously heavy backpack and head off to the nearest/cheapest hostel or ho...

Keeping it in Perspective

Like many other Australians, I woke up this morning to the tragedy that Nurse Jacintha Saldhana, the nurse who answered the prank call from Australian Radion DJ’s Mel Greig and Michael Christian a few days ago, has apparently committed suicide.
by Diary of a SAHM on Dec 7, 2012

Nandan Ghiya's Glitch Portraits

Nandan Ghiya's 'The Dreamer' series was created as a commentary on the internet age, and the result of being bombarded on a daily basis with as he put it, an excess of visual stimuli. The Jaipur, India based artist created this excellent...
by Awesome Robo! on Nov 19, 2012

How Banksy T-Shirts Spread the Social Message

Banksy is a well known English graffiti artist, painter, film director, and a political activist. He has done a lot of work based on social commentary combined with dark humor. You can see a large collection of his artistic work on walls, bridges, an...

Recycling Training (10 Comments)

There needs to be a facepalm mood for this comic. WTF!!! I have been recycling as much as possible ever since moving to Oregon. And “possible” keeps including more and more crap and getting more convenient. First everything was separated,...
by Tix Comix on Sep 27, 2012

Recycling Training (9 Comments)

There needs to be a facepalm mood for this comic. WTF!!! I have been recycling as much as possible ever since moving to Oregon. And “possible” keeps including more and more crap and getting more convenient. First everything was separated,...
by Tix Comix on Sep 27, 2012

Crime and Punishment: Who is Nuttier, Norway or California?

By Tom KandoThis Fall, Californians will vote on Proposition 36. This would change the state’s 1994 Three-Strikes Law.   Currently, the law stipulates 25–to-life prison terms for offenders who commit any third crime after having already...
by European-American Blog on Sep 25, 2012

Is America Responsible for the World?

By Tom Kando The moment one dares to criticize Muslim misbehavior, the knee-jerk Left and many intellectuals go haywire: One gets labeled a  McCarthyist, a  racist, a  xenophobe, a bigot, a trigger-happy John Wayne (all things which I...
by European-American Blog on Sep 22, 2012

For no Rhyme or Reason

By Tom KandoThe (Muslim) world explodes in a frenzy of anti-Americanism. There is much confusion in the media, among some of our readers (see the exchanges following my recent post “The Time for Pacifism has not yet Arrived”), in letters to the e...
by European-American Blog on Sep 18, 2012


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