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Arts & Letters ~~~ Daily !

Last year I wrote an article featuring a site that’s described as containing “…well-written and well-argued book reviews, essays, and other articles in the realm of ideas.”  That article had one official Heap of links from the site: New...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 5, 2014

It’s official! You’re more likely to be bitten by Luis Suarez than a shark…

on Facebook Share on Twitter Suarez as a shark… obviously (Picture: Twitter) It is now official: you’re more likely to be bitten by Luis Suarez than a shark, according to some pretty awesome... Read More...

R.I.P. Rik Mayall…

...another piece of the childhood gone. Crude, rude, trashy, vulgar from Kevin Turvey to Bottom via The Young Ones, the Comic Strip and The New Statesman that was Rik Mayall's comedy and it made me laugh. Read the rest of this crap at Toxic Web ͛...
by Toxic Web on Jun 10, 2014

Trigger warnings required on white churnalists protecting po' coloured folk

Dear lord …! A working-class BAME woman of colour, I am evidently a child in need of white commentators protecting me with "trigger warnings" on book covers in case my delicate sensibilities are offended by sexist, homophobic, racist content."Look,...
by Madam Miaow Says on May 23, 2014

News about Phone Number Trace issue #1

Longest-separated twins find each other – BBC News – bbc.co.uk 05/02/2014 BBC NewsLongest-separated twins find each otherBBC NewsElizabeth knew exactly who this was about, and minutes later she was on the phone to the UK. On the other end...

The Elder Statesman Spring-Summer 2014

The Elder Statesman spring-summer 2014 collection includes the hippies vibes, retro styling and preppy touches. Creative director Greg Chait offers amazing denim creations that make these outfits look vintage thanks to hand-painted embroideries. Plus...
by Latest fashion trend on Mar 17, 2014

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” This quote is usually attributed to Mark Twain, and in fact, he did use it in his biography, but he himself quoted it. Twain’s actual words were: ‘The remark attributed to Di...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 13, 2014

New Statesman: Paul Dacre and The Daily Mail

A brief link to an article by Peter Wilby of The New Statesman on Paul Dacre, editor-in-chief of Britain's Daily Mail newspaperThe post New Statesman: Paul Dacre and The Daily Mail appeared first on Babble Talk.
by Babble Talk on Jan 2, 2014

Russell Brand takes on the crisis of civilisation. But what now?

The revolution itself may not be televised, but on last night's edition of the BBC's Newsnight, viewers may have witnessed the start of one. COMEDIAN Russell Brand has given one of his most candid interviews, where he admits why he's n...

Russell Brand opens debate but the left come knocking

And now... the inevitable takedown of Russell Brand just as he says something sensible on the occasion of his guest editorship of the New Statesman magazine. Yes, we've all been saying the system sucks and we need a change for the betterment of the m...
by Madam Miaow Says on Oct 26, 2013

News about Government Records issue #1

Government records depict money troubles at Lakeway hospital – Austin American-Statesman – statesman.com 10/14/2013 Government records depict money troubles at Lakeway hospitalAustin American-StatesmanWithin months of opening — aided by...

News about Federal Records issue #1

Three men accused of bribing federal judge appear in court – Austin American-Statesman – statesman.com 10/08/2013 Three men accused of bribing federal judge appear in courtAustin American-StatesmanOn the stand, FBI Special Agent Stephen H...

MR. PRESIDENT, HOW IS YOUR ACHING BACK?

August 26, 2013 MR.PRESIDENT, HOW IS YOUR ACHING BACK? London, UK (JFK+50)Earlier this month, James G. Blight published an interesting article in THE NEW STATEMAN* which makes the argument that John F. Kennedy's greatest asset as a decision-maker c...
by JFK+50 on Aug 26, 2013

News about Government Background Checks issue #1

Some signature-gatherers play both sides on gun checks – The Seattle Times – seattletimes.com 08/15/2013 Some signature-gatherers play both sides on gun checksThe Seattle TimesInitiative 594 would extend the checks to almost all gun trans...

The TV news is an ass, the sequel

I failed to give credit where it was due when I wrote early yesterday about how television “news” ignored the dramatic events at the Texas state capitol.  There was a filibuster-to-adjournment over a bill that would drastically reduce...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Jun 27, 2013

The TV news is an ass, the sequel

I failed to give credit where it was due when I wrote early yesterday about how television “news” ignored the dramatic events at the Texas state capitol.  There was a filibuster-to-adjournment over a bill that would drastically reduce...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Jun 27, 2013

Forex reserves down by $4.18 billion – The Statesman

Forex reserves down by .18 billionThe StatesmanMUMBAI, 8 JUNE: The foreign exchange reserves of the country plummeted by .18 billion to 7.90 billion for the week ended 31 May in the wake of a sharp fall in currency assets and gold reserves, the Reser...
by Forex Trading System Blog on Jun 8, 2013

Photos: 64 Years Old Senator, Ita Giwa Caught At A Night Club Last Night – Like?

  64 Years Old Statesman Ita Giwa was photographed at a night club partying similar to a “RockStar”. Her recent chieftaincy title offered to her by the “Obong” of Calabar truly demonstrates how social she is. A “Cou...

Photos of 64 Years Old Senator, Ita Giwa Caught At A Night Club Last Night – Like?

  64 Years Old Statesman Ita Giwa was photographed at a night club partying similar to a “RockStar”. Her recent chieftaincy title offered to her by the “Obong” of Calabar truly demonstrates how social she is. A “Cou...

Fears Among Serving Ministers That Goodluck Jonathan Will Soon Reshuffle Cabinet

Ministers, who have resided in anxiousness given that information broke of imminent minor cabinet reshuffle ...


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