Archive for July, 2015
In the good old days the “made” boys had one rule: YOU LEAVE THE FAMILY ALONE!
That, so they said, was the honourable thing to do. You could kill each other and run rough shot over the neighbourhood, destroy the lively hoods from small shop owners in the quest for more loot but….. YOU LEFT THE FAMILY ALONE!
This badge of honour was important and everybody around these guys made damn sure they left the families of these guys alone. Everybody in the streets knew who the families of these guys were, how much money they spend and how luxuriously they lived but no matter what happened to your family you left theirs alone!
In fact if one of the “made” guys got killed or took one for the gang and went to prison to protect the Don, his family could count on an income. You want to know how…
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This is one of the weirdest articles I have read in a long time.
The feminists just keep getting more and more nuts.
So this is where it’s all headed, eh? The true meaning of feminism is that the husband has no right whatsoever to put any limits on his wife’s sex life or sex partners because feminism means that wives have the right to choose whoever they want to have sex with in their marriage – their husbands, other men, or both, and apparently to interfere in her freedom of choice is anti-feminism!
Just when you thought feminism couldn’t get anymore insane, we read this.
Robert Stark asked me a while back if the Cultural Left would ever run out of demands or if they would keep moving the goalposts and pushing the envelope forever. I believe that in my lifetime, we will not see a satisfied Cultural…
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Taylor Swift has been surprising fans by bringing her super-famous pals on stage during her 1989 tour. During Monday night’s concert in Washington, D.C., Tay outdid herself by bringing out Lorde, who flew across the world to be there. They performed “Royals” together:
Fans were super excited about this, obviously:
At a different point in the night, Swifties experienced another surprise when the stage completely malfunctioned, leaving Tay stuck up on a platform.
“They just told me in my ear that I might be stuck up here forever,” she told the packed stadium. “This thing is broken.” She laughed it off and handled it with aplomb:
Soon enough, the…
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Kindle Edition, 144 Pages
“On a summer’s day in 1215 a beleaguered English monarch met a group of disgruntled barons in a meadow by the river Thames named Runnymede. Beset by foreign crisis and domestic rebellion, King John was fast running out of options. On 15 June he reluctantly agreed to fix his regal seal to a document that would change the world.
A milestone in the development of constitutional politics and the rule of law, the ‘Great Charter’ established an Englishman’s right to Habeas Corpus and set limits to the exercise of royal power. For the first time a group of subjects had forced an English king to agree to a document that limited his powers by law and protected their rights.
Dan Jones’s elegant and authoritative narrative of the making and legacy of Magna Carta is amplified by profiles of the barons who secured it and…
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Hillary Clinton The First Birther? Not Quite. Barack Obama Himself Was!
See this USA Today article for half the story and an attempt to absolve Hillary: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/07/02/fact-check-clinton-cruz-trump-birther/29631903/ Hillary operatives did bring the issue up long before any Republican Party operatives. But Obama himself is the original Birther. See this collection for the facts and statements dating from 1991 to 2007 about Obama, Michelle, and other family members and Kenyan government officials saying that he was born in Kenya and not the USA. Barack Obama II himself was the original Birther, long before Hillary’s operatives started speaking about Obama being foreign born in late Dec 2007 and the spring of 2008: http://www.scribd.com/collections/3248475/Kenyan-Gov-Officials-African-Newspapers-Obama-1991-Bio-Barry-Obama-Obama-Family-Mbrs-and-other-Accounts-Reporting-Obama-is-Kenyan-Born
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