Quotes Suitable for Framing: George Orwell

    A humanitarian is always a hypocrite, and Kipling’s understanding of this is perhaps the central secret of his power to create telling phrases. It would be difficult to hit off the one-eyed pacifism of the English in fewer

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Buffoon Exposed

  Bill O’Reilly v. George Will in a battle of wits is akin to a theological debate between Mark Shea and Saint Thomas Aquinas.  Will is very full of himself and personifies the phrase “arrogant stuffed shirt” but he does

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PopeWatch: Beanie Babies

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   The Vatican’s leaks scandal intensified Tuesday after a book detailing the millions of euros Vatican officials used to purchase Beanie Babies and in-app

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The Regular Army O

Something for the weekend.  A Broadway tune of 1874, lyrics by Edward Harrigan and music by David Braham, The Regular Army O became extremely popular among the US regular army troops of the last quarter of the nineteenth century.  Troops are

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National Love Your Lawyer Day

  Did you know that yesterday was National Love Your Lawyer Day?  Me neither.   Most people know a lawyer joke or two. But one association is asking people to refrain from making any digs at attorneys for one day

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