Lakeside Diner

By: Monday May 14, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

The Production of Ignorance

By: Sunday March 25, 2012 9:30 am

When an official Chinese web site can with a straight face call the Dalai Lama a Nazi, it’s easy to see that American Gullibility, as celebrated in Melville’s The Confidence Man, for instance, is no longer ours alone.

Believing that President Obama is a Muslim is no different than believing the Dalai Lama is Albert Speer in a shemdap, although it must be pointed out that the demonization of Islam implicit in the former is itself depraved and ignorant.

Morning Swim – July 6th, 2010

By: Tuesday July 6, 2010 5:01 am

A brief look at what’s happening in the news on the morning of July 6th, 2010.

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