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Apoptosis

A*pop*to*sis -noun

1 the distinctive odor associated with single-parent families

2 cell death as a normal consequence of drinking high fructose sparkling beverages

The Definition of Environmentalism

In response to the posturing of the public relations firms and their fat advertising budgets, I offer the following alternative definition of what it means to be an environmentalist. [...]

Defining Your Religion

To ponder, while sinking your toes in the hot sand:

What is the definition of the word RELIGION?

…no, don’t go with the definition they’ve got in the printed in the big-bound dictionary. Share the definition as you think the word is actually used, or ought to be used.

How can you tell the difference [...]

Irregular Dictionary: Bitter

Hat tip to My First Dictionary.

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If Drowning a Man 183 Times is not Torture, What Is?

“We do not torture.” — President George W. Bush, November 7, 2005

“The United States is a nation of laws. My Administration will always act in accordance with those laws, and with an unshakeable commitment to our ideals.” — President Barack Obama, April 16 2009

“No one is above the law.” — Attorney General Eric [...]

Are Congressional Recipients of Magliocchetti Largesse Acting on the Basis of Pre-Existing Policy Preference, Or…?

As federal investigators prepare to shift the focus their latest probe of military contracting corruption to Capitol Hill, it’s worth considering what investigators might be looking for. The power players are set: Paul Magliochetti, his PMA Group lobbying firm, his family of donation clones and the members of Congress who received and doled out largesse. [...]

How Will Obama Administration Define the Homeland?

Is Homeland Security anything more than a collection of bureaucracies designed to justify the government’s power to do what it wants? [...]

Is Obama a floating ship or dry land?

Robert Laity of western New York writes in with this essay on our president-elect:

Obama’s a derelict

Robert’s been a busy bee around the internet posting this observation.

Buffalo Topix:

Barack is a derelict and now he’s “Present” Obama.Armadinijahed Loves him.

MSNBC:

Obama is a derelict who advocates letting survivors of the “Holocaust” of abortion [...]