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New UK Dog Laws = LUDICROUS!

This is exactly what I thought would happen – and why I am so very reluctant to return to the UK with my dogs.
My little lot do bark at strangers at the gates and at people where there should not be any. 96 more words


The U.S. vs U.K. Wimpiness Contest

It’s time for an updated version of the U.S. vs U.K. government stupidity contest.

This ongoing series has featured amazing feats of inane government, including the world’s… 1,234 more words

Government Stupidity

Fifty Years And $19 Trillion Later , Whither Poverty ?

War on Poverty Turns 50: Are We Winning Yet?

” The War on Poverty is 50 years old. Over that time, federal and state governments have spent more than $19 trillion fighting poverty. 98 more words



We have been having this national conversation about just what the definition of marriage should be. Sometimes that conversation gets quite heated. This conversation has been going on for years in homes, in classrooms around the water cooler and in the taverns. 234 more words


A question of loyalty

Rome did not always have a standing army. Indeed, for most of its history, Rome conscripted citizens for military service whenever a foreign entity threatened Rome, and then, after the threat was over the army disbanded. 602 more words

Presidential Politics

Burrowing Out

While I prefer to root out, I’ll burrow out and try to make Mojo happy.

A sad story about a group dedicated to resistance losing their mojo. 800 more words

Funniest End Of Civilization Evah

Day One Hundred and Eighty-Nine: Horse Chestnuts

Sticking out of the mud like unexploded mines, your green sea-urchins open to reveal glossy, chestnut-coated flanks; foals that will be measured not in hands but in the number of other conkers they conquer. 89 more words