Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Genius of Kathy Griffin’s Intentionally Inflammatory Photo Shoot

More than a few of you might have (by now) come across news, photos or video clips showing the controversial photo shoot by Kathy Griffin holding what resembles a bloody severed head with vague resemblance to Donald Trump. Predictably many … Continue reading

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Attempts to Implement a Beef Ban in India Will Backfire Badly

A few of you might have heard about recent attempts by the right-wing-ish ruling party in India to implement a ban of people eating beef through a number of laws and rules. While I seldom write posts about events in … Continue reading

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My Opinion about the ‘Ancient Astronaut’ Theory: 1

In the previous post, I wrote about my thoughts on why tv shows about “ancient astronauts” are still popular and what that says about the popular mood in the west. The main point I was trying to make is that … Continue reading

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On the Continued Popularity of “Ancient Aliens” Type TV Shows

A couple of months ago, I decided to write more posts about things other than current political developments. Well.. as many of you can see, so far, I have not been too successful with doing that for a number of … Continue reading

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How Trump has Screwed Himself Since his Inauguration: May 18, 2017

A few months ago, I wrote a brief post about how the establishment would try to depose trump via a procedural coup. While I had initially planned to write a couple more posts in that series, the speed of unfolding … Continue reading

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Interesting YouTube Channel: This is Dan Bell

A few weeks ago, I came across a YouTube channel detailing the sorry state of malls and non-4/5 star hotels in USA. The videos on this channel might, at first sight, just seem entertaining- if a somewhat odd way. They … Continue reading

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Initial Thoughts on Firing of Comey by Trump: May 9, 2017

Many of you might by heard by now, especially in this age of Twitter and FaceBook, F.B.I. Director James Comey was fired by Trump earlier today afternoon. Predictably, many national-level politicians (both democrats and republicans) have expressed surprise over Trump … Continue reading

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