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The Law of Diminishing Returns

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Before the recent and most satisfying news of the death of Osama Bin Laden last week, a friend of mine and I were having a discussion on how the faith of Islam even though seemingly growing in numbers globally is setting itself up for a disappointing future. The main thing we were discussing was that…

Can You Feel the Excitement ?

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I mean it’s almost tangible. It just seems to fill the air. I’m talking about the Royal Wedding of course. I hope this doesn’t come out sounding too sarcastic, as I’m currently spending the summer out here in Wellington New Zealand working, and all that is on the news is coverage of the Regal Nuptials….

Over Exposure

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Just the other day I was at my local convenience store and was having a political conversation with the owner and cashier who most likely used to be a fan of Obama. When the time came for the President to come on stage and speak, on the television behind the desk stand, the proprietor seemed…

Clueless Clapper (or how to get fired from the Obama White House)

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This article could also be titled four strikes and you’re out. James Clapper, retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force , is our current¬†Director of National Intelligence. Now this guy is a real piece of work. I’m not sure if he’s just this inept, or is intentionally trying to get fired from his…

Film Review : Rango

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I know you’ll probably feel like I did initially when I heard that there was yet another computer animated movie with talking animals in it about to grace our screens. Yawning was my first reaction. Let me be the first to admit that I was wrong about this one. Not only is it the most…

When Will Our Chickens Come Home To Roost ?

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As the news over the past week or more has been split between the ongoing daily drama in the Middle East, and our ongoing daily budget struggle involving the Unions in 2 key states, I have to wonder. Have I ever seen this before ? I don’t want to bring up the chaos in Libya…

There’s A River In Egypt Called Denial

Liam Tobin as Joseph

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has upped the stakes today in his imminent demise by putting out the word that he would step down, and almost immediately standing up and making a speech to thousands upon thousands of anti-government protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square that was almost exactly the opposite of the crowds hope. I started…

There's A River In Egypt Called Denial

Liam Tobin as Joseph

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has upped the stakes today in his imminent demise by putting out the word that he would step down, and almost immediately standing up and making a speech to thousands upon thousands of anti-government protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square that was almost exactly the opposite of the crowds hope. I started…