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Europe’s Chickens Come Home To Roost

by Faba Calculo   7/29/14


France: $58.1 million.
Qatar and Oman: $20.4 million.
Switzerland: $12.4 million.
Spain: $11 million.
Austria: $3.2 million.
TOTAL (including countries not itemized above): $125 million to $165 million. More » • (1260 views)

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One Step Up From A Feminazi

Feminaziby Faba Calculo   1/8/14
Back in the day, before I pretty much gave up on TV, print, and radio news for the web, I used to listen to Rush Limbaugh. One term I still recall him using was feminazi, his word for a feminist who sees abortion as a positive good and for whom the more abortions there are, the better, even all else held constant. More » • (1439 views)

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Uh, Oh: Guess Who Just Went Liberal

NoRINOsThumbby Faba Calculo   11/12/13
Ramesh Ponnuru, Rich Lowry, Jonah Goldberg, and Dennis Prager. What do they all have in common? Well, for one thing, they’ve both been read out of the conservative movement recently on this site alone. More » • (3038 views)

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Does Objective Morality Exist? An Agnostic Responds

by Faba Calculo  •  The belief in right and wrong can, indeed, be greatly aided by belief in god(s). My exit from evangelical Christianity was pretty much my exit from belief in objective morality. More » • (819 views)

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Movie Review: Gravity

GravityThumbby Faba Calculo
Some years ago, I had the personal misfortune to decide to walk into a film that people had been raving about with no real information concerning it of my own, under the theory that “I just wanted to be surprised.” Well, I was, because the movie was Synecdoche, New York, and if nothing else in the universe can convince you that existence is meaningless, that movie just might do the trick. More » • (1482 views)

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Book Review: Dune

DuneThumbby Faba Calculo
There are two major awards in Science Fiction literature: the Hugo and the Nebula awards. Sixty-two novels have won the former (plus three who have retroactively given the award), and 49 have won the latter. More » • (2711 views)

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