Monthly Archives: November 2009

The No Asshole Rule

If you are at Starbucks and you hear someone ordering a “decaf grande half-soy, half-low fat, iced vanilla, double-shot, gingerbread cappuccino, extra dry, light ice, with one Sweet-n’-Low and one NutraSweet,” and wanting pay with a credit card you are … Continue reading

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Cold-blooded Execs

There are some retards who think that being unfriendly is the best way to get things done. “Think with your head, not with your heart,” they say. “You don’t have to like me, just respect me,” they say. Often this … Continue reading

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Stop Talking and Start Listening

Many woman execs think that if they want to be successful they have to be more aggressive than their male counterparts. Let me tell you, there’s nothing more obnoxious than a female alpha bitch who’s always trying to outdo Hitler … Continue reading

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Silver Wedding Anniversary

Today is our Silver Wedding Anniversary! Yin and I have been married for 25 years!

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Poor Obama

On November 14, within hours of the appearance of the picture above,  President Obama was criticized for bowing to the Japanese emperor. The Los Angeles Times asked “How low will be go?” The Washington Examiner said “Obama bows again – how will the … Continue reading

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Did You Go to Church Today?

  Many people lie, cheat, steal, watch porn, show a shitty attitude to customers, produce terrible results in school or at work, engage in pre or extra marital sex, bully their colleagues, abuse their domestic helpers, ill-treat their aged parents, … Continue reading

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Rabbinical Ruling Causing Havoc

Halacha, or Jewish law forbids the use of electrical items on the Sabbath. But for decades rabbis have allowed special elevators that automatically stop at every floor without the riders pushing any buttons, permitting Orthodox Jews to ride them and … Continue reading

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Theodicy and Schadenfreude

Theodicy – why bad things happen to good people – and Schadenfreude – taking delight in the suffering of others – have fascinated people since time immemorial. Writing around 300 BC the Greek philosopher Epicurus framed the problem this way: … Continue reading

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Hypocrites in the Land of Temples

They were closing in on him and he had to leave. He was becoming too powerful for their liking. But he was democratically elected. But a certain population of Thais – the kingmakers – didn’t want that. They wanted power … Continue reading

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Lucky Bandeirante’s not Here!

20-year-old Geisy Arruda’s short, pink dress caused a near riot at a private college in Brazil. It led to her expulsion and transformed her into an Internet sensation. But Bandeirante University backed down on November 9 following a flood of … Continue reading

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