Daily Archives: April 12, 2011

That Stings

In a wry assessment of the United States, [Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh] told Daniel Benjamin, the State Department’s counterterrorism chief, that Americans are “hot-blooded and hasty when you need us,” but “cold-blooded and British when we need you.” — … Continue reading

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Ooooh That Smell

Thanks to a freakish combination of genes, surgery gone awry, and physical trauma, I’m pretty damn blind, although it’s leveled out over the years (but I still can’t hit a rising fast ball).  So nature compensates for me — I … Continue reading

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