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USG cannot Bear a Rise in Interest Rates

September 30th, 2014 by Pecos Bill

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September 30th, 2014 14:31:01

the Minor Prophet Sturgeon

September 30th, 2014 by G.

Eureka!  Another way that won't work!

Eureka! Another way that won’t work!

 

Sturgeon’s Law: Ninety Percent of Everything is Crap.

All too true, really. But why is that?  We should strongly suspect, in fact we should believe, that the 90% is necessary to the 10%. The road to heaven is paved with repented errors. (more…)

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September 30th, 2014 12:05:33

Boys Aren’t Girls. Girls Aren’t Boys.

September 29th, 2014 by Man SL

I think this should get a Nobel Prize. I think I should get a Nobel Prize too. I just invented fire.

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September 29th, 2014 13:25:51

Millennials: Generation Wuss

September 27th, 2014 by Bookslinger

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September 27th, 2014 13:14:28

Progress and Perfection Reconciled

September 26th, 2014 by G.

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Peace like a river. (more…)

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September 26th, 2014 12:05:41

Dan Peterson’s Ongoing Book of Mormon Internet Colloquia 3

September 26th, 2014 by Bertie

What ho, what ho, what ho!  Another day for us scripture nibs to gather round and chew the fat, or palaver if you prefer, all under the presiding auspices of Dan Peterson as our genial presiding deity.  (more…)

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September 26th, 2014 09:54:59

Best subsection title in a history book evah

September 26th, 2014 by Vader

In a book on the sometimes soap opera-like politics of torpedo procurement in the decade before the First World War:

As the Gyroscope Turns

Perhaps it should not surprise us that this author succeeds in making a rather dry historical topic fairly interesting and readable.

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September 26th, 2014 08:58:15

Best EconBlog title post evah

September 26th, 2014 by Vader

This goes back a few years, but I was recently reminded of it. A post on the economics of pricing new Harry Potter releases:

Harry Potter and the Invisible Hand

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September 26th, 2014 08:54:30

Negative Definitions

September 25th, 2014 by Man SL

What a decent respect for the opinions of mankind and a genteel disdain for public controversy does NOT look like, here.

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September 25th, 2014 11:44:23

A Variant on Deja Vu in Dreams

September 24th, 2014 by G.

Last night I had a dream that had the strong sense that the dream took place in a scene setting where I’ve had dreams before.  The sense was that this dream was a new episode in something ongoing.  But I don’t recall those other dreams at all.

This isn’t the only dream I’ve had that presented itself as a new chapter in a sequence,  but where I had no recollection of the sequence.

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September 24th, 2014 08:59:50

A father’s wisdom

September 23rd, 2014 by Vader

A vignette from Central Park: I pass a gaggle of young women, and one is saying, “I was watching Jersey Shore, and my dad came in and thought I was watching porn!” They break into giggles.

– Jay Nordlinger

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September 23rd, 2014 10:11:23

A warlike people

September 23rd, 2014 by Ask a Liberal Mormon

Budget cuts will force the Army to further scale back training for units based in the United States, allowing only for training to company level (one hundred or so troops).  The size of the Army is being reduced to pre–World War II levels. The Navy has fewer ships than at any time since before World War I; the Air Force is smaller (and flying older aircraft) than at any time since its founding.

I, for one, welcome this move towards embracing Spencer W. Kimball’s wise counsel. Not that I normally advocate feeling bound by the words of dead prophets, but I make an exception when they agree with the words I’m certain we will hear from future prophets.

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September 23rd, 2014 09:25:38

What the Logos Teaches Us About God, Creation, and Apostasy

September 22nd, 2014 by G.

Action Words

Action Words


 

Here is Nephi talking to his brothers: (more…)

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September 22nd, 2014 12:05:31

The Power of One…

September 19th, 2014 by Bookslinger

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September 19th, 2014 14:06:46

Scottish Elect to Keep Taking English Gold

September 19th, 2014 by Bertie

My little wager with the punters re the Scottish Independence Referendum having yielded a tidy little sum, Wooster HQ is feeling yeasty benevolence all around, not least to our bewhiskered northern brethren who have given a firmish, well, mildly firmish, nolle prosequi to the bother of dissolving the Union. If any of our stout English yeomanry is of a mind to pluck the gowans fine with the tartan-clad, he is now free to continue plucking like billy-o.

Jeeves, this calls for celebration. A whiskey and s., pronto and right soon. Make it scotch.

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September 19th, 2014 09:33:53