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Tasteless (But Amusing)

Drudge today accompanied news of General David Petraeus’s affair and resignation from the CIA with the following image:

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Muslims and Non-Muslims Breaking Silence and Bread: James Fallows on Individual Idiosyncracies and Large Group Traits

At the Atlantic’s website this week, James Fallows cautions¬†against making hasty generalizations¬†about Muslims: It is just as possible to say what typifies “Muslims” as it is to say what typifies all Indians, or all Chinese, or all of the world’s … Continue reading

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Sherry Marquez Bait: a Man from Catholic Brazil Decapitates His Mother

This today from a Latin American news service: Police in the northeastern state of Bahia are looking for a 22-year-old man accused of decapitating his mother and fleeing with her head, the news Web site G1 said Tuesday. I await … Continue reading

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