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Stars celebrate love on Valentine’s Day

By Cindy Adams

February 10, 2016

What do stars normally get for Valentine’s Day? … Read More

Day of the Demagogues

By Mona Charen

February 10, 2016

As the results of New Hampshire’s primary were coming in Tuesday night, some commentators on Twitter were jubilant about the “disruption” the victories of an inane socialist demagogue and a foul-mouthed nationalist demagogue represented to the “establishment.” Yes, mobs are disruptive. Madame DeFarge enjoyed a good shakeup herself.Senator Bernie Sanders believes that eight years of the most leftist president in American history have left the plutocrats in total cont … Read More

Let’s see how Chief Saunders responds to Sloly’s call for changes

By Marcus Gee

February 10, 2016

Marcus Gee asks: Is he really the man to transform policing in Toronto? … Read More

Debate: Concurring opinions. Death penalty. E-cigs. Pardons.

By George Pyle

February 10, 2016

From today’s Salt Lake Tribune:— Sen. Urquhart wants to abolish Utah’s ‘broken’ death penalty — Jennifer Dobner | The Salt Lake Tribune“ ... Utah’s conservative, sometime libertarian-leaning politics may actually help pass a bill, he said. Conservatives don’t believe that government does many things well and certainly not perfectly, he said.“ ‘And yet we arrogate to ourselves the power over life and death,’ he said. ‘ … Read More

The crash of 2016?

By Robert J. Samuelson

February 10, 2016

Emerging-market countries are now disappointing in ways that damage the world economy. … Read More

What to Buy When You’re In Eleuthera, Bahamas

By Geoff and Vicky Wells

February 10, 2016

What to Buy When You’re In Eleuthera, Bahamas If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: When you’re choosing a Caribbean souvenir, ALWAYS buy local. Something that’s actually made where you bought it, by a homegrown artisan, will always be a much more satisfying memento to buy for yourself, or to give as a gift. And when we’re on Eleuthera, Island Made is where we go to find exactly that. Housed in a 19th-century building on the Queens Highway in … Read More

Why Technology in Our Society Still Requires the Human Empathy Component

By Geoff and Vicky Wells

February 10, 2016

Why Technology in Our Society Still Requires the Human Empathy Component Self-driving cars are a hot topic. They were the talk of the recent Consumer Electronics Show with several companies vying to get into the business of this and other artificial intelligence based technologies. There are some promising opportunities for exciting new industries in the next decade. But as with anything else, this type of AI sans the human components of reason, empathy and plain common sense, bear some consider … Read More

Draft order for first three Minnesota Vikings picks set

By Geoff and Vicky Wells

February 10, 2016

Draft order for first three Minnesota Vikings picks set Super Bowl 50 is in the books and that means the 2016 NFL Draft is starting to take shape. The first 95 picks of the draft are now set and the Minnesota Vikings will have the 23rd pick in each round. They will start with first round with the 23rd overall pick, the 54th overall pick in the second round and 86th overall pick in the third round. Last year, the Vikings started the draft with the 11th overall pick andRead More The post Draft ord … Read More

Penis Pie or Fruity Boob Sweets? These Might Be The Perfect (Naughty) Valentines Day Gifts

By Geoff and Vicky Wells

February 10, 2016

Penis Pie or Fruity Boob Sweets? These Might Be The Perfect (Naughty) Valentines Day Gifts If you’re still in the romantic throes of a new relationship, or looking to set the bedroom alight this weekend, it might be time to pull out all the stops with this new Rude Food range. They say the fastest way to a man (or woman’s) heart is through their stomach. We’re thinking it could lead to a quick detour in the bedroom too. The brainchild of The Peacock Bride online boutique, Rude … Read More

U.K. train stations patrol cat gets promotion, cute new uniform

By Geoff and Vicky Wells

February 10, 2016

U.K. train stations patrol cat gets promotion, cute new uniform [Photo via Felix the Huddersfield Cat’s Facebook page.] A cat has done such a great job been guarding the railway at a station in Huddersfield, England that she’s been given a new title and a jacket to show for it. Felix has been patrolling the station’s platform, watching for rats, pigeons and other critters ever since she was just nine weeks old, according to the Huffington Post. She has since become a beloved me … Read More

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