Archive for May, 2014

Duchess of Cambridge: A**Gate

Saturday, May 31, 2014 8:06 3 Comments

Kate Middleton’s windy-day, bared derriere has sparked a silly bottomless debate that has become a tired version of The Feminists vs The Rest of ‘Em, so Tessa Miller takes on the slippery slope of non-slipness in her article on the Daily Beast. She writes: In 1,000 or so words that do nothing but push feminism back a few [...]

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Libertarian Follies, Part 2

Sunday, May 18, 2014 8:01 6 Comments

I am going to have a bit of fun with this post that I originally plopped on Facebook. It created quite a stir, which was quite a surprise for me. I have made some edits to the original post. The obsessions, on the part of many libertarians, with claiming allegiance to “thick” libertarianism (as opposed [...]

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Julia Child on McDonald’s French Fries

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 18:08 4 Comments

A blast from the past: a 1995 interview with Julia Child on the goodness of beef tallow and lard, which was condemned by government bureaucrats, politicized special interests, and other assorted purveyors of food politics in favor of trans fat and industrial oils, and how that forced change turned McDonald’s french fries from a treat [...]

This was posted under category: Food Politics