Women make up just 14% of The Forbes 400. But these 56 Heiresses are worth a collective $564 billion.

By Lisette Voytko Forbes Staff – 2021 – My cmnt: Like chess players, mathematicians, theoretical physicists, etc., almost all of the top people in these fields and almost all of the billionaires in America and the world are men. The female billionaires almost always inherit their fortunes from their dead (or divorced husbands) or fathers. […]

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My Pilgrimage from Atheism to Theism

A Discussion between Antony Flew and Gary Habermas Antony FlewDepartment of PhilosophyUniversity of ReadingReading, England Gary HabermasDepartment of Philosophy and TheologyLiberty UniversityLynchburg, Virginia My cmnt: You can read this discussion (including footnotes) in full at Evangelical Philosophical Society. I also highly recommend purchasing and reading the book “Taking Leave of Darwin” by British rationalist Neal […]

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Soccer star Carli Lloyd dismisses comparisons amid retirement plans: ‘Tom Brady doesn’t have to have kids’

Lloyd announced her plans to retire after the US women’s bronze medal match in Tokyo By Paulina Dedaj | Fox News – Sept 22, 2021 for Foxnews.com My cmnt: I know this is a surprise and frankly puzzling to the world’s Leftist Elites but women are not men. They do not think like men, act like men, […]

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Fashion Analysis: Hillary Clinton’s Flattering Yet Sensible Hamptons Lewk Is a ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Triumph

Failed presidential candidate turns heads in secular beach burqa Andrew Stiles • August 27, 2021 2:00 pm – for The Washington Free Beacon Hillary Clinton went all out for “Hot Girl Summer” in the Hamptons, where the failed politician was recently spotted roaming the shores with her disgraced husband and a trendy female bodyguard. The […]

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Death on a Crossing

Evangeline Paterson My cmnt: I first encountered this poem when it was published in The Daily Nebraskan, student newspaper of the University of Nebraska, some time ago. I found this blog and purchased the book of poems The Lion Book of Christian Poetry. I didn’t find a lot of poems there that impressed me so […]

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Warren Buffet breaks down in tears at the mention of his first wife who died of oral cancer

Buffett and wife Susan lived apart for almost 30 years but never divorced Her friend became billionaire’s mistress and second wife after her death All three sent out joint Christmas cards every year with their three names at the bottom By MEGHAN KENEALLY UPDATED: 16:25 EDT, 13 January 2012 – for The Daily Mail The affable demeanor […]

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I’m 21 and live in a 72-square-foot NYC apartment that costs $1,345 a month. Here’s what a day in my life looks like.

Via Hendrix Tue, June 1, 2021, 2:29 PM·8 min read – for Yahoo News or Insider.com My cmnt: In Tokyo, Japan business men and office workers commute at the beginning of each work week into Tokyo to their places of employment. It is too expensive and time consuming to commute every day so they stay […]

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Matt Sturges before and after

Lilah Sturges Releases Lumberjanes Graphic Novel Latest in the series insists emotional vulnerability is cool now BY RAY EMERSON, 7:00AM, WED. OCT. 17, 2018 For the Austin Chronicle My cmnt: Matt Sturges is a creative writer. Being able to imagine what it would be like to present yourself to the world as a woman takes a lot of imagination […]

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English language Usage Notes

Can a Ship ‘Flounder’? The difference between ‘flounder’ and ‘founder’ From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary My cmnt: For the rare times I actually encounter ‘flounder’ or ‘founder’ in print I found this article (below) from the online Meriam-Webster dictionary interesting. My cmnt: I also include an interesting (to me at least) discussion of the words […]

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‘My Mom Said You Guys Have To Let Me Play,’ Defiant Colin Kaepernick Tells Kids Playing Flag Football At Park

December 3rd, 2019 – BabylonBee.com My cmnt: I’ve taken the liberty of making this funnier than the original Bee post. RIVERDALE, GA—Shortly after his workout video plan failed, free agent Colin Kaepernick took a walk around town to clear his mind. Luckily, Kaepernick stumbled upon a pickup game of flag football some kids were playing […]

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Confessions of a Clintonworld Exile

Doug Band worked alongside Bill Clinton every day for nearly two decades, first as a body man and then as one of the primary architects of his lucrative and often-fraught post-presidency. Then came a seismic falling out with accusations of self-dealing and soap-opera-level psychodrama. Now, for the first time since leaving Clinton’s orbit, Band goes […]

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Types of vegetarians

by Lord Buckbeak – Jan 8, 2021 The following is from the Mayo Clinic website: Types of vegetarian diets When people think about a vegetarian diet, they typically think about a diet that doesn’t include meat, poultry or fish. But vegetarian diets vary in what foods they include and exclude: Lacto-vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish, poultry […]

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Enya: ‘Love can be difficult as boyfriends tend to get jealous when they learn I need space to write music’

By the Belfast Telegraph – November 19 2015 07:22 PM I am sitting on a plump sofa in the Dorchester hotel facing Enya, whose own sofa is quite rightly even plumper, and I tell her that, having read up on her these past few days, I have come to the conclusion that she is that […]

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Cryptic msg for étude Brute – 2

Another riddle: Why do certain species of thrush, especially robins and bluebirds, tend to be Protestant rather than Roman Catholic? Down. Down. Down. Down. Down. Most futuristic novels seem out-of-date after a decade or two, but That Hideous Strength is more timely today than when the book was published in 1945. On the day I began to […]

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Cryptic msg for étude Brute

Try to guess the answer before consulting Scripture. What brave men fear but fools hold dear, and into life we bring it. What misers spend and poor men lend, and from this life we take it. What wise men need and death gives heed, and all the worlds sprang from it. (Answer: 1 Timothy 6:7)

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Marianne North

From a blog by Michelle at KDD & co My cmnt: I’ve just included a couple prints from this blog to whet your interest in Marianne North’s paintings and her story told on Michelle’s blog. Well worth chk’g out. Hello, it’s Michelle here, with a post about Marianne North (1830–1890), a Victorian traveller and nature […]

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Essay on Purpose

Chance  or No Chance     The same Arguments which explode the Notion of Luck, may, on the other side, be useful in some Cases to establish a due comparison between Chance and Design: We may imagine Chance and Design to be, as it were, in Competition with each other, for the production of some […]

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Are Dogs better than humans?

God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs. Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth. These words by Ian Malcolm and Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park might now be applied to dogs. God creates man.  Man replaces God.  Man creates Dog.  Dog replaces man. Dog inherits the house. […]

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Madonna: two women, two worldviews

Madonna, the pop singer, not Madonna her namesake, famously sang that she is a material girl living in a material world.  Which neatly sums up the difference between the two women and what lies at the root of our seemingly intractable political divide. Whatever institution tells us what is real, is the institution that gets […]

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