Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beat the Heat: Chilled Shrimp and Cucumber Soup

It’s been a damned hot summer, and we all need ways to beat the heat. If you’re like me, when it’s in the high 90s, hot food doesn’t sound too appetizing, so here’s one of my favorite recipes, chilled shrimp … Continue reading

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Democracy Symposium

The League of Ordinary Gentleman is hosting its second symposium, on democracy (the first being the equality symposium kick-started by yours truly). The mobilizing question (which will be adhered to precisely as closely or loosely as each author chooses) is, … Continue reading

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I assume you’ve all seen the flap over the U.S. Olympic uniforms being made in China? I think they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again,” Senate Majority … Continue reading

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