Archive for February, 2018

Recapping Black History

Posted in Society on February 28th, 2018
Black History – A History Of Beauty

Since this is the end of Black History Month in America, here’s 27 fine reminders that Black History has always, despite the claims of some agitators, always been a history of the darker side of hotness. Despite various claims to contrary by certain sorts of agitators, Black women have always enjoyed – sometimes endured – the attentions of men in America of all races. It is only in the rarefied world of fashion that they are largely deprecated.

Hellfire! Despite claims to contrary, it common enough that the “Black Community” has some strong issues with it, especially their males, who have a huge problem with Black women dating Whites.

A more in-depth and NSFW review can be found here.

Related Reading:

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility" (Incerto)
America: The Essential Learning Edition (Vol. 2)
Big Sexy Love: A laugh out loud funny romantic comedy
Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America
History of Beauty


Posted in 2016 Election, Politics on February 27th, 2018

So…#Memogate. Ah yes, the almost but not quite tempest arising from the contents and release of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation memo drafted by Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA 22), in which are accusations of bias, collusion with the DNC, and various forms of wrongdoing by FBI officials while investigating then-candidate Donald Trump.

#Memogate Hurts The FBI's Feelings
The FBI’s Concerns About #Memogate

Obviously, senior members of the FBI had grave concerns about this sort of data being released to the general populace. They were legitimately concerned that, if these actions were publicized, it would greatly harm public confidence in their activities and worth to the People. Note of course, that they were far more concerned about the memo being released than about whether or not their people had committed these sorts of malfeasances…

Related Reading:

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama
America: The Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Country?
Bridge To Forever
Complete Guide to the 1993 Waco Compound Standoff and Tragedy, Part 2 - Branch Davidians, David Koresh (Vernon Howell), Followers - ATF, FBI, Clinton Justice Dept., Janet Reno, Danforth Reports
America: A Narrative History (Brief Ninth Edition)  (Vol. 2)

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè!

Posted in Society on February 16th, 2018

chinese-new-year Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! – Wāng Wāng! Wāng Wāng!
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Hey! It’s Chinese New Year, so xīn nián kuài Lè! Here’s to wishing for good luck – or, at least, getting lucky 😉 – and prosperity in the this, the Year of the Earth Dog.

Related Reading:

Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!: Simple, Scrumptious Recipes for Crazy Busy Lives
Asian Girl in a Southern World: This is not your mother's cookbook.
Babe: The Life and Legend of Babe Didrikson Zaharias (Sport and Society)
Little Kunoichi the Ninja Girl