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Linkage (Chocolate Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: One unexpected consequence of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa: cacao prices are skyrocketing. There’s an entire chocolate-themed hotel in the UK. Friend-of-blog Bruce Hill taste-tests chocolate made from South Pacific origin beans, on Radio Australia’s Pacific … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Michael Lewis says the “Ray Rice video of the financial sector has arrived.” Eric Holder’s legacy of duplicity, incompetence, and obliviousness. BoingBoing reminds us that he pioneered the Too Big To Jail doctrine. Fifty percent of Americans think … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Slumlord picks a nit with Theodore Dalrymple. Lloyd rediscovers the original-cast LP recording of “My Fair Lady.” Were humans happier in the Stone Age? FWIW, I take this kind of question pretty seriously. Civilization can be a lot … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I can’t say I’m a fan of Rachel Ray, but this is probably the dumbest thing I’ve read in the past year. He writes, “LISTEN WHITEY. YOU DON’T JUST GO AROUND BRINGING HOME PARTS OF OTHER PPL’S CULTURES … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Blood Boil Du Jour: since 9/11, police have seized billions from motorists without a single warrant, indictment, or trial. Nanny State Update. Key quote: <<Some say it is all but impossible to make compliant raw-milk cheese consistently, and … Continue reading

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Linkages

Fenster writes: University syllabi are getting larger all the time with the temptation to sometimes include the kitchen sink, and things not directly relevant to the course and the educational process.  Now a call to incorporate admonitions about sexual harassment. … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Can you all see how the before and after pictures are nearly identical? God, not only am I totally hot — pretty much near ideal, tbh — I also get brownie points for my ‘transparency’ and bringing to … Continue reading

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