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Paul’s Grab Bag

What’s in Paul’s grab bag? Unconnected thoughts and observations which don’t rate separate blog posts, but when aggregated together might amount to something:

The Tube

I was 14 years old when The Flintstones began running on TV. Hanna-Barbara was already famous for introducing cartoons to prime time with Huckleberry Hound, so there was a lot […]

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Banned Book News Roundup

Here, fresh from the interwebs, a roundup of book banning stories and news:

Guaranteed to stir up the book banners: books about Teh Gay in school libraries. What can’t you read in prison? Lots, apparently. And maybe there are some books you shouldn’t be able to read in prison, or even on the outside. […]

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Paul’s DVD Reviews

“I suggest a new strategy, R2: let the Wookiee win.” — Anthony Daniels as C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977).

Two notes for my reader(s?), before I get to the reviews:

I have built up a huge backlog of movie reviews to post here, and promise to try to catch […]

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Paul’s Grab Bag

What’s in Paul’s grab bag? Unconnected thoughts and observations which don’t rate separate blog posts, but when aggregated together might amount to something:

Recently Overheard:

“I knew the car companies were going under 20 years ago, when the union guys started making six figures and buying summer homes.” — attorney friend at a house party

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(My Own) Conservatism, Condensed

In my previous post, I accused my conservative Republican friends of selfishness. Some of my conservative Republican friends read this blog. I doubt I’ve endeared myself to them.

So I should probably clarify my own relationship with selfishness. All humans are selfish, covetous, and jealous. I’m human. I worked hard for what I have and […]

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