The essence of The Diva World is expression of all that is spirited, whether it be politics, law, literature, pop-culture, drama, music, or love. There must be love in The Diva World!
NY women have evolved into a higher species from Slate.Podhoretz tweeted that this suck-up writer is probably jockeying for a job at the Times.LOL!It reads that way.
On the line from Tablet."Al-Qaida cell phones confirmed Pakistani complicity in the hiding of Osama Bin Laden. That country’s military and intelligence patronage of terrorism requires the United States to take a harder line there."
hi diva. a lovely blog.greetings from the uk on twitter!katy
8 ways exercise makes you gorgeousThanks Katy!
The Best and Worst Countries To Do Business from The Daily Beast
Such a logical one from Jeff Jacoby.Marriage cannot be redefined."The old laws banning interracial marriage had a long run but they eventually collapsed. The new laws in New York and some other states authorizing same-sex marriage may be destined for a long run as well, but I suspect they too will likely eventually collapse. Marriage — male-female marriage — is indispensable to human welfare. That is why it has existed in virtually every known human society. And why it cannot be permanently redefined."Jacoby may very well be right. The grotesque procrustean-ization of the appellation "marriage" might be a mere fad in order for gays to cop some dignity and will collapse from its own superfluousness.Who knows?But one thing's for sure, constant use of the landmark case Loving v. Virginia as an analogy is ridiculous and most people have begun to acknowledge that fact.
The Daily Beast article of best and worst countries for business comes as no surprise.Great slides.But we're still propping up third world markets that are of no benefit, but of great harm.
Such a busy week and weekend.....selling my car and then buying a new one.What an exasperating and irritating exercise.This one today from Maureen hits the spot.When a Predator Collides With a Fabricator Some will try a predictably stale and totally inane comparison with the Duke lacrosse case. The African maid has been discredited; however, there's still this thing about DSK's DNA."The upright-looking [prosecutor] Vance is not like the scoundrel prosecutor in the Duke lacrosse case. He did not ignore evidence that was contrary to the case prosecutors were trying to build. It just took several weeks, after they tried to deny DSK bail and after they indicted him, to do a thorough investigation."" 'Until today, it was white versus black, rich versus poor, man versus woman, Jew versus Muslim,' said Elaine Sciolino, a Times correspondent in France and the author of 'La Seduction,' ...."When a habitual predator faces off against a habitual liar, the liar will most likely lose, even if it is the rare case when she is telling the truth."A case like this one couldn't be further from the long-over Lacrosse Hoax.
A Citizen's Required Reading for July 4th: The Declaration of Independence
The Twitter Zone from Maureen.A really good one. She correlates the modern social media with Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" and draws conclusions I had not entertained before.*******************Hi Panacea!Happy belated Fourth of July to you.
Erotic Vagrancy, Anyone? from Maureen.So true.
Crazy!Incredibly elaborate photography machine from Laughing Squid.
Dropping by to say hello and hope you're enjoying your summer, as I also hope we can avoid a serious drought.When you find the time, think about doing a serious issues blog, Debrah. It would be a hit.Regards,Patrick
Fatty Feasts Are Driven By Automatic Pilot from the NY Times.
Hi Patrick--What a surprise. Haven't seen you in quite some time.Hope you're having a great summer, and yes, it's excruciatingly dry. The high temps came much earlier this year than usual.About blogging.....everyone seems to be slacking off lately.Suppose it's the season.I do intend to structure a website more centered on commentary later on when I have more time.I've put it off for so long!Right now I'm far too busy to devote that amount of time to it. It's so much easier and more fun to visit other interesting websites and leave an opinion or two.So good to see you. I hope to follow through on your suggestion at some subsequent time.
Such bizarre double standards. Good thing it's not GWB. The media would be in a frenzy!Kathleen Parker's column Obama's Not-Quite-True Story explains.Janny Scott's exposé in the Times did an excellent job of uncovering Obama's falsehood.
From Gallipoli to Singapore from Maureen.Not taking it easy on dear Rupert."Rupert Murdoch’s tabloids pandered to the lowest common denominator, but, in the end, his sleazy henchmen were lower than the people they pandered to. People had a limit, as it turned out. Citizen Murdoch was brought low, his grip loosened and his myth deflated, by the power of social opprobrium."
The Half-Trillion Plan from Krauthammer.What Will Rupert Think? from Christopher Hitchens.
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