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Getting an education is a bit like a communicable sexual disease: It makes you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you have the urge to pass it on. Education is what remains after you forget what you learned in school. Yet I retained to never wrestle with a pig: You get dirty. And besides, the pig likes it. And now we have President Obama…

A while back a friend of mine was relating how he lost his grad school fellowship at a large and prestigious university. He refused to tutor remedial reading to some of the undergraduates. Remedial reading. Something you are supposed to … Continue reading

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A guy wins the $338 million Power Ball, but ends up with only 45 percent of the pot…Indeed, that’s a government hallucination – like a beautiful woman at 2AM turning out to be a transvestite with too much man-handle… Illusion is the first of all pleasures, but disillusionment heralds enlightenment…

Maybe it was that guy in New Jersey recently winning the $338 million Power Ball lottery — but then only receiving 45%, or $152 million, in the payout. That is, after the government and the state took their alligator bites, … Continue reading

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