Category Archives: JLT

Valentine’s Day: When Cupid Strikes

With rekindled love for each other, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu channels the soul of Whitney Houston by crooning “Saving All My Love for You” for Obama: A few stolen moments is all that we share You’ve got your family, and they need you there … Continue reading

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Super Bowl: The Brady Bunch

Coach Belly-ache: You do seem like the Dark Lord Darth Vader – when you stride onto and off the field. One can almost hear the Imperial March play in the background QB Broody: The Giants might feel that they have … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass

Optimist’s View:       Glass is half full Pessimist’s View:      Glass is half empty This is the classic example of contrary view points. I have added some more views and copy/pasted some from various websites. Cynic’s Eye View:       Glass will remain as it … Continue reading

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Famous Last Words…

Here’s looking at you, kid Here’s hoping for more of the same, much and many times more, Here’s to more lampoons and buffoons, otherwise ain’t life a bore Gotcha’ antics and foot-in-mouths from tea-darling Palin Else who do we have … Continue reading

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X-Factor: ‘X’ marks the spot

Simon Cowell huffed and puffed while leaving American Idol, and has spit out a fur ball by springing the infinitely inane X-factor on the American public. Touted as the out-of-the world entertainment experience, it’s turned into a damp squib. Nothing more … Continue reading

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Job(s) Well Done

Steve Jobs, then CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, at Stanford University’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005: I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the … Continue reading

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Catching up on some reading…

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Remembering in Black – 9/11

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Who is Green Lantern?

With the power to change history and transform reality, is Sarah Palin a secret member of the Green Lantern Corps? >>>In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of … Continue reading

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The Rule of Three

Most popular fiction is meant for speed-reading – skimming over words to get the flow of the story (like watching a soap opera every alternate episode). A great read is where the reader savours each word, squeezes out the essence … Continue reading

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This is American Idol. And the winner is…

With the selection of a new judges’ panel, the producers of American Idol hoped to get a boost in the ratings. The star-and glamour-power of J Lo and Steven Tyler has built up new interest in the show after years … Continue reading

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Arise, O Bookworms

Yesterday, I was at a small, private dinner with the cream of Washington DC’s non-political society. As the evening progressed, the mood became darker and darker – as each person gave a more pessimistic spin to the future – bemoaning … Continue reading

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