Monthly Archives: May 2012

Michele and Me

For a brief, shining moment this week, the deeply-batty Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann and I had something in common: we’re both dual US/European citizens. Or we were, because in less time than it takes to don a tricorn hat, the Honorable Member … Continue reading

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Drone Wars: Europe’s Uncomfortable Silence

It’s been five days since news broke that a 29-year-old German-born jihadi was among those killed last month by a drone strike in Pakistan’s South Waziristan province. On Monday, the German news magazine Der Spiegel suggested that the death of … Continue reading

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Ya gotta love the Dutch!

I saw this on the Bike Portland blog and it put a huge smile on my face  … No, it’s not a massive teacup. It’s a Dutchtub; a portable hot tub that you can trailer behind your bike and take … Continue reading

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