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What’s a “Bilderberg”?

June 12, 2011

Europe has a long history of wealthy, well-connected nobles ruling the masses.  In the last 150 years or so, the proliferation of the social welfare state has mollified the plebs, who around that time concentrated in industrial urban centers which could get feisty depending on the demagogue du jour.  Now, Europe is full of acquiescent, [...]

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Movie Review: Quantum of Solace

November 18, 2008

I have a renewed faith in the Bond franchise with the second consecutive stellar movie with Daniel Craig reprising his role as James Bond.  Casino Royale (2006) was the best Bond movie I’d seen in a long time — Bond was real, gritty, unrefined, shadowy.  I guess (as a dude) the whole Roger Moore/Pierce Brosnan suave 007 [...]

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