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Briefly on China Imposing Sanctions on North Korea

August 14, 2017 Shawn McElhinney 0

Earlier today, China announced it will soon cut off imports of coal, iron/lead ore and goods from North Korea per UN sanctions. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 14, 2017 Or if you prefer your news the more old fashioned way courtesy of a webpage: China is to stop importing coal, […]

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On Sean Spicer, Godwin’s Law, and Being A Moron

April 12, 2017 Shawn McElhinney 1

There are few things more elementary in writing or speech than avoiding what has become known as Godwin’s Law. Godwin’s Law got its start as a result of online discussions where Mike Godwin in 1990 coined the following Law: “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison […]

Culture

Picture of Putin As A Gay Clown Banned In Russia, Internet Responds

April 6, 2017 Nick Weiner 0

Late Wednesday night, news broke that Russia had banned the image of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, depicted as a Gay Clown. According to Russia’s Federal List of Extremist Materials, the banned picture depicts a “Putin-like person with eyes and lips made up” implying the “supposed nonstandard sexual orientation of the […]