Nicely written.

chriscondello

I got the tattoo in the photo this summer, needless to say it was called “gay” a few times and that got me thinking…

Let me start this off by saying that though I am not homosexual, I have been called gay a million times. In high school this bothered me to the point of questioning it, it didn’t take much time to realize that was simply not even worth questioning. After I graduated high school I realized that a few of my friends were gay and was once again back to asking questions, I came to the conclusion that I still was not gay, but it was at this point that I realized I saw no difference.

I should explain that while my parents have always made it very clear that “Condellos” accepted everyone, the school and church we attended had very different views. We attended a pentecostal church and a…

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China News

Shanxi Suhai Group has recently attracted farmers to breed chicken for it, claiming in its advertisement that it provides them with technology for quick growth of chickens able to be used by restaurants in 45 days. They say that they will purchase as many chickens as the farmers are able to breed, as they have KFC, McDonald’s and large supermarket chains as their customers.

However, farmers have to use the chicken feed prepared by the group.

It turns out that the group uses lots of industrial salt, choline chloride and antibiotics in preparing the feed. Its feed plant is so stinking that its smell causes nausea to people far away from the plant.

Workers in the plant said that some additives are mixed in the feed. They do not know what they are but are sure they are harmful to human health as all the flies die when they…

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Unlike Europe, the Tories can bind together

The European Union is at war with itself, as is, it has seemed, the Conservative Party. These two matters may be connected but they are not at all similar. For the embattled nation states of Europe have genuinely irreconcilable interests, but the Tory party combatants (with a few eccentric exceptions) do not. In spite of a quite extraordinary level of vituperation and barely concealed personal animosity, I would put it to you, ladies and gentlemen, that the disputes within the Conservative family are no longer substantive at all; that with only a small amount of goodwill, a perfectly plausible unity of purpose could be achieved.

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Prince Charles: ‘I’m running out of time’

In 2008, he became the longest-waiting heir to the throne in British history, overtaking his great-great grandfather, Edward VII.

While royal aides insist that he is fulfilled by his current role as heir apparent, supporting the Queen and being actively involved with the Prince’s Trust and his numerous other charities, many royal commentators have suggested that he feels frustrated his reign has not yet begun.

With a history of longevity in his family – the Queen is 86 and in good health while Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother lived to the age of 101 – Prince Charles may yet have a while to wait until he succeeds his mother.

The Prince has previously hinted at his impatience with the long wait for succession. In 1992, on the eve of the Queen’s 40th anniversary on the throne, he attended the funeral of his father-in-law, the 8th Earl Spencer, where he is believed to have remarked to Charles Spencer, his then brother-in-law: “You are fortunate enough to have succeeded to the title when still young.”

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Boris: we are losing India to the Americans

Mr Johnson, on a six-day trip to the country to promote business links with London, said to simply rely on India’s history with the UK “simply didn’t cut the mustard”.

He said: “The objective is to build up what is a new partnership between London, the UK and India.

“We can’t rely on sentiment. Everybody knows this. All this stuff about links and language doesn’t cut the mustard any more.

“It’s all about what London has – the brands we can offer, the opportunities we can offer to Indian business.”

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coldhearted scientist وداد

That was Shenandoah, whose smiling valley I long to see. Now, as promised, we will talk briefly about this piece, by a valuable person but one more conservative than I.

1/- My general complaint about all columns like this is that people keep explaining how to write and exhorting to move “anywhere,” but evade the actually pressing issues which are how to deal with the bosses, the instructors and the freshmen and how to distinguish between what you must put up with and what you are only told you must — or to think about what you are and are not willing to  tolerate.

2/- Ms. Mentor talks about what is rational and not. It is not rational to pine for jobs you do not have. I would say it is rational to analyze what you would like, however; the great irrationality I have encountered personally is the myth…

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