Links, with bourbon

  • It seems that Euroman still does not have an electorate worthy of his greatness.

    Don’t be too thrilled by that UKIP landslide. Now that UKIP has achieved unprecedented power in the EU, their demand that that institution be dissolved will grow quieter and eventually be abandoned.”

    Well, people who despise me and my clan of bitter gun-toting Bible-thumpers are annoyed about the result. Maybe that’s something.

  • “Though both are crucial to the future of Christianity, neither Roman Catholicism nor Orthodoxy is the Church of the future.”

    Really? Is that a promise?

  • “The free market is ugly and stupid, like going to the mall; the unfree market is just as ugly and just as stupid, except there is nothing in the mall and if you don’t go there they shoot you.” — attributed to P.J. O’Rourke

  • I don’t much care for Wendell Berry, but Manifesto: the Mad Farmer Liberation Front is a poem to re-read.
  • This ginger bourbon is good. I let it sit for three or four months. You can drink this straight or mix it. One good drink is two ounces of ginger bourbon, four ounces of chilled club soda, and a slice of orange. Don’t overindulge in bourbon (of course), or ginger, which is powerful stuff.
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2 Replies to “Links, with bourbon”

  1. The drink sounds interesting. I have recently discovered that I am one of the bourbon-not-whiskey people. And ginger is indeed powerful stuff. My mom made the mistake a few years back of steeping about 2 tablespoons of candied ginger for an 8 ounce tisane and now she is allergic to even a little bit of ginger. She overdosed herself. :)

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