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Judd Magilnick
Judd Magilnick is an international trade consultant based in Santa Monica, California.
by | Nov 2, 2006

In the late seventies, Rep. Al Gore Jr. was the leader in pushing for the elimination of any kind of buy/sell market in the United States for human body parts. While there are obviously two sides to this ethical question,…

by | Nov 1, 2006

ATT MR. and MS. MIDDLE CLASS FAMILY Would gas at $7 per gallon – jumping up all at once – influence your lifestyle? If so – be worried – because $7 / gallon is roughly the monetized equivalent of letting…

by | Aug 21, 2006

There’s a story over at LA’s tony Hillcrest Country Club that some say is apocryphal but I suspect is true. About a decade ago, I discussed the episode with an octogenarian member, but even then the episode was apparently still…

by | Jul 30, 2006

I don’t recall taking a sabbatical, so where was I when “pimp” became a socially acceptable connotative verb? cnn.com: “Pimp my home theater”

by | Jul 28, 2006

The Prime Minister of Britain stands by America. Richard Booth (born 1759) was the great great great great grandfather of the Prime Minister’s wife, Cherie Boothe Blair. His grandson John, however, is the most famous, having assassinated our sixteenth president…

by | Jul 24, 2006

First, a piece of advice: when anyone — Jew or Gentile — invokes the ancient mystical knowledge of Kabbalah to either modify your behavior or extract money from your pocket, that’s your cue to quickly run in the opposite direction….

by | Jul 21, 2006

At first glance, most conservative grouches should have nodded approvingly at Katie Couric’s nurturing decision to eschew reporting live from the Mideast when she hosts CBS Evening News: “I think the situation there is so dangerous, and as a single…

by | Jun 22, 2006

Who is the happy Warrior? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be? — “Character of the Happy Warrior,” William Wordsworth, 1836 GROVER CLEVELAND LOVED THE POEM, would gladly recite it to friends, and directed that…

by | Jun 12, 2006

Remember Darva Conger? She was the “winner” of the first and only run of Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire. Chosen in front of record viewers from three thousand competing woman, within a week her fairy tale unraveled before a…

by | Mar 7, 2006

It is indeed a sad day when peasants in Russia have so much to teach us peasants in California about social activism. But look what’s happened in Moscow, where average folk got fed up with priority access to the road…

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