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Two sites I came across recently.

The first is Internationally Wrongful Memes (via OpinioJuris), basically international law humor. It reminds me of the clippings on professors’ offices, oftentimes New Yorker cartoons. When links to International Court of Justice cases are involved, it is fairly dry humor.

Game of Thrones is about to come back and we’re on it thanks to this marvellous guest post! "The capacity of a government to represent the State in its international relations does not depend in any degree upon the legitimacy of its origin, so that the USURPER who in fact holds power with the consent express or tacit of the nation acts validly in the name of the State." Dreyfus case, 1901. (Thanks LC!)

 

“The capacity of a government to represent the State in its international relations does not depend in any degree upon the legitimacy of its origin, so that the USURPER who in fact holds power with the consent express or tacit of the nation acts validly in the name of the State.”

Dreyfus case, 1901. (Thanks LC!)

 

The second, Tl;dr WIkipedia is the sometimes off color one (via, P.a.p. Blog).

 

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To quote the famous tut-tutting of the Queen’s private secretary. This trio of (NSFW) videos is good fun all the same.

Like PhD Comics, but with an edge: Have you read Sein und Zeit? (via Quick Study)



The first time I saw this video I thought it was from a comedy sketch show. It had to be a critique of the perspective it portrays. How could they mean this in earnest? Quick Study comments, “Another reminder that the miraculous thing about Anti-Intellectualism in American Life is that Hofstadter kept it to one volume.”



Finally, the Tory-LibDem budget reminded me of this video from before the elections. “But there’s some things the proles won’t like!” We’ll see in the autumn spending review. (via the Third Estate)

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