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Fake Online Degree Mill Publishes Fake Online Academic Journal

July 22, 2014

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Captain D’s

By Dawn Occidere and Frank W. Strauch Every now and then, the scientific editors of Selecting Stones like to dig through some old press releases that they having sitting around on their trash heap in order to see what stupid nonsense PR firms have been promoting lately.  Recently, we came across an old gem from […]

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The Soft Eugenics of Finance Capital: Tyler Cowen’s “Average Is Over”

July 20, 2014

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Tyler Cowen at the Mars Bar, NYC

A Review of Tyler Cowen, Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation By Star Larvae Move over 1984 and Brave New World.  Tyler Cowen conjures his own bleak, dystopian future for humankind.  Writing fiction is not his intent, but we have to hope that it’s fiction he’s writing. Cowen is […]

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XXXel_Rose, live on MyFreeCams, 6pm–midnight daily, Cincinnati time

July 2, 2014

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XXXel_Rose

By Misty Lee XXXel_Rose rubbed the drumstick on her desensitized crotch for about the tenth time that hour and stared at the screen with a grimace.  She knew that the whole trick with this racket was to not look miserable, to appear delighted and enraptured by the company of the custies that came online every […]

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$n0wWh1te and the 7777 credits

July 2, 2014

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RockHardSmurf

By Misty Lee By the fourth night Jarod realized that many of the chat participants on $n0wWh1te’s page were the same characters on each and every occasion.  There were over a thousand members in the chatroom but the same names seemed to come up repeatedly.  $n0wWh1te looked much like the Disney character of the same […]

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Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Destroys Reason

June 14, 2014

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Martin O’Malley doing something irrational with the Dalai Lama

By Frank W. Strauch The United States of America is such a festering cesspool of reactionary irrationalism that even a state with such efficient local government as Maryland has an elected governor who regularly find himself rubbing noses (literally) with some of the world’s most reactionary figures.  And it’s sad, really, given that the state […]

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Should China Invade Iraq?

June 11, 2014

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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

Armed jihadi bandits, awash in American weaponry and Saudi money, have seemingly moved away from their stalemate with the Syrian government toward the easy pickings just over the border in Iraq.  Incredibly easy pickings, in fact, given that they’ve taken over Iraq’s equivalent of Chicago and also Saddam Hussein’s hometown, all within the past 48 […]

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Georgetown University gives salary to yet another warmonger: A profile of Dr. Matthew Kroenig

June 8, 2014

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Matthew Kroenig in Kiev, Ukraine

The scientific editors of Selecting Stones have on occasion found it tactically beneficial to publicly reveal the extent of the complex network of spies and informants that we maintain on the campus of Georgetown University.  This particular institute of Jesuit education is well known to steal money from scholarship funds set up by the families […]

Posted in: Notes

Are Fascists Taking Over the European Parliament?

May 26, 2014

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Front National

By Bruno Fournier Unless you have been living under a rock (or in North America or possibly Qatar), then you have undoubtedly heard about the results of yesterday’s elections for the European Parliament.  In a nutshell, Far Right parties made major gains, most notably in France where the neo-fascist Front National — now painted up […]

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“Generation Opportunity” and Cool Things You’ll Never See on Selecting Stones

May 17, 2014

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Hang With Rand Paul

By Rick Skull From time to time the scientific editors of Selecting Stones hold meetings in various undisclosed subterranean locations to discuss the direction of future campaigns.  On occasion it has been suggested that we should run fewer ad hominem attack stories and divert our time to creating more constructive proposals.  Though editorial meetings remain […]

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Without Nuts: An English Magazine Goes Tits Up

May 4, 2014

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Nuts Magazine

By Mehmet Shalomovic Last week the United Kingdom saw the final ever publication of Nuts magazine as the ten-year run of the once-popular “lad mag” came to an end.  As we approach around twenty years of the Internet, it is easy to forget how quickly the dispensing of pornography has changed within our lifetimes.  We […]

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Selecting Stones at Year 3, and a Happy International Workers’ Day!

May 1, 2014

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May 1 in Bangladesh

First of all, Happy International Workers’ Day 2014 to all our readers!  Isn’t the First of May great?  Certainly these proletarians from Dhaka, Bangladesh think so. As you probably know, here at Selecting Stones, we are now in the middle of the Year of Self-Criticism and Industry.  Our loyal readers may have noticed that their […]

Posted in: Features

More Nazi Attacks in Greater Kansas City Area — Three Dead at Jewish Community Centers

April 14, 2014

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A recent photo of Frazier Glenn Miller

Only a few short months ago on November 9, 2013, a large gathering of Neo-Nazis associated with the “National Socialist Movement” held a rally in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. It fell on the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, and this was of course on purpose. At that time, the scientific editors of Selecting Stones warned our […]

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Fred Phelps Is Dead!

March 20, 2014

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Fred Phelps

Westboro Baptist Church spokesman Steve Drain revealed today that Fred Phelps died last night at 11:15pm CDT, apparently of natural causes. Also yesterday night, at approximately 10:00pm CDT, Selecting Stones released a small piece of news analysis on Phelps’s alleged excommunication.  Our own Frank W. Strauch made the astute observation that, by the Westboro Baptist […]

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Power Struggle Rocks Westboro Baptist Church, as Fred Phelps Prepares for Hell

March 19, 2014

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Jesus Loves Fred Phelps

By Frank W. Strauch On Monday, the Topeka Capital-Journal once again proved itself to be powerhouse of investigative journalism by revealing the details of Fred Phelps’s excommunication from Westboro Baptist Church.  Read the full article here. In a nutshell, the rumor is true that Fred Phelps, Sr. was excommunicated last August from the famously Calvinistic […]

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Happy International Women’s Day 2014

March 8, 2014

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International Women's Day, USSR

Happy International Women’s Day from the scientific editors of Selecting Stones. In keeping with our practice from 2012 and 2013, we present a small collection of images in honor of the holiday. Here is an old favorite… a classic, in fact: And here is something from a few years ago by cartoonist Carlos Latuff:

Posted in: Notes

Powerman Saves the World!

February 17, 2014

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Superhero

By Misty Lee Bystanders saw a flash of red and blue emerge from the public restrooms on Jackson Street at one-hundred miles an hour.  Spandex.  A cape.  Carefully manicured nails.  Teeth whiter than white.  Knee high patent leather boots.  A bulging package, emphasized by the slip worn on the outside of his tight leggings.  They […]

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On the Proposal to Abolish Marriage in Oklahoma

January 28, 2014

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Mike Turner

About three years ago, state legislators introduced a bill to ban Islamic law (sharia) in Oklahoma.  It remains a mystery why certain right-wing politicians in the United States of America think that there is an imminent and realistic threat of their courts beginning to hand down decisions based on Islamic sharia.  Likewise, it remains a […]

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The Death of Celluloid: De-skilling in the Cinema Business

January 10, 2014

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Projectionist

By Rick Skull When I grew tired of mopping up vomit in a nightclub in 2003, I applied for a job working for the UCI Cinemas close to my home in Dorset in the United Kingdom.  I passed a basic interview where I was asked questions like “What is your favorite film?” and “What was […]

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2014: The Year of Self-Criticism and Industry!

January 6, 2014

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Magnitogorsk

Exactly one year ago on January 6, 2013, the scientific editors of Selecting Stones announced that 2013 would be the Year of Work, and set out on an ambitious plan for the year. Although we achieved superhuman feats of Science over and over again, our stated goals for the year were so ambitious that we […]

Posted in: Features

Political Parties With Shitty Websites: The Alaskan Independence Party

December 27, 2013

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Sarah Palin

By Hercules Abdelaziz After Misty Lee’s thorough investigation of the crappy Angelfire-hosted website of the Vermont independence movement, the scientific editors of Selecting Stones thought that it might be a good idea to carry forward with some scrutiny of a more well-known separatist movement’s piece-of-shit website.  Accordingly, I decided to contribute a short article on […]

Posted in: Features
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