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Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Genius Idea: Cancel Gone With the Wind

Since our PD Book Club pick for the this month is To Kill a Mocking Bird, our staff felt that we...

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

EU: Greek Yogurt Can Only Be Greek

In the off chance you were lamenting last year’s Brexit Vote, just know that Britain’s leaving in...

With Love From Bulgaria

With Love From Bulgaria

Sure, Zimbabwe’s in the middle of a military coup-non-coup, but have you checked your mail...

India and Carrying Gold

India and Carrying Gold

We have mentioned the Indian love affair with all things gold in the past, but with India’s...

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Memory Lane Monday: Davutoglu and Daash

Since last year’s attempted “coup” Erdogan has been the strongman on everyone’s mind when it...

India and Carrying Gold

12 bars, 1 man.Plus, wedding season is coming, which means India will need more gold.We have mentioned the Indian love affair with all things gold in the past, but with India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence on overdrive as the rest of the Indian Government places bounties on the heads of beggars in preparation for Ivanka Trump’s visit, bringing all that glitters actually into the country is more difficult than ever.

Slippery Slope on Swastikas

 The slippers look a lot less Nazi from the top.Purdie’s review was also taken down by Amazon and tagged for being, “Abusive.”Aside from a pair of Christian Louboutins, most people do not give a lot of thought to the look of the bottoms of their shoes. Fortunately, Sam Purdie, 81, isn’t like most people.

Not Much of a Boycott: L.L. Bean Expands

The keychain is a bit much.A boycott from the Left means better bottom-lines for L.L. Bean.One boycott that doesn’t seem to be working is the one launched earlier this year by #GrabYourWallet that decided to destroy L.L. Bean after reports surfaced that the company’s owner, Linda Bean, donated $30,000 to the Make Maine Great Again PAC.

Sweden’s Armed Forces Embraces Rainbow Laces

D&G combat.Sweden's Pride Army.Despite KLM missing the mark with their Gay Pride Click Campaign, Sweden’s Armed Forces weren’t afraid to show their own support for Stockholm Pride.

Faux Tiffanys Causes Costco to Pay Up

Tiffany, as a general term.The packaging though wasn’t copied.A fair amount of engagement rings (2,500) at remarkable whole-sale prices has put Costco and a slew of husbands in the dog house, now that Tiffany and Co et al v. Costco Wholesale Corp, US District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 13-01041 has come to a close.

Memory Lane Monday: Mikhail Gorbachev

Another Man of the Year.An interesting touch is the headline printed on the newspaper in Gorbachev’s bag which translates to, “Murder of Litvinenko. Treason for $7000?” Litvinenko being the ex-Russian spy that died from radiation poisoning earlier that year.This week our PD staff wants to take a quick look at a man that doesn’t really get enough press.

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