Daily Archives for August 7, 2012
Tweet LATimes Marvin Hamlisch, the stage and film composer who created the memorable songs for “A Chorus Line,” has died at 68. The composer died on Monday in Los Angeles after collapsing from a brief illness, his family said in … Continue reading
TweetBecause let’s just say aloud here what everybody’s thinking: the Constitution, written by patriarchal while slave-owners poisoned by Christianity, is, like, over a hundred years old. Meaning it’s time we did some “progressive” adjusting to things like the First Amendment, … Continue reading
Tweet Ongoing h/ts to our own George Orwell, in comments. From.
TweetThe recent spate of shootings (and attendant manufactured “fear” over “assault weapons” and “high-capacity mags” promoted by the left and the media), the UN small arms treaty rumblings, Obama’s charge the we search our souls with respect to gun violence, … Continue reading
TweetOne of these days, they’ll get to blame a TEA Party conservative for something. Until then, they’ll just keep throwing shit against the wall to see if it sticks — and mistakes like this one won’t shame them because they … Continue reading
TweetThe problem is not so much the fraud or the cheating — though these are certainly problems with a system so readily gamed. Instead, the real problem is, we know about these things — be it with the Franken race, … Continue reading
TweetYes, our government is a deviant subculture. But no, we needn’t all be looking 0ut for the “common good.” In fact, it’s when we act out of self-interest that we tend to most productive, most happy, and create the most … Continue reading
Converted climate skeptic Richard Muller — the impetus behind the “it’s time for conservatives to stop being climate denialists and get with ‘smart growth’ portion of the left’s long march through the institutions — wasn’t terribly skeptical in, say, 2004
TweetAt least, not beyond what he recognized was the shoddy science behind the “hockey stick,” which bad science he likely suspected would be shown as such and eventually hurt the environmentalist cause. But a warming “skeptic”? Hardly. Muller, Technology Review, … Continue reading
TweetWhich, naturally, means that the Fed is both inept and — now, thanks to the study results — demonstrably racist, to boot.
TweetThis memorandum addresses the matter of how we can maximize the fact of our incumbency in dealing with persons known to be active in their opposition to our Administration; stated a bit more bluntly—how we can use the available federal … Continue reading