October 31, 2008

Categorized as science, because I'm sure this is an experiment of some sort.




H/T The Hostages

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October 28, 2008

Fuel from thin air

I'm pretty sure I've linked to the LANL Green Freedom plan before, which is a very neat idea for using nuclear reactors and giant air intakes to generate octane and other useful hydrocarbons from air and electricity.

Anyhow, Brian Westenhaus over at New Energy And Fuel has a great article about a novel approach to catalyzing the process with biological agents that's really worth reading.

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October 25, 2008

Left-wing media bias: not just a right-wing delusion

Michael S. Malone, writing for PajamasMedia:

No, what I object to (and I think most other Americans do as well) is the lack of equivalent hardball coverage of the other side - or worse, actively serving as attack dogs for Senators Obama and Biden. If the current polls are correct, we are about to elect as President of the United States a man who is essentially a cipher, who has left almost no paper trail, seems to have few friends (that at least will talk) and has entire years missing out of his biography. That isn’t Sen. Obama’s fault: his job is to put his best face forward. No, it is the traditional media’s fault, for it alone (unlike the alternative media) has had the resources to cover this story properly, and has systematically refused to do so.

Mr. Malone is ashamed to be a journalist (RTWT). The media is covering for Obama, ignoring anything negative, and pursuing nothing. It is deliberate and systematic, and you're a damn fool if you don't see it. The old media has become Pravda for the Obama campaign.

Hell, even Dan Rather has noticed.

H/T Instapundit.

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October 23, 2008

Brutal, scary, accurate



H/T The Jawa Report

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In this entry, I link to a post where alexthechick...

... puts you some motherf*ckin' knowledge.

It's simple, read DPUD, get knowledge. And shoes. And sometimes fashion models working as ball girls for tennis matches.

I'm not sure who said it, but it bears repeating: wealth cannot be spread, only money.  Money ceases to be wealth the moment it's taken by force, since it could just as easily be taken again.

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October 20, 2008

Hope. Change. Shooting the other guy's tour bus.

We are the brown shirts we have been waiting for. If you see this on CNN, let me know, I could use a paradigm-shattering surprise like that.

Violence to advance a political agenda is extremely dangerous to the thin fabric of civility that holds our nation together. Don't encourage it, don't endorse it, no matter how tacitly. Doesn't matter who's hitting who, you have to stand up and say "no" or we all lose.

H/T ++undead

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October 18, 2008

Ok, I give in, I can admit that I'm a racist

Well, in any case, I'm at least as much of a racist as Rosetta and the little girl he mentions.

Intimidation and labeling a 12yo girl as racist for wearing a McCain/Palin t-shirt? Democrat SOP.
This is your party at work, democrats.  Proud of it?

H/T ++undead

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The Titanic Rescuing the Lusitania?

Not a bad analogy.  Looks it'll be the Big 2 soon.

Major plus?  Nissan might get the Jeep brand, and I might finally be able to buy a Wrangler with a clear conscience.  Unless they screw the pooch and leave it in UAW hands, of course.

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October 16, 2008

Does this describe anyone you know?

I didn't write it, but I like the list.

* Speeches in stadiums filled with mesmerized, adoring audiences - Check
* An uninspiring background before meteoric rise - Check
* Creates his own new symbols of power - Check
* Associates with racists, hatemongers and violent radicals - Check
* A propaganda machine willing to show him only in the best possible light - Check
* Uses, "glorious leader" style Agitprop posters common in totalitarian nations - Check (see German campaign poster for example)
* Wants Secret Police force - Check
* Somebody powerful people think they can control - Check
* Often dismissed as a light-weight by his opponents - Check
* Seeks to replace God with the State - Check
* People adopting his name as their own - Check
* Inspires adoration art - Check
* Appropriates symbols of past German glory - Check
* Never plans on giving up power - Check
* A narcissistic megalomaniac - Check
* Brazenly Takes credit for other people's accomplishments - Check
* Wants to build "youth" movement through Universal  National State service - Check
* Acts as if in power before he is - Check
* Some followers believe him to be divine - Check
* Worshiped and aided greatly by the media - Check
* Has his own salute - Check
* Has thuggish supporters intimdating political opponents – Check
* Using the power of the State to silence critics - Check
* Songs written to glorify him performed by children - Check
more...

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Cool facts about Joe "the Plumber" Wurzelbacher

From Ace's thread, saved here just for fun.

1. Joe the Plumber doesn't use a blowtorch to sweat pipe, he just asks it good questions until it starts sweating on its own.

2. He asked Obama a question, and Obama got the answer wrong.

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October 08, 2008

Linking videos is almost like blogging!


McCain was on the right side of this all along. So were Bush AND Clinton, for all the good it did.

H/T to Nice Deb

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If this guy runs for office, I'll help


With cheese indeed. Click through to watch some of his other videos, they all rock. H/T ++undead

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October 06, 2008

Has-been throws concert for wannabe

It's free, not fundraising, so I suppose it's probably skirting the edge of legality.

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October 02, 2008

One time, I tripped while stepping over a chain-rope fence...

...and hurt my right shoulder pretty badly. The muscles tightened almost immediately and I was in excruciating pain. So much pain that I didn't notice for almost two days that I'd hurt my knee. If I'd just hurt my knee, I'd have known right away.

I note this story because the big 2.5 are getting their sweet loan. Thanks Debbie, I feel sufficiently kneecapped.

For the record, I'm against the big bailout, which Debbie voted against (shock), though her vote against was because it wasn't quite socialist enough for her.  A stopped clock...

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