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they’re out there… OR *clicky*clicky* More on Tyler Wilson and here and here. Here Wilson ‘splains dihydrogen monoxide to a fish out of water:
and Delicious …Racism is a resource and like every other resource, it’s in danger of running out. We hit Peak Racism decades ago. Peak Sexism peaked even earlier. Even Peak Homophobia peaked a while back. The cool kids are trying to push Islamophobia while peddling worn copies of Edward Said’s Orientalism that the campus book [...]
TV We caught this little movie last nite: The Seige Anyone seen it? Not particularly good; just eerily prescient….
what, now? NASA’s Langley Research Center has collated data proving that “greenhouse gases” actually block up to 95 percent of harmful solar rays from reaching our planet, thus reducing the heating impact of the sun. whaaa????? NASA’s Langley Research Center instruments show that the thermosphere not only received a whopping 26 billion kilowatt hours of [...]
right out loud Maher on his show, “whateveritis” [4/19/13], interviewing Brian Levy, the director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism [helluva career choice, Briiiian] at California State University in San Bernardino about the Boston Bombers [no, not the roller skating team]: MAHER: …I mean, if you read what the older brother [...]
*head*desk*head*desk*remedy!* Nooz you can uze. “Pain extends beyond tissue damage and hurt feelings, and includes the distress and existential angst we feel when we’re uncertain or have just experienced something surreal. Regardless of the kind of pain, taking Tylenol seems to inhibit the brain signal that says something is wrong,” So does bourbon, Buddy… so [...]
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bullpoo flinging Rep. Doug Lamborn (R) of Colorado began quoting from what he said was an unclassified version of the DIA report, which has not yet been made public… ‘DIA assess with moderate confidence the North currently has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles. However, the reliability will be low.’ …a day ago, [...]
or – not enuff coffee …the ‘anti-drone hoodie’ [from] Stealth Wear… is a hooded shawl made of a silver-fiber material that is …”intended to thwart overhead thermal surveillance from drones.” wait for it… …they are inspired “by Muslim dress: The burqa and the scarf,” he adds. “Conceptually, these garments align themselves with the rationale behind [...]
Paraprosdakians … ParaprosdOkians 1. Where there’s a will, I want to be in it. 2. The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it’s still on my list. 3. Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 4. If I agreed with you, we’d both [...]
and Quality of Life Cheap is good. Money is scarce. But sometimes it’s worth spending that extra buck. Like paper plates. Sure, I can get ‘em for .007¢ apiece. But you hafta use seven of ‘em or they become instant Dali painting and there’s your yummy dinner *pl000p* on your shoe. Why not spring for [...]
erm… [!!!] Well, it meets this CBS Standards and Practices prohibition for The Grammys…. “Please avoid sheer see-through clothing that could possibly expose female breast nipples. Please be sure the genital region is adequately covered so that there is no visible “puffy” bare skin exposure,” …“Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately [...]
geddum … [PDF] In Texas, we have a more modest view of government. … “Attempts to put law-abiding gun makers out of business hardly qualify as ‘modest common-sense gun control.’ Instead, they are a manifestation of an unabashed agenda to deprive law-abiding citizens of our right to keep and bear arms. … “Your continued anti-gun [...]
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a taste …the motto, fleshed out, for the benefit of the easily confused must read “The State will take from each according to his ability: the State will give to each according to his needs.” “Needs and abilities” are, of course, subjective. So the operative statement may be reduced to “the State shall take, the [...]
it’s a murky world… “Guess what? Have I mentioned how irritating I find any “argument” that begins with “Guess what?” Automatic FAIL. “Guess what? A shotgun will keep you a lot safer — a double-barreled shotgun — than an assault weapon in somebody’s hands that doesn’t know how to use it, even one who does [...]
I’m not so fond of him, either…. [Sir David Attenborough:] “We are a plague on the Earth. It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world [...]