Elections, Amnesty, ObamaCare, Oh My!

November 19, 2014

So, the Democrat Party got thumped badly on November 4th.  And it’s about to get worse – Sen. Landrieu (D-LA) is probably going to lose badly in the Louisiana runoff.   The Prez said that all of his policies were on the ballot, and his party went down in flames.   The Prez sez “I [...]

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Al Gore and Food (He likes it a LOT!)

November 12, 2014

Michael Z. Williamson has, for a number of years, been making his living writing Science Fiction.  He is at least conversant in basic physics, astrophysics, military psychology, military culture, crowd/mob psychology, mass media psychology, government, politics, personal security, invective, and coherent and readable English. At least three of the above are displayed in the below [...]

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Veteran’s Day 2014

November 11, 2014

Today is the 11th Day of November.   BFHD (Big Fat Hairy Deal).   I learned many, many acronyms while I was working for Uncle Sam.  BFHD is at least sort of polite.   To millions of American vets, the 11th of November IS a big deal, in a quiet sort of way.   We [...]

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Open Carry of Handguns

September 12, 2014

I saw a quote in the Christian Science Monitor of a quote from the Beaumont Enterprise in Beaumont, Texas:   “When you see a civilian walking down the street or entering a store with an exposed gun, you don’t know if that person is just showing off his hardware or planning to commit a crime. [...]

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Does Google Think You’re Famous?

September 5, 2014

Stumbled across THIS at the Volokh Conspiracy, so I went to Google UK, and guess what?   I AM FAMOUS!!!   Go ahead, try it! Type in your name, and scroll to the bottom of the page.   You know that you want to know… are you as relevant as a Kardashian?

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Riots in Ferguson

August 17, 2014

Update:  Fox News is reporting that “A source close to the top brass” in the Ferguson PD claims that Officer Darren Wilson was “severely beaten” during the altercation with Michael Brown, that there was a struggle in the squad car for the officer’s gun, and that Officer Wilson was justifiably afraid for his life.  See [...]

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July 4th

July 4, 2014

Today, July 4th, is Independence Day. We celebrate the Independence Day with fireworks, parades, and other kinds of fun. We even celebrate by reading that remarkably short document, the Declaration of Independence. We even know, most of us, that John Hancock signed the Declaration in large, bold script, so that King George III of England [...]

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Need a good insult?

June 18, 2014

Or perhaps a disparaging remark? How about a gratuitous slime-ridden hag’s curse? Try http://www.guymacon.com/flame.html and prepare to be … ummm.. amazed? There is something for every occasion…

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The IRS IT Geeks lost What???

June 15, 2014

“13 June 2014 – Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the Internal Revenue Service informing the Committee that they have lost Lois Lerner emails from a period of January 2009 – April 2011.  Due to a supposed computer crash, the agency only has Lerner [...]

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October 26, 2013

In reference to the current State of the Union, I found the little quote below quite appropriate. “This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigour, we arise again and take [...]

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