Monthly Archives: June 2012

OBAMA IS A LIAR, SAYS THE SUPREME COURT


All along, Obama has argued that Obamacare is not a tax, but regulation of commerce under the Commerce Clause.  The Supreme Court says otherwise.  Obamacare cannot be upheld under the Commerce Clause, but it is upheld as a tax. This … Continue reading

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WHAT OBAMA DON’T GOT


Ability to make hard decisions.  Ability to make intelligent and realistic decisions.  And… …cojones. Can anyone imagine Obama doing this? (h/t History News Network) While publicly claiming neutrality between Argentina and the U.K. during the 1982 Falklands War, President Ronald … Continue reading

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FAILED STATES


Foreign Policy has released its annual review of failed states.  (h/t Via Meadia)  Interesting things to be noted here: 1.  there is a very high positive correlation between state centralization (communism, socialism, fascism, corporatism, Islamism) and higher state failure rating, … Continue reading

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ZERO THE HERO


Here is Zero the Hero, visiting Mrs. Kubat’s Hermitage Elementary kindergarten classroom on the 180th day of school.  Up until then, he was only a cardboard-and-paint figure, but this time he wowed the kids by appearing in the (somewhat portly) … Continue reading

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JASPER HAS A NEW BUDDY


The little guy is Guinness, a dachshund and Aussie shepherd mix.  (He’s no relation to Sir Alec that we know of, by the way).  Guinness owns the young lady on the extreme left.  He loves to play with Jasper, and … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND DEMENTIA?


There is an interesting report in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) concerning an association between blood caffeine levels and retarded or blocked progression of dementia in people. (h/t Medscape) Herewith the relevant portion of the abstract: Although both human … Continue reading

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PLEASE, NOT AGAIN…


This past March, Nike got in hot water for timing the release of its Black and Tan shoes to coincide with St Patrick’s Day, apparently unaware of the fateful meaning of “Black and Tan” in Irish history. Not to be … Continue reading

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THREE SLEEPS VINEYARD B&B


Liz and Glenn Bartholomew, the best kind of people, run a lovely bed & breakfast in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon. Dang.  Wish I’d known this a few years back, when me and family were driving all over Washington, … Continue reading

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FEDS AND FOREST FIRES


Here’s MonkeyWrenchingAmerica, an interesting blog documenting the Greenshirts’ (compare Brownshirt) excesses in the United States. Of particular interest at this time, when forest fires rage in the West, is the sad story of the depletion of the U.S. water bomber … Continue reading

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ZOE’S BIRTHDAY


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