Monthly Archives: July 2012

MSNBC CREATES A NEW COUNTRY


This morning, a formerly U.S. competitor won the gold medal in skeet shooting.  I say “formerly,” because the MSNBC commentator identified the anthem that was played as that of the “United States in America.” The media are getting way too … Continue reading

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VIVA ITALIA! AGAIN AND AGAIN!


Sometimes bureaucrats get so comfortable and politicized as to have lost all sense of human decency.  Enter, as example, Jacques Rogge of the International Olympic Committee and his refusal to authorize a moment of silence to commemorate the 40th anniversary … Continue reading

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COOKING WARMING DATA


Anthony Watts, writing at WattsUpWithThat, has just announced the results of a five-year study of climate warming trends in the United States.  The study concludes that at least half of the warming trend in the United States is artificial due … Continue reading

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SUPERSONIC BIPLANE?


Eddie Rickenbacker, in his fragile Nieuport XIII, creating the proverbial double boom over the trenches? Well, no, but it’s a helluva image.  And not so far-fetched, either. It looks like the idea of a supersonic biplane has been around since … Continue reading

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OLYMPIC FASHIONS


Oh when da Czechs, go marchin’ in, oh when da Czechs go marchin’ in, oh Lord please let me skip that numbah, ‘cuz dem blue boots, dey is a sin! Looks like the Czech Olympic team, in blue galoshes, takes the … Continue reading

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EXPERIENCE IN COVER-UPS LEADS TO A FED JOB


it appears that Graham Spanier, who resigned the Penn State presidency because of his role in the Sandusky scandal, is now working for a “top secret” federal agency.  (h/t The College Fix) An investigation conducted by former FBI director Louis … Continue reading

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WINSTON’S A BUST


You can’t make this up! One of the first things Obama did after occupying the White House was to exile the bust of Winston Churchill by the distinguished British sculptor Sir Jacob Epstein (h/t Weasel Zippers).  This fact, plus the … Continue reading

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ARE YOU A GOOD SWITCH OR A BAD SWITCH?


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DEPRESSION AND ARTIFICIAL LIGHT


The possible relationship between artificial light and depression is popping up more and more frequently. A new study done at the Ohio State University Medical Center exposed hamsters to dim light at night and picked up changes in behavior and … Continue reading

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THE INVASION OF AUSTRALIA


Just finished an interesting 2010 Australian film called Tomorrow, When the War Began.  It depicts the reaction of a small group of teens to an invasion by “coalition forces” to force Australia to “share” more of its resources with others.  … Continue reading

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