Monthly Archives: March 2014

MA2 MARK MAYO, UNITED STATES NAVY


Brave young man, rest in peace. Advertisements

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THOSE WACKY GERMAN COWS!


Fifty German cows, possibly weary of being exploited by humans, conspired in Rasdorf, Germany to blow up a barn.  They apparently coordinated their burping and farting to create a critical quantity of methane gas, then caused a spark, and poof!  … Continue reading

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EXTREME CLITOCENTRIC CLEVERNESS


Joni Ernst believes that she is River City, Ioway’s man for Washington DC because she knows how to castrate hogs.  With this qualification, she hopes to become a U.S. Senatrix of the Republican variety. (h/t The Hill via Weasel Zippers) … Continue reading

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DŰRNSTEIN CASTLE


Pics I took in 1981. This is where Leopold V of Austria had imprisoned Richard the Lionhearted after their dispute on the Third Crusade.  The castle was reduced to near-rubble by the Swedes in 1645. Of note, Swedish troops had … Continue reading

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ZERO TOLERANCE FOR BRAINS


Virginia Beach is in the news!  (I wish it weren’t; not for this…) Last week, a Bayside Middle School sixth-grader, Adrionna Harris, found a classmate of hers cutting himself with a razor blade.  Because there was no adult around, Adrionna … Continue reading

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THE REPUBLIC OF VENICE REDUX?


In a non-binding Internet referendum, an overwhelming majority of Venetians expressed their desire for independence from Italy.  According to the Czech online newsmagazine iDNES, the pro-independence activist and governor of the Veneto region, Luca Gaia, stated the problem as follows: … Continue reading

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A SOMBER WARNING TO CRIMEAN SEPARATISTS


You remember South Ossetia, right?  The place, previously part of Gruzia (i.e. Georgia in the Caucasus) that allegedly wanted to be “independent” and which achieved this blessed state in 2008 with help from Russian troops? Well, independence under Russian auspices … Continue reading

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DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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APOLOGIES TO JEAN SIBELIUS (NOT REALLY…)


The Swan of 2onela The Swine of Tuonela

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