Monthly Archives: October 2011
A couple years back, Phil gave me several CDs with (mostly) drum-and-bass music — new to me, and his musical obsession at the time. All were very cool, but I had the devil of a time trying to figure out … Continue reading
A tweet from #OccupyLA. They do know Los Angeles is built in a desert, right? #OccupyLA (@OccupyLA) 10/29/11 8:51 AM To maintain a physical & visual presence- our occupiers require donations of food & water. We have no water fountains … Continue reading
This is really, very, VERY basic physics, yet this guy doesn’t get it, but is old enough to use a computer, surf the internet, and post in proper sentences. Some choice examples: Here is a question you. So a light year … Continue reading
Here’s some quick perspective on sexual harassment suits: I’ve had to deal with sexual harassment allegations before; it’s part of my job as in-house counsel. Paying the claimant some money to settle has little to do with the truth or … Continue reading
This page here implies that the US Patent Office doesn’t give out patents left & right (they do), and that an inventor has to have a working prototype before a patent is issued (you don’t). I do love free energy … Continue reading
Like my last post, this is in response to a petition from the White house We The People page. Here is the petition (one of many that were similar in nature calling for the legalization of pot): Legalize and Regulate … Continue reading
And it shall be done Watch Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side? on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.
Here is what happens when you remove eight zeroes from the federal budgetary figures This helps to understand the US debt: • U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 • Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000 • New debt: $ 1,650,000,000,000 • National debt: $14,271,000,000,000 • … Continue reading
Everyone remember those White House petitions, the “We The People” petitions. Where the promise was: If a petition meets the signature threshold, it will be reviewed by the Administration and an official response will be issued. And we’ll make sure … Continue reading
“Government policy has nothing to do with common sense.” And that is not even the funny bit. Watch the whole thing.