Daily Archives: October 23, 2009

Roosevelt

I’ve been engrossed in Google Books’ version of Theodore Roosevelt’s autobiography. Ye gods, the man was a natural blogger born before his time.

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The Soundboard: Day Late Edition

Sorry, forgot what day of the week it was yesterday. From Uncle earlier this week we were reminded that Nine Inch Nail’s Pretty Hate Machine is now two decades old (which spawned a round of comments disparaging all follow-up work … Continue reading

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You have got to be ^$#!(#&@$ kidding me!

What the hell have we allowed to happen? For some parents, shouting is the new spanking Jackie Klein is a devoted mother of two little boys in the suburbs of Portland, Ore. She spends hours ferrying them to soccer and … Continue reading

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He can’t be serious

Sadly though, he probably is. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said that the individual health insurance mandates included in every health reform bill, which require Americans to have insurance, were “like paying taxes.” He added that Congress has “broad … Continue reading

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Simulating

What with the opportunity to skip two harsh Muscovian winters, I doubt they’ll have much problem finding folks willing to take up the challenge. Starting in 2010, an international crew of six will simulate a 520-day round-trip to Mars, including … Continue reading

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