Daily Archives: February 3, 2010

The Internet. It saves lives.

I’m from the internet and I’m here to help. Watch the sunset, save a life. A woman admiring the sunset on a tourist webcam in northern Germany spotted a man who was lost on the frozen North Sea and probably … Continue reading

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Mini-Soundboard: Winning Streak Edition

Phil may chime in a bit later with his own Soundboard, but having just tallied my fourth win — that’s 4-0, biatches! — in California administrative hearings makes me want to celebrate early with some happy tunes. Did I mention … Continue reading

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Pilot Bread: “Half-life, not a shelf life”

The quote’s from Gerry N in the comments to my post below. He mentioned Pilot Bread, and I said “huh?” Google’s my friend: Interbake has no plans to discontinue the crackers, which it produces almost exclusively for Alaskans. “You can’t … Continue reading

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Costco Resupply Run: Meat

Okay, so I did the first of my Costco runs to replenish our 90-day-for-two-people-and-two-dogs earthquake/survival stored stuff. All of the below fits in a Contico storage locker like the one in this post. (For the heavy canned stuff, I use … Continue reading

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Your Daily Geek – Better Mousetraps Edition

First up, Metal Storm is just bound and determined to get it’s gimmick on a battlefield somewhere, this time with a better mine field.  I actually like this idea, sensors are a lot cheaper than actual mines, unexploded ordinance is … Continue reading

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I’m starting to think

that my home state of WI produces a better quality politician.  Agree with them or disagree, at least they are willing to stand alone and apart from the party dogma to try and get things done.

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The Problem with Centrally Planned Economies

is that the Central Planner is required to not be batshit insane!

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“If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance,”

“Baffle them with bullshit” That is an old George Carlin quote. It is also what this editorial published by the BBC (and then picked up by the progressive “CommonDreams.Org site) boils down to. The unknown author’s suggestion to Obama is … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 02/02/10

Don’t read this more than two or three times. Otherwise, your head might explode. It’s the recession more than the budget that is causing the deficit Chris @ AmericaBlog He is trying to, essentially, blame Bush for the deficit by … Continue reading

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They want you to notice

I want to tie-in to Mad Rock’s post from yesterday on the topic of the TABOR crowd in Colorado Springs, Here is a bit of the article he links to Community business leaders have jumped into the budget debate, some … Continue reading

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