Monthly Archives: August 2011

Small, but telling

Meh: Republican primary candidate picks up the baton of DrillBabyDrill and waxes joyously about sticking oil wells damn near anywhere. Still kind of meh: The candidate is Michelle Bachmann, she of the claimed ability to abolish the laws of supply … Continue reading

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I hate being correct…

Back in March, re: western involvement in the Libyan civil war: The root cause on the part of anti-Qadaffi Libyans — previous non-violent demonstration being met with gunfire — was clearly just. I get the feeling though that once this … Continue reading

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"…but I didn't order the combo meal!"

Over the past 24 hours, an argument took place via Twitter between Jim Harper of the Cato Institute & Matt Yglesias from ThinkProgress.  An argument over the National Weather Service.  Really. Jim sparked this by way of a random quip … Continue reading

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Ripped from the headlines!!

The Hidden Dictator’s Money email scam.  If you’ve been living under a rock, how it works is that someone sends an email claiming to be affiliated with a regime in Africa that hid a crapload of money overseas.  They say … Continue reading

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Pardon our blood…

MSNBC.com, a moment ago: Gee, somebody just couldn’t wait huh?

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Liberty, exit, and water. Lots of water.

Ugh…this again: Pay Pal founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel has given $1.25 million to an initiative to create floating libertarian countries in international waters, according to a profile of the billionaire in Details magazine. While I’m obviously in … Continue reading

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TWI: Trade-offs While Intoxicated

A discussion about the beer market in the U.S. brings up the amount of unionization of BMCs versus smaller brewers that actually know what they’re doing, prompting E.D. Kain to say this: Maybe this is just a sign that I’m … Continue reading

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