QotD: Indecision 2008

What do you think of Stephen Colbert's satirical bid for the U.S. Presidency?   I think he's a Democrat, and I'm not familiar with his positions.  I enjoyed his maneuvering to maintain his corporate sponsorship.  Were I a registered voter in South Carolina, I would vote for him in order to lessen the impact of… Continue reading »



It occurs to me that the debate over global warming and climate change breaks down along fairly ideological lines.  Apart from the obvious conservative-liberal split, I have come to think of people as having one of the following attitudes as it pertains to the environment, planet, and relevant issues: Custodial – meaning that the primary… Continue reading »


Square Your Jaw, or Fret and Make it Worse

The global-warming hucksters Posted: October 23, 20071:00 a.m. Eastern The scaremongers are not always wrong. The Trojans should have listened to Cassandra. But history shows that the scaremongers are usually wrong. Parson Malthus predicted mass starvation 250 years ago, as the population was growing geometrically, doubling each generation, while agricultural production was going arithmetically, by… Continue reading »


Democrats Be Shoppin’

Here is an older clip from C-Span about Democrats and fiscal responsibility.  I feel sorry for the George Wendt-looking feller. Democrat Silence One thing you have to love about the Democrats:  I'm sorry, I drifted away for a moment.  Ok, moving on I would say that the Republicans have so much material to work with… Continue reading »


Zombie Survival 101

Welcome back folks.  We had a nice long break between seminars, but let's get right back into the swing of things.  October 31st is right around the corner, and as we all know this is the night when the eerie and macabre are commonplace due to a particular confluence of dimensions and planets.  We're much… Continue reading »


Back in the Saddle Again…

Howdy!  I'm officially back from my honeymoon and ready to get plugged back into the real world.  By real world, of course I mean Internet punditry!  But first, let me just say that the Bahamas are nice.  Really nice.  Weather was beautiful and there were plenty of touristy things to keep us occupied.  We went… Continue reading »


Getting Married

I'm getting married today.  Today!  The wedding starts in four hours.  Four!  I'm so freaking weird right now.  Disassociation?  I don't know.  I put a little Kahlua in my coffee this morning and that helped.  Oh God.  I'm so ready to be married, but I wish I didn't have to do it in front of… Continue reading »