Climate Scientists are in a Tough Spot…

Politico has become nothing but yet another outlet for left wing opinion and spin. Darren Samuelsohn writes in an article titled: Cold shoulder for climate change bemoaning the lack of heat under the smoke of “climate change”.  Apparently there is not much interest in “climate science” in Washington these days. Climate scientists are in a…

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Rule 5 Bonus – Daisy Lowe

Since I have been traveling a lot, I have fallen behind on my crusade to inform the US about the hot ladies from my temporary home in the UK. I’m posting this to help compensate for my lack of performance in this area. May I present Miss Daisy Rebecca Lowe. In addition to being the…

Rule 5 – The Underrated Hotties of Joss Whedon

Some of my favorite entertainment vehicles have been the product of Joss Whedon. Firefly and the resulting movie, Serenity, are favorites as well as Buffy, Angel, and Dollhouse. Joss also has a few favorite actresses that are, in my humble opinion, vastly underrated on the hotness scale. These lovely ladies include Amy Acker, Eliza Dushku,…

Fire Ice

One of the banes of deepwater oil and gas recovery is the tendency of the control lines and pipelines to be plugged by an ever present material called methane hydrate. When this compound leaves the elevated temperatures of the subterranean world and encounters the cold temperatures of the sea floor at the high pressures at…

The New Aristocracy

Mark Steyn absolutely slaughters a point that I, in my amateurish blogger manner, barely scraped the surface of when I wrote this: The governmental bureaucracy thrives on heredity – they value longevity as an avenue for advancement and view loyalty and chronology of service over performance. The recent “revolts” of the public sector unions served…

Obama is the new Arafat…

We know that Obama is losing votes from the communist wing of the Democratic Party, now he is working on losing the Jewish liberal vote. Obama says Palestine must be based in 1967 borders President Barack Obama is endorsing the Palestinians’ demand for their future state to be based on the borders that existed before…