Bring Back the Draft

Bring Back The Draft…. And that’s not the NFL Draft my friends. Gen. Stanley McChrystal former Commander in Afghanistan say that the Nation should reinstate a draft if we go to war again.

Back to Scotland

Two weeks of time back in the States with family wasn’t really enough – but the clock has run out…Catching a flight back to Edinburgh in about 4 hours but before I left, I wanted to give some props to my daughter’s new employer, the US Ski and Snowboard Association. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard…

MyCar: The $18,000 Golf Cart

I’m keeping a watch on this one since it is happening about 50 miles north of my home town (there is a massive new Toyota plant 15 miles in the other direction in Blue Springs, Mississippi). An electric car maker plans another coming-out party Friday in north Mississippi. GreenTech Automotive says it will unveil its…

Selective Memory

I was forwarded an email about a little celebration in a town in the Czech Republic, so I googled the town of Pilsen and found a lengthy article in the travel section of the May 27th, 2011 New York Times that contained this single paragraph out of fifteen: Not every aspect of local culture will…

Who Rules the Rulers?

Black3 posted about the finding in the Florida eligibility case where a judge decided that Obama does not have to follow the Constitutional eligibility clause, this goes back to a case decided prior to the election in 2008 called Berg v. Obama et al.” Philip Berg, Democrat and former Assistant Attorney General for Pennsylvania, brought…

Reas Ipsa Loquitur

Strong, fact based, principled liberalism on display… …reas ipsa loquitur – Latin for “the thing speaks for itself”. Disagree with O-Care? Racist. Call Representative Allen West a motherf*cker? Speaking truth to power. This guy exemplifies what Reagan said: “Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know…