It JUST Hit Me

I’ve had several people “advising” me that I put people off with my approach to the problems facing our nation.  They have also expressed their “concern” that I do not seem to be listening to their council.  Some of them seem to think it hurts me by putting others off.  (And then there are those…

Thank God for Little Ironies

Did you see this? YouTube yanks Romney web video over Al Green song Mitt Romney’s new web video, featuring audio of President Obama singing a few lines from Al Green’s, “Let’s Stay Together,” has been pulled down from YouTube via a copyright claim of BMG Rights Management. According to a release, the video, titled, “Political…

Star Of Obama Anti-Romney Ad Not As Hopenchangy As You Might Think

This is pretty damn funny. The guy doesn’t like Romney but he really hates Obama: The star of a pro-Obama super PAC ad is speaking out against … President Barack Obama. “I could really care less about Obama,” Donnie Box says of President Obama, according to In These Times. “I think Obama is a jerk, a pantywaist,…

The Environmental Movement is a For-Profit Industry

I believe in climate change. I’ve said it before in many posts; however, I do not believe that there is evidence of anthropological (human caused) climate change. Robert Rapier at the Consumer Energy Report skewers him some sacred cow: I am not so cynical to believe that this is all about money, but I do question how…

The American Oil Boom Is Just Starting

So says Walter Russell Mead and I happen to agree with him…I wish I had been writing about it. Forget peak oil; forget the Middle East. The energy revolution of the 21st century isn’t about solar energy or wind power and the “scramble for oil” isn’t going to drive global politics. The energy abundance that…

Points to Ponder LVIII

The Story: MSNBC Host Accuses Limbaugh of Racism for Saying Obama Used to Do Drugs [NOTE: I am not going to cite anything from this story because I heard the clip live as Rush said it, and the presentation by O’Donnell is so biased and intentionally out of context as to be unrecognizable by those…

Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs

The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs is a fable that is supposed to teach the perils of destroying that which profits you in the pursuit of greed.  It has been used as a allegory to explain the folly of socialism for many years.  One notable example was a cartoon drawn by the American illustrator…