Ukraine has already been in the news this week with an escalation of traditional military forces however reports of cyber-weaponry being used are starting to surface.Read more "Snake Cyberweapon Unleashed in Ukraine"
A lengthy write-up today in Neatorama about the RAND Corporation, a think-tank most are familiar with on some level without really knowing it’s place in history. Think, of a huge R&D house, that inspired Doctor Strangelove, but also researched the effectiveness of government healthcare under the Nixon administration. While I think their headline is a […]Read more "Rand (The Corporation, Not Ayn or Paul)"
Cuomo’s homeland security director uses gun as laser pointer during presentationRead more "Powerpoints and Handguns"
An upcoming action film where a polio-striken FDR saves America from werewolf Hitler, Mussolini, and HirohitoRead more "FDR Fights Werewolf Dictators"
Without the need for a NATO intervention or challenge to national sovereignty, world news sources are announcing the arrest Ratko Mladić, the mastermind behind the Srebrenica Massacre during the Bosnian War of the 1990s. My disdain for the handling of the conflict, especially the Srebrenica Massacre is something I have mentioned on this site before; the international […]Read more "Ratko Mladić Arrested"
An in-depth examination of the humanitarian and peacekeeping blunders in the United Nations’ handling of UNAMIR, UNPROFOR, UNOSOM I, and UNISOM II.Read more "UN Peacekeeping : A Humantarian Greatest Hits Box Set"
“Nobody likes to have their 4th Amendment violated going through a security line, but truth of the matter is, we’re gonna have to do it” Their words, not mine. If this doesn’t make you angry or scared…. We need to take our country and privacy back from thugs like the TSA, FEMA, and DHS. I am […]Read more "RIP: The Fourth Amendment (1791-2010)"
Dairy Management spent millions of dollars on research to support a national advertising campaign promoting the notion that people could lose weight by consuming more dairy products, records and interviews show. The campaign went on for four years, ending in 2007, even though other researchers — one paid by Dairy Management itself — found no […]Read more "USDA – Culinary Spin Doctors"
I am not sure what exactly the city of Philadelphia is thinking requiring city-based bloggers begin paying for what amounts to a business license. For most bloggers I know, we are doing this as a labor of love. I myself have a regular day job and do this just for my own benefit and, the […]Read more "Philadelphia requiring business license to blog"
Recently, the Washington Post launched on an extensive expose surrounding the myriad changes to government programs and spending as a result of the attacks on September 11, 2001 in New York City. The report exposes an extreme number of unsettling revelations obviously, and I don’t want to use this space here to rehash all the […]Read more "WaPo exposes depth of Gov't disarray"
For all my seafood and shellfish loving friends, I am similarly concerned about the state of good food as a consequence of Deepwater Horizon spilling tonnes of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Fortunately, this wonderful film reel explains how much our beloved bivalves appreciate living in oil infested waters. Skip ahead to the 9:00 […]Read more "Oysters Love Crude Oil"
Let us not forget why we take time away from our normal routine today; it is to honor the memory of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in representing our country and ensuring the freedoms we enjoy on a day-to-day basis.Read more "Memorial Day 2010"
General Motors has recently aired commercials noting it’s newfound success for it’s ability to repay government loans, and promises a commitment to exceed consumer expectations. The Washington Times reports however that the company is currently under investigation for repayment fraud, allegedly using TARP funds to repay government loans. I’m not going to pretend to have […]Read more "General Motors : I hope GMAC didn't teach you this"
If you had told me a week and a half ago that I would have nothing to say about the presidential debate at Ole Miss and would end up writing a semi-political post to my blog about the Vice Presidential selection I would have been disappointed and probably wouldn’t have believed you. However, before we […]Read more "Wannabe Veeps"