Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tax to destruction.

This is another good article on the SCOTUS decision. “Test to destruction” is a perfectly valid and extremely useful design tool.  It’s funny, though.  Once engineers know what will destroy their product, they don’t procede to destroy each and every … Continue reading

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Perhaps Romney could share his views on Supreme Court nominees now?

I can’t believe it…the Left was actually right about something!  The Supreme Court is indeed politicized and activist. And this is now a face I’d really like to punch: It’s theoretically possible that things might actually work out better this … Continue reading

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Almost perfect, IMAO.

Frank J. has combined hilarity and truth once again.  He only made one teeny mistake. Instead of the text of the Constitution, they study “case law” and “precedent,” though a more accurate term for this stuff would be “constitutional fan … Continue reading

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Twue dat.

It suddenly came to me why I’ve been so scarce lately.  It’s this tewwible twend of tweeting Twitters (twitting Tweeters?)  It feels like being suwwounded by miwwions and miwwions of birds.  Vewwwwy bad thing, for a worm. I probably find … Continue reading

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Occult Oligochaeta’s Abode.

My tendency to burrow and hide should not be held against me.  It’s not only due to nature; some of it is because of my environment.  For I am a resident of “The Secret City”. And a co-worker just sent … Continue reading

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At work we just entered a bi-annual maintenance period.  I’m working from 7:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., and am the only tech here from 4:30 on.  At least the 10.5 hour workdays come with three-day weekends. It’s busy.  Not as … Continue reading

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I never kid myself, Lenny.

Though one of us does. The function served by daily newspaper journalism is critical to the very maintenance of democracy. It’s time we recognized that. Ha ha!  That’s a good one, Leonard!  Your obliviousness has an amusing, ridiculous beauty. Thinking about … Continue reading

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Behind on comments, sorry.

Just got back to the computer, I see a nifty 1812 post by edo and numerous thoughtful comments.  As it’s about midnight, will reply tomorrow.  Thanks for the thoughts and for a link from TheNewAtlantean!

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This comes as news, PunditWorld?

It’s becoming increasingly clear that President Obama is not burdened with too heavy a commitment to honesty. Wow, way to commit, Jonah.  You’re also wrong.  Something perfectly clear can’t become increasingly clear.  This Maraniss book has all of punditry commenting on … Continue reading

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The War of 1812

The War of 1812 was fought by drunken sailors for no good reason. The Untied States, still in its adolescence as a nation, felt that it wasn’t being taken seriously by other nations. Forced to be home by 10:00 p.m., … Continue reading

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