Monthly Archives: March 2013

Minor Updates

First based on Edo’s post: They will likely review several scenarios including one under which Japanese and U.S. armed forces conduct joint operations in case China invades the islands, Kyodo said. Any fighting with Japan would escalate far more quickly … Continue reading

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Megan M. scores a hit, misses the bull’s-eye, isn’t using a Speare.

Via Insty, Ms. McArdle:  Why Do Economists Urge College, But Not Marriage? College improves your earning prospects. So does marriage. Education makes you more likely to live longer. So does marriage. Her answer to her question? Which makes me gravitate … Continue reading

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Pity the poor, gunless heathens.

Edohiguma has shared his “articles of faith”.  His religious pantheon may be Glock, Smith, Wesson, and a host of other gods and demigods, but surely we can all find common ground. … …ooh, ooh, I know!  A hymn.  Let us … Continue reading

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Shields are at 60%.

We still only have three techs available at work!  Our newly remodeled cyborg is back, but two others are out, sick or in training.  (Sick of training, that’s 100% of us, 24/7). Anyway, finally noticed that both MG and edo made … Continue reading

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Joss Whedon understands the peril of being lukewarm better than most Christians do.

Before we get to Joss, does Norm McDonald believe in God?  Hmmmm.   Can’t tell.  He only admitted to being religious.  Nobody’s more religiously fanatical than Global Warmists, and they don’t all think that Gaea is literally alive.  Anyway, behold the … Continue reading

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Japan and Article 9 of the Constitution

“ARTICLE 9. Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. (2) … Continue reading

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Just wow….

The levy will see deposits of more than 100,000 euros in Cypriot banks hit with a 9.9 percent charge when lenders re-open their doors on Tuesday after a scheduled bank holiday on Monday. Under that threshold and the levy drops … Continue reading

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END RANT MODE.

What I was pondering, before Bill Gates started begging for euthanasia, was the concept  of General Welfare.  The Fed runs out of spending money…yet again…on March 27th.  This is the latest of our  regularly scheduled crises, and the Ruling Class has noticed that America is getting a bit bored with having … Continue reading

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RANT MODE ENABLED.

We finally have most of our crew back, and I’m finally caught up on surveys.  So there’s been a chance today to do some writing.  But Word somehow closed itself out and I cannot find an hour’s worth of work.  … Continue reading

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Power level at forty percent!

Unexpectedly have to work for our shift tech tomorrow.  That means getting up an hour early for a twelve-hour shift.  Urg.  And of a normal complement of five technicians, we will have…two.  It will be a busy day. So, you can … Continue reading

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