Archive for December, 2010

Clearing the Browser Tabs - Auld Lang Syne Friday Edition

| December 31, 2010 | Comments (2)

One of my favorite songs is “Auld Lang Syne”, and the work on which it is based also happens to be one of my favorite poems. So far as I know, I’ve no Scottish blood in me, but when I read Burns, I wish I did. I’d be a bad blogger if I didn’t give [...]

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How Many People Did Public Sector Unions Kill in NYC?

| December 30, 2010 | Comments (6)

If this story is true, then a lot of public union officials and city workers people need to be in the dock. Soon. Selfish Sanitation Department bosses from the snow-slammed outer boroughs ordered their drivers to snarl the blizzard cleanup to protest budget cuts — a disastrous move that turned streets into a minefield for [...]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs - Countdown to 2011 Thursday Edition

| December 30, 2010 | Comments (0)

Can you believe the year is almost done? It seems like just a couple months ago, folks in my area of the country were dealing with the most snowfall we’ve had in over a century and a crushing loss by our beloved hometown Washington Capitals. Summer flew by, as did the Redskins’ hope for football [...]

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Sorry, Congressman, but Fascism Didn’t Work that Way

| December 29, 2010 | Comments (3)

Fresh from his being turned out by the voters of New York, soon to be ex-Congressman John Hall could not resist one last lecture for us poor unlearned and unwashed masses. Unfortunately, what he probably intended as a history lesson turned out more like a lesson in histrionics (via memeorandum). In a wide-ranging interview before [...]

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The Delivery Presents – Selfishness, CPAC, and Social Media

The Delivery Presents - Selfishness, CPAC, and Social Media

| December 29, 2010 | Comments (2)

I think SMP Mike really pegged the cover art for Episode 71. I don’t think I’ve ever been as fired up on the air as I was last night and I hope I didn’t sound too angry. Really, though, the foolishness I wrote about last night and talked about in the first half does make [...]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs - The Ranty Podcast Wednesday Edition

| December 29, 2010 | Comments (1)

You will either love or hate this week’s episode of The Delivery. I ranted a lot more than usual and my rant, at least in the first half, had an angry edge I don’t think I’ve ever had on the show. I’ll be interested to hear how it sounds myself. the link should come later [...]

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Fear, Loathing, and The Ghey at CPAC

| December 28, 2010 | Comments (41)

This is foolishness wrapped in stupidity tied up in a bow marked “political suicide”. Two of the nation’s premier moral issues organizations, the Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America, are refusing to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference in February because a homosexual activist group, GOProud, has been invited. “We’ve been very involved [...]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs - Kindle Tuesday Edition

| December 28, 2010 | Comments (1)

My “big” Christmas gift this year was a Kindle 3 and I must say that I’m incredibly impressed with it. My review pretty much squares with Moe Lane’s impressions, and I’ll have a bit more to say about it a little bit later, after I’ve had a chance to get a bit more familiar with [...]

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