JUNE 9, 2011 10:28AM

Last Day of School

Today is the last day of school for my kids, so I drove off at 5:45 this morning to buy a couple of bagels with cream cheese at the local good bagel shop.

I got back, parked, and walked in the side gate. Walking by the side of the house in… Read full post »

MAY 15, 2011 11:40AM

Banned for two weeks from /b/

I replied to some of the usual spam on /b/, an imageboard, with a list of the canned replies the original poster replied to his own spam with, things like "been waiting to see this forever" -- with this kind of spam thread, the responses are scripted, so I posted a… Read full post »

MAY 1, 2011 9:11PM

Cheap screen door

After my cats were born and we (me, the breeder, both cats) were waiting until they were six months old to make their way west, I determined that the time had come to add a screen door to the laundry room door off the kitchen, the route by which we usually… Read full post »



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JANUARY 29, 2011 12:24PM


This morning I took Flynn to his robotics club meeting then drove on to the local farmer’s market.  I had the price of a pound of “Taza Divina” coffee beans on me and made a beeline to the coffee lady (whose name I

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NOVEMBER 8, 2010 12:42PM

More on fake tungsten-filled gold bars

Gld ETF Warning, Tungsten Filled Fake Gold Bars

Commodities / Gold & Silver 2009 Nov 12, 2009 - 12:22 PM

By: Rob_Kirby

“Gold Finger - A New Take On Operation Grand Slam With A Tungsten Twist”

I’ve already reported on irregular physical gold… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 5, 2010 9:13AM

David Harvey -- Crises of Capitalism

The scary real U.S. government debt ... Boston University economist Laurence Kotlikoff says U.S. government debt is not $13.5-trillion (U.S.), which is 60 percent of current gross domestic product, as global investors and American taxpayers think, but rather 14-fold higher: $200-trillion –… Read full post »


Yemen says UPS planes never take off or land in it


SANA'A, Oct. 30 (Saba) – No UPS cargo planes left Yemen to other countries in the last days and there are no direct flights from Yemen to the United Kingdom or the United Stat…

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Suspicious Package to U.S. not from Yemen; Yemenia Air Cargo DirectorRead full post »




The Run Upon the Bankers[1]

The bold encroachers on the deep
Gain by degrees huge tracts of land,
Till Neptune, with one general sweep,
Turns all again to barren strand.

The multitude's capricious pranks
Are said to represent the seas,
Breaking the bankers and the… Read full post »


This is a beauty.  How do you say 'not good news for nyse: BAC' in a language  Shelia Bair understands? 

Bill Black says that the FASB 157 Hour Of Power, and delusion, is over.  Banks are still insolvent.  The Fed is complicit.  Put the banks with the… Read full post »

OCTOBER 8, 2010 1:14PM

F-35 Fighter Jets for Israel?! WTF?

Is HR3808 The Equivalent Of TARP 2 And Obama's "Get Out Of Bail" Gift Card For The High Frequency Signing Scandal?

By Tyler Durden
Created 10/06/2010 - 21:21

Now that the High Frequency Signing (HFS, not… Read full post »

OCTOBER 6, 2010 2:44PM

Modern Bullshit Detector Keywords

1. Eco -- Eco-ANYTHING, it's sheer marketing, it's worse than fingernails on a chalkboard.

2. Tuscan -- Tuscan ANYTHING, see #1, sheer marketing.

 3. Green -- unless it's Kermit the Frog back in his heyday, I don't want to hear about anything being "green" -- it's a dismal marketing term and… Read full post »


Please take a moment to call your (probably useless) Senators regarding these HORRIBLE Bills, which literally could hand over control of our food supply to corporations and outlaw any dietary supplment we now take for gr… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 22, 2010 8:39AM

Ahmadinejad's UN translation "breaks down"

My, my, my -- a speech by Iranian President Ahmadeinejad suffered from "technical difficulties" at the UN.

Now, doesn't it seem far more likely that some party or other ensured that the usual UN automatic translation would not be available in order to prevent his speech from being heard?

I'd post… Read full post »

Due to recent censorship by Salon/Open Salon, please view this post at:




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SEPTEMBER 11, 2010 2:04PM

Censored comment on salon.com

"No, it's not my imagination: vanished comment

I see that someone has quoted part of a comment I'd left which has vanished -- it's not in the comments section of this article, nor does it appear in the index of my published comments.

Kind of a sloppy way to censor, isn't… Read full post »

Obama Extends Bush’s 9/11 State of Emergency

Posted By Jason Ditz On September 10, 2010 @ 5:38 pm 

In a letter issued to the heads of Congress today, President Barack Obama announced yet another one year extension of a/

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2010 2:53PM

Washingtonsblog: The Anniversary of 9/11

From http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2010/09/anniversary-of-911.html


Thursday, September 9, 2010

The Anniversary of 9/11


Don't want to hear this?

Tough. Grow up.

9/11 Commissioners:

SEPTEMBER 9, 2010 10:23AM

USA: Further disgrace

The sharply divided ruling was a major victory
for the Obama administration’s efforts
to advance a sweeping view
of executive secrecy powers.
From the NYTimes:
September 8, 2010

Court Dismisses a Case Asserting Torture by C.I.A.

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From electricvillage.blogspot.com :

September 5, 2010

96 Taser-Related Deaths in the United States

Today we added Adam Colliers (Gold Bar, WA) as the 96th taser-death on our list

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Calif. Senate candidate Fiorina to visit Israel… Read full post »