Wednesday, April 30, 2014

House NASA spending bill provides a modest increase

Craig Ferguson is Stepping Down as the Host of 'The Late Late Show' and That's a Sad Thing

Providing the last part of the trifecta of the diminishing of late night comedy that started with Jay Leno's retirement and continued with Stephen Colbert replacing Letterman was Craig Ferguson's announcement that he is retiring as well.

Does Rand Paul's 'Stand with Israel Act' Go Far Enough?

According to the Washington Examiner, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky has seized upon Secretary of State John Kerry's odious Israel apartheid state statement and has offered the "Stand with Israel Act of 2014"

Smoking Gun Emails Discovered in Benghazi Massacre Coverup

It looks like that the smoking gun email has been uncovered that demonstrates that there was an Obama administration coverup of the true cause of the Benghazi Massacre with the goal of protecting the president's reelection prospects.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Russia makes threat against American astronauts on the space station
High ranking congressman calls for a NASA return to the moon

Too Lare for Senate Democrats Over Keystone XL Pipeline

Politico notes that the Senate Democrats are having a quandary about what to do about the president's punting a decision concerning the Keystone XL pipeline. That there will be some kind of vote is virtually certain.

John Kerry Tries to Dig Himself Out from Under Israel Apartheid State Gaffe

Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to dig himself out from the mother of all gaffes in which he suggested that the State of Israel is in danger of becoming an "apartheid state." The resulting firestorm was huge and bipartisan.

Toyota Tells California that It's Going to Texas

Texas Gov, Rick Perry has gotten a pretty big prize on one of his business and jobs rustling raids, in this case the American marketing and sales headquarters for Toyota which is moving from Torrance, California to Plano, Texas.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Ted Cruz demands Kerry's resignation over Israel “apartheid state” remarks
William Shatner given NASA's Distinguished Public Service medal

Palestinian Leader Admits There was a Holocaust and that it was a Bad Thing

The leader of the Palestinian Authority on the West Bank Mahmoud Abbas, said something remarkable recently. He admitted that there was a Nazi holocaust of the Jews and actually suggested that it was a bad thing.

The Left Swoon Over 'Capital in the 21st Century'

That French economist Thomas Piketty's new book "Capital in the 21st Century" is bunk and hokum goes almost without saying, though Michael Barone does a pretty good job of explaining why.

NBC's David Gregory Accused Tony Blair, George W. Bush of 'Making Things Worse'

NBC has denied that they had brought in a shrink to try to examine why David Gregory has driven the one great Sunday morning show "Meet the Press" into the ratings toilet. However the way he savaged Tony Blair should serve as a clue.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter, One of the Coolest NASA Missions Ever to Be Cancelled

Pro American on the Verge of Becoming Afghan President

The New York Times reports that the United States may have just caught a break, thanks to the people of Afghanistan, who seem to be on the verge of electing a pro American president name Abdullah Abdullah.

Sarah Palin Proposes Baptizing Terrorists by Waterboarding Them

Since it is an election year, Sarah Palin, the most powerful female politician on the planet, is on progress across the country supporting candidates and causes she favors. She stopped by an NRA rally in Indianapolis and had a provocative suggestion.

Dartmouth 'Phiesta' Fund Raising Event Cancelled for Being 'Culturally Insensitive'

An annual event called 'Phiesta' held at Dartmouth College by the Alpha Phi sorority and Phi Delta Alpha fraternity that raises money for cardiac care because a single student complained that it was culturally insensitive.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin citicizes NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission
Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks Muilling Cold War Thriller

The Haida People Fertilize the Ocean, Restore the Pacific Salmon, Enrage Environmentalists

Robert Zubrin best known for his advocacy of Mars colonies, recently touched on a little known project that has restored an abundance of salmon to the Pacific and in the process has gotten environmentalists irate.

Why Try to Remake 'Ben Hur?

With a number of faith based movies "surprising" people by making it big at the box office, it is no wonder that biblical epics are making a comeback, Indeed one of the greatest movies of all time is going to be remade.

The Democrats Have an Age Problem

Byron York, in a Washington Examiner piece calling on Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run for president, had an interesting observation about how really young and fresh most of the Democrats being mentioned for 2016 are.

Friday, April 25, 2014

SpaceX's Elon Musk all but announces space port is coming to Texas
SpaceX announces ocean soft landing, lawsuit against Air Force

VA Hospital Waiting List Scandal a Foretaste of Obamacare

Another commentary on the perils of government run health care occurred in the Fox News story of how a Veterans' Affairs official covered up the fact that almost 2,000 veterans were kept waiting months to see a doctor at a Phoenix VA hospital.

How Cliven Bundy Changed from a Folk Hero to a Racist Loon

It is astonishing how rapidly Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who is at the center of a land dispute with the federal government, transformed himself from a folk hero to a certifiable loon.

William Shatner Endorses Hillary Clintion for President

William Shatner made three crucial mistakes, as recounted on Hot Air. These are mistakes that neither of his two iconic characters, Captain James T. Kirk nor Denny Crane, would have made.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Scientist urges 'Friends of the Moon' to campaign for NASA lunar return

George Will Shows Stephen Colbert How It's Done

Watching George Will, that dry, conservative intellectual, is always a joy. He recently showed up on "The Colbert Report" and, according to Newsbusters, owned that show's madcap host, Stephen Colbert.

The Republican Party Targets Harry Reid

According to the Washington Times, the Republicans are going to use Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as an issue in the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. In a way they are taking a leaf from the Democrats' playbook.

Chris Hayes Thinks that Getting Rid of Fossil Fuels is like Abolishing Slavery

Chris Hayes, a talking head on MSNBC, recently published a piece in the Nation that suggested that the fight to abolish fossil fuels is pretty much like the fight to abolish slavery, though he takes pains to not draw a moral equivalency between the two.
What's a Time Machine Good For?
Ted Cruz tiger skin rug tweet sparks social media firestorm

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Missions to Mars Savaged from the Left

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, who rattled more than a few cages for his insistence that critics of the abandonment of the moon "get over it" is being savaged from the left for his advocacy of a Mars expedition.

John Kerry Bemoans How Complicated Things Are in the World

Hot Air notes that our current secretary of state, John Kerry, is bemoaning what he regards as the fact that things were so much simpler during the Cold War when all we had to do is worry about the Soviet Union.

Bureau of Land Management Mulls Seizing 90,000 Acres of Private Land on Texas/Oklahoma Border

Hard on the heels of the dust up at the Cliven Bundy ranch in Nevada, the Bureau of Land Management seems to be contemplating seizing 90,000 acres of privately held Texas land using a 1986 case as precedence,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

An American Defector Living in Russia Weighs in on the Ukraine Crisis

Hardly anyone remembers Arnold Lockshin, a Houston cancer researcher who abruptly took his family and defected to the Soviet Union in 1986. But he seems to have resurfaced on Disqus in defense of current Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

More Former Supporters Turn on Obama

President Obama is coming in for some harsh and even personal criticism from quarters that have previously been more supportive for things ranging from his delay of the Keystone XL pipeline to his foreign policy.

Rick Perry Challenges Andrew Cuomo to Economic Issues Debate

According to the New York Observer, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is traveling to New York on one of his business and jobs rustling raids, challenged that state's governor Andrew Cuomo to "a thoughtful conversation, a debate."
NASA's Bolden hits back at critics of asteroid mission 'Get over it'
The Battle of the Wilderness: Grant Refuses to Retreat

Monday, April 21, 2014

Purdue senior design class presents lunar base plan to NASA
Ted Cruz urges Siracha hot sauce maker to leave California for Texas

Tywin and Daenerys Teach Politics in 'Game of Thrones' Episode

The recently aired "Game of Thrones" episode "Breaker of Chains" had some more lessons in power politics, first from Tywin Lannister, and next from Daenerys, the Abraham Lincoln of the sword and sorcery world along with the usual sex and violence.

MSNBC Host to Obamacare Victims 'Just Deal with That!'

MSNBC, that insane asylum masquerading as a cable news network, is surely entertaining if nothing else. That was certainly proven again when host Melissa Harris-Perry had some advice for people who have been hurt by Obamacare.

Hillary Clinton Cited in Decision Funneling Foreign Aid to Corrupt Afghan Ministries

The Washington Times is reporting that Hillary Clinton, as secretary of state, was linked to a decision taken by The United States Agency for International Development that channeled money to Afghan government ministries known to be corrupt.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

SpaceX Dragon flight features soft splashdown of Falcon 9 first stage

Democrats Wonder Why Americans Are so Ungrateful About Obamacare

The Democrats' formula for grabbing and maintaining power is to provide some sort of overarching government benefit and then accept the votes of the grateful electorate. It worked for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

China to Become a 'Christian Nation?'

One of the more overlooked trends, as reported by the UK Telegraph, is that Christianity in various forms is exploding in China to such an extent that it may become the "most Christian nation in the world" by 2030.

New Push to Cede Federal Lands to the States

The Legislative Summit on the Transfer for Public Lands that was recently held in Utah was scheduled before the incident at Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch, but the fact that the two coincided has an odd serendipity.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

As electrical blockage is found Chinese scramble to salvage Yutu lunar rover
Obama regards Cruz sponsored anti Iranian terrorist diplomat bill as 'advisory'

American Troops to Poland Means Someone is Taking Putin Seriously at Last

The news that American forces are headed for Poland is surely welcome, evidence that someone in the administration is starting to take Russia's rape of the Ukraine with something resembling seriousness.

White House Uses Bieber Deportation Petition to Push for Immigration Reform

The Washington Times noted that the Obama administration used a White House petition asking that Justin Bieber be deported back to his native Canada as an opportunity to pontificate on the necessity to give illegal aliens a path to citizenship.

Obama Decides Not to Decide on the Keystone XL Pipeline

As Hot Air noted, the announcement by the administration on the Keystone XL pipeline was, in effect, that it will decide whether or not to build the thing "whenever we damn well please." Fox News suggests a revolt on both sides of the aisle is brewing.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Harry Reid Becomes Unhinged About Cliven Bundy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid decided to pour some gasoline over the fire started by the Bureau of Land Management's run in with rancher Cliven Bundy and called his supporters "domestic terrorists."

The Case for a Hillary Clinton Presidency Begins to Unravel

The Washington Free Beacon notes that the case for a Hillary Clinton presidency seems to be collapsing and with it hopes by the Democrats of retaining the presidency after Obama's administration becomes an unhappy memory.
John Houbolt, father of the lunar orbit rendezvous, dies at 95

Americans to Obama: 'You Lie!'

When Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. yelled "you lie!" at President Obama during a speech before Congress a few years ago, it was thought to be a breach of decorum. Now, according to a Fox News poll, the vast majority of Americans agree with him.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dark Invasion -- Chapter 14
NASA's Kepler discovers Earth-sized world in a star's habitable zone

How Kathleen Sebelius Enhances Republican Chances of Winning the Senate

According to the Hill, Democrats in Kansas are deadly serious about running former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for the United States Senate. Hot Air, understandably, is wondering what they are smoking.

Rand Paul's 'Stratigic Ambiguity' Toward Iran

Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY recently opened his mind about foreign policy, specifically in regards to what he would do about Iran and its drive to acquire nuclear weapons. He opts for something called "strategic ambiguity.

Michael Bloomberg Thinks He's Buying His Way into Heaven with Gun Control Effort

Former New York Mayor and billionaire anti-gun activist Michael Bloomberg revealed a strange motivation for his campaign for gun control as well as against smoking and obesity. He thinks that he is going to Heaven for his efforts.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Google mulled building a space elevator
New Implant Causes Paralyzed Men to Move Their Legs, Recover Function

Barack Obama's Monty Python Foreign Policy

As the Ukraine continues to spiral into chaos, thanks largely to Russian subversion, George Will had an interesting observation about the Obama administration's feckless response to the crisis.

Ron Paul to Defy IRS Demands

According to the Washington Examiner, Campaign for Liberty, a Ron Paul organization, has decided to defy an IRS demand that it hand over its donor list. It may even refuse to pay fines that the tax agency is levying as a result.

PETA Declares War on the White House Easter Egg Roll

Now PETA, that organization which is apparently dedicated to the death of all joy where it comes to food, has declared war in Easter, or at least the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition dating back to 1878.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

SpaceX signs 20 year lease for NASA's Launch Complex 39A
NASA's Cassini may have detected birth of new moon of Saturn

Why the Apollo Moon Landings Still Matter

Spaceflight Insider wonders if the Apollo 11 moon landing, which occurred 45 years ago this July, even matters. After all, it did not lead to lunar colonies, as many people at the time had hoped.

Why Cliven Bundy Aimed to Misbehave and Why We Should Care

Powerline lays out the case that even though Cliven Bundy is in the wrong where the strict letter of the law is concerned in his 20 plus year dispute with the Bureau of Land Management, he nevertheless deserves our support.

George H. W. Bush the Greatest Former President?

The New York Times seems to have pronounced George H. W. Bush the greatest living former president. The National Interest doesn't know what to make of that, considering the elder Bush's legacy a mixed bag.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Taking nothing away from SpaceX, but its chronic inabilitry to fly missions on any kind of schedule suggests that the plan to go back to the moon with many, many small rockets is a non starter, unless you want every lunar flight to take several years just in prep time.
United States Navy to Test New Rail Gun at Sea in 2016
Texas developing space ports in Midland and south of Houston

'Game of Thrones' Teaches a Valuable Political Lesson Again

"Game of Thrones" had its second episode of the fourth season and we said farewell to a character who was not so much beloved but memorable. Along the way we learned a valuable lesson about politics.

Man Suspended from Los Angeles Public School for Being an Awesome Science Teacher

Greg Schiller is a popular science teacher who used to work at the Cortines School of Visual & Performing Arts. He has been suspending, apparently, for doing his job and thus frightening school administrators.

Steve Israel Plays the Race Card in a Dog Bites Man Story

It has become a kind of dog bites man story to mention a Democratic politician playing the race card, as Steven Israel, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee did recently on CNN.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Ted Cruz riffs on Sebelius, touts growth and opportunity at Freedom Summit
The cost of operating NASA's Space Launch System depends on who one asks

To Prove Global Warming, Many Middle Classs White People Must Die

An unknown poster on a site called Climate Nuremberg, casting around for an argument to support the cause of global warming, actually suggested that what was needed was mass death and destruction to drive the point home.

A Cautionary Tale of Government Run Health Care from Vermont

Those who hope (or fear) that Obamacare is just a simple ruse to impose a Canada style single payer, government run health care system might want to look at the experience in Vermont as a kind of cautionary tale.

Cliven Bundy Stands Up to Federal Government and Wins

Someone in the federal bureaucracy got an attack of common sense and caused the armed troops sent by the Bureau of Land Management to the Bundy Ranch in Nevada to withdraw and to release the cattle it had confiscated.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Why Lyndon Johnson is No Hero, Liberal or Otherwise

The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act has brought out a lot of plaudits for its main architect, then President Lyndon Johnson. Michael Kazin, writing for the New Republic, would like to dissent.
U.S. Navy Working on Process to Turn Sea Water Into Fuel

White House Spokesman Jay Carney Has Soviet Propaganda Posters in His Kitchen

Thanks to a short piece in The Week, we have confirmation of everything we always suspected of both the Obama administration and of the news media. It seems that White House spokesman Jay Carney decorates his home with Soviet propaganda posters.

IRS Hitting Tax Payers for Decades Old Social Security Debts Incurred by Their Parents

Hot Air is reporting one of the greatest outrages yet inflicted during the Obama presidency. It stems from a little known provision in the 2011 farm bill that lifted the 10 year statute of limitations on debts owed to the federal government.

SyFy Channel to air 'Game of Thrones in space' based on 'The Expanse' novels

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin declares Russian lunar base goal

Friday, April 11, 2014

NASA abandonment of the moon out of step with international partners, academia
SpaceX's Dragon to carry robot legs, vegetable garden to NASA's space station
NASA funded researchers may have found the first exomoon

Obama Bureau of Land Management Risking a Bloodbath in Nevada Ranch Dispute

Cliven Bundy is a Nevada rancher whose 20 year plus long dispute with the federal government has every potential of turning into a blood bath, thanks to the ham handed actions of the Bureau of Land Management.

Stephen Colbert Moves Up to Network TV as Host of 'The Late Show' Replacing Letterman

The good news is the "The Colbert Report" is going to be cancelled. The better news, at least from an entertainment perspective, is that this is because Stephen Colbert is to replace David Letterman at "The Late Show."

Kathleen Sebelius Falls on Her Sword Over Obamacare

Kathleen Sebelius has resigned as Secretary of Health and Human Services, thus falling on her sword for the horrors that Obamacare has inflicted on the United States. Typically the left is trying to spin it as a triumph, according to Hot Air.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NASA to test flying saucer shaped landing vehicle

'Sharknado 2' Aims to Give Back to the Fish that Has Served it so Well

"Sharknado" as most will remember was that so bad it was great shlock movie that aired on the SyFy Channel that depicted tornados filled with man eating sharks ravaging southern California. The inevitable sequel, "Sharknado 2" draws nigh.

Partisan, Pro Obama Politicking Common at IRS Offices

If you want to know how it was that the IRS was motivated to harass conservative and tea party groups, the Washington Times reports how partisan, pro Obama politicking seems to be common place at tax agency offices.

Eric Holder is Affronted for Being Called Out, Plays the Race Card

You have to hand it to Attorney General Eric Holder. He handles outrageous outrage pretty well, albeit tinged with just a little schoolyard bully menace. That is all designed to cover up some distinctly lawless behavior.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

What If Germany Won World War One?
Matt Damon mulling leading role in 'The Martian'
The CIA Is Crowd Sourcing Intelligence Analysis in the Good Judgment Project
Star Trek's Kate Mulgrew tricked into narrating geocentric universe documentary
NASA suggests that Mars light likely reflection of sun off of rock

Al Franken Designates Sarah Palin, the Koch Brothers as Enemies of the People

Al Franken, the former comedian and current United States Senator from the great state of Minnesota, has decided to designate both Sarah Palin and the Koch brothers as enemies of the people for wanting him back in the private sector.

Proposal: Use Texas Government Surplus to Fund Sales Tax Relief

Texas, owing to a relatively robust economy and a frugal government, has about a $4 billion surplus in revenues going into 2015. A think tank called Texas Public Policy Foundation proposes that it be used for sales tax relief.

Obama Gender Pay Equality Gambit Backfires

The Obama administration believes that touting gender wage equality is the perfect issue to stir up female voters and distract people from Obamacare and the bad economy. It might have worked too if the White House was not a glass house.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

'Battlestar Galactica' to get big screen treatment

Maureen Dowd Imagines American Politics with Westeros Rules

Maureen Dowd has invoked her inner Walder Fey and has imagined what life would be like if the rules of "Game of Thrones" were to prevail in modern America. The results are, well, remarkable.

Monday, April 07, 2014

Barbara Mikulski vows larger NASA budget
Cruz sponsored bill to bar Iranian diplomat from the U.S. likely to pass

When the CIA Used 'Dr. Zhivago' as a Cold War Weapon

The Washington Post has run a story about a CIA operation conducted in the late 1950s that involved getting Boris Pasternak's classic novel "Dr. Zhivago" into the hands of as many Soviet citizens as possible.

California Radicals Protest Google Entrepreneur in Shakedown Move

Internet entrepreneurs used to be celebrated, even in California, for their ability to create wealth while developing entirely new industries. No longer, according to a story in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Time to Start Taking Down Putin's Empire of Corruption

Bill Gertz at the Washington Free Beacon has a great story about the other unsavory aspect of Vladimir Putin and his regime. It seems that while he is looking for new territory to conquer, he has been raking it in at the expense of Russia.

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Colorado utility wants to offer customers solar power at a premium

Sarah Palin's Staying Power Not so Remarkable

The Washington Post recently expressed astonishment about the "remarkable staying power" of Sarah Palin, former governor, former vice presidential candidate, TV star, wife, mother, and most powerful female politician on the planet.

Mark Pryor Doubles Down on His Obamacare Vote

Sen. Mark Pryor, D-AK, is one of those red state Democrats who are in trouble over their vote for Obamacare, According to The Weekly Standard, he has decided to double down and reaffirm his commitment to the bill.

In Chicago, More Guns, Less Crime

According to the Washington Times, the Chicago Police reported that the city has seen the fewest murders in the first quarter of 2014 since 1958. Not coincidentally Illinois started issuing concealed carry permits in January.

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Tobacco Could Be the Next Big Biofuel presents The Game of Thrones Sitcom

NASA, Congress in political food fight over asteroids vs. Mars direction

Rep. Jim Moran is Underpaid

Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va believes that members of Congress are underpaid. However if one could wish that our representatives were paid by performance, the inevitable conclusion is quite the opposite, that they are overpaid.

'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Wrestles with Freedom Vs. Security

"Captain America: Winter Soldier," besides being the latest Marvel Comics thrill ride, is a wry political commentary on such issues as NSA snooping and drone strikes wrapped up in a super her costume and amped up with CGI.

What Brendan Eich's Forced Resignation from Mozilla Says About Bigotry, Intolerance, and Double Standards

Back in 2008 the now former CEO of Mozilla held the same view on an important social policy issue that then Senator Barack Obama did but the opposite of what then Vice President Dick Cheney believed. He has been forced to resign as a result.

Friday, April 04, 2014

NASA confirms subsurface ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus

David Perdue Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot in Georgia Senate Race

A curious form of class warfare has entered into the Republican contest in Georgia for United States Senate. One of the candidates, David Perdue, suggested that his opponent, Karen Handel was unqualified because she is only a high school graduate.

An Israeli One State Solution an Outside the Box Idea

One of the oldest jokes in diplomatic circles is "For whom the gods would destroy, first they make them think they can make peace between Israel and the Palestinians." Secretary of State John Kerry is careening down that path to destruction.

Ben Carson Lays Down Principles for Obamacare Replacement

As Obamacare continues to careen out of control, its defenders such as the president after whom it was named have been thumping their chests and declaring that the debate is over and that getting rid of it is impossible.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Scientist: Next Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption Not for 1 Million to 2 Million Years
New 'Top Gun' Movie to Pit Tom Cruise Against Drones
NASA suspends non International Space Station cooperation with Russia

CAIR's Campaign Against 'The Honor Diaries' May Backfire

While liberal activists such as Sandra Fluke bellyache about an alleged "war on women" there is a real one going on in a number of Islamic countries, as documented in a new film called "The Honor Diaries."
Andrew Cuomo Trounces Bill De Blasio on New York Charter Schools

The fight between New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over charter schools is illustrative of a hidden divide between the far left wing and the slightly less far left wing of the Democratic Party.

Sarah Palin Banters with 'Vladimir Putin' on 'The Tonight Show'

There had been fears that when Jimmy Fallon took over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno, he would take the late night show into a leftist direction. This fear has proven groundless, as witness Sarah Palin's banter with an actor playing Vladimir Putin.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

HBO to air 'Women in Space' a comedy about female space colonists
Google Lunar X Prize deal with Discovery, Science Channels for live moon landing
Ted Cruz makes $1,5 million book deal
Another delay for SpaceX Texas space port environmental impact statement

British Sniper Takes Out Six Taliban with One Shot

One suspects that a thus far unidentified lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards Regiment of the British Army will not have to buy his own drinks for a while. Smoking six Taliban with one shot is a record not likely to be beaten any time soon.

Obamacare Celebration Just a Little Bit Premature

You have to hand it to the president. He really know how to spike that football and do that end zone dance. Having declared that he has signed up 7.1 million to Obamacare, he has added that the debate is over.

Austrian Study: Meat Eating Healthier Than Vegetarianism

If you wait long enough, it seems, you will find a study that will justify just about any diet. The Medical University of Graz, Austria has concluded that vegetarianism is unhealthier than eating meat.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Ted Cruz shows off his Winston Churchill tattoo

Rand Paul Once Blamed the United States for World War II

Sen. Rand Paul has been trying to remake himself into a Reaganite "peace through strength" conservative in advance of what many assume will be a run for the presidency in 2016. However he was not always so hawkish.

Harry Reid: 'Sarah Palin Berated Me'

According to Breitbart's Big Government, the latest target of Senate Majority Leader's ire is none other than former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. He invoked Palin in a fund raising letter sent out just before the first quarter of 2014 ended.

RIch Du Pont Heir Sentenced to Probation for Raping Three Year Old Daughter

For the general outrage comes the case of Robert H. Richards IV, a wealthy Du Pont heir, who was sentenced by Delaware Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden to probation for raping his three year old daughter.
The latest news is that Vladimir Putin wants to claim the moon for Russia, based on the theory that the United States cheated during the Apollo program.