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Plugged-In Poverty

30th September 2012

Poverty ain’t what it used to be.

 The most recent government data show that more than half of the families defined as poor by the Census Bureau have a computer in the home. More than three of every four poor families have air conditioning, almost two-thirds have cable or satellite television, and 92 percent have microwaves.

How poor are America’s poor? The typical poor family has at least two color TVs, a VCR, and a DVD player. One-third have a wide-screen, plasma, or LCD TV. And the typical poor family with children has a video-game system such as Xbox or PlayStation.

What to know what real poverty looks like? Look here.

‘I want to go to America. I want to see a country where poor people are fat.’

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Why Aren’t the Oldest Living People Getting Any Older?

30th September 2012

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Well, some people worry about these things.

Last month, a 114-year-old former schoolteacher from Georgia named Besse Cooper became the world’s oldest living person. Her predecessor, Brazil’s Maria Gomes Valentim, was 114 when she died. So was the oldest living person before her, and the one before her. In fact, eight of the last nine “world’s oldest” titleholders were 114 when they achieved the distinction. Here’s the morbid part: All but two were still 114 when they passed it on. Those two? They died at 115.

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Test Your Vocab

30th September 2012

Check it out.

 Test Your Vocab is a research project to measure vocabulary sizes according to age and education, and particularly to compare native learning rates with foreign language classroom learning rates. It functions by means of a test: the first part with a handful of words to determine the general vocabulary level, and a second part with a larger but narrower selection of words to determine the vocabulary level with greater precision.

Remembering always that this is just an estimate. My score was 39,900; don’t know whether that’s good or bad. Robin can probably beat me, since he’s more of a polymath than I am.

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Your Phone Will Soon Be Your New Doctor

30th September 2012

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Soon, your phone will know more about your health history and fitness goals than your doctor does. And according RunKeeper founder Jason Jacobs, when this plays out at scale, it will change the dynamic between you, your doctor and the traditional healthcare system.

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Kenya: Muslims Murder One Child, Seriously Injure Three Others in Grenade Attack on Church Sunday School

30th September 2012

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How many more of these attacks are we going to see before a significant portion of the Western government and media elites decides that resisting jihad is not “racism,” but a struggle for justice and basic human decency?

Don’t hold your breath. After all, it’s Over There, rather than Over Here, so who cares? Certainly not Obama.

That’s some fine Religion o’ Peace™ you got there, Mohammed.

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What’s the News Across the Nation?

30th September 2012

Gates of Vienna asks an important question.

Below is a snapshot of today’s top news headlines, taken from Google News at about 10:00am EDT:

On the morning of September 30, 2012, Google’s news editors (or its bots) considered these the eleven most important new stories of the moment. Those highlighted in red —seven of the top eleven — are directly related to Islam.

As you can see, all the Islam-related stories involve extreme, brutal violence — now, in the past, and in the future. That is, 64% of the day’s top news stories concern Islamic violence. And today isn’t particularly special — it’s pretty much a normal news day.

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World’s Tallest Skyscraper to Be Built Like Meccano in Seven Months

30th September 2012

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 Zhang Yue, 52, says his 220-storey, 2,750ft-tall building in Changsha, which he has called “Sky City”, will be the world’s first standardised, factory-built skyscraper: bringing China’s mass manufacturing skills to our cities.

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UK: School Bans Parents Watching Sports Day Without Criminal Record Check

30th September 2012

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 Parents have been banned from watching their children compete at sports unless they have been vetted by police.

  1. Thank God you don’t live in Britain.
  2. Without eternal vigilance, it could happen here. Probably in California.

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Mark Bittman, Fascist

30th September 2012

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Mark Bittman, who for years wrote “The Minimalist,” a useful and entertaining recipe column in the food section of The New York Times, is now an op-ed columnist for the paper. That’s too bad, because he was much better at the former job. In an essay that ran in the Sunday edition of the Times, Bittman gets excited about the “fun” and “inspiring” project of taxing Americans into better eating habits. Like Kelly Brownell, who runs the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University, Bittman wants to “tax things like soda, French fries, doughnuts and hyperprocessed snacks” while subsidizing “the purchase of staple foods like seasonal greens, vegetables, whole grains, dried legumes and fruit.”

Too many people in this world think that it’s the primary function of government to make other people do it their way. That’s what we’re fighting.

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Bangladesh: Muslims Torch Buddhist Temples & Homes in Rage Over Photo of Burned Qur’an

30th September 2012

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But remember: if you stand up against this madness and call it what it is, you’re a “racist” and an “Islamophobe.”

That’s some fine Religion o’ Peace™ you got there, Mohammed.

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HAPPY DANCE SUNDAY

30th September 2012

Go Your Own Way

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Social Safety Net Harmful to Economic Growth?

29th September 2012

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When we hear a politician promising to enhance Medicare or Social Security, is he or she really saying “I promise to retard the future economic growth of the U.S.”?

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I Can Haz Productivity? Why You Should Look at Cute Animals at Work

29th September 2012

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I don’t think they mean Julie the receptionist.

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Quote of the Day: Voltaire

29th September 2012

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To learn who rules over you, simply find out whom you are not allowed to criticize.

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Pakistan: Muslims Beat Bishop as He Was Leaving Church

29th September 2012

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If white people did this to a black person, bishop or not, what would happen? Front page for a month, handwringing by all of the Usual Suspects, Obama would find somebody to whom to deliver an apology, Hillary Clinton just wouldn’t understand it, etc.

But it’s Muslims doing it to Christians so: Big yawn.

Yet another reminder, if one is needed, that freedom of religion is not a Muslim value. And that our Ruling Class doesn’t really care.

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Embracing 3-D Printers, Manufacturer Tells Customers to Print Their Own Replacement Parts

29th September 2012

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Not sure yet whether this is a positive development or merely businesses sloughing off stuff they ought to be doing onto their customers. Kinda like being forced to pump your own gas, come to think of it.

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Attempted Honor Murder in Montreal

29th September 2012

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A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni Islam, says that “retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right.” However, “not subject to retaliation” is “a father or mother (or their fathers or mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring’s offspring.” (‘Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2). In other words, someone who kills his child incurs no legal penalty under Islamic law.

We have the same system, you just have to do it before they’re born.

“‘It’s for your good. Let me finish’: Afghan-Canadian mother told police she stabbed her daughter with a kitchen knife,” by Graeme Hamilton for the National Post….

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Mass Transit v. Class Transit in L.A.

29th September 2012

Steve Sailer explains it all to you.

 As you can see from the map, you can now go anywhere … except for the huge chunk of the left side of the map that represents the Westside, which is where most of the money and good jobs are. In theory, Westside liberals are all in favor of rail transit, except in practice they don’t seem to either use it or want others using it near them.

Back in 1986, the feds were offering to help build a subway down Wilshire Blvd., but Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) blocked it, so the Purple Line peters out in Koreatown.

Mass transit is fine for the Little People, but we can’t have them riding though our neighborhoods.

 The question with mass transit in Los Angeles is one of class transit. The poor have always ridden mass transit, and the poor we shall always have with us. But higher classes have always taken their cues from the top. In Los Angeles, the top people have always attempted to live as inaccessibly as possible. Last May, for instance, I looked up as President Obama’s Marine Corps One helicopter droned overhead on one stage of his labyrinthine passage to a fundraiser at George Clooney’s house in Fryman Canyon. Even if you are President, you can’t get to Clooney’s house easily.

That’s why God made SUVs, obviously.

 If your fondest career hope is that Steven Spielberg’s personal assistant calls you up and invites you over to Steve’s house in Pacific Palisades to talk about that idea you have, you’d better have a car because you can’t get to his house any other way. And it better be a nice car to park in his curving driveway because you don’t want to look like some kind of a loser. And similar thinking goes for all the people hoping to get invited to the house of somebody who is hoping to get invited to Spielberg’s house, and on down the line.

Hey, one must have standards.

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Report: 225,000 Californians Flee State Per Year

29th September 2012

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Pretty soon the only ones left will be the stupid ones.

With results as you see them….

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School Cafeteria Employee: ‘Seconds’ Banned, Extra Food Thrown Away Under Obama Rules

29th September 2012

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The new school year is only a few weeks old, but it’s already becoming clear that the federal government’s new school lunch guidelines are about as popular as the NFL’s replacement referees.

After EAGnews.org published a recent article about how the Obama administration’s new calorie limitations for school lunches are leaving many American students hungry (especially high school athletes), a concerned food service worker from a western Montana school district contacted us with news about how the guidelines are impacting her students.

She only agreed to an interview on the condition of anonymity.

According to our source, the new federal guidelines require vegetables to comprise the largest portion of a student’s lunch, while the entrée is now being treated as a side dish. That means a lot more of the stuff most kids don’t eat and just a tiny portion of the palatable item.

“It’s completely flip-flopped in terms of portion size,” our source says. “I’m appalled at the serving sizes we’re required to give high school students.”

Even though some kids may be leaving the lunch room hungry, the new Obama-imposed rules prohibit students from receiving additional helpings, even when there’s food left over.

“We’re told we cannot serve seconds, that we cannot save leftover food for the next day. We must throw it away,” our source says. “What a waste for hungry kids who aren’t getting enough to eat to begin with.”

Hey, wasting money is what government does best.

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UK: NHS Facing ‘Massive Loss’ of Doctors Overseas

29th September 2012

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The NHS faces “a massive potential loss” of junior doctors overseas due to plummeting morale caused by problems with training and the ongoing dispute over pensions, the British Medical Association has warned.

Don’t you just love that government-provided healthcare? Don’t you just wish we had such a system in America? We probably have too many doctors anyway — and besides, where else would they go?

 

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Transparency: Study Claims Obama Cabinet Ignored 19 in 20 Disclosure Laws

29th September 2012

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President Barack Obama campaigned in 2008 on a promise to make his administration the most transparent administration ever, but a recent Bloomberg News survey found that 19 out of 20 cabinet-level agencies failed to obey the law to disclose the cost of travel by its top officials. In addition, just eight of the 57 federal agencies met the news organization’s request within the 20-day time period required by law.

My, what a surprise! Aren’t you surprised? I’m sure surprised.

 

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When Crustian Memes Collide….

29th September 2012

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan has jumped into the food fight over school breakfast, calling for schools nationwide to adopt new programs to provide free morning meals, which Mayor Bloomberg’s administration warns might lead city kids to pack on the pounds.

Hm, which approach to Big Brother shall we take today? Increase dependence on the nanny state by providing ‘free’ food for their kids? Or increase subjection to the nanny state by dictating the composition of what food those kids will eat? What to do, what to do….

Of course, once we’ve got them hooked, if the proles refuse to get with the program, we can just cut their kids’ rations.

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USEFUL STUFF SATURDAY

29th September 2012

The Wobbly Boot Pico-Brewery

i-Ruler

Actifry

The Ostrich Pillow. Wouldn’t mind having one of these.

5 High-Tech Toys for Your Geeky Cat.

Bacon Bubbles for Your Dog. I am not making this up.

Pollution-Eating Clothing.

Recording Police Encounters? There’s An App for That.

 

 

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The Streetcar Swindle

29th September 2012

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But the sad secret is that streetcars of all descriptions and vintages are at best modestly successful transportation projects, at worst expensive objets d’art that very few people use. Demand for the vehicles is driven not by the public but by the dreams of land-use planners and downtown boosters who imagine that aesthetically pleasing vehicles lumbering in slow circles through walkable areas will somehow prompt a boom in economic activity. Streetcar booster Gloria Ohland has often written that streetcars should be considered “economic development projects with transportation benefits.”

Yet the fantasy that people will travel or move to a particular location purely for the pleasure of tootling around in a trolley has consistently failed to materialize. Because the urban circulator is not tailored to the needs of modern city dwellers who use mass transit to get around, there is no natural constituency to ride them. The result: Many communities get stuck with an eternal loop of empty, expensive white elephants.

And yet the people who tout these attempts to revert to the way things were in the 19th century invariably think of themselves as ‘progressives’. What’s up with that?

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Egyptian Jizya Hits a Snag

29th September 2012

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The Obama administration’s plan to transfer $450 million in cash to Egypt hit a roadblock Friday as a top House committee chairwoman blocked the move, saying it warrants further review.

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We’re From the Government, and . . .

28th September 2012

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It is axiomatic that if the federal government had realized five or six years ago that the technological advances in directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing that have set off the current domestic oil and natural gas boom were coming, they surely would have done something to stop it.  Now the greens and federal regulators are trying to play catch up: they can’t openly try to stop the boon of new domestic energy because its benefits (like cheap natural gas and 1 percent unemployment in North Dakota) are too evident, so they are trying to slow it up with “concern” about “issues.”

God forbid we should actually have, you know, energy independence.

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Top Five Worst Obamacare Taxes Coming in 2013

28th September 2012

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Be prepared.

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Democrat Congresswomen ‘Less Feminine in Appearance’ Than Republicans

28th September 2012

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Time-rich psychologists in the USA say they have discovered that female Democratic politicians are significantly less feminine in appearance than Republican ones – so much so that it’s often possible to tell which party a woman politico belongs to just by looking at her.

Hey, tenure doesn’t grow on trees.

I’ve always thought that Congresswoman DeLauro looks like somebody that Indian Jones ought to be battling in a third-world country. But I thought it was just me.

And a survey among undergraduate volunteers showed that you can actually tell what party a US lady politico is by gauging how feminine she appears:

In fact, the relationship is so strong that politically uninformed undergraduates were able to determine the political affiliation of the representatives with an overall accuracy rate that exceeded chance, and the accuracy of those predications increased in direct relation to the lawmaker’s proximity to feminine norms.

Well. There it is.

“Female politicians with stereotypically feminine facial features are more likely to be Republican than Democrat, and the correlation increases the more conservative the lawmaker’s voting record,” adds Colleen M Carpinella, a UCLA graduate student in psychology.

Hey, right-wing chicks are hot. Anne Coulter. Michelle Malkin. Laura Ingraham. Sara Palin. Pamela Geller. Bo Derek.

Perhaps interestingly, Democrat congressmen also appeared more masculine than Republican ones.

Sadly, that doesn’t surprise me a bit.

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Are You Pooping Wrong?

28th September 2012

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Enquiring minds want to know.

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Awesome Vintage Calculators

28th September 2012

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Sometimes the old ways are best … and sometimes they’re just prettier.

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Firefly & Lessons in Contract Law

28th September 2012

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Firefly was wickedly creative, well-written and had fantastic humor. Spaceships and wardrobe that ranged from Western to Steampunk to Chinese aside, Firefly presented excellent Contract formation issues.

Contract formation consists of 1) Offer; 2) Acceptance; 3) Consideration; and 4) Performance.

In the world of Firefly, it was often 1) Offer 2) Acceptance 3) Gunfight (also known as breach). Let’s review three episodes to examine these contract issues.

Malcolm Reynolds, Esq.?

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Dearborn, Michigan: Muslims to Rally Against Free Speech

28th September 2012

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“There is a need for deterrent legal measures against those individuals or groups that want to damage relations between people, spread hate and incite violence.” Who decides who is damaging relations, spreading hate, and inciting violence? They do, of course. They’re the “best of people” (Qur’an 3:110).

Another reminder, if one is needed, that freedom of speech is not a Muslim value.

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“Stop Calling Criticism of Islam ‘Islamophobia’”

28th September 2012

Even Canadians are getting a clue.

In the opinion of some scholars, journalists, and activists, the nature of European and North American reaction to Islam is an example of prejudice, falling suitably under the umbrella of what they call Islamophobia. In our estimation, however, the use of this term, and its cognates Islamophobic and Islamophobe, is not only misapplied, as in the case of the Dutch dissidents Geert Wilders and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, but altogether inappropriate and deserving of repudiation.

If they want to kill you and make you slaves, it’s not a ‘phobia’, it’s a very realistic position.

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The Marriage Question, Romney’s Polling, and Bibi’s Red Sharpie

28th September 2012

Erick Erickson calls ‘bullshit!’.

You know that 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce right? Every time gay marriage comes up, that data point comes up. Fifty percent of married couples get divorced. If heterosexual couples value marriage so little, why should they stand in the way of gay couples who really will value it as a civil right?

You know that evangelical Christians in the United States get divorced at the same rate as everyone else, right? Every time Christian living comes up for discussion, the media uses that data point as a point of derision for those who point to Christian values.

You do know that a majority of Americans favor gay marriage right? Every major media outlet in the nation takes it as an article of faith that gay marriage is an opinion held by a majority and you are a bigot if you think otherwise.

Did you know that none of those data points are true? You’d never know it from the media. In fact, from most surveys you’d never know it. Those are the talking points. In fact, the rate of divorce in the United States, while still not great, is only around 30 to 35%. The rate of divorce among “Christian evangelicals” matches the general population, but not among practicing evangelicals. It is one thing to say someone is an evangelical Christian. It is another to see if they actually practice their faith. On gay marriage, it may show up in polling as having majority support, but in actual votes it has yet to muster support of a majority of voters even in places like California.

But the media hangs on to those data points that turn out to be false. They report them as truth because the data confirms how the media sees the world, even though it ain’t so.

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The Free Phone President

28th September 2012

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The fact that the free phone program antedates the Obama Presidency, as Obama’s spin-doctors are at great pains to point out, is not the point. The point is that Obama’s underclass base thinks he’s the reason they’re getting free phones, and so that’s why they plan to vote for him: Vote for Obama and you’ll get free stuff. That this is an abiding theme of this administration dates back to Obama’s first months in office, where the cry was ‘Free Obama Money‘.

So the nation appears to be split into people who are going to vote for Obama because he will give them free stuff, and people who are tired of paying for other people’s ‘free’ stuff — who will presumably vote for Romney, not because they think he’s going to be able to stop the government giving people free stuff at taxpayer expense, and probably not because they think he’s going to try all that hard to stop the giveaways, but because there’s more of a possibility of that with Romney than with Obama. That’s all the choice we get, and most of us are weighing a doubt against a certainty and will vote accordingly.

It’s a great time to be a useless slug in America.

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Threatening Violence Works

28th September 2012

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Just one day after an Islamic activist attempted to cover over private property in spray paint (and a woman who got in her way), the Metropolitan Transit Authority in New York has announced they will amend their rules to prohibit the types of advertisements that offended her.

So all it takes to suppress free speech is one Politically Correct fascist with a can of spray paint. Go, America.

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“The Great California Exodus: A Closer Look”

28th September 2012

Steve Sailer.

 Perhaps my assumption that we owe certain debts to our fellow citizens, whether or not we like them or approve of their politics, is simply outmoded. The contemporary mindset seems to be that nobody is more annoying than your fellow citizens who don’t agree with you, in contrast to those blank slates from Randomistan.

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Egypt: Christians Flee Town After Militant Threats

28th September 2012

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Coptic Christian families have fled their homes in a town in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, fearing for their lives after receiving death threats from suspected Islamic militants, a local priest said Thursday.

That’s some fine Religion o’ Peace™ you got there, Mohammed.

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Win Your Wife’s Weight in Beer at the North American Wife Carrying Championship

28th September 2012

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Don’t say we never have useful stuff here.

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ABC News Uses iCloud to Track a Stolen iPad to TSA Officer’s Home

27th September 2012

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Do you feel more secure? I sure feel more secure.

TSA: Bringing Third-World corruption to a First-World neighborhood near you, all at the expense of the American taxpayer.

Aren’t you proud?

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Azerbaijanis Jailed for Jewish School Murder Plot

27th September 2012

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Investigators said Aliyev was hired to carry out the killings in Baku by an individual linked to security services in neighboring Iran.

Aliyev said in a televised confession that the attack was to be a reprisal against Israel for the assassination of an Iranian nuclear physicist.

If you can’t get at Israel itself, any random Jew will do.

That’s some fine Religion o’ Peace™ you got there, Mohammed.

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Campbell Soup Leaving California

27th September 2012

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Campbell’s isn’t the only big business to flee California’s oppressive business climate this week. Comcast announced two days ago that it will close all three of its call centers in Northern California, including one in Sacramento. 1,000 Comcast employees, including 300 in Sacramento, will have to pull up stakes.

 

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Cherries Reduce the Risk of Gout

27th September 2012

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 Eating cherries can reduce the risk of gout by more than a third, according to new research.

Don’t say we never have useful stuff here.

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Full List of Obama Tax Hikes

27th September 2012

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President Barack Obama has signed into law twenty-one new or higher taxes on the American people.

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Rodents Are First Mammals Observed Regenerating Tissue.

27th September 2012

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Two species of African spiny mouse have been caught at something no other mammal is known to do — completely regenerating damaged tissue1. The work could help improve wound healing in humans.

And they did it without using embryonic stem cells. Don’t tell the Huffington Post.

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Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard?

27th September 2012

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Would it surprise you a whole lot to learn that they did?

[] Yes

[] No

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It Takes 275 Water Molecules to Make Ice

27th September 2012

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Just in case you were wondering. I know I was.

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We’ve Already Passed the Tipping Point for Orbital Debris

27th September 2012

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 Since the dawn of the space age, more than 20 000 objects larger than a softball have accumulated in Earth’s orbit. About 1000 of those objects are spacecraft that carry active payloads, serving many valuable missions for mankind. But the rest could best be called junk, the by-product of thousands of launches and routine spacecraft deployments, nearly 200 explosions, and several collisions. And this junk poses a serious problem.

Not to me, it doesn’t. I’m sure that the people for whom it does represent a problem, i.e. the people (mostly governments and corporations) who have satellites up, are aware of it and taking whatever action they think is appropriate. (Or maybe not – the chief achievement of government employees, including NASA, is to kick the can down the road.)

This sort of the-sky-is-falling thumbsucker of an article is why there are so many hysterical buttinskys wandering around.

How do we change our ways?

What do you mean ‘we’, paleface? ‘We’ don’t. It’s not been demonstrated that it’s any of ‘our’ business.

One of the ugliest features of modern ‘journalism’ is the habitual, reflexive tendency to find something that can be characterized as a problem, and then JUMP to the conclusion that it’s some sort of character flaw in ‘us’ that ‘we’ need to fix. And the MUST HAVE proposed solution is invariably something that the government MUST DO, at taxpayer expense.

NASA continues to fight a growing hazard with what has been, at best, a level budget.

Translation: WE NEED MORE MONEY!!!!! (Not surprising when you look at who’s writing the article..)

What NASA—and the world—needs is a clear mandate.

I’ll give you a ‘clear mandate’: Mind your own bloody business.

You want to ‘fix’ this ‘problem’, fine, it’s your problem, you pay for the fix. Put YOUR money where YOUR mouth is, leech.

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Saudi Deports 150 Female Pilgrims, Holds 1,000 More, Nigeria Says

27th September 2012

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Saudi authorities have deported 150 female Nigerian pilgrims and detained another 1,000 because they came unaccompanied by men, Nigeria’s government announced on Wednesday.

Mohammed Bello, chairman of Nigeria’s national haj, or Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, said 150 women on one flight had been stopped at the airport for “lack of … lawful male accompanying pilgrim”.

But hey, Muslims are just like you and me, right?

And the feminists say: [chirp] … [chirp] … [chirp] ….

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