Monthly Archives: December 2010

End of year pathos and stupidity

It’s the end of another crazy year and there are a couple of stories floating around the wire that show how crazy it is. The first two, combined, are just silly. The third makes me sad, mostly becasue the first … Read More

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The pathetic war to “save” Christmas

This is how pathetic the people who need an enemy so they can make a public show of saving Christmas from all the liberal heathens are: A casual joke defending Christmas is twisted into an attack so Christmas can be very … Read More

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Capitalism bites the carpenters in Vegas

Interesting story in the Washington Post today (click) about the demise of the construction industry in Vegas and what it’s doing to the carpenters there. It’s an interesting story on the view it gives of carpenters in Vegas who, during … Read More

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So Merry JOSHmas, already. Happy now?

I don’t mean to be disrespectful, but the whole fake “War on Christmas” is getting old. Really, what war? A bunch of people who think Christmas needs to be emblazoned everywhere, and is enforcing its own brand of political correctness … Read More

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Pity the poor rich; let’s take up a collection

I really get tired of these “How tough it is to be rich!” stories the eastern news media seems to be in love with. Ever since the economy crashed, both the NYTimes and the Washington Post have regaled us with … Read More

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Wikileaks or Wiki-about-darn-time?

Listening to a discussion on the SLC station KRCL about the Wiki-leaks thing (click) I have a couple of random thoughts: – On the whole I think they were a good thing. Obviously, government is doing a really crummy job … Read More

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Support the troops but don’t support the 9-11 troops?

OK, the Republicans in the Senate have just blocked a bill (click) to help the people who were injured on 9-11 by breathing the contaminated air from the disaster which, let us not forget, the Bush-era EPA knew was contaminated … Read More

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Tea Party = Sucker Party

Oh brother, what a bunch of rubes. You Earl Gray sippers got taken for a ride. Poor saps. I tried to warn you but would you listen? No. You wanted to elect people who promised to “take our country back,” … Read More

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TSA, the Military, nail clippers and an urban myth

OK, I got caught by this one.  For a few minutes anyway. But, seriously, all the red flags are there. So, right up front: The TSA has never banned nail clippers (or so it says. I recall they did, in … Read More

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Would your God’s theme park have meat balls?

A link to a story about the governor of Kentucky favoring tax incentives to build a theme park based on the  creationist version of the Bible got me to thinking: Why not do something similar in Utah? If tax incentives … Read More

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