Daily Archives: 20 January, 2012

The Costa Concordia file continues.

The ship is slipping toward it's final resting place at 7mm an hour.  When it slides off the ledge it's on now, the first bump – about halfway to the bottom – will burst the fuel bunkers.  2,300 tonnes of … Continue reading

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I'm pretty sure you read this here a year or two ago. Or a minute or two ago.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/world/asia/afghan-soldiers-step-up-killings-of-allied-forces.html?_r=2

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I’m pretty sure you read this here a year or two ago. Or a minute or two ago.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/world/asia/afghan-soldiers-step-up-killings-of-allied-forces.html?_r=2

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We now live in a declared war zone.

That means something – and not necessarily what Lindsay Graham and that old coot McCain intended – or maybe they did.  But one thing we do know is that Obama signed it – after making sure he had complete AND … Continue reading

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Obama letter.

Iran says Obama sent them a back-channel letter.  Obama says he didn't.  I think he did.  I cannot speak to the existence of the letter; but I can speak to the overt psychological profile of the President as regards the purported contents … Continue reading

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The clown car brigade.

http://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=200832

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Go Wisconsin.

Go Joe.  And go Wisconsin. http://jetpix.com/  

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Anonymous downs the feds – for starters.

H/T Patty Golden http://rt.com/usa/news/anonymous-doj-universal-sopa-235/ So now it becomes obvious that 'Anonymous' isn't merely a loosely affiliated group of ex 4chan/lolsec scripters.   I'll betcha they could take down the power grid. 

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The indefinite detention act. – Teachable Moments

I have been threatened by a radical muslim group.  It is my working assumption that anyone wanting to 'disappear' me or forcibly enter my home must be a terrorist.  Worse, they are possibly terrorists posing as police officers.  I'm not a criminal, … Continue reading

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The indefinite detention act.

If Bradley Manning had just been 'disappeared', along with Julian Assange and the Wikileaks staff, how much simpler would it have been to sweep them from the public consciousness?  VERY easy.  They would have never made the news at all. … Continue reading

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