Category Archives: Musings

Forget Team Edward and Team Jacob

So in the Time Machine, the time traveler finds that humanity has diverged into two species. One kind is made up of witless incompetents who have everything provided for them and never question it. All they do is have sex, … Continue reading

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An Invidious Comparison

Last month, there arose a story that spread around the Internet like wildfire. Wait…wildfires don’t actually traverse DSL wires.  Rats.  Nor do hotcakes. Okay, I don’t have a good metaphor, but regardless…”The Bible” mini-series was a tremendous hit for the … Continue reading

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Please pray for Chewie

Our 3 1/2 year old standard poodle, Chewie, is in the hospital.  He had had an eye infection 10 days ago, and our vet noticed that he had lost about six pounds.  She asked us to keep an eye on … Continue reading

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Obama Wins Reelection

An interesting thing about Democrat reaction tonight.  NOBODY loves Obama.  They just hate Romney. You know…I could understand the seething loathing from Democrats if we were running someone like Reagan-on-steroids, but in the last two elections our candidates were two … Continue reading

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That wage question

The sad thing is that the “women earn 72% of what a man earns for the exact same job” factoid is peddled by professors of women’s studies who earn the same amount as for a professor of something useful like … Continue reading

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Wind Power’s Greatest Danger is Profitability

Painful debate tonight, just because I hate hearing the candidates accepting the stupid premises of the average joes in the town hall style forum. I would have preferred that Mitt Romney say, “If business owners can really hire a woman … Continue reading

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Did the Democrats ever apologize for creating the KKK?

Back circa 1865-1875, the Republican party and America’s black population shared a renaissance. The Republican party, having prevailed in the Civil War (and with most of the Democrats in the South out of power while Reconstruction began), passed the 13th, … Continue reading

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This sounds like a hoax!

A drunk underage Irish teen in Boston? Come on!

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Maggie Simpson speaks… and says WHAT?

Tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” was about four stories of women in literature.  Usually, these “three stories” episodes are mediocre at best.  I think they started doing these right around the time that I fell out of love with the … Continue reading

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Critic past his prime honored

Roger Ebert received a great honor recently, and I’m of two minds of the matter.  As a guy who appreciates film, I bet he’d be great to pal around with and talk about which X-Men movie was better and why, … Continue reading

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