Wednesday, August 4, 2010

I love slow motion stuff!

by Skip August 4, 2010

The egg on the mouse trap was cool and the fingers on the martial artist – yikes! (H/T: Boing Boing)

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WMUR 9 here in NH – Committment 2010

by Skip August 4, 2010

For those outside of NH, WMUR is pretty much the ONLY TV over-the-air broadcast station of note, so it gets watched.  They have their version of the obligatory political series that all stations run during this election season; they call theirs Committment 2010. Tonite, they had the four Republican Gubernatorial candidates on Jack Kimball John […]

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A simple practical example of the same service performed by the private sector vs the public sector

by Skip August 4, 2010

Coming home from San Diego, I ran into a very simple, but powerful example of the difference of how the same service was done by a private sector entity vs a public sector service: a bus. Avis: taking the bus to the Terminal after dropping off the rental car. Not a new one, but in […]

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Here’s another thing Bill Binne has said: “I’d just call a lawyer” – I guess he did!

by Skip August 4, 2010

Update:Well, THAT was quick! I just got polled – a lengthy one – by Kelly’s campaign via the Terrence Group out of Texas (I believe). Certainly, Brooks wasted NO time in getting this done! "You want a legal question, I call a lawyer. I’m not a lawyer." – I guess this is a general purpose […]

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Drat – I was born too early, I guess….

by Skip August 4, 2010

I would LOVE to be hale and hearty enough to try this – REALLY!  But reality is sinking in that my mortal coil may get unsprung permanently if I tried.  From Boing Boing: Remember – all politics all the time makes for a very dreary place…

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Want To Know Why….

by Steve MacDonald August 4, 2010

Want to know why you can never enter into a “bi-partisan” agreement with a liberal?   The same reason you can’t enter into any agreement with them.  No matter what you may think you have agreed to, if at some point in time they “change” their mind, they’ll just redefine it until they get their way.  […]

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Happy Birthday!

by Steve MacDonald August 4, 2010

Today is my daughter’s 10th Birthday.  She shares the day with Roger Clemons, Louis Armstrong, The Queen Mother Elizabeth, Anti-Semite Helen Thomas, Redskins Running Back John Riggins, Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman… …and someone else of note—I can’t seem to remember who though.

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CLEAR gets KO’d For Now

by Steve MacDonald August 4, 2010

With bi-partisan support the Senate has blocked a new energy tax passed by the House that would have hit the middle class and working families right in their shrinking wallets.  The CLEAR act, a job killing tax raising attempt by House democrats beholden to radical environmentalists, would have driven energy industry jobs out of America […]

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