Day: March 29, 2013

The Curiosity rover on Mars

That’s an old picture sent back by Viking or Pathfinder or one of the previous visitors to Mars. The Curiosity rover is a whole new ball game. And it’s really interesting. Go HERE to see why. (Hit the FULLSCREEN button in the upper left and use the magnifiers to get the full effect. Yikes! Cool!)

A Bolder Kind of RINO

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.  —Junius House Bill 135 passed out of the House this week. The bill repeals the stand your ground bill that was passed over the governor’s veto last year. The vote was very close …

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Confessions of an Unrepentant Realist – Part 1

It’s the precedent of the seizing of Cypriot assets that alarms me.  I’m hearing from news anchors that, “it can’t happen here”, from pundits that, “it can’t happen here” and that, “America is too strong, it’ll never happen. We’re different.” But, unfortunately for me, I’m one of those people who doesn’t believe Americans are immune …

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The Waste List

Courtesy of Twitter and the NRCC, we have a list of government spending defined as waste.  There is wasted regulatory spending, and then the plain old “why is the government paying for that” waste. Examples? Video game programs and studies.  Audit programs that cost more than they save. Sculpture gardens.  How about cash innovation awards …

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Money for nuthin….

So let me get this straight, some 250 folks were trusting (nay, let’s be honest, greedy and stupid) enough to loan money to a Ponzi scheme in the hopes of making astonishing returns on those loans and when the scumbag operating it finally ran out of suckers and money and the game collapsed, these 250 …

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Obamacare claims more victims: Juicy Couture. Clueless employees, though

Capitalism is easy to understand; here are Skip’s Rules: Rule Number 1: The company owns the job.  Not you.  While good employers care about their employees, the Company comes first, long term. Rule Number 2: Companies exist to make a profit. You have their job until you no longer help them make a profit. Rule …

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So, David Gregory, host of Meet The Press, will be on a reality TV show?

Just what ALL Conservatives have been waiting for – a Meghan McCain reality show!  Does it really show, that I’m not thrilled about her?  If not, now you know.  Simply put, I put her in the same category as the Kardashians: “er, WHY are they famous?”. Well, Gregory brings the “Meet The Press” chops, which …

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