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{ Monthly Archives } February 2009

Definitions

Lemonade; n. What we’re giving GM.

Forget Haiku

I was going to wax eloquent about this, but in the end, all I can say is Damn. A 224 word palindrome. (via The Agitator)

Consensus

If you’re already tired of our Dear Leader’s plans to fix everything by spending more money, head on over to The Register for an article on the JSER (Japan Society of Energy and Resources) report released a month ago (funny that it hasn’t gotten any coverage in the MSM) which says, among other things that […]

Threat Assessment

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Not as planned

I had some very specific plans for this evening. As is often the case here in the Ratlands, things went awry. I have, thankfully, not ever been much of a drinker and haven’t spent a lot of time around people who were, so I have only rarely been in a position to hold someone’s head […]

Waiting for the other shoe

Now that the stimulus bill has been passed and signed, how many days do you think it will be before we start hearing news of hopeful signs in the economy.  If you think all the doom and gloom we’ve been hearing (not that there aren’t some real problems in the economy) claiming that this crisis […]

Discretion is the better part of…

not having to take the 5th? (I saw one at TJIC and started looking at all of them.)

Stimulate me

(via Three Sources) Reason Magazine has a personal stimulus generator.  I am happy to report I am apparently going to be stimulated.  You might want to get in on the action.  (My grant is below the fold…)

Out of the loop. Getting old.

I admit I had absolutely no idea what an “underpants gnome” is/was.  I had to google for it. (Here.  I’ll save you the trouble.  Because that’s just the kind of guy I am.)  I only mention my woeful ignorance of pop culture because of this: Obama is an underpants gnome. Step 1: Win the presidency. […]

Quote of the day

Best I’ve seen tonight comes from Jim Treacher: I will say this: As a president, Obama is a hell of a gameshow host.

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