Linkposts, 8/29/12

August 29, 2012

File under “things you didn’t know were true”: Ice Hockey is a safer activity than Baseball. The information is via the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and is a PDF. Al Qaeda was working with Iraq. Click on the link, note the date of the indictment, and then do a “find” for “Iraq”. Via the Federation […]

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My 9/11 Post

September 11, 2011
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Section 311 of US Code Title 10: (a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied males at least 17 years of age and, except as provided in section 313 of title 32, under 45 years of age who are, or who have made a declaration of intention to become, citizens of the […]

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Congratulations to the new nation of South Sudan

July 9, 2011
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After Years of Struggle, South Sudan Becomes a New Nation Sometimes, we do good. Congratulations, and good luck.

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Kill or Capture

May 7, 2011
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And this is why I’m a lousy blogger: it takes me three days to seriously answer questions about my previous post. Taking the concepts in turn: No. Really. You don’t talk about Fight Club. There is the argument that the electorate deserves to know about Usama’s death. All I can say is that I disagree […]

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Harshing your Geronimo E-KIA Mellow

May 4, 2011
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As those of you reading my Facebook have probably already surmised, there are aspects of Usama bin Laden’s death this weekend that leave me disquieted. Not in the way the military operation was executed, but in how the administration has handled the aftermath. As the media storm has calmed a bit, I can now try […]

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Linkpost, 2/14/11

February 14, 2011
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Largest planet in the solar system could be about to be discovered Mexico’s Gun Supply and the 90 Percent Myth

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Islam-related Linkpost

February 14, 2011
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I had been planning to write a big ol’ post replying to the idiocy presented in a particular other post, but could never get my tone right. Instead, here’s a post containing some of the interesting links that were going to go into it: From Pew Research: Muslim Publics Divided on Hamas and Hezbollah (Re-) […]

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Post-Christmas Linkpost

December 28, 2010

How Superstars’ Pay Stifles Everyone Else. This is a fascinating article from the point of view of information presented. Its conclusions, however, fall flat. (This is a link to a NY Times article; they’ve gone behind a registration wall.) What makes the US health care system so expensive. A ten-part series (completed) that covers where […]

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Linkpost, 10/29/10 to 11/3/10

December 14, 2010

Fermilab is Building a ‘Holometer’ to Determine Once and For All Whether Reality Is Just an Illusion. A cure for the common cold may finally be achieved as a result of a remarkable discovery in a Cambridge laboratory. For those of you who don’t pay attention to the source, that’s Cambridge, England. Rushdie on Jon […]

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Linkpost, 11/4/10

December 14, 2010

New Report Reveals Ozzy Osbourne is a Genetic Mutant. I quote: “The biggest differences in Osbourne’s genes compared to other people is how he processes drugs and booze.” I can’t say I’m surprised. San Diego religious leader among those charged with aiding Somali terrorists. The dude’s name is “Mohamed Mohamed Mohamud”. If I were profiling […]

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