Category Archives: News and politics

Rant: What difference does it make? Misc nonsense.

What difference does it make that the gasoline currently available lowers my vehicles fuel economy from 22 mpg to 18 mpg. (Actually I’ve managed better, 25 mpg using fuel from years past, and worse 15 mpg using today’s fuel. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Godzilla

Almost a week ago northern Japan was shaken by the fourth largest earthquake on record, 9.0 on the Richter scale.  The subsequent tsunami devastated coastal communities and infrastructure.  That damage interrupted the operation of a nuclear power facility and they … Continue reading

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Terror averted in Spokane

Apparently a white supremacist has been arrested for the attempted Martin Luther King day parade bombing in Spokane.  Thank God. The mindset of these terrorists dumbfounds me.  Their violent short sighted solutions to perceived injustices do nothing to further their … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Japan

An 8.9 Earthquake and subsequent Tsunami has struck Japan.  The devastation is widespread.  My prayers go out to those affected.  This event should remind us of the power of nature and mans insignificance in comparison.

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Driving the wedge deeper

The recent senseless murderous rampage by a deranged killer has amplified the rhetoric spewed by political pundits and their disciples.   Sometimes a shared tragedy will bring a community together.  This one went political before most of us had even heard … Continue reading

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CM on the G20

Published on Chris Martenson (http://www.chrismartenson.com) Destined to Fail – Magical Thinking at the G20 By cmartenson Created 06/27/2010 – 09:45 The G20 meeting has revealed two important things that tell us something about our combined economic future.  First we learned … Continue reading

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Long Distance

http://http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/afghanistan/article7113916.ece From The Sunday Times May 2, 2010 Hotshot sniper in one-and-a-half mile double kill Michael Smith 124 Comments Recommend? (134) A BRITISH Army sniper has set a new sharpshooting distance record by killing two Taliban machinegunners in Afghanistan from … Continue reading

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