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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Keeping Score


Remember when I gave up on the NFL? Well… I really hate you, NFL, you scheming minx. You let me go for the entire regular season. I was content as … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

I just got a new (OLD) cd…


And I thought the kind of crowd that hangs around here might like this particular cut: Here is the original for the more 1970s inclined among us: And yes, they … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google’s Latest Product: Google Brain


December 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Columbus Day Quote


Straight from The Italian Job: Yevin: A holiday for Columbus? He makes the wrong turn, and wipes out an entire indigenous people. And you know what he was looking for? Steve: I bet you’re going to … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

No more NFL…


…for me.  I guess I was headed in this direction anyway, truth be told.  For the last few years, NFL games have gotten less and less interesting. Game outcomes seem … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lessons From The Truman Show: 7 Ways Of Breaking Onto The Set Of People’s Lives


The other night my wife and I were watching TV together.  I left the room briefly and she started something new on Netflix, one of her favorite movies, The Truman … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

What The Flag Stands For


Many Americans think the flag stands for freedom and liberty. They think the white stripes stand for purity and innocence. They think it stands for self-reliance, hard work, and tenacity. … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

NSA Has Google Send Alerts To Users Notifying Of Kidnap Drive Time


This popped up on my Nexus tablet last night, after doing research on the NSA for our upcoming podcast. Now I know how long the drive will be with the … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

“That hypocrite smokes two packs a day…”


Robert Wenzel over at Economic Policy Journal presented a Guns.com post about a possible filibuster of the Senate gun control package by Senators Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee. EPJ provided … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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