Tuesday – The Case of the Disappearing Summer

[date Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:32 AM]


When the weather gets crummy, the political commentary gets going….. Here is a particularly rude image of George Soros from an article arguing that the Oba-maniac is not stupid and is on track with his (master’s) plan –

I’ll take the Bill Clinton route and say “it depends on the meaning of the word “stupid””. The evidence is mounting. The perspective makes ALL the difference. Is there any non-relative observation point to determine the truth? Lucky you! You don’t have to tune in next week to see the thrilling conclusion to the story…… You can, instead, watch the following two videos.

First up, Mr. Bill Whittle with charts and graphs to support his “Rich Man, Poor Man” argument:

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Sunday – a Mid Summer’s Dream

[date Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 8:46 AM]


Every once in a while some excellent news / information / monologue / diatribe streams by on the Intertubes…. Here’s some I found this morning:

http://damianpenny.wordpress.com/2006/05/28/trudeau-intellectual-fool-moral-imbecile/ – Conrad Black on Trudeau

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9pAC0YSmK0g – Pat Condell on the riots in Britain

http://blogs.canoe.ca/corenscomment/consider-this/couldnt-cope-with-the-responses/ – Michael Coren on the riots in Britain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cVCoTx1IZe4#at=45 – shooting range footage with governor Perry and the PJTV gang

Big day in the sun!

Joe (PC Exempt) Mekanic

Tuesday – Grim Reality Check

[date Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 12:23 PM]


Caveat emptor……..buyer beware.

I am getting older than dirt. My gut (which is quite prominent) still sends me signals.

I ignore the signals, as I always have. To my chagrin. Some things don’t change.

This year’s summer toy, Lazuli Lady, failed her final check-up before her inaugural swim. On Monday the first of August, I discovered her engine wasn’t up to Ren and Stimpy standards:

Woulda, shoulda, coulda be damned. Time to remedy the problem. I suspected a bad main bearing / oil delivery obstruction. In the shop on Monday morning –

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