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Some journalists still inspire you

Miles O’Brien has always been one of my favorite science reporters and I was sorry to hear about the loss…

Arizona shooting

Not a good week for Arizona. “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting…

Election 2010

Today, like so many people, I voted once again. This year I am not making my usual joke about vote…

Have you ever caught anyone or anything?

Next time you go to an airport, see if they ask you to step behind a screen to disrobe. Bending…

Balloons in space! Again!

This sort of home made space exploration will never get old and will always be exciting. Luke Geissbühler gave his…

Why would the Chinese do that?

Reading the NY Times Editorial this morning made me shake my head. China, which has abetted its neighbor’s excesses for…

These people need to get arrested

Honestly, some people do need to be made into an object lesson. The couple’s lawyer, Paul W. Gardner of Baltimore,…

Reading an old conservative blog

In my ongoing quest to find a moderate (read: reasonable and not over the top) conservative blog, Little Green Footballs…

The most important election was decided last night

This morning I heard the results of an election I was following: NY-23 went to Bill Owens. Just to be…

It was a hoax afterall

Publicity stunt, huh? I think the Balloon Boy’s Dad will be lucky if he can get elected dog catcher now….

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