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Arizona shooting

Not a good week for Arizona. “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting to be outrageous. And unfortunately Arizona I think is the capital. We are the Mecca for prejudice for prejudice and bigotry,” via ABC News: Police Hunt for ‘Person of Interest’ […]

Election 2010

Today, like so many people, I voted once again. This year I am not making my usual joke about vote early and vote often. This mid-term election has been brutal to watch on a national level. There is a lot of anger about the economy, about the wars, and about […]

Balloons in space! Again!

This sort of home made space exploration will never get old and will always be exciting. Luke Geissbühler gave his son the best school science project! The hand warmers are a smart touch. Personally I think the HALO guys have a more comprehensive site about their launch, but this video […]

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 too long, needs to ensure that the North’s bluster is only bluster. And it needs to tone down its own. via Editorial – North Korea’s Latest Tantrum – NYTimes.com. The […]

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, asserts that the Salahis had been “cleared, by the White House,” to be at the event, and so were not really “crashing.” Mr. Gardner declined a request to elaborate on […]