- Declan McCullagh reveals everything we need to know — with links upon links upon links — about the alleged privacy of the census.
- Heck, and I thought my zip-lining experience was spectacular! Okay, so this is how these kids get to school. Now, how do they get back?
- Will wonders never cease? An on-duty cop is caught driving drunk — and gets treated like you or I would!
- And, if you can stomach it, the Wall Street Journal sums up the political deals Pelosi and the Obamistas made in the last few days before the health care vote. So much for open government and no more backroom chicanery, eh?
But now, it’s back to real life. No matter what Our Glorious Leaders do to us, we go on living. Yeah, they make it harder every day, but it’s still our main job. So I’m going to get back to the main job of this blog, which is putting the emphasis on living free despite the bastards.
Still, it’s nice to know the occasional rock is being thrown …
“Heck, and I thought my zip-lining experience was spectacular! Okay, so this is how these kids get to school. Now, how do they get back?”
My guess would be, looking at the close-up shots, that there are 2 cables, one going one way, one going the other. It would only need a few degrees of slope to determine the direction a person would fly. I’d also guess that the pulleys can be detached and moved to the other cable for the return trip. That eliminates the need for a “recall” wire.
Thank you for sharing that link! I have a stream on my land that needs some form of bridge, and the normal foot bridges would be hard to build in this particular spot, and they have too many regulations. But, I could see a zip line working. Hmmm . . . .
I’ve mentioned before that there will be immediate effects once the health care bill passes. Well, here’s the first of many that I’m sure will come:
Interestingly, some states have actually started lawsuits against the health care bill now law: