Here. (H/T David Codrea for finding it for me.)2 Comments
Month: May 2014
I’m next in line. I have three items in my little handbasket and a $20 in hand. It’s lunch hour and traffic’s picking up as workers come in for deli food. People are lining up behind me. But the lady at the counter has only 20 or so items. This should go quickly.
And while we’re at the cool little houses, how about some funky treehouses? Including a few you can rent for the night? (Tip o hat to ML for the creativity and the smiles.)3 Comments
From the Rural Studio at Auburn University.10 Comments
Pop quiz! Don’t worry, only one question: What role do submachine guns play in the inspection of meat, the granting of farm subsidies, or the administration of food stamps? (The link is to PawPaw’s House. PawPaw is a cop and even he doesn’t like this one bit.) Bovard on Obama and cynicism. This reminds me once again how glad I am that Obama is so inept. Politicians who talk like he does are dangerous when they’re actually competent. Another schoolkid gets turned over to the cops. For a doodle. Government-run health care. ‘Nuff said. California sends another business packing off…10 Comments
My latest from JPFO.3 Comments
I hadn’t thought about this in years. Then yesterday while sitting on an old-growth log at the end of a gravel road, I remembered it. Now it won’t leave me alone. That’s always a sign I’m supposed to write it down, whether I want to or not, so here goes.
All in one place for your weekend reading.4 Comments
Gunshot to butt helps … er, crack case. (H/T for the laugh to LA) No drugs, no alcohol. Just vast quantities of stupid found at the scene. Used to be, the more student debt you incurred, the more likely you were to own a house. ‘Cause after all, that debt meant you were better schooled, therefore better paid. Not so much any more. More on politically correct academia devouring its own. I liked Joel’s take better. Our Masters do not like being humiliated. (H/T Shel from comments) Susan Cain: TED talk on The Power of Introverts. Boy, is that the…28 Comments
Aw, da poo widdle coppie. Him aw hurt because him being shunned after him was a bad coppie and … somebody decided to howl loud, long, and amazingly effectively for justice. Um, yeah. I don’t think I’ll be buying any new cars, thank you. (H/T J) Harry Reid’s Rule #1: Billionaires buying government are only bad when you disagree with them. (Jon Stewart whacks Reid with a cluebat.) With Google, I often think lately that its high-minded motto, “Don’t be evil,” was never anything but a cover for the slimy things it intended to get away with Apple, too. I…14 Comments