Thursday News

How Our Brains Got Big and Our Penises Lost Their Spines

Lost DNA controls our differences from Chimps. And who knew Chimps had spines on their…thing.

Many baby boomers don’t plan to leave their children an inheritance

Surprised? They also don’t plan on leaving their children a free country.

HOW’S THAT HOPEY-CHANGEY STUFF WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA? (CONT’D): New jobless claims rise to 414,000 last week. “New U.S. jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week, further evidence of a weak labor market just hours before President Barack Obama delivers a major address to Congress on the issue.” Unexpectedly!

I can’t find the link now, but somebody was criticizing this feature a while back as “juvenile.” Well, I am quite deliberately rubbing it in, as the ridiculously inflated expectations for Obama are regularly and repeatedly exposed as . . . ridiculously inflated. But what’s really juvenile is expecting that an inexperienced former community organizer could successfully execute the office of President of the United States. And if I’m peeing all over the wave of hope-and-change hype that got him into office despite his obvious unsuitability, it’s to help ensure that nothing this disastrous happens again in my lifetime. I realize that it’s painful for those who fell victim to the mass hysteria to constantly be reminded of their foolishness, but I hope it’ll be the kind of pain that results in learning. . .

by Glen Reynolds

FBI raids solar firm Solyndra

More cronyism as we saw in the GM bankruptcy, standard bankruptcy laws of subordination were reconfigured to aid Obama’s fundraiser who invested in this turkey.

Video: Newt wins the debate … against the moderators

We cannot let the media pick the candidate (again) that will run against Obama.

James Lileks on why we need to reduce federal spending:

“A half-century experiment in draping steam­ship anchors around the necks of the productive class and expecting them to run a four-minute mile has ended in failure”

 

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About On the North River

Forty years toiled in the Tel-com industry, married for 36 years widowed at sixty-one. Tea Party supporter. Do like to kayak, cook, take photos, bike, watch old movies and read.
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