Monthly Archives: September 2011

For an on-line friend

My Father Asks For Nothing I believe the B-24 he’s writing about is the Collins Foundation traveling exhibit. I’ve been up in the B-17 they operate. We flew out of Plymouth, I got to help “walk” the propellers around, preflight. … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the great void

Airing Anti-Palin Bilge at NBC This “writer” is the jerk who rented the house next door to the Palins in Alaska and stared at them until Todd built a taller fence. Three Worst States to Conduct Business: California, New York, … Continue reading

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The next hundred posts, getting started.

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Controversially Made in China Roger Ferch with the National Steel Bridge Alliance says “I saw one estimate of the fabrication man hours, the labor to construct this bridge in the fabrication shop of more than a … Continue reading

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200th post

Wow, the 200th post on this blog is from Chuck! __________________________________ MY DOGS This morning I went to sign my dogs up for welfare. The lady said, “Dogs are not eligible to draw welfare,” so I explained to her that … Continue reading

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On the Weekend he read

Stupid In America “Because K-12 education is a government monopoly and monopolies don’t improve.” John Stossel hits the nail on the head, Teacher Unions are only the tip of the iceberg. Massachusetts home sales soar “It’s a comeback,” Case said. … Continue reading

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The end of a hell of a week for Obama

LIGHTSQUARED: The Next Obama Pay-For-Play Morass? “The Obama FCC took the lead in intervening on the donor, billionaire hedge fund manster Philip Falcone’s, behalf and granting his company called ‘LightSquared’ one of those coveted Obama waivers from existing law. Then … Continue reading

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Thursday News

Report: ‘Romneycare’ a jobs killer He owns it and still thinks it was a good idea, if Deval Patrick is “Obama Lite” then Romney is “Obama White”. Boston Scientific CEO: Medical tax will mean job cuts “We’re not going to … Continue reading

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Trip to Nelson Memorial Park in Plymouth: part two

Plymouth Harbor is in clear sight from Nelson Park. Due south, ten minutes. Captain John Boats, day fishing boats that put a lot of lines into the water. My wife, Donie, loved going out on them.

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Election Tuesday

DCCC Conceding NV-2, Panicking About NY-9? It’s easy to forget, but Tuesday will be Election Day in two corners of the country. Obama approval rating falls after jobs speech Ha, Ha, Ha! Some observations on the Tea Party/CNN debate “…but … Continue reading

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September 12th, 1683.

On this day in 1683 From Gates of Vienna:   On this day in 1683 King Jan Sobieski of Poland arrived at Vienna to break the siege of the Turks and rescue the Christian West from the Hosts of Mohammed. … Continue reading

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