“The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of ‘liberalism’ they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

Socialist Party presidential candidate Norman Thomas


Monday, August 21, 2017

Eclipse-apalooza dud


So count me among the underwhelmed of those who observed the eclipse. At 93% coverage, I expected to perceive a fairly dramatic darkening and maybe a few nocturnal critters roaming around, and although it did get noticeably cooler during the moon's transit, we estimated only about 10%-15% less light outside.
Maybe that's because our pupils had dilated slightly and our brains were compensating, but I think it would have to get far darker in the first place, to dilate human pupils significantly.
On the positive side, it was cool to see the sun's crescent flip sides as the moon passed in front of it. You really got the feeling of lunar movement and that was very cool to experience.
All I can say is I hope it was life-affirming for those who drove into the path of totality because for 93% I regretted postponing lunch for an hour.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Operation Chaos v2.0


Rush Limbaugh is mulling over the idea of staging another "Operation Chaos", but this time to keep Nancy Pelosi.
Remember he urged listeners to show up to cross-ticket vote for Hillary in '08 primaries to keep her competitive with Obama heading into the convention, thereby forcing him to spend money and time in states he'd otherwise already won.
Today, the far left, Bernie Sanders, wacko wing of the democrat party is driving the get-rid-of-Nancy movement. But we conservatives love her being a millstone around the necks of Democrats across the country. Given that, we should renew Operation Chaos in NoCal and keep her in office as long as possible.
Insane, despicable, utterly deplorable Nancy Pelosi leading the Democrats in the House can only be good for Republicans. Whether you live in NoCal or not, call her office and pretend to, and encourage her to not to step down, but to stay in the House representing you. Heh heh heh.

Monday, June 19, 2017

David Frum gets schooled by a porn star


David Frum is the editor of The Atlantic, a left-wing political rag, a Washington gadfly, and a mouthpiece for the liberal agenda.
The echoes of the gunshots at the baseball field in Virginia were still being heard as Frum stupidly tweeted the following:
"Virginia
No background checks
No licensing
No registration
No permit req'd for concealed carry of long guns
Open carry of long guns & handguns"
Soon thereafter, retired porn star Jenna Jameson schooled him like a boss with this 7-word tweet:
"He was from Illinois, you consummate schmuck!"
Heh heh heh, pretty tough day when the star of such cinematic gems as "Zombie Strippers" and "Naughty Newcomers 9" takes you to the woodshed.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Prince Chucklehead thinks he's king


One of Prince Charles' handlers just published a tell-all book in which Charles is said to have heavily disapproved of William and Kate's wildly popular American/Canadian tour two years ago.
 
Apparently he thought there were too many photo-ops and that they were "tasteless".
 
Really Chuck, tasteless? You married the woman with whom you repeatedly cheated on William's mother......pot, let me introduce you to kettle.

Nobody has done more to revive the reputation of the silly British monarchy than William and Kate. There's no telling how much money their popularity with anglophilic Americans accounts for. Charles should shut up and let William and Kate do what they do best, be adorable and represent the monarchy well.

Here, prince Chucklehead gets a startled gander at Camilla, Diana's replacement. If this pic were captioned with a thought balloon, it would read, "YIKES"!


 

Friday, May 05, 2017

4 white women celebrate diversity

Hartford Steam Boiler is an insurance company in Connecticut. And apparently, there is a national observance, tediously named National Different Colored Shoes Day in recognition of diversity in the workplace.
Could there be anything more stupid than 4 white women wearing mismatched shoes to celebrate race diversity that evidently doesn't exist in their own office? If there are any black employees at Hartford, they're probably at their desks working while the white women pose for pictures.
Here are the delusional bimbos at HSB displaying their imagined, self-congratulatory solidarity with minorities.


Thursday, April 27, 2017

3 Muslims wake to find selves in hell



Hahahaha, it has not been a good week for ISIS fighters.

A handful of ISIS militant were setting up an ambush site in an Iraq reed marsh, apparently disturbing the habitat of a pack of intemperate wild boars who promptly mauled three guys to death and injured another five as they ran away screaming.
 
Then we learn that a Canadian woman and her team are discovering and seizing valuable ISIS weapons including tunnel boring machines, suicide vehicles, and countless small arms and IED's.
 
As a Muslim man, being set upon and killed by wild pigs and having your weapons stolen by an infidel woman have to be the low points in an already decrepit, humiliating existence.
 
Exit question: when a Muslim man dies at the hands(as it were) of a pig or has his weapons stolen by an infidel woman, does he still go to Muslim heaven? I seriously doubt it. I'll bet those three pork-tenderized jihadists woke this morning to find themselves in Muslim hell, whatever that is.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Our solar system may be teaming with life

Up until now nerds at NASA believed that the Galilean moon Europa, that orbits Jupiter, is the best bet for finding life somewhere besides Earth.

Recently however, the Cassini craft found that on the Saturnian moon Enceladus, there exists a form of hydrogen, which in addition to liquid sub-surface water and methane which we already knew were there, forms when water comes into contact with hot rocks, such as around geothermal vents on Earth. This shows that there is likely a heat source inside Enceladus that keeps the subterranian water in the liquid state.
 
We need to go ahead and design investigational craft to land on and explore both moons. This is pretty exciting stuff.

I've included helpful pictures of the Jovian moon Europa and the ice-covered Enceladus......both of which may harbor rudimentary life and may provide a sanctuary for humans for when hostile aliens decide to harvest Earth for all its resources.



Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Internet memes are great


Hahahaha........it was a bad day for that old man, but he'll get filthy rich off it. Besides, if one guy has to endure a few minutes of indignity to provide the Interwebs with hilarious meme material like this, his brief humiliation and suffering were worth it to the rest of us.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Let natural selection do its job


This bridge over a river in the Sierra Nevada range is the fourth largest span in the US, and the support structure is below the road bed, so naturally, young thrill seekers like to climb out on the trusses and take their pictures hundreds of feet above the canyon floor. 

Over 100 people have fallen to their deaths from this bridge either by accident or on purpose by jumping and while there are caution/warning signs up everywhere, kids like to take pics of themselves defying death. 

Recently a girl attempted to take a selfie out on the bridge, lost her balance, and fell 60 feet but somehow managed not to die. Predictably, people are clamoring for more protection and prevention to kids cannot crawl out there to defy death. 

But this seems like a self-correcting problem to me. The caution signs are all the deterrent the authorities are obligated to provide......natural selection will take care of the rest.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

On or near this date in NASA history

On March 29, 1974, Mariner-10 executed the first-ever flyby of Mercury, shortly after it executed the first-ever gravity-assist maneuver by which it used the gravity of Venus to accelerate(slingshot) toward Mercury.
Below is an artist's conception of Mariner-10 approaching Mercury and an actual image taken of Mercury by Mariner 10's camera.
Marvel at what scientists accomplished 43 years ago today and imagine what we'll be doing in another half century.