Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Quickdraw McGraw

(Thanks to my brother for forwarding these pictures to me.)

This is one of the consequences of practicing your fast draw when drunk.


Friday, June 19, 2009

Ted Nugent

In the meantime, America should walk loudly, proudly, and carry an oil-soaked 2x4 wrapped with rusty barbed wire and always be ready to swat international kooks upside the head.

- Ted Nugent, Human Events (link here)


Wasting taxpayer money

(Thanks to Andrew for calling this story to my attention.)

A second attempt by the University of Wisconsin System to install a new computer payroll program is millions of dollars over budget and a year behind schedule. Moreover, a company fired over subpar work creating Wisconsin's statewide voter database in 2007 is working as a subcontractor on the project.

- AP/Chicago Tribune (link here)

The UW system works overtime to find new ways to waste taxpayer money.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Global warming vs. Summer

Across Minnesota and the Dakotas, temperatures could be below normal through the end of August, according to the federal Climate Prediction Center. The outlook for "meteorological summer" -- June, July and August -- prompted one Accuweather forecaster to predict a "year without summer."

- Star Tribune (link here)

I like cool summers.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Debbie Schlussel vs. Sarah Palin

But, sadly, now it comes from blind followers of Sarah Palin, who've given up all allegiance to traditional conservative views in blind loyalty to a woman who isn't conservative, just as ambitious and empty as her followers are blindly faithful.

- Debbie Schlussel (link here)


Solar panels

Michigan is also pursuing wind-power technology, solar-panel manufacturing, even production of railroad cars — any viable industry that might be interested in hiring the thousands of engineers who used to work in the auto industry.

- NY Times (link here)

In the old days, everyone needed a car.

Now, everyone needs a solar panel?

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Global warming slams Twin Cities

The Twin Cities are wrapping up a summer cold snap that hasn't been matched since 1951.

- AP/Star Tribune (link here)

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Obama hieroglyphic

CNBC/Washington Post (link here)