Monthly Archives: February 2012

Smells like penguins

It seems that penguins in Saudi Arabia (you didn’t know there are penguins in the Middle East? Don’t be silly…there are penguins anywhere there is a Sea World!) are really fond of how lavender smells. So fond, in fact, that it is … Continue reading

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Delta Angie

I’m a sucker for ballads…there is something about a story and song where the sum of the parts is truly greater than each standing alone. Here are a couple stories sung by Helen Reddy:  

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USS Gabrielle Giffords

Blackfive recently had a post about the US Navy naming their newest ship after a sitting Congresswoman, and some of the fellas couldn’t understand why she was chosen for this honor. I did a lil’ research into the matter and … Continue reading

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School Sports

Althouse started a convo in regards to home-schooled children being allowed to play on a public school’s sports teams, and I had this to say in the thread: Looking at our budget situation I have to ask: why are public schools still … Continue reading

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Union bosses?

Althouse made a post about collective bargaining, and of course the thread exploded with all kinds of anti-union comments. This is what I had to say in response… It is a shame how so many otherwise-intelligent people seem to honestly … Continue reading

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Dirty Camel Joke

A comment in a thread over at Lamebook reminded me of one of my favorite camel jokes. (and yes, I know more than one) I was stuck at a desert outpost during my time in the French Foreign Legion. I … Continue reading

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Recalls are wrong?

Troglopundit wrote a post about how having a recall election isn’t proper for anything except criminal acts and he had two different links to back up his claim. I had this to say in response: The recall process in Wisconsin … Continue reading

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“Ignore the public comments”

That is what the GOP leadership in Wisconsin told the members of their party while the issue of re-districting was being discussed. (Yes, that is a direct quote.) Public hearings were being held but it appears that the WI-GOP was … Continue reading

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Penguin Picks Superbowl

Even the Pats were favored, this lil’ flightless bird knew who was gonna win… While sports analysts all over the country are weighing in with their Super Bowl predictions, ABC Action News sought out a different kind of expert. Pebbles … Continue reading

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No guns allowed?

Althouse had something to say about a grocery store robbery in Wisconsin that was averted by a citizen that was carrying a concealed weapon, and this was my comment in the thread: I have mixed feelings about the “no weapons … Continue reading

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