June 10, 2014

Feuilleton du Jour

Across America, Police Departments Are Quietly Preparing For War | Zero Hedge

The Fat Man: Almost 100 of Fats Domino’s records were hits. He didn’t like to leave his home town, and performed mainly in New Orleans 1949 till 2012, usually to a full house. That’s 63 years for those weak in maths. Fats is in his 80s now and is not so regular a performer.

Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 | William M. Briggs “To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible.”

Liberals: "They’re a bunch of authentic geniuses on a runaway train wondering what went wrong."Belmont Club サ A Sudden Realization

"Teachers are some of the most deluded people you will find in modern America.... Public sector employees always worry about status and no group frets over it more than teachers. "The Z Blog › Teacher Delusions

Coca Cola uses the sun to cool drinks

Immigrants bringing diseases across border? : LeMenu-- Scabies, chicken pox, MRSA staph infections, we are starting to see different viruses....

The Japanese: Nuked too much or not enough? Exhibit #58,659Japanese researchers have developed a robotic glove like device that can simulate the sensation of touching someone's boobs.

Colleges are full of it: Behind the three-decade scheme to raise tuition, bankrupt generations, and hypnotize the media - Salon.com

Seattle Hero Inundated With Wedding Gifts And All-Expense-Paid Honeymoon | Truth Revolt As of Monday morning, the $5,000 goal was shattered with a whopping $48,236 raised to pay for the couple's wedding and honeymoon.

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I'm walkin' to New Orleans.

Posted by: Fat Man at June 10, 2014 4:18 AM

"Drama of the Day" sounds better in French, has a better alibi.

Every morning, before the break of day, I chase the vestiges of blues away with a strong cuppa black tea and a ciggie (Danish shag, a nice jolt).
Sometimes I get to drifting, lose sight of shore. This column gets me farther out faster.

"Ship to shore,
Can't see the coastline anymore;
I shouldn't be here,
I thought I made that loud and clear" Hiatt

Oh, comments. Er, um yeah, I got 'em here somewheres ...

Posted by: chasmatic at June 10, 2014 5:44 AM

The only comment I could come up with is:

"If time didn’t go by so fast I wouldn’t dwell so much in the past." — Zippy

Posted by: chasmatic at June 10, 2014 3:09 PM

Don't bring a knife to a gun fight!

Bring a can of pepper spray and your bridal registry instead.

Lucky kid, brave, but lucky. I'd like to send him a book for a wedding present, Jimmy Doolittle's autobiography "I could never be that lucky again".

Posted by: On the North River at June 11, 2014 5:00 PM