Category Archives: General

An Alternative Model of Police Militarization

There are essentially two standard models for the purported militarization of America’s police force. I suspect one has issues. I have two or three supplemental or alternative models that I think better than the one. One of the latter provides … Continue reading

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The future of Robotics

I have just two words for this:Red Hair A Japanese company claims to have reached the next level in developing the most genuine looking sex doll which comes complete with realistic feeling skin and authentic looking eyes. Orient Industry say … Continue reading

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Has Police Militarization Jumped the Shark?

Josh Marshall is the editor and publisher of Talking Points Memo, a left of center blog. His recent editorial about the military equipment that almost every police officer now has echoes what a lot of us on the libertarian/conservative side … Continue reading

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Ebola in the House

There is a good chance that we are well and truly fucked. Check it out here. When I recently told a friend who was lamenting the recent events in Iraq I told him that the whole conversation was largely academic … Continue reading

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Thought I had nothing.

Thank goodness and sound engineering practice for Freefall. This is the current link to the strip, but this will likely work next update. There is a flaw to Bowman’s scenario beyond what Ambrose mentions. That being that the sort of … Continue reading

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Conspiretardation…

...is an incurable ailment. -BLT

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Some People are Dumber than a Pile of Shit

I’ve been running a Facebook page for reasons I won’t get into. I’m doing it as a courtesy—and naturally some people are extremely unappreciative. In fact they are acting like a bunch of assholes. I want to punch somebody in … Continue reading

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Redneck Bottle Opener

Much good beer was wasted in the filming of this clip. Marcus

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Work’s Been Busy…

so I leave you with this instead of actually posting anything. You know you love it. Marcus

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Blarg

Was supposed to go flying today with a buddy who recently bought a plane. Was very excited about this. Then: ear infection. Son of a bitch. Then: father-in-law tells me that best treatment is bourbon. He’s a wise dude.  I … Continue reading

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Purely for it’s value to the Great Game

First Pitch At Taiwanese Game Borders On Striptease

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Bachelorism

It’s nearly as deadly as botulism.  I’m a temporary bachelor.  This is usually a really sweet deal for 3-4 days, and then it really sucks. However, I’ve been doing some clean living lately, and I’ve noticed that a 5th of … Continue reading

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Purpose

I think Moe has it wrong. The purpose of the Declaration is to tell the rest of the world that it ought to forcefully obtain nonconsensual carnal knowledge of itself. The purpose of the Constitution is to create an entity … Continue reading

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A Hundred Years

The past year or so I’ve been wondering how the next hundred years might compare to the last. Today is as good a day as any to bring it up. 1914-2014 can be understood as having been foreshadowed by 1814-1914. … Continue reading

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Fury

  I hope this movie does right by my Army brothers. It certainly looks promising. -BLT

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Timing

Around a year ago, I was trying to expand a comment on Democrat responses to the IRS controversy into a goatgagger of a post. Life happened. Recent revelations about especially suspect ‘technical issues’ supposedly preventing the IRS from providing documents … Continue reading

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Still Not Sleeping Much

So I leave you with this. Marcus

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Sleep

Been gettin’ any? No? Me neither. Marcus

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On Cooling

I’m a terrible wimp about heat. When it gets hot enough, it feels like portions of my brain shut down. Sometimes it seems like a few degrees makes a huge difference in my productivity. There are reason to try having … Continue reading

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#YesAllWomen

Since we’re suffering yet another cycle of national misandry (probably since it is an election year), I thought I’d post this story. Two 12-year-old girls inspired by Internet horror stories lured a girl of the same age into a wooded … Continue reading

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