Politics

FEMA and KATRINA

I cannot understand all the fuss about the government’s tepid response to Hurricane Katrina. To be perfectly honest, all this carping is getting to be rather tiresome. A ferocious hurricane hits the gulf coast and wrecks a major American city and countless small towns from Florida to Louisiana. Some people are killed and tens of … Continue reading

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I HAD NO IDEA

We had a few graduate students over for dinner the other night and one of them said that “Catherine the Great was fucked to death by a horse.” We all laughed with bacchanalian good humor but she insisted that it was really true. Giving slight credence to this wacky college dorm legend was the recent … Continue reading

Politics

Glen Beck’s: The Year 2039 in Review (3 AM reading material for Elizabeth Warren at senate climate-change all-nighter)

2039 was an excellent year for America as the “Russian Conflict” finally came to a close with the death of Vladimir Putin at age 86.   The Russian War, which lasted from 2014 to 2038, necessitated aggressive, new natural resource development here in North America because we had to double production to supply our allies … Continue reading

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Docking

“The mammalian tail, present in all mammalian species, has evolved as a surprisingly multi-purpose and important appendage”. Department of Zoology, University of Natal, Pietermaitzburg, South Africa It took a long time to convince people that the earth was not flat. Then it took another long time to convince people that the earth was not the … Continue reading