Monthly Archives: December 2009

A FAVORITE SINGER TO START THE NEW YEAR

Roger Miller, from right down the road from the Res: Making the point that everything changes. But it changes faster if we work at it. Stranger

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AN OLD FAVORITE TO END A YEAR

Listen to it all, there’s a little moral at the end. Stranger

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HERE’S ONE I CAN SYMPATHIZE WITH

My parents named me after a couple of their friends – without thinking! So, like my friend Carillon Little Turnipseed Weichert, AKA Willie, I learned to fight early. And changed to using a nickname for people and initials for documents. … Continue reading

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THE POOH POOH PRESIDENCY?

The Washington Times has an interesting editorial today. As the Times says in reference to press coverage of the ClimateGate scandal, “To judge by recent coverage from Associated Press, the Fourth Estate watchdog has acted like a third-rate pocket pet. … Continue reading

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SOUNDS GOOD TO ME

According to the American Journal of Hypertension Background Cocoa products such as dark chocolate and cocoa beverages may have blood pressure (BP)–lowering properties due to their high content of plant-derived flavanols. For those of us with hypertension, a good cup … Continue reading

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THERE ARE A FEW HARD CASES STILL

Trying to promote Anthropgenic Global Warming. Looking around the internet for a few pix of “global warming” these pictures of record setting cold in the northern hemisphere. For those who still believe in AGW, here’s a clip of “Blizzard Alvin” … Continue reading

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THE TIME IS NOW

John Hunt at the American Thinker has some words for those of us who want to change America’s course without resorting to violence. Hunt says “The nominations and primary races are shaping up right now. We must nominate conservatives for … Continue reading

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CHI POL IN THE WHITE HOUSE DENYS

Politics Daily says Valerie Jarrett, herself a Chicago Combine insider, says there is no truth to accusations of seedy Chicago style politics in the White House. The old saw says “If you would know a man, look at the company … Continue reading

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SATURDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS FOLLIES

It is no real secret that around a fifth of the 1000 or so vinyl albums within easy reach here in the jacal are classical music. So let’s start a reflective Saturday night with a rather familiar bit of Offenbach. … Continue reading

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IT IS TO LAUGH – THE MUNGSTREAM MEDIA IS FINALLY CATCHING ON

New York Post columnist Charles Hurt thinks he has seen a frightening new side to Barack Obama. Those of us who looked the man over carefully, especially his inability to construct a comprehensible sentence without a teleprompter, his use of … Continue reading

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