Monthly Archives: February 2010

THE BOFFINS SAY

That men prolong their lives by gazing upon beautiful women – and listening to music. While the turbofolk music is pleasant enough, the sound will turn down. And watching through this should add at least a week or two to … Continue reading

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“CLIMATE SCIENTIST” MAKE FUNNY

One of the alleged climate scientists implicated in ClimateGate says that if bloggers know so much they should prove global cooling. That’s funny. Bloggers already have. And I did it in 1989 – when global warming was hardly mentioned in … Continue reading

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MEDIA SAYS DEMS TO RETAIN CONGRESSONAL CONTROL

I see ABC, which put up a third of a million 1964 dollars to promote gun control, says the Democrats have a lock on the midterms. CBS, which reported bankrolled Carolyn McCarthy’s 1996 House campaign, reads from the same script. … Continue reading

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LAWYERS TELL OBAMA, NO TORT REFORM

From thehill.com comes the story of a meeting between the trial lawyers and Obama. The bottom line is very clear. The lawyers have spoken. NO TORT REFORM In all the jabber jabber about the high cost of health care, one … Continue reading

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MEDIA PROPAGATES YOUNG WIVES TALE

The media has been busily repeating some inane commentary from the junior scientists who are responsible for Climategate. Now they say their secret decoder ring tells them there is a link between “man made global warming” and earthquakes. That is, … Continue reading

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REP JOHN MURTHA ATTAINS ROOM TEMP

Representative John Murtha (D-PA) has died. Murtha, who has been involved in many corruption scandals over the past few years, was a moderately pro-gun representative who received an A from the NRA. Since there is ten months left of his … Continue reading

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IN 1975, I WAS THE INDESPENSABLE MAN

I had absolute job security. I could not be fired – but I could not be promoted, either. So I wound up getting the work done, while the newly hired kids set at their desks, balancing their checkbooks and talking … Continue reading

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SIXTY FIVE YEARS AGO, ECONOMISTS PREDICTED SOCIAL SECURITY WOULD BE BROKE BY 2010

It is. As CNN Money says Social Security taxes are not paying the bills. So instead of supplying a few hundred billion to the Treasury’s take for the bureaucrats to squander each year, the Treasury will have to come up … Continue reading

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824,000 MORE JOBS LOST THAN .GOV ADMITTED?

Bloomberg says – well, ne’mine what Bloomberg says, what they MEAN is the revised unemployment numbers that will come out Friday will show America lost 824,000 more jobs than the Bureau of Labor admitted. This is hardly news to those … Continue reading

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INCORRIGIBLE UNEMPLOYMENT?

American unemployment is even worse than that. First, many of those who have dropped off the unemployment rolls are not counted. Business owners whose businesses have closed are not counted. Those who have never had a job, or held a … Continue reading

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