Archive for November 2012

Bill Whittle — The Gods of Wisdom and Virtue

The Gods of The Copybook Headings By Rudyard Kipling AS I PASS through my incarnations in every age and race, I make my proper prostrations to the Gods of the Market Place. Peering through reverent fingers I watch them flourish and fall, And the Gods of the Copybook Headings, I notice, outlast them all. We…

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Union Fail: Walmart walkout fizzles when only one worker walks out

The planned union walkout on Walmart during Black Friday led off with a one-employee walkout at a Walmart in St. Cloud, Florida on Wednesday. Breitbart Of course, that could change today. We’ll see soon enough. UPDATE:  Walmart U.S Chief Executive Bill Simon:  “We estimate that less than 50 associates participated in the protest nationwide. In…

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Hillary Clinton flies to Middle East, announces ceasefire, poses for photos, within 20 minutes Hamas resumes pounding Israel with rockets

Hamas resumes pounding Israel with missiles within 20 minutes.  Twenty missiles launched within first hour,  11-year old Israeli boy hurt. Hillary Clinton is a ridiculous but not very amusing buffoon. [Why is she posing with Mahmoud Abbas? He has no control over Hamas.] Hamas originally called for a ceasefire, but Middle East watchers know from experience…

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Mr. Brittain plays Taps at sunset every night in Tacoma

From CBS News October 10, 2012 Because Mr. Brittain followed his heart, others with a similar inclination followed him. To me, there is no greater joy than the freedom to express thanks, whether to our friends, family, strangers, or our Creator. — Daniel Broniatowski, at violinist.com Giving thanks for what we have is how we…

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Republicans and the Hispanic vote

In answer to the question, “Do Republicans need to court Hispanics or is this yet another liberal setup?”, The Gormogons respond this way: Indeed, more evidence exists that Hispanic voters tend to vote Democrat if they make less income, and tend to vote Republican if they have more skin in the game. Not surprisingly, the…

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A rose would smell as sweet by any other name…

The quote below was circulated 4 years ago on the internet after the 2008 election, and was attributed to a newspaper editorial in the Czech Republic.  Now is it making the rounds again, but it’s attribution has been called into question.  Assume therefore, that we do not know its origin.  Perhaps someone scribbled it on…

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The world has gone crazy

Egyptian president Morsi threatens to end the 37-year peace treaty with Israel, Obama calls Morsi to commend him, then Obama tells Israel not to invade Gaza because it might interfere with the peace process with Hamas, which is firing hundreds of rockets into Israel.  Jerusalem was hit. Obama got 69% of the Jewish vote in…

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