Archive for July 2017

How to avoid a speeding ticket

Don’t speed, of course. But you will so here is some advice that might work. Most traffic stops are for speeding because speed limits are often set lower than they should be and about 85% of traffic moves at a higher speed. The safest way to operate a vehicle in traffic is to stay with…

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Researchers have been underestimating the cost of wind and solar

Researchers have been underestimating the cost of wind and solar. Of course they have. Do they even include the public subsidies required for wind and solar? They’ve also been overestimating the potential contribution of wind and solar to the energy grid because they evaluate wind and solar as an independent stand-alone energy source when they…

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GOP Establishment’s Urge To Self Destruction

2010 Mid-Term Election: Voters give GOP huge victories to oppose Obamacare, after election Dems lose their filbuster-proof majority. Scott Brown wins Massachusetts Senate race on promise to be the 41st vote to prevent cloture of filibuster and thus block Obamacare. GOP takes control of the House of Representatives, but Democrat-controlled House had passed Obamacare before…

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Will Rex Tillerson Drain the Swamp at Foggy Bottom?

I used to think the U.S. State Department was called “Foggy Bottom” because it’s staffed with foggy-brained people. Well, it certainly is but that’s apparently not the reason for its nickname. It’s located in a district of Washington DC that used to be a swamp that emitted foggy vapors. The area thus gained the name…

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NTSB Says Air Canada Close Call at SFO Worse Than First Reported

An Air Canada Airbus 320 attempted to land on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport on July 7, 2017, coming within seconds of a major collision with two other aircraft waiting in the taxiway. The Air Canada pilot mistook a crowded taxiway as the runway he had been assigned to land on. The pilot…

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Special Prosecutor Mueller Goes On a Witch Hunt

Rush calls it the biggest Opposition Research Operation in history, paid for by tax payers. If it’s dirt digging without any facts showing probable cause to believe criminal activity may have occurred, then “witch hunt” are the only words to describe it. If it’s “oppo research” it’s partisan politics, not legitimate government action. If it’s…

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From Deification to Demonization; From Worship to Hatred

From the deification of Barack Obama to the demonization of Donald Trump, from court jesters for Obama to attack dogs against Trump, the media buffoons that worshiped Obama and hold a visceral hatred of Trump are living on the dichotomous extreme end of every spectrum, unable to see anything in the middle. Whether this affliction…

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