Monthly Archives: September 2010

Still Waiting

Its Wednesday. I’m waiting for the pile of evidence from those Air Force folks about the UFOs. They said it would be released Monday. The Washington Post has a funny write up: When it was time for questions we stood … Continue reading

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Hey Remember When I Wrote That Article Complaining About the Post Not Covering Soldiers Killing Afghan Citizens for Fun – when the story broke

They finally got around to it, 3 weeks later. We’re watching you, WaPo. You can hide behind your Guest Op-Ed competitions for only so long before people realize the emperor has no clothes. https://dcskeptic.wordpress.com/2010/09/10/soldiers-allegedly-evil-americas-newspapers-probably-awful/

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Alien Ambassador

For some reason everyone thought the U.N. named an “alien ambassador” to handle communications with whatever aliens decide we are worth their time to communicate with. The U.N. named no such person, but it makes me wonder, is this necessary? … Continue reading

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Washington Post Writes a Good Article on Pertussis

And you can find it here. And the topic is quite serious. Pertussis outbreaks are occurring in California and Indiana. My opinions are vaccines are obvious if you are a regular reader of this blog (I support them). And as good … Continue reading

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Science Reporting: An Overview

From the Guardian: Here I will state that whatever was being researched was first discovered in some year, presenting a vague timeline in a token gesture toward establishing context for the reader. To pad out this section I will include … Continue reading

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Our Very Own UFO!

And by our’s I mean D.C.’s. And by UFO I mean probably a Chinese lantern. DCist reported the lights, and the probable cause. And then there is this: WASHINGTON – Several former Air Force officials are taking the cloak off … Continue reading

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I Don’t Get How Christians Can Justify Wealth When One of the Strongest Statements in the Bible Is This

Bishop Long cuts a flashy figure in Lithonia, the Atlanta suburb where he lives and has built his church. He is often seen in a Bentley attended by bodyguards. He tends to wear clothes that show off his muscular physique. … Continue reading

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A Short Analysis of Jewish Political Rule in Jerusalem

Israeli claims that Jerusalem is the historic city of the Jews seem overdone to me. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister, declared on March 23, 2010 “The Jewish people were building Jerusalem 3,000 years ago and the Jewish people are building … Continue reading

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Scott Walker Didn’t Learn that Making Your Font Size Bigger Doesn’t Get You a Better Paper

These are tough times: 10 million in unemployment insurance, a record number of uninsured, household debt against GDP is the highest at least since 1975 (our economy is 70% driven by consumer spending – making these levels of economic activity … Continue reading

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Going to Pat Ourselves on the Backs Just Once

Many Americans have suggested that more moderate Muslims should stand up to extremists, speak out for tolerance, and apologize for sins committed by their brethren. That’s reasonable advice, and as a moderate myself, I’m going to take it. (Throat clearing.) I … Continue reading

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