Friday, February 23, 2018

A Sign of Historical Illiteracy

Or what do you call this?  2/23/18 Seattle Times reports that a Norwegian flag (flown because of their victories at the Winter Olympics) was mistaken for a Confederate flag, and other papers are reporting similar claims.
Confederate (flag of treason)
Norway (an ally)


Mow the Grass as Substitute for a Wall

Victory Girls pointed me to this video of Rep. Pelosi (D-Babylon) saying the immigration problem can be solved with a fence (already there) or mowing the grass.

The CNN Town Hall Where the Crowd is Shouting "Burn Her" at NRA Rep Dana Loesch

"What do we do with witches?" Long stupid pause. "We burn them!"

Why Does Anyone Stay There?

I was having my annual dental appointment yesterday, and the hygienist was a recently arrived transplant from Norwalk, California.  She loves how friendly everyone is here.  I asked if she has been to the Snake River Gorge.  She said that she still has not gotten used to the idea of being able to safely travel  alone.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Another Article That Sounds Like Parody

Jeff Bezos reveals construction of a massive clock inside a Texas mountain that will chime every day for 10,000 years as a ‘symbol for long-term thinking’
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who has invested $42 million (£30 million) in the project, revealed the clip on social media.
It shows workmen installing the mechanism inside a hollowed out chamber in a West Texas mountain.
The clock, powered by Earth's thermal cycles, will continue to keep time over the millennia, marking time with a chime once a day rather than each hour. 
Its creators hope that this will encourage humanity to consider about their impact on the planet and act as a 'symbol for long-term thinking'.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5416495/Jeff-Bezos-reveals-footage-10-000-year-clock.html#ixzz57mKGumwP Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
I guess he's not as clever as I thought.  Will it chime loud enough for the whole world to hear?  Funniest of many hysterical comments at Instapundit:
Bezos is just a monocle and a fluffy white cat away from being a Bond supervillain. He's already bald and super wealthy, and is already at work on his lair built inside a mountain.

And the Lamestream Media Wonder We Do Not Take Them Seriously?

2/21/18 NBC News (or whatever it is):

T
he patriarchal race to colonize Mars is just another example of male entitlement

The presumed right to use and abuse something and then walk away to conquer something new is a hallmark of colonialism.

The patriarchal race to colonize Mars is just another example of male entitlement

The presumed right to use and abuse something and then walk away to conquer something new is a hallmark of colonialism.