Singularity Summit

See Jerry Pournelle’s blog of the Stanford Singulartiy Summit here. If you have no clue what is meant by the singularity, read some Vernor Vinge, or go here.

Dems and RINOs kill offshore drilling

There was good news for our energy future earlier with GE opening a nuclear power plant factory, but now the RINOs and DEMs have killed offshore drilling again. Haven’t you had enough of this? It appears Congress wants both us and our children dependent on despots and tyrants for energy.

Please take a moment to write your congress-critter and give them a piece of your mind on the topic. One note: this ammendment killed offshore drilling so a yes vote means your congress critter was against offshore drilling. One of those things our elected representatives do to obscure the truth from us.

 

KOS hates Walking in Overland Park KS

Over at KOS SpleenOrnament displays the natural insecurity and paranoia of the left. I live in the area, and walk in Overland Park all the time, but look at Spleen’s take on it:

There are places in America where walking makes you a freak. As though, in opening your mouth to speak, you’re revealed to be antihuman. Makes you Suspect. Like a criminal casing the joint for easy pickings. Or, makes you un-American. Wholesomeness is driving to where you are going. Taking a bus is irresponsible. It is leaching off the highway system by not adding to its one-driver-per-car congestion. I am a freak, am a suspect, am un-American.

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Somalia and the left

The left hemisphere of the blogosphere is up in arms over rumored US intervention in Somalia. They are upset that we might be dealing with some of the warlords in control of the countryside instead of the “official government”. Some of these warlords could have helped in the BlackHawk Down incident, which is upsetting to all, but if they are opposed to Jihadis the saying “The enemy of my enemy” comes into play. Continue reading “Somalia and the left”

The best news in years!

This is the single most encouraging news item I have seen in ten years because without nuclear power America is certain to falter in this century. GE has broken ground on a new factory that will make next-generation Nuclear Power plants, see the story here.

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