Monday, September 16, 2013

Goodies from Ol' Remus

                                                                    Ol' Remus


1936. Migrant Arkansas family's tent home in California.

9-11 bikers rally in DC - A column stretching 55 miles long [4 lanes wide] rode out of Los Angeles California, just let that sink in for a while… That is a column of Bikers that stretches beyond horizon to horizon. That is a column, that even traveling at 60 miles per hour, would have taken more than an hour to pass any given point. That was JUST the bikers from Los Angeles California.
doriangrey1 at
To think that someone who has spent years promoting grievance and polarization was going to bring us all together as president is a triumph of wishful thinking over reality.
Thomas Sowell, 2009, via

 It seems fair to ask why NRA does not show leadership by suspending law enforcement training activities in states they recognize as repressive, and that even gun makers feel compelled to flee.
David Codrea at

 Whether or not the Federal Reserve decides to taper in September is now irrelevant. The only option the Fed has now is to INCREASE the size of QE immediately. If it does not, interest rates on US treasury bonds will continue to rise causing an acceleration of the current deterioration of the US economy.
Greg Simon at

 art-link-symbol-small-rev01.jpg One doesn't have to sign up for law enforcement work as a Hail Mary way to avoid poverty, or the gulag . . . or the gas chamber. So, what sort of person chooses to become a law enforcer – and remains one – an occupation that, as a matter of routine, puts one in the position of rousting people who've done nothing that can be characterized as causing harm to others or their property?, says Eric Peters in this article, Profiles in Pork, at Eric Peters Autos.

art-link-symbol-small-rev01.jpg Journalism: it's not just a job, it's an audition - These days, journalists don’t retire, they just join the Obama administration. According to one count, at least 15 journalists have joined the Obama administration since 2009. Here are six of the most notable journalists who have taken roles with the Obama administration, says Ben Jacobs in this article, From Rick Stengel to David Axelrod, All of the President's Journalists, at the Daily Beast.

 art-link-symbol-small-rev01.jpg Captivating Photographs That Have Quirky Stories Attached, thirty-three photos, at Izismile

Oops - A leaked report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that the world is not warming but actually cooling, and will continue to get colder until the middle of the century.
Ashe Schow at 

Guilty plea for burning grandmother alive - The suspects staked out Cullen outside a Collinsville bingo hall where one of them knew she played, then stopped her from driving away... Cullen was forced into her trunk and driven to East St. Louis, where her car was set on fire. [White victim, burned alive]
AP at 

 A local [white] man has died and a woman is in serious condition after they were stabbed repeatedly by a [black] stranger who confronted them Friday night as they were walking in Pioneer Square after the Seattle Sounders game, police said.
Staff at [art-link-symbol-tiny-grey-arrow-only-rev01.gif article and video photos]

Doing evil - Moffett field, which is a government facility and does not allow most private traffic, allowed Google's founders to use a circuitous route to base jets there... which allows them access to the heavily discounted fuel.
Karl Denninger at

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