January, 2010

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The Law of Unintended Consequences and all that.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

From Eric Fehrnstrom, senior strategist for Scott Brown in today’s senate election in Massachusetts.

People are tired of that kind of partisan politics and Scott is ready to engage in a recount if one becomes necessary and also to fight to be seated as soon as possible. Right now, the seat is occupied by an interim senator (Democratic Sen. Paul Kirk) with a constituency of one — Gov. Deval Patrick (D., Ma.), the man who appointed him.” Think about it, he says: “If they had just left the law alone, they wouldn’t be in the situation they find themselves in now.”

Them ejimucated Liberals – too smart by half methinks.

Now that’s what I call star power.

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

The Telegraph (which already has the best collection of bloggers of any major media outlet) has just recruited Norman Tebbit, a former Tory cabinet minister – and keeper of the Thatcherite Flame – to blog for it.

Anyone who gets over three hundred comments on his very first blog post has got real drawing power. I’d say that that this is a bit of a coup for the Telegraph.

What do you get a guy who has everything?

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Ok, so the guy in question is myself, and I don’t actually have “everything” – but my birthday’s this coming Tuesday and…

Oh I know.

Howzabout a Republican Senator from Massachusetts!


Because evil shouldn’t be awarded.

A Klass Act

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

I long ago ceased to be amazed at the utter uselessness of the police in this country. Apparently they’ve decided to respond to my cynicism by plumbing new depths of asshattery.

I’m guessing from her response that Miss Klass won’t be calling them the next time someone decides to trespass on her property. You go girl!



UPDATE This sums our predicament up nicely:

And if the cops do show up, just remember that your statement is not about speaking truth from a position of innocence, it is about not giving the state any pretext to arrest you. Stay nothing about what happened until your lawyer arrives.

Just remember that arresting you for daring to defend yourself is easier than looking for some criminal who attacked you because the police know where you live and getting any arrest shows up as a positive result in their statistics. Ideally just defend yourself and do not call them at all afterwards.

Yup, pretty much says it all.


Monday, January 11th, 2010

For the false start and the long hiatus. However, I’ve recently been engaged in a new business venture that has been taking up a great deal of my time and energy.

So far I’ve had problems trying to migrate my past posts over from the old Nucleus CMS based blog so they will remain inaccessible for the time being until I can get them sorted out.