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Air-Minded: Lost

Nearly every new bit of information on MA370 has followed the same trajectory: first the leak, then the breathless media frenzy, then the denial, then the qualified “maybe.” [...]

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Friday Bag o’ Taco Fixin’s

Sometimes I feel I’m neglecting this blog, which is one of the reasons I’m posting about another mixed bag of subjects today. Why the taco theme? Well, that’s because tacos are the first item in today’s bag!

Everyone’s getting excited over aerial drone deliveries again, and I’m here to piss on the dream. Ever since [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Spam

Sensationalistic news and bot-generated spam. It’s all bullshit. [...]

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Saturday Bag o’ Brewskis

Some subjects are so radioactive whoever touches them throws up, goes bald, and dies. [...]

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Lying Liars, Etc.

Our national media cannot take a stand on objective fact or truth. It can only pass on what others are saying, and then only what’s said the loudest and most persistently. At this point I don’t seen any possibility that the media can or will or even wants to correct itself. It’s too far gone, too corrupt. [...]

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Saturday Bag of Hereditary Dictator Chips

“However, despicable human scum Jang, who was worse than a dog, perpetrated thrice-cursed acts of treachery in betrayal of such profound trust and warmest paternal love shown by the party and the leader for him.” [...]

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Mandela

Last night on Twitter someone linked to a National Review Online editorial about Nelson Mandela. I know better than to scroll down to reader comments on right-wing sites, but I did. I wanted to burn my eyes out afterward.

Mandela was a saboteur and a terrorist. He was a violent revolutionary. Agreed. So too were [...]

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Air-Minded: Giant Arrows

A few weeks ago I posted an entry about Lindy lights, the light beacons that helped airmail pilots in the 1920s and 30s navigate at night. A friend sent me a link to another blogger’s post about early aerial navigation aids. Did you know that in addition to the beacon lights, there were also giant [...]

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