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NASA May have found Pond Scum on Mars !! (X-link)
Disaster as Medievil Masterpiece:
God at work
This is a photo of the Iceland volcano eruption which last month shut down air traffic over the North Atlantic. It was taken by the Icelandic Coast Guard. We reprint it here because it reminded us of a painting by Rafael, DaVinci or Rembrandt. One of those classic canvases out of the Middle Ages. Simply beautiful. All that's missing is the angels, or some Viking gods with horned helmets. Wait ... there is one There, in the close up of the cloud, the face ... lower half, sort of left/middle. A fellow who just heard from his tax accountant.
And, for those who check in looking for something serious written by an official journalist ...
Winning Oregon's Governorship Is Tall Order, But That's Dudley
(Chris Dudley is new political blood. Oregon Magazine's editor, Fred Delkin, who, besides college journalism, once studied football under Woody Hayes, has a fondness for sports types. Dudley is, well was, a big time basketball player. His wife is from these parts. Fred says that this guy could have the qualites needed to face the challenges which are awaiting whoever gets the job, next. In a related story, we see that the Dudley crew isn't a bunch of shrinking violets.)
OR GOV GOP DEBATE FALLOUT: KGW's voter panel criticized by Dudley campaign... (x-link)
The Furman's Letter to Samuel AdamsDo they wear anything under that kilt?
(At last, the answer to the eternal question)
Art Hyland's Corner:
Listen up Children: Government is Talking (Astoria Art is not happy with some people in government)
Recent columns by Art:
Oregon & California's Google formula (The mechanics of two kinds of money)
The Face of Hate by J. Matt Barber
“Progressives” are like pig farmers. In an effort to bury opposing viewpoints they sling pejorative slop, labeling as “bigot,” “hater,” “wingnut” or “racist” those with whom they disagree. It’s the height of intellectual sloth.
Barack's anti-religion agenda
(X-link: Matt's mid-April
Related story: Federal Judge Rules Day of Prayer Unconstitutional
Enemy Within (Some
thoughts about what Obama means by "change.")
Fishsciencefiction serialization completed:
Chapter One | Chapter Two | Chapter Three | Chapter Four |
Chapter Five | Chapter Six | Chapter Seven | Chapter Eight |
Chapter Nine Chapter Ten | Chapter Eleven
Chicago reviewer said, "If after reading a few pages you aren't
giggling, you're a candidate for an autopsy."
Books:Activity Articles: Getting to the bottom of "Bottom Fishing" | The Subject was Crabs | Surfing for Perch (From the archives: Winter or summer, fun for beach boys) | When to Jump Out of an Airplane
|Fun With Science|
T.Rex of Leeches Has Enormous Teeth
Marine Mr. Mom: Male Pipefish Gives Birth
Revolution in Electrical Power
E-RFD: Exercise for the Elderly
Note: E-RFDs are messages that circulate around the internet. Some are factual and some are mythical. We make no distinction between the types, here, but rather offer them pretty much as they come in -- as examples of comment and rumor from a global mind.
"The only thing necessary for the triumph
of evil is for good men to do nothing"
-- Edmund Burke
'This is Alabama; we speak English,' candidate says... A sign of the times? This interests us at the mag. Guts are a rare commodity in politics. Demanding that licensed drivers be able to read traffic signs borders on the heroic.
HARRY IN POLL MESS; DEM LEADER TRAILS BY DOUBLE DIGITS...
Sen. Boxer finds rocky re-election terrain...
Justice's wife launches 'tea party' group...
All Seniors at Chicago Charter School Are College-bound
Will 80 Million Baby Boomers Bankrupt Social Security?
Dem Sen. Rockefeller on Obama: 'He's beginning to not be believable to me'...
More than half of Texas Hispanics now identify as 'conservative'...
Speaking of Healthcare: Suppressed WHO report: Secondhand Smoke Doesn't Cause Cancer
Ancient History: Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine...
The 50 Richest Members of Congress (If you ain't a millionaire when you reach Congress, you soon will be. It's just a co-incidence, of course.)----------------------------------------
WASHINGTON POST Ignores Own Poll Findings: 58% Want Smaller Gov't, Fewer Services... FOX is Eating MSM for Lunch: 1/11/2010 Roger Ailes the 'most successful news executive of last 10 years'... 1/14/2010 FOXNEWS Ailes says he's not going anywhere, and NEWS CORP. President concurs...
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The Minister and the General (Former Civil War Foes Meet Again in Corvallis)
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