Monthly Archives: May 2015

Something Useful

Nicely done Latin abbreviations > 2015 English: e.g. = like, i.e. = you know, etc. = or whatever, et al. = or whoever, cf. = check out, viz. = you know Update (20150615): let’s not forget QED: Q.E.D. is an … Continue reading

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Derp

What you might get when you get lost on the ‘net.

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The Future

The following quote is from Vox Popoli. The future belongs to those who show up for it. The future belongs to those who are determined to survive and are willing to defend their culture, their language, their genetics, and their … Continue reading

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Everything Is Awesome!

The White House had previously sworn on the Bible that their strategy was perfect and flawless. Now they continue to make that same point — but Jen Psaki, White House communications director, acknowledges we may have to “adjust” the perfect … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Roseanne Roseannadanna

I recently realized just how wise Roseanne Roseannadanna, a character of Gilda Radner, truly is (well, was). I mean, this, this quote explains everything: Well, Jane, it just goes to show you, it’s always something — if it ain’t one … Continue reading

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Why Broken Windows Still Works

Good description of the Broken Windows policy from Hot Air: The overarching goal of Broken Windows isn’t just the hope that by capturing and prosecuting “small” crimes you will occasionally drag a bigger fish in with the net. It’s about … Continue reading

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Waco Vs Chicago

The main reason for this blog is to remember things that I would otherwise let slip and then have to find again. This search is made more difficult by the fact that I often time don’t remember where it was … Continue reading

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Gaslighting

Inspired by yet another post from Driscoll with lots of links and lots to think about. From Wikipedia Gaslighting or gas-lighting is a form of mental abuse in which information is twisted or spun, selectively omitted to favor the abuser, … Continue reading

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Togetherness by Force

From one of Samizdata’s quote of the day posts, from Michael Hurd: If we wanted to be “together” in the ways Obama envisions, then no force would be necessary. If public schools were any good, people would not flock to … Continue reading

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Stay Quiet and You’ll Be Okay

Mark Steyn recalls Mohammed Atta’s words to his passengers on 9/11. And reminds us that they’re what all the nice respectable types are telling us now.

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