Posts Tagged ‘King Canute’

July 18th, 2011 - 9:39 am § in Environment, Politics, Science

Algae Fails As Source of Biofuel

Shell Oil pulls the plug on its last algae biodiesel research project Algae biodiesel has looked so promising (as in 100 times more fuel than corn or soy) that the U.S. Department of Energy gave $9 million to Cellana, a joint research venture between Shell Oil and HR Biopetroleum, specifically to lo[...]

April 12th, 2011 - 8:58 am § in America

More Medical Marijuana Madness

from How Do These Morons Get Elected? by Lee on HA Lee Rosenberg is a marijuana fanatic on HorsesAss who seem to to think the freedom to smoke reefers ranks with the epochal civil rights wars and current budget debacle. Most of what he says is OK but when ti comes to medical marijuana he […][...]

April 10th, 2011 - 10:35 am § in America, Jews, Politics, Religion

A Wish For Passover

Ed.  Passover is now a week away. A wish for Passover from Americans for Peace Now.  Ed. BRS and I are long term members of PeaceNow and striongly recommend it to all of our friends, Muslims, Jews, Zionists, and Palestinians.  Their stand for Peace is why I am so upset by the death of Mer [&helli[...]

April 9th, 2011 - 6:32 am § in America, Hypocrisy

As Congress punts, the dollar melts.

Ed. Yesterday’s bizarre behavior of the Republican House may meltdown the dollar. from CNBC. excerpted. In 10 months, the Dollar Index has lost 14% because the world keeps accumulating dollar doesn’t want and sells them. Asian central banks are key. “Asia Pacific banks are renowned for[...]

March 19th, 2011 - 9:33 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges

OHIO: How to Eliminate Higher Education

Ed. This is hilarious. Among other ideas, Gov. Kasich wants students to graduate from college in three years.   Combine that with the Washington state pattern of shifting the first two years out of Universities to the community colleges, and we can pump out BAs and BSs in ONE YEAR! Didn’t GM [...]

March 16th, 2011 - 5:14 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

To succeed, US must continue to invest in education, research

“America’s current circumstances are certainly serious. But there is a proven path forward, one that the United States has traveled with great success before: the rising path of innovation. After the Civil War and World War II, in particular, America restored its economic momentum with great[...]

March 9th, 2011 - 6:10 am § in Politics

HAMLET in costume


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:25 am § in Politics

HUMOR: Interview with Gadafi


February 11th, 2011 - 2:03 am § in America, Politics

Beck on Egypt’s Caliphate

“This is Saul Alinsky. This is STORM from Van Jones,…The former Soviet Union, everybody, radical Islam, every—this is the story of everyone who has ever plotted to or wanted to fundamentally change or destroy the Western way of life. This isn’t about Egypt. Everything is up on th[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm § in Misc.

Global Warning ….Listen to It!

from Steve Haushka UW News By Sandra Hines Listen to an Ice Berg Breaking Up At 76 miles long and 17 miles wide, the iceberg would have extended from Olympia all the way to Sedro-Woolley, had it been in the Puget Sound basin. Its actual location was near Antarctica’s Cape Adare where it was speedi[...]