Universal Health Care

Many Leftists live in an imaginary world where there is an unlimited supply of resources available, and everyone “should be raised by the village”.  This is one reason that they are enamored with the notion of unlimited health care for everyone.

Source of Company Names

I found this informative list at FortyMedia…  It’s some interesting information about how coompanies arrived at their names: Adidas: from the name of the founder Adolf (Adi) Dassler. Adobe: from the name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the

Big 30K lb Bomb

The US Defense Threat Reduction Agency has stepped out of its usual verification, detection, destruction programs to fund a project called the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP). This 30,000 pound weapon could well become the biggest conventional bomb ever used.  The

Those Sneaky Marines

Do you notice anything special about the marine helicopter in the photo below? Look closer… heck I almost missed it myself: OK, I’ve included a close-up of the camouflage scheme… Now can you see it? Supposedly, if a Moslem sees

Strange Quotes about Education

“In the first place God made idiots; that was for practice; then he made school boards.” – Mark Twain “Dublin University contains the dream of Ireland – rich and thick.” – Samuel Beckett “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a

US Soldier – Standard Gear

It’s interesting how the standard equipment that a soldier carries has changed over the years.  When we visited the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans in 2005, there was an exhibit that showed all of the gear issued to the army

Top 10 Lessons for Software Developers

Developer Andres Taylor shares his experience in software development with this gem: “Top ten things ten years of professional software development has taught me.” There are some decent insights on this list, and if you’re a developer you should take

A-10 Firepower

We happen to be doing some work on the A-10 for the US Air Force.  I thought that Kon and Bob would enjoy seeing the “warthog” in action… [youtube]L9HlfjM4WOo[/youtube] 3 min 30 sec

BMW .vs. Infiniti… in Court

If you’re an automobile aficionado, you are probably well aware of the famous BMW “M” series cars.  This is the moniker applied to the high-end versions of the BMW sports cars.  For example, the M5 is the 500 horsepower version

Do You Ever Wonder

Do ever wonder about the circular logic of people that protest war, but end up throwing rocks at other people and destroying a congressman’s office… or people that are against abortion and call it killing, then turn around and bomb abortion clinics