October 27, 2009

Flotsam and Jetsam

Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave: Americas Progressive Hexagon
From The Founding Blogger

mmmm Charts and Graphs: Conservatives Maintain Edge as Top Ideological Group
From Gallop

Obama's Rift With the Military
From Foriegn Policy

President Obama is presiding over a slow-motion civil-military crash occasioned by his meandering Afghanistan strategy review.

... President Obama has been slowly veering off into a civil-military ditch of his own digging. Despite his relative inexperience in national security matters, this was not inevitable; during the campaign President Obama showed himself to be fairly deft rhetorically in regards to civil-military relations and he carried this strong performance through the first several months of his presidency. However, in recent months he has seemed far less at ease with his wartime Commander-in-Chief role.

From the Pet Peeve Department: 'Yuppie 911': Beacons make calls for help too easy
From the Anchorage Daily News

In the span of three days, the group pushed the panic button three times, mobilizing helicopters for dangerous, lifesaving rescues inside the steep canyon walls. What was that emergency? The water they had found to quench their thirst "tasted salty."

I wrote several months ago about the "Washington pussies rescued from Alaska's Killer Midnight Sun." I also was incensed when the pinheads on this seasons "Survivor" opted to take pillows instead of a tarp. Perhaps I'm just being too critical but I'm convinced some people are just too stupid to survive.

Almost forgot the weekly shoutout to the Raiders: Still Suck!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Raiders still suck: Amen.