Archives for September 14, 2012

Michele Bachmann’s Latest Crazy Talk

She explicitly says, without any window dressing, that there are Americans, and there is Islam, and the Muslims are the enemy. No punches pulled here. And, she explicitly says that President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton are aiding and assisting the enemy. This was at the so called “Values Summit” which, I think, they…

Remember Rover? Rover is still finding stuff, and this latest find is strange, enigmatic, interesting, and worthy of further investigation. So far there is only a press release from NASA, here: NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Reveals Geological Mystery PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is…

From NASA: …astronomers have, for the first time, spotted planets orbiting sun-like stars in a crowded cluster of stars. The findings offer the best evidence yet that planets can sprout up in dense stellar environments. Although the newfound planets are not habitable, their skies would be starrier than what we see from Earth. The starry-skied…

It’s the Arithmetic, Stupid (Part ii)

President Obama experienced a significant post-convention bounce. Already a little bit ahead, this places Obama more firmly ahead of Romney. But, the news would be so much more interesting if the two were much closer. How does one solve this problem if you are CNN? Make stuff up! Yesterday CNN reported polls that showed Obama…

It’s the Arithmetic, Stupid

The median income for Americans is about $50,000. Thus… Question: Is $100,000 middle income? Answer: No, middle income is $200,000 to $250,000 and less. The question was being asked by George Stephanopoulos and answered by Mitt Romney. source