Camp it Up!

Here’s the CV on the new Secretary of the Army, Eric Fanning:

he’s young (46) and callow, a career midrange bureaucrat without significant executive experience or private-sector experience, He has never served in the military He is also a proponent of the nuclear armament of Iran, He is also a former CBS reporter, in […]

Rufus Breaks Down the CNN Debate

1. These (Wednesday’s CNN debate and the earlier, Fox debate) are not debates. They are networks using their anchors to incite base arguments for ratings. 2. Carly Fiorina did won both debates. She is incredibly quick on her feet and has an encyclopedic knowledge of statistics regarding government affairs. 3. 10 or more people […]

We're From The Government and We're Here to Help

The Smithsonian has a new story up about how a central planning failure in Brazil turned into a horrific catastrophe that cost thousands of lives and destroyed untold miles of pristine Amazon rainforest:

…the story of Rondônia kicks into gear in the late 1970s, when tens of thousands of agricultural workers found themselves out […]

We’ve a Long, Long Way to Go (Rufus GOP Debate Post #2)

If memory serves, the first three primaries are held in New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina. Typically a lot of campaign contributions are based on what happens in those three states. Now here’s the really amazing thing about our current information:

These are all NATIONAL POLLS!!!

Why? Why is the media obsessed with national […]

Why The First GOP Debate Changed My Pick for President in 2016

For reasons I will address in a later post, this first debate wasn’t too important relative to who will eventually garner the GOP’s slot on the 2016 Presidential ballot. The first primary is still 6 months out. I didn’t plan to watch it, but the wife was interested so I ended up seeing some, […]

The Arsenal of Democracy

There will be an unprecedented flyby of over 70 WWII aircraft over our nation’s capital today in celebration of the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

The live feed can be seen here:

I always will be a Soldier.

Proud to be on this team.

Killjoy is Here

Meanwhile in Great Britain the BBC Director General has to sign off on some jokes – from the Telegraph:

It has produced some of the finest comedies ever to grace British television screens, from Dad’s Army to Monty Python and Blackadder.

Viewers may be surprised to learn, then, about the lengths the BBC […]

Acting like a maniac ...

From the Trailer Park -- Red Army

With only few hours before FX’s Season 3 premiere of The Americans, a little Soviet-era hockey to vet zee vistle. Below trailer and also story from one of commie’s favorite places of propaganda, the LA Times.