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From the Trailer Park — The Debt

Looks like a killer cast… could be a nice ending to an otherwise slow summer.

Wisconsin Recalls

Here’s a pretty good run down of the various recall elections of Wisconsin legislators triggered by last winter’s public sector union war.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/07/wis-recalls-union-dirty-word-both-sides

Apparently “union” is a dirty word if the AP is to be believed.  That can’t be all bad of course.  My main quibble with the story is the persistent conflation of [...]

Check the ATF First?

27 Rifles Stolen from California Military Base, http://www.fxn.ws/riVR1h – Sent via the FOX News Android App.

26 AK-47s and 1 Dragunov sniper rifle were stolen from Fort Irwin. 

Pithy, True — and Catchy

More on the video here from The Washington Examiner

More on the Terrorist Scumbag Abdo

I know, innocent until found guilty in a court of law…well I’m not going to sit on his jury so I can say pretty much what I want about this.

H/T This Ain’t Hell

The following is disturbing but not surprising.

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

So it appears that Mr. Abdo [...]

Duty Called

An Englishman died last week after 12 straight hours of combat — video game combat.

The family of a budding computer programmer have on Saturday launched a campaign to raise awareness about the health risks of playing online computer games after their son died following a marathon session on his Xbox.

A post-mortem revealed [...]

Classic Pick O’ the Day — August 1

The Freshman (1990) A young film student gets mixed up with the mob when his possessions are stolen. Dir: Andrew Bergman Cast: Matthew Broderick, Marlon Brando, Bruno Kirby. TV-PG. 11:00 PM PDT. TCM.

Marlon Brando is the star tomorrow for TCM’s “Summer Under the Stars” movie marathons highlighting individual stars. This one is not [...]

Sunday Open Thread/Gratulerer med dagen*, Lars!

*that’s “Happy Birthday” in Viking.

For our favorite Norwegian: No horns. Just fun!

Sunday Gospel

Iceland and Debt

Here’s an interesting story on how Iceland handled its 2008 collapse.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/9550667.stm

The government shut down the banks and walked away from all its debts.  The upside… the government is debt free.  The downside… most citizens will never get out of debt due to the devaluing of the krona.  There was however, no street [...]