Saturday, April 09, 2011

It seems that it is business as usual in Washington

Yes indeed...

The budget deal that Republicans and Democrats negotiated Friday night is for 2011 and funds the government through the end of September with $38.5 billion in spending cuts.


Now let's do a bit of math. Let's assume that we actually have the entire month of April left, just to make things simpler. That means they just funded the Federal government for 6 months with a $38.5 billion cut from what was originally proposed. That works out to $6.417 billion per month, or $77 billion for an entire year.

Out of a projected $3.834 trillion for the 2011 budget.

And this is somehow some great effing victory for "fiscal sanity"? In what bizarre alternate plain of reality is that true?

We've just gotten screwed again. Time to start tossing the next bunch of bastards out.

Friday, April 08, 2011

It was something about "navigating by the average depth of the ocean..."

And running aground.

A new analysis of wind energy supplied to the UK National Grid in recent years has shown that wind farms produce significantly less electricity than had been thought, and that they cause more problems for the Grid than had been believed.

El Reg additionally reports that electricity generated by wind power tends to come in just when it's least needed, and is thus is helping even less than believed.

Just another little Inconvenient Truth for the greenies. Not that they care.

Wow...

It's arrogant, mean, vicious and racist. Oh, and it hurts poor children.

With terms like that, you'd think that the NC Legislature was talking about opening concentration camps rather than opening more schools.

Mean old Republicans.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Stupid Crook of the Week

This week, we'd like to present the Stupid Crook of the Week award to Jonathan Tyrone Huntley of Charlotte, NC. Jonathan wins the prestigious award and a free entry into the Stupid Crook of the Year competition for leaving a t-shirt with his picture on it at the scene of a recent break-in.

You really can't make this stuff up.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

I wonder if they have any openings

(Via Say Uncle)

A local video game company that is serious about getting it right.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Monday, April 04, 2011

While the energy may have been "green"...

It apparently failed to bring in the green.

North Carolina's first ethanol plant has filed for bankruptcy protection, hoping to reorganize under a new operating plan later this year.

No, you really can't make this stuff up--but then again, you don't have to.