Saturday, December 14, 2013

How Odd...

...she was not only Hawaii's Health Director, she also verified Obama's birth certificate to the world. And was the only one who died in the crash.

 I'm sure it's just an odd coinkydink.

Official who verified Obama’s birth certificate sole casualty in plane crash

Official who verified Obama’s birth certificate sole casualty in plane crash


Via the Daily Caller and NBC.

Sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

WHEN A SOLDIER COMES HOME

WHEN  A SOLDIER COMES HOME (Read to the Very End!)
This email is being  circulated around the world~~~please keep it going.
When  a soldier comes home, he finds it hard......to listen to his son whine about  being bored.
 
....to keep a straight face when people complain about potholes.

To  be tolerant of people who complain about the hassle of getting ready for work. 
...to  be understanding when a co-worker complains about a bad night's  sleep.
 
  ...to  be silent when people pray to God for a new car.
 
...to  control his panic when his wife tells him he needs to drive  slower.


..to  be compassionate when a businessman expresses a fear of  flying.


 ....to  keep from laughing when anxious parents say they're afraid to send their kids  off to summer camp.


 ....to  keep from ridiculing someone who complains about hot  weather.


....to  control his frustration when a colleague gripes about his coffee being  cold. 
 
  
....to  remain calm when his daughter complains about having to walk the  dog.



.....to  be civil to people who complain about their jobs.


.....to  just walk away when someone says they only get two weeks of vacation a  year.

 ...to  be forgiving when someone says how hard it is to have a new baby in the  house. 

The only thing harder than being a  Soldier...  

Is loving one. 

I was asked to pass this on and I will gladly do so!! Will  you???
 
No  one has been able to explain to me why young men and women serve in the U.S.  Military for 20 years, risking their lives protecting freedom, and only get  50% of their pay on retirement. While Politicians hold their political  positions, in the safe confines of the capital, protected by these same men  and women, and receive full-pay retirement after serving one term. It just  does not make any sense.  

If  each person who receives this will forward it on to 20 people, in three days,  most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one  proposal that really should be passed around.

Proposed 28th  Amendment to the United States Constitution: "Congress shall make no law that  applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to  the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that  applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to  the citizens of the United States."

You  are one of my 20+. I passed it on, will you?

"If  you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice," and these brave  soldiers have given you that choice.  
This from my cousin,

Pass it on!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Monday, December 9, 2013

I Knew This...

...from way back!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2520475/Happiness-resisting-answering-mobile-People-ignore-texts-calls-likely-contented.html

My personal rule has always been, "Do not interrupt the person you are talking with for someone else."  Unless. of course, it's the boss, or my kid (or her mom) with an emergency.  After that, flames, not smoke, and only for arterial blood.

I watched a fair number of folks get real uncomfortable when I ignored my phone and continued our conversation.  I never actually timed anyone, but my best guess is that it was less than a minute before I was asked "Aren't you going to get that?"

I suspect that anxiety is behind the compulsion to be in constant contact (and not the other way around, as stated above).  So I suspect that some people are just not comfortable in their own skin.

Via Drudge


Demon's Nest...

...this week's installment.

From Brooke's Pibgorn

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Juxtapositions du Jour...

First this...


...from the daily Caller


Then this...

Going Boldly

December 5th, 2013 - 7:25 am
FTL
Faster-than-light travel — made real?

And explained in layman’s terms for those of us (especially me) who struggled through these things in high school and college.
...from the ever-suave Mr. Green!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Sexist Study du jour...

The hardwired difference between male and female brains could explain why men are 'better at map reading' 




And why women are 'better at remembering a conversation'

It's what, I think, most people have known all along (in the intuitive sense, anyway).  And if the theory of mis-wiring in autistic kids is substantiated, it blows the hell out of the "inoculations cause autism" theory.

Thank God!!
 
From the U.K. Independent, via Rodger!

Demon's Nest of the Week...

...at Pibgorn.