Archive for June, 2010

G8 Priorities

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

The eight richest nations have put their heads together and come up with a wish list for the rest of the world. The order in which they rank global security problems is not surprising.

Tea with lemon

Friday, June 25th, 2010

The thinly disguised mob of white supremacists that wants to “take back our country,” is having relationship issues.

Elusive Scrub Jays

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

We did see one Scrub Jay on this morning’s survey, but it flew in and out too fast for a photo. A woodpecker was more cooperative.

No Scrub Jays again

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Day 2 of the Scrub Jay survey, and we came up empty again today.

Sandhill Cranes

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

The first Scrub Jay survey of the season turned up no Scrub Jays, but we did see some elegant, non-migratory Sandhill Cranes, Grus canadensis pratensis.

Starving children for peace

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

One looks in vain for an American politician with a conscience.

Cultural Terrorism

Monday, June 7th, 2010

If you’ve ever expressed an opinion about a music group, movie, book or any other cultural artifact, you are a terrorist.

Conditional citizenship

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

American citizens are granted certain rights under the Constitution and its amendments. The Constitution was written to define the limits of government power over citizens. Citizens’ rights are so inconvenient. If a government can’t take them away, what’s left but to take away citizenship altogether. This is the path we’re on.

Israel: “We’re guilty”

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Netanyahu and the other gangsters who run Israel maintain the flotilla attacks were justified. If so, then why does Israel lie about the so-called weapons found on the Mavi Marmara?

AIPAC must go

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

AIPAC, Israel’s lobby, should be banned.