Daily Archives: October 9, 2011

A solid future for the Kalashnikov

Rumors are swirling that Russia will cease producing the ubiquitous rifle, but nothing better has yet come along. Reports that the Russian Ministry of Defense has discontinued purchases of the legendary AK-74 assault rifle made headline news in the Russian … Continue reading

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Top 10 Movie Cars of All Time

When a vehicle eclipses the flesh-and-bone actors and becomes the superstar of a film—that’s when it’s a great movie car. There are dozens of memorable cars in film, but to crack the top 10, a vehicle must influence a generation, … Continue reading

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Independent reporting of Occupy Wall Street

I was unhappy with the poor journalistic coverage of the #OccupyWallStreet protests, so I went to Wall Street myself to see what’s going on, and report on it. It’s the quality of the coverage, not the amount that’s the problem. … Continue reading

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Palin to run as independent? ‘Not out of the realm of possibility’

A fellow tea-party candidate and Alaskan politician who drew Sarah Palin’s endorsement in 2010 says it’s not “out of the realm of possibility” that the former governor might still run for president in 2012 … as an independent. Former Republican … Continue reading

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How TV Debates Have Changed the Race

Neither fund raising nor the building of grass-roots organizations in key primary states is driving the Republican presidential race. Endorsements haven’t mattered much either. Stump speeches have been of minimal importance. And policy papers—such as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s … Continue reading

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Marine recruiters reach out at gay pride event in Pasadena

Marine recruiters reach out at gay pride event in Pasadena latimes.com ^ | Oct. 9, 2011 | Martha Groves Posted on Sunday, October 09, 2011 9:17:50 PM by Free ThinkerNY The Marines set up a booth at San Gabriel Valley … Continue reading

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this one is making its rounds on facebook lately

this one is making its rounds on facebook lately http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgbJ-Fs1ikA&feature=player_embedded ^ Posted on Sunday, October 09, 2011 9:23:06 PM by mamelukesabre any comments? via this one is making its rounds on facebook lately.

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