Beware the Activist for He Will Piss Down Your Back and Tell You It’s Raining

| December 30, 2010

Under the title New tobacco warnings unveiled, CBC News opened their 30 December 2010 article with, “The federal government has introduced new rules that force tobacco companies to include larger and more graphic anti-smoking warning labels on cigarette packs. The new anti-smoking ads will now cover 75 per cent of the pack, instead of the […]

What The Fuck?

| December 28, 2010

Jim Keating posted a link today that leads to a Blog called Golden Age Comic Book Stories, specifically its 21 December 2010 post featuring cover art drawn by Ed Emshwiller for assorted Christmas issues of  Galaxy Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction published between 1951 and 1961.

Life At the Top of the Food Chain Doesn’t Come With Tenure

| December 27, 2010

Nature demands balance. She is neither wasteful nor inefficient, and She isn’t interested in the how of things so much as She is in finding the most efficient path to a necessary outcome. Life is an exercise in energy management, and there can often be more than one right answer to the same problem. This […]

Julian Assange is a Rapist AND a Terrorist?!

Guest Post by Mrs. LFM

| December 23, 2010

I’ve been following the saga of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, with great interest.  I support this kind of uncovering of government secrets. I think it will go a long way to helping keep people honest, a rarity in government.  Wikileaks does not post rumors, hearsay, opinions, just “classified, censored or otherwise restricted material […]

Freedom of Expression

| December 19, 2010

Where Mrs. LFM and I call home, a lot of people live inside of antiques. Many of the houses hereabouts have passed their first century which makes them slightly older than me. One of the houses we are professionally involved with protecting from the Dread Prophet Murphy is a massive pile atop a hill in […]

Musings on a Gift in this Season of Gifting

| December 13, 2010

Everyone has struggled with finding the “right” gift for someone, and my purpose here today isn’t to help you with that. Instead, it’s to define what the “right” gift actually means. On my last birthday, Mrs. LFM gifted me with a Relic ZR77224 automatic wind watch that appeals to my sensibilities on a number of […]

FREEZE! Drop That Agenda and Step Away From My Penis!

| December 5, 2010

One of the many problems afflicting the world is the blind acceptance of the legitimacy of what have come to be called “non-governmental organizations” or “NGO’s”. Where once were organizations we all recognized and understood – the Red Cross/Crescent, the Salvation Army, to name but a few – we now have a plethora of organizations, […]