Monthly Archives June 2011

United States to examine the effectiveness of nuclear weapons using minute amounts of plutonium in letters

What!!?!?? I’m sorry, I’ll read that again. U.S. defends plutonium tests in response to protests from Hiroshima+. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvJJeAtz_mI’] I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course […]

Helen Blofield leaves her worldly possessions to road paver who cared for her… cutting her globe-trotting granddaughter out | Mail Online

Life imitates art: A former airline executive has been cut out of her grandmother’s will because she left everything to a former neighbour who helped her during her final years, a court has heard. via Helen Blofield leaves her worldly possessions to road paver who cared for her… cutting her globe-trotting granddaughter out | Mail […]

Irradiated food poses moral dilemmas | The Japan Times Online

Not “moral dilemmas” but economic choices. Clearly, the writer knows little or no economics, or she/he wouldn’t write such obvious nonsense. Still there are a few gems of information in this article. I’ll pick out a few for you so you don’t have to read the whole thing, and pollute your mind with a-economic tripe […]

Experts urge great caution over radiation risks | The Japan Times Online

Akira Sugenoya, mayor of Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture, … a medical doctor, … spent 5½ years from 1996 in the Republic of Belarus treating children with thyroid cancer. via Experts urge great caution over radiation risks | The Japan Times Online. OK, so here is one expert I’m willing to listen to, although he is […]

Great example of a simple, professional, free “howto” video that will attract customers

Surfing YouTube for videos that would teach me how to create an eBook, I came across this one, and was impressed. It’s a very good example of a good, helpful, video that attracts customers. It’s simple, yet professional. Using free technology anyone could make a video like this. Just because I found her video useful […]

Mark Wadsworth: Philip Davies and reported speech

A good example of what English Secession wrote the other day, about how emotional appeal usually beats reason: “he wants to exploit the handicapped!!” takes less than 5 seconds to say, whereas explaining why and how the minimum wage creates unemployment takes rather longer (and the other party has to be listening, not always a […]

Peter Schiff on the crash of 2008

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQr5clFsZMU’] I would have called this blog “How the World Works” but that’s already taken.  Here’s Peter Schiff explaining how the world works economically. Schiff is highly eloquent and could talk the legs off a donkey. Fortunately, he is also an ethical man.  This is a long video, but personally I don’t get tired […]

Englands Freedome, Souldiers Rights: Paul Craig Roberts: from Republic to democracy to Caesar

Well, this Doc Roberts won’t make you feel fine. A former Reagan administration official explains how the world really works, starting with the conflict in Libya, in just a few short minutes. The young lady who interviewed him is one smart cookie, as well as a pretty face. Paul Craig Roberts talking to RT on […]

English Secession: Last Post – Against Secession

This blogger, “English Secession”, is apparently throwing in the towel, but in doing so, he makes some cogent points about why it is so difficult to convince anyone of anything that relies on facts and reasoning as opposed to emotional appeal. Beliefs are emotional, and any emotional appeal beats reasoned debate with the masses. … […]

Englands Freedome, Souldiers Rights: Defend Greece!

Lord Byron makes a resurgence… For how long, o brave young men, shall we live in fastnesses, Alone, like lions, on the ridges in the mountains? Shall we dwell in caves, looking out on branches, Fleeing from the world on account of bitter serfdom? Abandoning brothers, sisters, parents, homeland Friends, children, and all of our […]