Author Archives: Scott

Cool Data Center

This datacenter is built in a former cold-war military bunker 30m under bedrock in Stockholm, Sweden. It’s looks like a set for a James Bond’s villian’s lair.

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Hilarious Burger King Ad

Watch this hilarious Burger King ad. Needless to say, some folks don’t see the humor.

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A Proud Day

Among all the recent hijackings occurring off the Somali coast, the first time an American flagged ship is hijacked, the American crew regains control shortly thereafter and places at least one of the hijackers in custody. The others made it … Continue reading

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Another Anti-Gun Statistic Lie Exposed

Lately we’ve been hearing this ridiculous lie about 90% of guns used in crimes by Mexican drug cartels being smuggled over the border from US gun shops. Hillary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, and dozens of articles and news reports have repeated … Continue reading

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Paging Fox Butterfield

James Taranto’s Best of the Web Today column on the Wall Street Journal’s opinion page has long noted how reporters often see a paradox between decreased crime rates and increased numbers of criminals incarcerated, ignoring an obvious explanation: If criminals … Continue reading

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Reading News Online is SO 1981!

Just for fun, here’s a news report from 1981 about some newspapers offering online content via modem. Ah, that TRS-80 Color Computer brings back memories! Click here for video

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Classic Video: Milton Friedman & Donahue

John Lott dug up a classic interview of Milton Friedman done by Phil Donahue. With all the anti-capitalist talk lately, Friedman’s words are worth remembering. He really handed Donahue his hat, didn’t he? Also read yesterday’s Wall Street Journal piece, … Continue reading

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Piracy Lunacy

The cover of the weekend Wall Street Journal had an article about the piracy that’s been occurring off the Somali coast, and specifically, the story of one particular oil tanker that was recently released after 56 days and a large … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Crime Problem

We pay off-duty police officers to patrol our neighborhood, and one of the problems they’ve mentioned is the revolving door at the jail. Because of overcrowding, fairly serious offenses often get little or no punishment. When the criminals know they … Continue reading

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Israel, Give in to Hamas Demands

Here we have a video of a Hamas MP giving a speech: I think the time has come for Israel to give in, and let Hamas have what they really want. Think of it as assisted suicide.

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Puffington Host on Global Warming

Most readers of this site already know most of the points in this article, but the interesting thing is that it’s found on the Huffington Post. Until recently, the left has been going on as though man-made catastrophic global warming … Continue reading

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A Skill Every Young Girl Should Have

Watch this cute video…

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National Parks Concealed Carry Win!

Back in June we wrote a post about the possible rule change on carrying a weapon in National Parks. As you may remember, National Forests have long had a rule allowing concealed carry if you can legally carry in the … Continue reading

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Civics Knowledge in the US is Pitiful–How’s Yours?

Take this Civics Literacy Quiz and see how you do. Of 2,508 Americans who were randomly selected to take the quiz, only 29% passed. This is especially bad since the questions are 4-way multiple choice, so you essentially get 25% … Continue reading

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CBS46 on Women and Guns

Our local Atlanta CBS affiliate did a nice segment on the increasing number of women arming themselves for their own protection. It’s actually a very good segment–they didn’t even include the usually obligatory, “Gun control groups say…,” you’ll put your … Continue reading

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