Sad news to report this morning. The inventer of the teleprompter has passed away: Hubert Schlafly created the teleprompter, the device that helps actors and politicians read scripts on television without looking down. Then he helped develop the satellite and cable networks that sent their words around the globe. Mr. Schlafly, an engineer who died […]

In February the EPA allowed Shell to appeal a decision on Arctic drilling (they had to appeal to the EPA so guess what happened). At the time Shell all but said they were scrapping plans to drill in the Arctic north of Alaska, but today it became official. The U. S. Geological Survey estimates there […]

(Note: I think the comments are fixed now!) If you missed the White House’s Easter proclamation yesterday, here it is: That’s right, there wasn’t one. They didn’t forget Earth Day and Ramadan though! President Obama failed to release a statement or a proclamation recognizing the national observance of Easter Sunday, Christianity’s most sacred holiday. By […]

In the Wisconsin Supreme Court election, David Prosser holds a 7,316 lead over JoAnne Kloppenburg. Bring on a recount! I ran across the Kloppenburg press conference video below at Hot Air. If you can, zip forward to about 1:35 when a reporter asks the candidate who is forcing a recount that the state says could […]

Greenpeace has named Apple the least green tech company. Figures. Look who’s on Apple’s Board of Directors. It’s Captain Eco Hypocrite himself. (h/t Drudge)

You may have seen the post at Wonkette yesterday that mocked Trig Palin on his birthday (normally I might not have linked to it to contribute to their ad revenue, but since so many of their advertisers have pulled, I figure it’s not as big a deal). It was the typically tasteless hatred very poorly […]

Obama and the Democrats pledged the most transparent administration ever, and they weren’t kidding. What’s easier to see through than a statement that implies with all the subtlety of a baseball bat to the groin, “If your company donated money to Republicans instead of Democrats, you’re probably not going to get government contracts”? From Politico: […]

Botoxi the Clown tried to rally the troops recently by leading a chant of “hands off our medicare,” but watch the thrill on Pelosi’s face after she glances back and rejoices at her ability to get a few men to do whatever she tells them. Yes America, she’s still got it… unfortunately voters in her […]

“It’s a jobless bird… it’s an out of work plane… it’s — Super Unemployed Man!” ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida officials are investigating an unemployment agency that spent public money to give 6,000 superhero capes to the jobless. Workforce Central Florida spent more than $14,000 on the red capes as part of its “Cape-A-Bility Challenge” public […]

If you ever see me laughing when Donald Trump is speaking at a Tea Party rally, this is part of the reason: Trump is allied with the tea party movement in favoring repeal of the health care law and opposing tax hikes. But while exploring a 2000 Reform Party presidential bid, part-time Palm Beacher Trump […]

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