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Monday, February 19, 2007

Asteroids and today's other items

Via Jeremayakovka and Maria, if anyone's expecting the UN to solve this problem, I better spend my Roth IRA right now - I won't be reaching advanced old age: U.N. urged to take action on asteroid threat
An asteroid may come uncomfortably close to Earth in 2036 and the United Nations should assume responsibility for a space mission to deflect it, a group of astronauts, engineers and scientists said on Saturday.
Dinocrat writes about economics and global warming
Our question today is this: is there an survival purpose to the religious madness that grips the most fervent Global Warming adherents, turning them into harpies and hysterics? We think the answer is probably yes. The ancient story of Pharaoh’s dream tells us that the affluent and powerful have always had a little internal alarm bell warning them about the saven years of lean following the seven years of fat. Preparing for the lean times, and, as importantly, trying to ward them off, has been important for human survival — then and now.

Most people in America today have absolutely no idea how we became so rich over the last 130 years. They have no idea about the nexus of laws, an enterprising spirit of the people, available capital, good accounting, an expanding market, low cost resources, technology and engineering, and an adequate monetary policy that created the relative paradise that is capitalist America — a point we have made over and over again.
(h/t Larwyn)

SoCal Pundit discusses 24 in Attack of the Show.
24 is on tonight. You know what I'll be doing.

You (Haven't) Come A Long Way Baby

What will provide me more blogging material than Hillary as POTUS? Hillary as POTUS with Bill as Senator-for-life. (h/t Linda and four other friends)
"Why not?" Begala added. "He excelled as attorney general and governor of Arkansas, he excelled as president and he’s been a model of the modern Senate spouse."
He'd fit right in. (h/t Larwyn)
Linda has the scoop on Nancy the riveter.

In a lighter mode, Neo-neocon posts on playing the cello.

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