Animadversions.

The weblog of Joshua Drescher

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Good news/bad news.

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Politics, Rants

Good news:
Our network TV and radio companies have been decisively shown to have put aside partisan rancor in order to report - clearly and with a single voice - on important news of the day.
Bad news:
They did it by actively participating in a massive disinformation campaign aimed at presenting “retired military experts” as neutral commentators [...]

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Anti-science Fiction: Thoughts on the final BSG.

March 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Rants, Science

The final episode of Battlestar Galactica has come and gone and - I must say - I was disturbingly close to the mark with some of my predictions (please note: I assume you’ve seen the episode, so expect spoilers).
Overall, I give it a 6 out of 10 (which is about what I’d give the last [...]

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If the North Koreans shoot down my plane, tell my Mom I love her.

March 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Politics, Rants

Eek:
North Korea, which is preparing to test its longest-range missile, said on Thursday it could not guarantee the safety of the South’s commercial flights off the east coast of the peninsula where the missile base is located.
It linked the warning to next week’s joint U.S.-South Korea military drills which it regularly criticizes as a prelude [...]

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Barack Obama will…

March 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Gaming, Politics

- Teach men to fish (so that they may eat).
- Teach men to fly (so that they may… uh… fly).
- Become invisible to save the planet.
- Become an Angel to fight Republicans in Hell.
- Prove to be very popular with Korean gamers:

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Nancy Pelosi: History’s Greatest Monster

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics, Rants

If she was JUST a creepy cat lady, that would be bad enough, but being “Rick Rolled” by the person who is third in line for the Presidency is beyond my ability to tolerate.

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Wait… WHAT?

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics, Rants

Apparently, Obama recently spent an evening hanging out with William “That Total Jackass” Kristol.
It’s one thing to reach across the aisle, but it’s another thing entirely to have a nice dinner with the other side of the aisle’s psychopathic fringe. I’m going to be SO pissed off if - on Inauguration Day - Obama [...]

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