Thursday, July 26, 2012

It's the Message

Nice tradecraft.
Using an M.O.P. against a vole.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

As an Aside

This is diluting the "├ćngla/Sahson"  RMoney (TM, duh) message

Monday, July 23, 2012

Women in Space

A comment I saw today on the news of the passing of Sally Ride (may she rest in peace) was that she flew shortly after Tereshkova.

This is a shot of Tereshkova decorating Neil Armstrong in 1970 (under the benignant gaze of I. Gagarin, who had died 2 years earlier); seven years after Vostok 6 and 13 years before STS-7.

From the work of Rudolf Kucherov at RIA Novosti

UPDATE God I love old Soviet Agitprop

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Simply Sentence

Roy's construction:
Cockburn was of an old school of radical journalism
uses the new (old school) with the formal (of an).


Monday, July 16, 2012

Internet Archaeology

Garsh, was busy lately, missed this—grading week for community college perfessers.
Michael is MORE than just my Internet Friend, I should hope: I have always considered Michael the sort of person I might borrow money from. (Also I think we both went to Regis. But not the same year. My year was cool.)
Style note: Kos is the Great Orange Satan; Atrios is the “Cerulean Cherub.” I made that up myself, and I hope for no higher claim to immortality.
Posted by Thers  on  05/22  at  05:12 AM
Hell, I didn't know where I got it.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sunday Morning

Me and captive bird are enjoying The Lord's Day. Me with Prosecco and CB with seeds, beans and fruit.

Monday, July 9, 2012


As Atrios often reminds us, the incentives are afu.