• Nuclear Energy Institute – Information on the Japan Earthquake and Reactors in That Region

    Hello folks. I have been wondering what the state of the Fukushima reactors is, and since the ADD afflicted American media has completely forgotten that there is even an island State named Japan I thought I’d try to find an update. I have noticed though that the concern for our safety due to release of… Continue reading

  • Submariner’s Prayer

    http://www.gashbag.com/submarinersprayer.htm In the beginning there was a word; and the word was God.  All else was darkness and void without form. So God created the heavens and the earth. He created the sun and the moon and the stars, so that light may pierce the darkness.  The earth, God divided between the land and the… Continue reading

  • BBC News – Christmas Island shipwreck inquest opens

    BBC News – Christmas Island shipwreck inquest opens. An Australian inquest into the Christmas Island shipwreck has heard how the captain abandoned the boat a day before the tragedy. The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind. Anyone who has read Lord Jim by Joseph… Continue reading

  • Adios OBL

    “It is not worthwhile to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man’s character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible. “- Mark Twain “To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.” – Samuel Butler “Boy, when… Continue reading

  • BBC News – ‘100 missing’ as DR Congo boat capsizes

    BBC News – ‘100 missing’ as DR Congo boat capsizes. When I was a boy we didn’t wake up with Vietnam and have Cyprus for lunch and the Congo for dinner. – Lyndon B. Johnson “Going up that river was like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world, when vegetation rioted on the… Continue reading

  • A Real Deal Explanation of the Japanese Nuclear Disaster

    The utter devastation that has been visited on Japan is heart-rending. I fear the death toll will do nothing but rise for the next few weeks. My mind boggles at the damage that is slowly being revealed. I am doing the only thing that I know to do, and that is to donate to the… Continue reading

  • Righteousness in the name…

    Speaking in the King Hussein Mosque in Amman, he argued that religion was a force for good, but its “manipulation” caused divisions and even violence. – Benedict XVI “I think it’s perfectly possible to explain how the universe came about without bringing God into it, but I don’t know everything, and there may well be a… Continue reading

  • How the media “feeding frenzy” overshadows, or taints real and compelling stories.

    “A grove of giant redwoods or sequoias should be kept just as we keep a great or beautiful cathedral. The extermination of the passenger pigeon meant that mankind was just so much poorer; exactly as in the case of the destruction of the cathedral at Rheims. And to lose the chance to see frigate-birds soaring… Continue reading

  • DADT Repealed… Humanity has just won another battle against ignorance!

    “The [DADT] policy is an absurdity and borderline on being an obscenity. What it does is cause people to ask of themselves that they lie to themselves, that they pretend to be something that they are not. There is no empirical evidence that would indicate that it affects military cohesion. There is a lot of… Continue reading

  • Life as an Equation

    “A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” – James Joyce  “Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde “Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” – Kevin Arnold “If you will call your troubles… Continue reading