Author Archives: AuricTech

Another Roll on the Random Thought Table

So, during lunch today, I began to wonder: If the folks who make Lunchables added a product line that included probiotic supplements, would they call that product line “Lunchabacillus”?

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On the Subject of PajamaBoy

Over at Larry Correia’s blog, Larry mentioned in passing that some collectivist had called him a “cismale gendernormative fascist,” which translates as follows: “Cismale means a male that was born male and self identifies a (sic) male, as in most … Continue reading

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Color Me Unsurprised

Earlier today, Prof Reynolds linked to a Politico post with the title “Daniel Werfel slammed for ‘incomplete’ report.” As someone who resided within the New Orleans Saints market area in the late 1990s, I would expect that a bureaucrat with … Continue reading

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Sunday, Gunnie Fun Day

I went shooting today with a couple of my coworkers. While my shoulder’s still sore (some seven hours later) from firing two rounds from a 10-gauge shotgun, it’s a good kind of sore. We fired my new .500 S&W Magnum … Continue reading

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A Quote for Today

From TRADOC Pamphlet 525-8-2, The U.S. Army Learning Concept for 2015: “Given the assumption that existing U.S. education models will continue to degrade, and physical and values preparation will continue to decline, IMT [Initial Military Training] must overcome negative learning … Continue reading

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A Quote (from memory) for Today

This quote for today is pretty much word-for-word. However, since I’m quoting, by memory, from an article I read in an issue of analog SCIENCE FICTION/SCIENCE FACT sometime around 1976*, I can’t vouch for complete accuracy. The principle remains intact, … Continue reading

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22 April in History

As an historically-significant date, 22 April is framed by two events: Vladimir Lenin’s birth in 1870, and the first Federally-recognized Earth Day in 1970 (the date was chosen by Senator Gaylord Nelson [D-Wisconsin], who claimed not to know about the … Continue reading

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Another Roll on the Random Thoughts Table

If the opposite of “pro” is “con,” does that mean that overly-cheerful people should be prescribed Conzac?

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Random Thought for Today

In the song “The Ballad of John and Yoko,” try replacing the line “They look just like two gurus in drag” with “She looks just like Cthulhu in drag.” It makes even more sense after the replacement, doesn’t it?

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Thanks, Craigslist, for the Post Fodder!

I’ve been thinking about buying a used RV for cash. That way, even if my current job is downsized, I’ll own my residence (even if I won’t necessarily own the place where it rests at night). One logical place for … Continue reading

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