July 2009 Blog Posts (25)

Signing In

Hello ConsimWorld,
I just got started here and haven't done much yet. I do have a series of posts about ORIGINS 2009 on my games blog though. You can find them here.
Dan

Added by Dan Eastwood on July 5, 2009 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Living in Interesting Times

Give this to Sarah Palin . . . she did her best to push Jackson off "the front page". Maybe we should ask Sanford for another interview . . . As for Jackson:



"he should have been prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law regarding the child molestation cases."



He was. He was acquited. (That doesn't mean he didn't do what everyone seems to say . . . )



" I just hope to hell no one tries to nominate this freak for sainthood."



No one is. A considerable… Continue

Added by Richard Berg on July 4, 2009 at 2:30pm — 43 Comments

Summer Bakin'

Even if you are not much of a baker I encourage you to make this pie. It will be the best one you have ever tasted. It is from the 1950 edition Betty Crocker cookbook.



One 9 inch unbaked pie shell (store bought or home made)



In the pie shell put 4 cups washed fresh blueberries * (See note below)



In a medium bowl wisk together:



2/3 cup granualted sugar

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 cup heavy… Continue

Added by Katie on July 4, 2009 at 11:19am — 7 Comments

The Consequences of Dictatorship: Venezuela Loses Its Best and Its Brightest

When people can't vote at the ballot box against a dictatorship, they often vote with their feet. The Berlin Wall was a monument to this, and a grand attempt by a dysfunctional Communist regime to take away the shoe leather franchise from people who decided that moving to freedom was an alternative to suffering under dictatorship.



Nor was East Germany alone in witnessing the exodus of its best and brightest. The migration of the Cuban middle class to Florida was a consequence of… Continue

Added by Jim Werbaneth on July 1, 2009 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Breaking the Sound Barrier

From foxnews.com:

The breaking of the sound barrier is not just an audible phenomenon. As a new picture from the U.S. military shows, Mach 1 can be quite visual.

This widely circulated new photo shows a Air Force F-22 Raptor aircraft participating in an exercise in the Gulf of Alaska June 22, 2009 as it executes a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.

The visual phenomenon, which sometimes… Continue

Added by Lisa Scheer on July 1, 2009 at 7:36am — 4 Comments

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