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The Supreme Court is Funny – AT&T declared non personna

Every once in a while humor pops up in weird places.  The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision today on FCC v. AT&T, declaring that AT&T could not withhold information on the grounds that AT&T is a “corporate … Continue reading

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New Blog

I’ve started a new blog, Arctic Oil. I’ve moved most of the oil-related posts over to it already, and will move the rest of them as time allows.  This blog will stay up for non-oil related material, rants, and curmudgeonly … Continue reading

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More Channels – Still A Wasteland

The only way to get decent internet here is via cable broadband, and the only way to get that is by paying through the nose for a “package” of services (like cable TV) that I generally don’t use or want. … Continue reading

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Volcano Produces Blue Skies Over Europe

I was reading the local newspaper this morning and saw an AP article explaining how the reduction in flights over Europe because of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland has led to the bluest skies in recent history.  Evidently there are … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring is coming.  Out for my morning walk, I heard the first varied thrush of the year.  The breeze is warmer, with every day above freezing.  The days are noticeably longer, and the sun actually feels warm to these old … Continue reading

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Sailing to Byzantium

THAT is no country for old men. The young In one another’s arms, birds in the trees – Those dying generations – at their song, The salmon-falls, the mackerel-crowded seas, Fish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long Whatever is … Continue reading

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The Polarization of Alaska – Sarah Palin Edition

I’ve debated about posting this.  I’ve generally tried to steer away from politics and focus on concrete facts and defensible data when posting to the blogosphere.  I’ve generally saved any liberal rants of mine for letters to the editor of … Continue reading

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