I've been thinking about the different methods of starting aircraft engines ever since I saw a video of an early jet performing a cart start. But I'll get back to that.
Today you start almost all ...
The BBC reports that the Palestinians win upgraded UN status by wide margin. This confirms the CNN live reports now of the same news.
The UN General Assembly has voted to grant the ...
As I’m sure you are aware, there is currently a major effort being waged by Wall Street CEOs, Republicans and some Democrats to do deficit reduction on the backs of the middle class and working ...
NOTE: PLEASE READ AND REC THE REPOST/EXTENDED VERSION OF THIS DIARY WHICH HAS JUST BEEN POSTED INSTEAD!
Hyperbole? Hair on Fire? Sky is Falling?
If you or anyone you know and care ...
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette
Yes, it's true. If the White House would like to disavow David Plouffe's words now is the ...
He's better at pumping gas than buying media time
In October, Politico's Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman and Emily Schultheis wrote an interesting article about Mitt ...
According to The Roll Call, the Republicans are hopping mad about President Obama going on the road and taking his case for ending the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy and keeping in place middle-class ...
I hate to call out a front-page diary for misrepresenting anything, but whoever illustrated *Joan McCarter*'s diary today with a picture of Social Security cards to show the "entitlements" Democrats ...
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I received an e-mail today from Senator Mark Udall (D. CO) who is gathering signatures for his petition to reform the filibuster. Here's what the e-mail said:
Rumors circulate that John Kerry, Mass senior Senator might be appointed Secretary of State. This is an insane idea. Hand Scott Brown an empty seat? Madness. Also Kerry's day is about done. Don'...