Friday, December 9th, 2016

A tavern owner, Andy Kochanski, on Milwaukee’s south side acted quickly and possibly saved the lives of his customers Thursday night. He shot one armed robber dead and caused two other robbers to run for it. This is his statement on Facebook: I would like to state that I did what I had to do […]

Today is Pi (Π) day, although I think the real Pi day should wait until 3/14/15 9:26 AM. But that’s just me. There’s a story that circulates every year about this time about a state that tried to make Π = 3. Most of the stories have the wrong state and the wrong value.  As near […]

If you pray hard enough, you can make water run uphill. How hard? Why, hard enough to make water run uphill, of course! – Robert Heinlein Kevin at Lakeshore Laments brings to our attention today an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by two economists from the National Bureau of Economic Research, Robert Barro and […]

“Be wary of strong drink. It may make you shoot at tax collectors – and miss.” – Robert Heinlein Print this entry

Brian Fraley has another session of “Know Your Blogger” and this week the blogger on the couch is me. A film buff, his favorite movie is Casablanca. A lover of classic rock, if not a classic lover, Wiggy tries his best to be classy. He’s been a season ticket holder of the Florentine Opera and […]

Brian Fraley has another session of “Know Your Blogger” and this week the blogger on the couch is me. A film buff, his favorite movie is Casablanca. A lover of classic rock, if not a classic lover, Wiggy tries his best to be classy. He’s been a season ticket holder of the Florentine Opera and […]

If you pray hard enough, you can make water run uphill. How hard? Why, hard enough to make water run uphill, of course!– Robert Heinlein Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue prayed for rain at the State Capitol yesterday. “We’ve come together here simply for one reason and one reason only: To very reverently and respectfully pray […]

If you pray hard enough, you can make water run uphill. How hard? Why, hard enough to make water run uphill, of course!– Robert Heinlein Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue prayed for rain at the State Capitol yesterday. “We’ve come together here simply for one reason and one reason only: To very reverently and respectfully pray […]

It seems really appropriate after what happened in Madison today: In a mature society, “civil servant” is semantically equal to “civil master.” – Robert Heinlein Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print this entry

It seems really appropriate after what happened in Madison today: In a mature society, “civil servant” is semantically equal to “civil master.” – Robert Heinlein Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print this entry