Category Archives: Doomsday

Schumer Against Iran Deal

Here’s some big news tucked away on a busy GOP presidential debate night: Sen. Chuck Schumer is opposing the Iran nuke deal. Here’s the scoop from The New York Times. Advertisements

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Deal or No Deal

I just watched President Obama’s speech on Wednesday defending the nuclear deal with Iran. The speech, in front of a friendly audience, was pretty insulting. First, he repeated misleading assertions about “anytime, anywhere” inspections (a condition applicable to declared sites, but apparently not applicable where … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Get Lucky

Stay up late enough and you’ll see some weird (or repulsive) stuff on TV. Is it my imagination or does V. Stiviano have an Adam’s apple? Dig around long enough on DOD computer networks and, apparently, you’ll find a contingency plan for … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: We’ll Meet Again

I suppose if I was one of the forgotten caretakers of America’s nuclear arsenal – left to rot in coffin-like bunkers waiting for a war that will never happen – I’d also nap with the blast doors open, have a problem … Continue reading

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Entertainment for the Next Ice Age

It’s beginning to look a lot like another Ice Age this weekend. Perfect weather for survivalists looking to validate their multimillion dollar investments in fully stocked and fortified bunkers. Not-so-perfect weather for interstate air commuters. Here’s what’s on tap for … Continue reading

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The Day After the Navy Yard Shooting

Flash your common access card (CAC). The guard matches your CAC with your mug (Tom Selleck mustache? no mustache – hm-m-m), checks to ensure your Department of Defense decal is still valid, and waves you in. Wait in traffic, park … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Mao’s Last Dancer*

“Mao’s Last Dancer” is probably my new favorite movie – a rich biopic that follows the renowned Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin from his brutal apprenticeship in a Beijing studio for gifted youths to his star-turn as a headliner for the Houston Ballet. There’s a love story woven in … Continue reading

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