Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

That’s impossible! Even for a computer.

Says Luke, “It’s not impossible. I used to bullseye womp rats in my T-16 back home, they’re not much bigger than two meters.” 1) The thermal exhaust port on the Death Star is only 2 meters wide.  It’s great that Luke can hit womp rats larger than 2 meters, but what bearing does that have on things that are less…

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Dr. No – Back on Bill Maher

( – promoted by Patrick) Eabo Clipper noted Ron Paul’s first appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher.  While he was coldly received then, it appears that after witnessing the past two debates Bill Maher has warmed up slightly.  Ron has been on two different times since his first appearance.  Videos after the jump.  (The last video is particularly amusing,…

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The Party of Lincoln?

I happened across this post from Jonah Goldberg at NRO’s The Corner: Today’s conservatives for the most part – Harry Jaffa is surely an outlier- admire Lincoln for the philosophical content of his profound moral convictions but look on Lincoln’s resort to heavy-handed statism as a lamentable but necessary recourse. Today’s liberals feel the same way about the convictions, but…

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