From the carefully-released snippets of his “note” and “literature” it would seem that Paul Ciancia, the LAX TSA shooter, is part of the Sovereign Citizen movement. The news media has not, so far, mentioned this phrase. Instead, they simply describe him over and over as “anti-government” — intending to evoke the Tea Party, which they also try to portray this way. [...]
The “most transparent administration in history” has been putting those NSA phone records to use, against reporters — and whistleblowers. Even the Washington Post, normally a reliable water-carrier for the administration, has taken notice:
The woman who tried to breach the barricades around the White House (and perhaps the Capitol building) allegedly had a history of mental illness. You can tell that there was insanity going on: She fired seventeen shots at an unarmed person.
Well, actually, that was the police. But in any event, Miriam Carey was not [...]
As we’ve seen from the sequester to the shutdown to various other situations, the Obama administration has taken active steps to cause grief for two groups: conservatives and the military.
In the case of the World War II veterans attending the WWII Memorial, President Obama had a “two-fer”; they are certainly military, likely conservative, and [...]
Here’s the spreadsheet and charts as of their arrival today in Cambridge Bay.
Click on the thumbnail for the full PDF.
I’ve traveled further yesterday than the crew did on their entire journey, but I had a rather easy time of it. In any event, there will probably be some final wrap-up post from [...]
The crew of the Arctic Joule are now blogging openly about their planned end when they reach Cambridge Bay: [...]
The Arctic Joule is moving again. From their blog (and that weather report!) the winds were quite fierce. And they’ve reported a bit of controllability issue going through the Dease Strait. The chart PDF is here, with the front page snapshot here. [...]
And that’s just the FaceBook page for the MainstreamLastFirst expedition. I’ve updated the chart and the screen shot, even though the crew is still tied down on the north short of the Dease Strait and unable to move due to heavy winds. But I confess to being disappointed by the behavior, evidently approved by the management, of commenters at the MLF page. [...]
The voyage of the Arctic Joule will come to an end in the next few days, just shy of the halfway mark. I can’t blame the fellows: It’s been quite a difficult run for them as a result of adverse winds and a boat design not quite appropriate for the attempt. (Too much wind area; they were effectively rendered impotent by any headwind at all.) [...]
Before today’s update, I’ll relate an odd situation that has just occurred. Based upon an overwhelming number of complaint (i.e., one person), I’ve been booted off the MainstreamLastFirst FaceBook page, and my comments detailing the status and numbers of the Arctic Joule crew have been removed. The reason is that, elsewhere on this site, you [...]