Archive for: July, 2011

Where's Waldo - the invertebrate version

Jul 30 2011 Published by under Animals, Arthropods

I took a couple of pictures at the beach recently, of an extremely well-camouflaged invert. Can you see it in this first picture? (Clicking on any of the images will take you to flickr, where you can inspect the full size to your heart's content.)

Ocypode pallidula 1

Not sure what I was looking at yet? Let's zoom in a little.

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Michelle Bachmann wants to fire my wife.

Jul 13 2011 Published by under "Supporting" the Troops

Republican presidential candidates Michelle Bachamann wants my wife to be fired from her current job.

Bachmann undoubtedly doesn't know who my wife is, and probably doesn't know or understand exactly what my wife's job is, but Bachmann definitely wants my wife's job to be done by someone else. Bachmann does not, it would appear, care if the person who replaces her is better qualified or even as qualified as my wife. She simply wants to make sure that whoever replaces my wife has - and was born with - one thing.

A penis.

Yes, you read that right. Michelle Bachmann, a woman who wants to be the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Military, has publicly come out against women in combat. She did so last week, and the media seems to have managed to completely miss this.
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