by baldilocks For fans of the Star Trek franchise, the Borg collective was one of the most terrifying villains: a machine collective that forcibly assimilated individuals and civilizations with the goal of achieving perfection -- with perfection being the full integration of all knowledge, culture, etc., everything that is contained within individuals and within singular … Continue reading Resistance and Futility
By John Ruberry "You're not of the body," is what Dr. McCoy shouted at his Enterprise officers after being brainwashed in the ways of Landru in the Star Trek episode, The Return of the Archons The most intolerant people I know are liberals, who I often refer to as leftists. First a story:. Back in … Continue reading Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicked out of a restaurant: Can’t we all just get along?
by baldilocks First things: my gratitude to Fausta for filling in for me on Saturday. I still have some computer issues which will be dealt with directly. Some may remember that one of the first of the gazillion sexual harassment/assault accusations and revelations was from actor Anthony Rapp, who told of being assaulted by actor … Continue reading A Different Kind of Coming-Out and Why Many Won’t Do It
By John Ruberry This year could end up being the most tumultuous year since 1968. During that year there was of course a heated presidential election, the Democrats nominated Vice President Hubert Humphrey, who represented the status quo, one that was not especially popular. The Republicans chose a former vice president, Richard Nixon, whose critics … Continue reading 1968 returns
For the first time in a month I woke up at 5 AM (day off) and with daily mass in the evening I turned on Morning Joe and saw something amazing. The discussion was why Donald Trump was perceived as he was and turned instantly to Barack Obama noting that Paris happened after he said … Continue reading Morning Joe Discovers for Americans Survival (finally) Overrides MSM Programing
One of the constants of the left is that if one of their own falls it certainly isn't the fault of the left or anything resembling it. It's an aberration, a person disturbed or the person really wasn't a leftist after all. But if you really want to find the ultimate it spinning Niki at … Continue reading Are You Kidding Me? The Berkeley Groper it’s Shatner’s / Gamergate’s fault
This weekend at Instapundit Randy Barnett linked to an interesting piece on Star Trek TNG that discussed how the 3rd Season Cliffhanger led to acceptance in the Star Trek Community. “MR. WORF, FIRE!”: The Story of the Most Daring Cliffhanger in Star Trek ‘Next Generation’ History: If you are a star trek fan you'll likely … Continue reading A Star Trek Clue on Liberalism
Last week I accidentally ran across Star Trek Continues. As I recognized the actor who had played Apollo in the base series and couldn't get to sleep I stayed up to watch it. To say I was pleasantly surprised and impressed is an understatement. So since all work and no fun (and since I'm months … Continue reading Star Trek Continues Episode 1 Pilgrim of Eternity
This week the Guardian Newspaper & Martin Robbins provided proof positive that there is no subject that can not produce liberal angst, even subjects that concerning things far in the future: How can our future Mars colonies be free of sexism and racism? The white, male European conquerors of the New World and 19th-century American … Continue reading Sorry Martin Robbins: Mars needs Kirk Not Hofstadter
Ex-leper: Come on big nose, let's haggle! Brian: What?! Ex-leper: All right, cut the haggling. Say you open at one shekel, I start at two thousand, we close about eighteen-hundred. Life of Brian 1979 Every hand's a winner and every hands a loser and the best that you can hope for is … Continue reading Spock vs Kirk on Obamacare
Today on Twitchy we found out that the great Star Trek / Star Wars debate between William Shatner and Carrie Fischer is still on. I favor Star Trek over Star Wars myself but since I'm a Doctor Who fan over all I tweeted the following: .@CarrieFFisher & .@WilliamShatner may feud on #starwars vs #startrek but … Continue reading Shatner Tweets me: Jonah Goldberg Eat your Heart out!
I think this tweet could be: It doesn't even matter what the video looks like or what it says. If Michelle Malkin whose conservative credentials are unquestionable is saying this, that is simply disastrous for the Cain campaign. That's why I included the follow-up tweet, once someone says "The emperor has no clothes" then it … Continue reading Is the turning point for the Herman Cain campaign a single Michelle Malkin Tweet?
Just a reminder of the type of stuff you could find on TV just two years ago concerning this president: From The end of Time Part 1: "Don't forget tomorrow night, Christmas broadcast, President Obama, he's promised to end the recession!" "Barack Obama will lead us all into a new age of prosperity" Just to … Continue reading Remember when people thought Obama would save the world economy?
"Death, destruction, disease, horror. That's what war is all about, Anan. That's what makes it a thing to be avoided." Capt James T. Kirk via a Taste or Armageddon Throughout parts of Libya under rebel control, people are frustrated with NATO. Between its slow pace of attacks and the errant strikes that have killed rebel … Continue reading The demise of the liberal Hawk and disaster in Libya
This is what you would call a serious geek alert: What if Charles Dickens were a Trekkie? The answer runs an hour and 20 minutes and includes three fight scenes, 17 actors with latex ridges glued to their foreheads and a performance delivered entirely in Klingon Yes this is real! yItIv QISmaS Daq Hoch 'ej … Continue reading “With the Klingons as our allies in the war on Christmas, how can we lose?”
Although his Papacy and his faith were very powerful, practically a renaissance for Catholics Pope John Paul the II had one weakness that I believe affected his ability to deal with the Pedophile scandal among primarily gay priests in the US. Although the Catechism of the Catholic Church released and confirmed by John Paul II … Continue reading The Pope, the Prez and the PhD
Via Baseball Crank this is as classic as it gets. This is an excellent running gag.