Author Archive for Rretta

A Networked Society Requires Coal

Server farms supporting our networked society have the electric power demand of small cities.  An iPhone demands as much electricity over a year as a refrigerator, recent studies show. People assume that even though we use more electronic gear we…

Socialism Is The Political System of the Mediocre

Welcome to the future of health care under Socialized medicine.   An article in the U.K. Daily Telegraph reported  that 1,000 home health care elderly and vulnerable patients  died of thirst or while suffering from severe dehydration over the past decade in England and Wales. Figures obtained by the newspaper under…

Creating A Banana Republic

Our system of representative government depends on it being led by an individual who believes in it; who thinks it is valuable; who believes that a government dedicated to the protection of individual rights is a noble ideal.  What if…

Watching Obama UnRavel

“The White House sits in a city that has become addicted to its own adrenaline. It is in a perpetual swivet stoked by media for which every inter-institutional dust-up is a crisis.” George F. Wills, ‘How a President Unravels’ Rep.…

OMG: Obama Lied

According to Iranian  Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham,  the White House multi-page fact sheet containing details of the draft agreement is “invalid” – a  “modified factually inaccurate primer” that contradicts the text of the Joint Plan of Action to mislead Americans.” …

Impossible Utopian Dreams

The problem with utopian dreams is that they always end in dystopian realities.  Lenin’s dream of a worker’s paradise transformed itself into Stalin’s nightmare of the gulags, starvation, and the eventual destruction of their nation.  Mussolini’s dream of a return…

How To Have An Abortion

by Bryce A. Tayloi Don’t think about the freckles he, or she, Might have, or how much hair, how big a grin, Or whether swimming would come naturally, Or whether–it?–might play the violin. Don’t think of prom, don’t think of…

Another “Staged” Event To Push Amnesty

John Earnest, White House Spokesman said Obama “would not categorically rule out future executive actions to address immigration,” holding to faked concerns that there is not really anything Obama could do in lieu of congressional action on amnesty. [except by-pass Congress].…

Lap-Dog Media Discovers ObamaCare

Take heart, America.  The far-left lapdog media suddenly discovered there might be a few problems with ObamaCare. Hot Air is reporting that  Brian Williams of the NBC Nightly News is  sending investigative reporters to look into the “fine print” of Obamacare.…