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Why It Is What It Isn’t

Why It Is What It Isn’t
September 21, 2015
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“…The problem with “It is what it is” is that it abdicates responsibility, shuts down creative problem solving, and concedes …Read the Rest

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The Autobiography of James T. Kirk

The Autobiography of James T. Kirk
September 7, 2015
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If you are as much of a compulsive Trekkie as I am, this is a must-listen. It is hilarious.  Where …Read the Rest

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White Women and the Ten Dollar Bill

White Women and the Ten Dollar Bill
June 27, 2015
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Friday morning I Tweeted that when the announcement was made about putting a woman on our currency, the answer was …Read the Rest

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Let’s Just Deal With It

Let’s Just Deal With It
April 17, 2015
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“Chewie, we’re home.” This is the number one reason I have been waiting, since 1979, to be abducted by aliens.  …Read the Rest

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Has ISIS Already Won?

Has ISIS Already Won?
March 3, 2015
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ISIS is now threatening Twitter employees and executives for cracking down on their psychopathic tweets.  Golly, just the other day …Read the Rest

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Where No One Has Gone Before…

Where No One Has Gone Before…
February 28, 2015
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Space… the final frontier. These are the continuing voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange new …Read the Rest

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The Acceptable New Hate

The Acceptable New Hate
February 13, 2015
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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold …Read the Rest

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ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties

ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties
September 2, 2014
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“We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to …Read the Rest

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Attitude Adjustment Time

Attitude Adjustment Time
June 25, 2014
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I am having a miserable time with my ISP.  Everything is taking twice as long as it should.  It’s well …Read the Rest

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The Great Vision of the Great Bird of the Galaxy

The Great Vision of the Great Bird of the Galaxy
June 12, 2014
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Very few people – ever, have the opportunity to shape the future, with their vision.  It wasn’t even really a …Read the Rest

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Why Humans Must Explore Space

Why Humans Must Explore Space
July 20, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to consider what might happen in space exploration if the Koch Machine had money riding on …Read the Rest

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UPDATED: Is Opera Becoming Irrelevant?

UPDATED:  Is Opera Becoming Irrelevant?
July 14, 2013
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UPDATE:  The Pink Flamingo is quite accustomed to being criticized.  That’s the name of the game.  But, today, the anonymous …Read the Rest

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When Dumb Morphs Into Supid

When Dumb Morphs Into Supid
June 19, 2013
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Did you know that abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy are extremely rare, only 1.3 percent of all abortions?  Most …Read the Rest

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The Really Important Stuff of Life: Star Trek!

The Really Important Stuff of Life:  Star Trek!
May 17, 2013
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I never saw this one coming.  The bad guy is Kahn!  I figured it was going to be Gary Mitchell, …Read the Rest

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Opera, Historical Accuracy & Costuming

Opera, Historical Accuracy & Costuming
May 12, 2013
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I don’t know if I like the idea of Rigoletto being put into the 1950s and Las Vegas, with a …Read the Rest

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Don’t Sell My Stuff

Don’t Sell My Stuff
May 7, 2013
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If you’ve not heard the story, Kobe Bryant’s mother is planning to auction his stuff.  He’s mad.  She’s claiming he …Read the Rest

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Science Fiction as Social Commentary

Science Fiction as Social Commentary
April 29, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo has a not so dirty little secret.  I love science fiction.  I’m a Trekkie, unfortunately, I admit …Read the Rest

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The Far Right and the Dark Side of the Force

The Far Right and the Dark Side of the Force
February 24, 2013
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Please, forgive The Pink Flamingo for getting a little crazed.  I know I’m mixing metaphors, so to speak, but there …Read the Rest

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Meteors, NASA, Budgets & Ignorance

Meteors, NASA, Budgets & Ignorance
February 16, 2013
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This is just plain cool.  It is also a bit weird.  Siberia, primarily known as the birthplace of one of …Read the Rest

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What If They Found Something?

What If They Found Something?
February 8, 2013
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Picture this.  The Pink Flamingo is on the phone, talking to a friend, who was telling me about the latest …Read the Rest

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When County Sheriff’s Refuse to Follow the Law?

When County Sheriff’s Refuse to Follow the Law?
January 20, 2013
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The far right is out of its collective mind.  Please, pardon The Pink Flamingo as I wax poetic over the …Read the Rest

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Really Cool Science Links!

Really Cool Science Links!
December 29, 2012
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The Pink Flamingo has not been as religious about keeping up with science links as I should.  There have been …Read the Rest

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I Have Just Seen the Future & There IS Going to Be a Starship Enterprise!

I Have Just Seen the Future & There IS Going to Be a Starship Enterprise!
November 23, 2012
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Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five -year mission: to explore strange new …Read the Rest

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What If Newt Was Right All Along

What If Newt Was Right All Along
May 14, 2012
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I want to believe! When the proposal for this rolls around, you’d better hope some jerk like Mitt Romney is …Read the Rest

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Mark Steyn’s Knee Jerk Ignorance As Obama Goes T’Pring on the GOP

Mark Steyn’s Knee Jerk Ignorance As Obama Goes T’Pring on the GOP
February 13, 2012
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Have you ever noticed that conservatives and the religious right, like nerds, are completely obsessed with sex?  Evidently they cannot …Read the Rest

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The Really Important Things of Life: Star Peace!

The Really Important Things of Life:  Star Peace!
December 13, 2011
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This is one of the funniest things I’ve seen in ages.  Captain James T. Kirk (the real one) started a …Read the Rest

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UPDATED: I Don’t Give a Rip About John Galt or Ayn Rand

UPDATED:  I Don’t Give a Rip About John Galt or Ayn Rand
April 24, 2011
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UPDATE: Daniel Barnes at Ayn Rand, Contra Human Nature wrote the following: “..While on Friday the Atlas Shrugged movie expanded …Read the Rest

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Part XIV: Losing the Future for the GOP

Part XIV: Losing the Future for the GOP
April 7, 2011
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Previously in the series about Libertarians destroying the GOP.  Who would have thought that there is a Star Trek philosophical …Read the Rest

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Jim DeMint’s Alternative (tea party) Reality

Jim DeMint’s Alternative (tea party) Reality
November 14, 2010
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With apologies to Ronald Reagan, The Pink Flamingo is breaking his 11th Commandment.  I am guilty.  I freely admit my …Read the Rest

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Vindicating the Great Bird of the Galaxy

Vindicating the Great Bird of the Galaxy
October 29, 2010
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Once again the world has proven that everything we need to know in life we can learn from Star Trek! …Read the Rest

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