I Would Rather Be A Luddite Than A Simplot Any Day

Call me a Luddite. In a 2007 article she wrote for MSNBC, Cloning:  Scientists vs. Consumers, freelance writer Pallavi Gogoi quotes Terry Etherton, head of the Dairy & Animal Science Dept. at Penn State University, on the issue of cloning animals for food production and consumption.  Etherton, Ph.D., M.S., B.S., is an enthusiastic supporter of animal cloning … Continue reading

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby And do ya, do ya, do ya, do ya Know what ya doing, doing to me? Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby The Kaiser Chiefs, an “English alternative rock band from Leeds,” by Wikipedia, had a number one single in the U.K. with their song “Ruby” that the above and this: Due to lack of … Continue reading

Control Flow Logic and President Obama

Who is it that said “Be careful what you wish for?”  I want to know if everyone who voted for President Obama is happy with the President they got.  I think he is a very careful man who surrounds himself with careful people.  I believe these careful people ran a technical campaign that was designed … Continue reading

Nuts and Berries

Mea culpa.  Mea maxima culpa.  As Pogo (Walt Kelly) said to Porky, “Yep, Son, we have met the enemy and he is us.”  The latest outrage in the “agriculture industry” is what “Change.org” calls “Shocking Animal Abuse,” the torture and torment of dairy cows by workers at Conklin Dairy in Ohio. The “ag industry” will … Continue reading