From the Tumblelog August 14-20, 2011

Aug 20

twittericonWatching the original Planet of the Apes for family movie night. Finn wants to know why the astronaut isn't floating if he is in space.

twittericonElliot tweets: Watchin the original Planet of the Apes

newsToxoplasma Infected Rats Love Their Enemies

Aug 19

newsAmerica’s newest congresswoman is a Church of Christ member

newsCharles Krauthammer reveals the fraudulence of conservative outrage

newsRomney shrewdly lays low while rivals say whacked out things

Aug 18

newsWhy Jon Huntsman Will Not Get The Republican Nomination

facebookLisa: making Rataouille tonight from the garden bounty - serving it over cheese ravioli so the kids will eat it :)

Aug 17

newsNFL Sunday Ticket Coming to PS3, No Dish Required

newsLiberal Christianity – An Affirmation

newsLiberal Christianity – A Critique

newsWhy You Didn’t Like ‘The Help’ As Much As You Think You Did.

newsSecret anti-racist shirts covertly distributed to neo-Nazis

Aug 16

twittericonon the Cliff Hanger


facebookLisa: Just watched The Town. One of those movies where you stay frozen during the closing credits - this time with the help of Mr. Lamontagne.

Aug 15

newsThe Ten Weirdest Ideas In Rick Perry’s ‘Fed Up’

newsPalin Cheap-Shots a Good Reporter

newsWill Rick Perry take a page from Rick Warren's hymnal?

twittericonclarification: Spotify web site is blocked at work but client seems to be working

twittericonamazed to discover the Spotify isn't blocked at work. how long will that last?

Aug 14

newsGOP presidential candidate quoted Pokemon: The Movie 2000. Four times.

From the Tumblelog August 7-13, 2011

Aug 13

twittericonhome from a workout at the CC with EJM

newsGroups Call for Scientists to Engage the Body Politic

newsRick Perry: a Ron Paulite on entitlements

Aug 11

foursquareI checked in at Genji's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar (2929 S Saginaw Rd)

newsAll-Nighters for a Football Team During Ramadan

newsTaxes key to Mitt's '04 pitch to S & P

newsDetour: The funny thing about all roads is that at some point they all have potholes, speed bumps and…

Aug 10

newsA Structurally Balanced Budget

newsBoehner taps Camp, Upton for debt panel

newsBarack Obama: His Good Intentions May Destroy His Presidency » Evangelicals Question The Existence Of Adam And Eve

Aug 9

newsGoogle Group Members to Use Facial Recognition to Identify London Rioters

newsAttending Polishing the Pulpit « The Fellowship Room

newsE.T., call back: Donations revive SETI quest

Aug 8

twittericonWho would have guessed that this one would end up in the WSJ's "Today's Most Popular" feed?

newsLibrary Donates 150 Copies Of ‘SlaughterHouse-Five’ To Students At School That Banned The Book

newsWhy Republicans Don't Want To Extend The Payroll Tax Cut

newsStandard & Poor’s inconsistencies

twittericonRT @daveweigel: Dow now down 1300+ points since Smurfs rang opening bell

twittericonRT @davidfrum: Markets are saying: We fear recession and deflation. Washington consensus: now is the time to fight debt and inflation.

newsDrew Westen's Nonsense

newsThe meaning of the word 'compromise'

Aug 7

news‘Breaking Bad’ Star Bryan Cranston Set To Join Brad Pitt On ‘World War Z’

newsWhat Happened to Obama’s Passion?

newsA Response to Rick Perry’s “Response”

From the Tumblelog July 31-August 6, 2011

Aug 6

twittericonElliot tweets: This is my 100th tweet YAY

twittericonElliot tweets: I am at PMP Countertop. My mom forced me to come! UHHH

Aug 4

newsWrong And Right

Aug 3

twittericonElliot tweets: Lake Superior is so COLD!!!!!

twittericonFREE ALBUM: SPIN Tribute to Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

twittericonRT @mspspeak: Slaughterhouse Five banned by Missouri State schools? I'm sorry people but the book of Genesis alone has more sex scenes.

twittericonFrom James Taranto: "What's the difference between a left-wing nut and a right-wing nut? A left-wing nut thinks Barack Obama is a genius. A right-wing nut thinks he's an evil genius."

facebookLisa: boo KOL! I wanted my BOH!

Aug 2

newsProtecting Entitlements Is A Strange And Self-Destructive Principle For Liberals | The New Republic

foursquareI checked in at Mackinaw Pastie and Cookie Co (117 W Jamet)

newsThe anatomy of a smear

Aug 1

foursquareI checked in at Lake Superior Brewing Co At Dunes Saloon (N14283 Lake Ave)

twittericonthe view from a Monday afternoon on Lake Superior




Jul 31

twittericonsmores on the beach


twittericonGrand Marais sunset


newsTax Burdens Around the World

newsEvangelicals Without Blowhards

facebookLisa: The Milky Way is out in Grand Marais.

From the Tumblelog July 24-30, 2011

Jul 29

facebookLisa: The boys and I are wondering why there is only one female smurf. What happened to Mama?

Jul 28

twittericonDeath Cab for Cutie at the Fox in Detroit

newsWhy the Debt Crisis Is Even Worse Than You Think - BusinessWeek

twittericonRT @daveweigel: Last time Republicans were this angry at McCain, he was saying Bush tax cuts were irresponsible and pointless. Ahem.

Jul 26

newsDon't spray sunscreens on kids, at least for now

twittericonRT @joshgraves: Help me spread the word. Local musician extraordinare, Andrew Peterson is performing @ottercreek tomorrow night at 630pm. Please retweet

twittericonhalf boo. it was ice cream truck stuff, not ice cream they made.

twittericonheading to the parking lot to get some ice cream from Great Lakes

newsConservative Plan to Cap Federal Spending Masks Massive Cuts

Jul 25

newsTea Party to hold camp for kids at local church

newsReid accepts ransom note's terms, confuses GOP

newsIn response to Norway attacks, right-wing bloggers suddenly demand nuance

Jul 24

foursquareI checked in at Pi's Asian Express (5015 Eastman Ave)

foursquareI checked in at Wheeler Road Church of Christ (1123 E Wheeler St)

newsReport: No 'Hard Knocks' on HBO this season

From the Tumblelog July 10-16, 2011

Jul 16

newsWe have a revenue problem, Part MCCXVII

newsTNT cancels ‘Men of a Certain Age’

Jul 15

newsGOP Rejects Obama Deal of Replacing Special Interest Tax Breaks With a Payroll Tax Cut

newsWhy the Tea Party Should Stop Fearing Compromise

newsBeing Poor Is A Lot of Work

newsParty Politics: How Conservatism Lost Touch with Reality

Jul 14

twittericonRT @jasonboyett: He said, "The times when you have seen only one set of footprints in the sand, plus some hands, is when we were doing the wheelbarrow."

facebookLisa: Hello Mr. Moon, you're looking good tonight.

newsBBC News - Austrian driver allowed 'pastafarian' headgear photo

newsGerry: I like Harrison, but....

twittericonElliot tweets: Leaving for home today

Jul 13

twittericonscene from today's lunch/reading spot

runkeeper Just completed a 1.26 mi run - with EJ.

twittericonElliot tweets: Congrats USA on the win over France it was awesome hope you win the finals

twittericonElliot tweets: Watching da espys

Jul 12

twittericonRT @CofCnews: Bill Clinton to Harding University student: ‘Are you one of the three progressives on campus?’:

twittericonRT @mountain_goats: When they talk about "not hamstringing business with a lot of regulations," this is what they mean:… via @motherjones

twittericonRT @elliotmoore: Anyone else watching the All Star game Tonight // I am ;-)

twittericonRT @threelobed: Day officially made - new 7" from the mighty Polvo two weeks from today. #thestuffthatdreamsaremadeof2011

newsNetflix Changing Streaming and DVD Plans [In Brief]

newsKent Conrad’s budget: Late, but worthwhile

runkeeper Just completed a 1.23 mi run - another run with EJM. He's definitely the stronger runner.

newsThe GOP’s tax delusion

twittericonElliot tweets: Congrats Robinson Cano on the win last night

twittericonElliot tweets: You guys should check out the game shining force on you ipad and such it is awesome

Jul 11

twittericonview from the cool-down

runkeeper Just completed a 1.25 mi run - ran with EJ. I could barely keep up.

newsHappiness in Slavery

runkeeper Just completed a 2.85 mi walk with @runkeeper. Check it out!

twittericonElliot tweets: This is what my 9 month old cousin has to type: Z dyn- cszq/'k Lg

twittericonElliot tweets: You guys should see the movie Transformers Dark of the Moon it is action packed

twittericonElliot tweets: Caught 4 fish fishing by the lake AWESOME!!!!!!!

twittericonElliot tweets: RT @tinycorkscrew: Eli: sometimes it's hard not to get your booty burned.

twittericonElliot tweets: Kayaking swimming running fun by the lake

facebookLisa: We are in Connect I Cut with the Moore fam.

Jul 10

newsAmerica's debt: Shame on them | The Economist

facebookLisa: The last few roadsigns: Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, Peekskill, Clove Creek

From the Tumblelog July 3-9, 2011

Jul 9

twittericonRT @thinkprogress: GOP is so committed to deficit reduction they don't want to talk about reducing deficit by $4T

newsMedicare IS Means Tested

Jul 8

twittericonAttention Nashville indie rockers: believe it or not today I bought Slack's "sorry to drop this on you" at the Goodwill in Midland, MI

twittericonTransformers with Lisa, Elliot, and Carson

foursquareI checked in at Midland Cinemas Ncg (6540 Cinema Dr)

foursquareI checked in at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar (6728 Eastman Ave)

newsA Personal Guide to Fighting Poverty

Jul 7

news54 percent of Saginaw babies born to unmarried mothers

newsThe budget deals of Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Obama, in one chart

newsWhat We're Not Funding: by Zoë Pollock Maryn McKenna highlights the research gap for MRSA, or Methicillin…

newsHannity A Great American On Casey Anthony Verdict

Jul 6

newsTridge Birthday Celebration July 16!

twittericonwatching Rocky with the boys and the Elders

Jul 5

newsHealth Care Stagnation

Jul 4

newsThe GOP confusion on taxes

From the Tumblelog June 26-July 2, 2011

Jul 2

runkeeper Just completed a 10.16 mi bike ride - creatures encountered on the railtrail: a family of walkers, a grey-haired skater, a snake, and a deer

newsIt's Reagan's party no more

Jul 1

facebookLisa: Another one bites the dust!


Jun 30

facebookLisa: Midlanders - check out our city's latest publicity.

twittericonElliot tweets: country club pool awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

twittericonElliot tweets: mm pizza pizza mmm Mad the show on Cartoon Network is Mad Funny!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

facebookLisa: Look what is growing in our driveway!


Jun 29

runkeeper Just completed a 20.04 mi bike ride - not much fun because I was running on empty for half the ride.

newsHow you know the negotiations have truly failed

newsResolving the ACA's 'inactivity' question

newsGive Coburn And Lieberman A Chance

newsWhen the GOP meets a tax cut it doesn't like

Jun 28

runkeeper Just completed a 15.12 mi bike ride with @runkeeper. Check it out!

news20,000 Leagues Under the State

Jun 27

newsWaistlines in people, glucose levels in mice hint at sweeteners’ ill effects

newsEleven ways in which the Massachusetts reforms are or are not working

From the Tumblelog June 19-25, 2011

Jun 24

twittericonRT @jdickerson: If vacation messages were honest: "I'll be away checking Twitter regularly in whatever nice place I am, but will be ignoring your emails."

newsAbout that down-on-his-luck guy featured in Mitt Romney’s new video...:

newsWe Don't Need to Balance the Budget—Ever.

Jun 23

newsElmendorf: Tax Hikes and Spending Cuts Both Hurt Economy

newsWhy Sex With Creatures from the Future Is a Bad Idea | Popular Science

Jun 21

twittericonRT @TimothyArcher: Glad Huntsman is getting in the race. I remember him from Snow White and Red Riding Hood stories. Seems like an honest guy.

foursquareI checked in at Tom Bradley International Terminal (599 World Way)

Jun 20

foursquareI checked in at Gate of India (115 Santa Monica Blvd.)

foursquareI checked in at Santa Monica Pier (100 Santa Monica Pier)

Jun 19

newsThe Paradox of Universalism/Exclusivism

foursquareI checked in at Malibu Lagoon State Beach (23200 Pacific Coast Hwy & Cross Creek Rd)

foursquareI checked in at The Counter (30990 Russell Ranch Rd)

twittericonElliot tweets: @jonmower hahaha

twittericon@elliotmoore we enjoyed it. lots of kids. mom wants to move here. one kid that looked like you (in a few years) had an iPad out afterwards.

twittericonElliot tweets: @jonmower what was the church like was it good

foursquareI checked in at Conejo Valley Church of Christ (2525 E Hillcrest Dr)

foursquareI checked in at Sushi Agoura (5015 Cornell Rd)


twittericonElliot tweets: 4-0 keep it up tigers

twittericonElliot tweets: Happy fathers day!

twittericonElliot tweets: I hope Verlander can pull the tigers together for a win!?

facebookDriving on Latigo Canyon Rd - seems like it was scribbled into existence