Steynian 435

January 26, AD2010

Blogger Recoverating

~ ANDREW LAWTON: News via Mark Steyn.. Andrew “is now out of his coma and out of the Victoria Hospital, and, as he says, there was no brain damage, so he’s still a conservative. Thank you for all your good wishes. He emerged from the coma to a room full of cards from around the world.” …. (fivefeetoffury)

Bringing Bad Things To Life

~ ITEM: Obama names GE CEO as head of new economic board

~ ITEM: CRONY CAPITALISM– ‘Is GE betraying its customers and its country?’… How GE Is Arming China to Compete With Boeing — and America

~ ITEM: I SAY SCREW (or, perhaps, UNscrew) GE and their twisty-bulbs of doom.. and their curly-bulb minions trying to ban incandescent!

Eisenhower warns us of the military industrial complex

~ ITEM: Military-Industrial Complex Speech, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961

~ WELL, GENERAL IKE DID try to warn us.. about the military indistrial complex. It’s hard, though, because so many ‘brand-names’ are associated with our daily life.. who can hate the people who make blenders? Eco-loving light-bulbs?

General Electric is, after all, teh inheritor of Thomas Edison’s utopian/ industrial project. Thing is, the consumer-friendly vision of the GE company is so 60 years ago. Now, GE is more actively immoral than Google or MicroSoft when it comes to undercutting America, aiding & abetting evil.

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