Tax Pig: Loudoun County should reject the Metro Tax

On June 5, 2012, in General, by Neil Stevens

Here in northern Virginia, there’s a huge local political issue right now. WMATA and MWAA, the DC-area transit and airport authorities want to extend the DC Metro train system out to Dulles Airport. That’s fine. It’s their prerogative.

The problem is that the Beltway people want to make the people of Loudoun County pay for it. That’s the problem, and that’s why a pig was parked next to the Loudoun County government center in Leesburg on Monday.

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The Treasury, down Pennsylvania from the Capitol

On February 18, 2012, in General, by Neil Stevens

I wanted to catch the White House from this angle, but I didn’t know the Treasury was in the way. Still, I’m happy with the picture.

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Anthony Weiner and his eponymous Twitter “hack”

On May 28, 2011, in General, by Neil Stevens
Friday night Anthony Weiner, Democrat from New York City and Client Number Nine‘s successor in the House (Edit: mixed up my NY Dems, sorry!), had a problem on Twitter. His account, @RepWeiner, had posted on it a rather inappropriate message. It went like so:
RepWeiner @GennetteNicole 22 hours, 18 minutes ago

The Twitter post and the image on YFrog have since been deleted. To attempt to be delicate about it, the linked photo (posted under Weiner’s YFrog account) was of a man in in somewhat tight-fitting underwear, with just that area of his body visible. Big Government has the photo if you want to judge for yourself.

And to be clear, Weiner is married, and the person the photo was directed at is a 21 year old college student in Washington near the Canadian border. So naturally, Weiner needed to explain this fast. About an hour and a half later, Weiner claimed he’d been hacked. That explanation doesn’t hold up. Here’s why.

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On the size and location of earthquakes

On July 16, 2010, in General, by Neil Stevens

Here is DC, according to the latest from the US Geological Survey:


Here’s California:


Any questions?

Nima Jooyandeh facts.