Only In Texas…

I was working on my travel arrangements for the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston when I came across this. I was pricing rental cars through Budget Rent-A-Car.

If you look closely, the cheapest vehicle is the Ford F-150 pickup truck. The rate for my intended rental period is $130 cheaper for the F-150 than for an economy car like the Chevy Aveo.

I love Texas!

Say What?

With all the news of the damaged reactors and possible meltdowns in Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, comes this little tidbit courtesy of Ian Argent.

In addition to walking guns to Mexico, it is BATFE’s duty to test wine, gin, whiskey, and vodka for radioactivity. If it isn’t sufficiently radioactive, it can’t be legally sold in the United States.

This comes from a book entitled Physics and Technology for Future Presidents: An Introduction to the Essential Physics Every World Leader Needs to Know.

I guess we need to return to the drinks of Colonial America – rum and ale.