Monthly Archives: February 2006

Saddam on trial

Omar over at Iraq the Model gives a uniquely Iraqi view on Saddam’s trail today. If anyone still doubts this monster needed to be removed, read Omar’s words. Tweet

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Another Voice on the port deal

Odysseus is the nom de blog of someone I first met over on Cathy Seipp’s blog. He’s got a pretty darn sharp entry on the port deal that’s generating so much smoke in the blogosphere right now. I enjoy Odysseus’ … Continue reading

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We have a trifecta

First there was the story about stolen beer, then the truck full of whiskey that burned. Finally, here’s a story about a small distillery that is planning to produce 184 proof whiskey. That’s 92% pure alcohol. The whiskey will be … Continue reading

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The world of Art

Is rather completely divorced from the world of sanity these days…. A Dutch “artist” has put hairstyles on cars. That’s right, he put hairdos on cars and is displaying them as art. One of the cars sports a mullet. A … Continue reading

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And this is even worse

It must be booze related news day today. A shipment of Scotch whiskey burned up, causing a loss of $240,000. That’s a lot of whiskey…. Apparently, a tire on the truck burst, causing the resulting damage. Having been behind 18-wheelers … Continue reading

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Now THIS is serious

Someone made off with $26,000 worth of beer. A semi-trailer load of the stuff was stolen from a trucking company. This could be a crisis! Prices could skyrocket as the shortage is felt! Be on the lookout for the thieves, … Continue reading

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Those who forget history

I read an article like this and I frankly wonder what in heck they are teaching in schools these days. It certainly isn’t history. The article implies that it is some kind of revelation that gladiators had a strict code … Continue reading

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When Political Correctness takes over…

Newspapers call a terrorist a “radical environmental activist“. A man who bills himself as a member of the Earth Liberation Front has been indicted for demonstrating how to build a firebomb. The speech he was giving occurred only a short … Continue reading

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Voodoo

This is a perfect example with what’s wrong with academia today. A college president in Canada has banned WiFi from the campus because he’s afraid of the effects of electromagnetic radiation. “Some studies have indicated that there are links to … Continue reading

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Dubai port deal

I try not to jump right away on a lot of stories. Partially, this is mistrust of a lot of the sources these days, partly it’s some kind of sixth sense that something is wrong with the story I’m hearing. … Continue reading

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Nigeria update

Well, this is not a good sign of things to come. The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria has issued a pretty strongly worded warning to the Muslim extremists that violence is not the exclusively reserved for their use … Continue reading

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Batcave discovered!!

Batman’s secret lair, the Batcave has been discovered! Ok, not really, but they have found a cavern large enough for two helicopters to fly into. They can land next to the massive waterfall. Be careful though. They also discovered poison … Continue reading

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Today’s Criminal Mastermind

A guy gets himself pulled over by the police for driving erratically. He identifies himself as Robert Carmer. The police were somewhat suspicious, though, It seems he had the name “Cecil” tattooed on the back of his neck. Cecil was … Continue reading

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And on a related note

Somehow, this sort of thing keeps happening. Weird stories seem to come in groups. Close on the heels of the previous post about San Francisco experimenting with turning dog feces into electricity comes this item: A 7-year old girl in … Continue reading

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Novel recycling program

San Francisco is planning to begin testing a program to turn animal waste into electricity. Apparently, they determined that 4% of all waste going to landfills were animal feces. (Did someone count? Man, who drew that short straw?) So they … Continue reading

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