Daily Archives: May 11, 2006

What. A. Jackass.

Untitled document A guy attends a Mother's Day event at a baseball game. He doesn't get a special Mother's day tote bag, because, well, he's not a female. What's a guy to do? Get a lawyer and sue! It's the … Continue reading

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101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Keeping on with my project to visit one member of the 101st Fighting Keyboardists each day, today I visited The Bullwinkle Blog. With a name like that, how could I NOT visit? (My son will get that one)> … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad To Bush: Submit

Untitled document Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told reporters that his letter his letter to President George W. Bush "did not concern the nuclear dossier, but rather was an invitation to Islam and the prophets culture". In other words, submit. "We … Continue reading

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Senate To Take Up Immigration

Untitled document According to the AP, the leadership in the Senate has agreed to reintroduce the bill that was blocked by the Democrats before the last recess. I'm not at all impressed with that bill, but supposedly there will be … Continue reading

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Untitled document A profound and wondrous miracle has occurred! A miracle that will live on forever in song and fable! The frail and crippled woman shall arise from her wheelchair and run! Run like the wind! To escape the police who were attempting to … Continue reading

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Fish Story

Untitled document I've never been much of a fisherman. Mostly I find it dull. Or hot and dull. Or cold and dull. Did I mention dull? But I honestly don't think I would have found this dull. A Pennsylvania man … Continue reading

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And Now Back To Our Regular Crisis

Untitled document Yeah, I know. Today is all NSA all the time. I haven't seen this many hits in a Technorati search ever before. This is bigger than a wardrobe failure. Meanwhile, back in the real world, Iran has decided … Continue reading

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What Gives This Year?

Untitled document What in the heck are politicians – from both parties, no less – trying to pass laws that directly attempt to bypass the constitution? The Washington Post reports a plan to introduce a law to give the District … Continue reading

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Alaa Update

Untitled document Well, he's managed to blog, even from jail. That's encouraging, but it's still from jail, which is not good. If you haven't already, please sign the online petition. Support Freedom. Tweet

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This Is A Good Thing

Untitled document All I can say is that it's about time the White House started objecting to some of the allegations the press makes. A lot of folks in the blogosphere have been doing this all along (myself included). Until … Continue reading

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New To The Blogroll

Untitled document I've been linked a couple times now by a blogger from Thailand, who's got an interesting little blog. I just exchanged emails with him and he tells me he's originally from Vancouver. How or why he moved to … Continue reading

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Untitled document Byron York, writing in The Hill, discusses an issue that I have raised before: is it proper to charge someone with lying about a crime when no underlying crime has been shown to have been committed? Libby’s lawyers had asked … Continue reading

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The Problem With Leaks

Untitled document I see USA Today has a story, written completely around leaked information, about a secret NSA program. I also see that the blogosphere is exploding about this. Opinions are predictable, of course. There is much rage on the … Continue reading

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Untitled document Well, this article points to the possibility that the Democrat's unified front may be cracking. Thomas Edsall, in today's Washing post reports a very contentious meeting between Howard Dean and Representative Rahm Emanuel, who heads the party efforts … Continue reading

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Untitled document Howard Fineman appears to be implying that there is something sneaky and underhanded going on with the Republican's election strategy.  So the White House will try to survive by driving down the ratings of the other side. Right … Continue reading

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