Daily Archives: July 4, 2006

101st Blog Of The Day

Untitled document Coming in just under the wire, my mission to visit one member of the fighting 101st each day is still on track. Today I visited Yeah, Yeah, Sure Sure where T3rrible has a picture of Kate Beckinsale Nude … Continue reading

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Morality Versus Engineering

Untitled document Although regular readers here understand that I am not a believer that humans are the sole, or even the major, cause of global warming, I understand that yes, there is some warming going on. It's small in global … Continue reading

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Farewell

Untitled document I did my best to describe the funeral of a hero, Benjamin James Slaven, a soldier from my son's company (here). Today, I received an email from my son describing the memorial service the company held for Ben … Continue reading

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Hearing Home

Untitled document A nice article from the Washington Post on the efforts to keep morale up among the troops. While I am far from a fan of the modern version of country music, it's still a nice idea to let … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Of July

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Blast From The Past

Untitled document Neely Tucker, writing in the Washington Post has a really nice remembrance of what fireworks used t mean. We hear today, over and over, how many injuries they cause, but this is remembering how it used to be … Continue reading

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Slow Posting Day

Untitled document I've been less prolific posting today (as my son puts it) because my wife has been working me like the proverbial dog. We've moved a 400 pound safe, scads of furniture and sorted through a lot of stuff. … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm, Hamburgers, Steaks and Yummy Food

Untitled document Several celebrities are joining a "rolling hunger strike" where the participant fasts for 24 hours then "passes the torch" to the next activist. They are doing this to "put their bodies on the line" to force a withdrawal … Continue reading

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North Korea Tests Missiles – Badly

Untitled document North Korea today tested at least three missiles today including the problematic Taepodong 2 long-range missile. However, that missile failed. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea launched a long-range Taepodong-2 missile and two small Scud-type missiles within a two-hour … Continue reading

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Image, Polls And Christopher Hitchens

Untitled document Christopher Hitchens writes in the Examiner today about why we shouldn't pay attention to opinion polls that purport to show how the rest of the world views us. Since I have long been a critic of polls and … Continue reading

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Discovery Launches Successfully

Untitled document Third time a charm, the shuttle Discovery roared off the launch pad today in a successful launch. "And liftoff of the space shuttle Discovery — returning to the space station, paving the way for future missions and beyond," … Continue reading

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Shuttle Image Gallery

Untitled document Some rare photos of US space shuttles can be seen here. Tweet

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More Monkeys On The March

Untitled document We here at Blue Crab Boulevard continue our pioneering chronicling of the animal uprising by bringing you all the latest developments. We have warned in the past of the murderous marauding monkeys, now comes word of a simian … Continue reading

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At Last! The Answer!

Untitled document The Anchoress has found the root of all evil, the thing that is the curse of the world and all that is going wrong with it. Please, do stay away from the ball bearings, Anchoress. Lest people think you … Continue reading

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Swiss Charge Israel With Violating Myth

Untitled document The Swiss Foreign Ministry condemned Israel for violating "International Law" in it's Gaza incursion.  Switzerland said Monday that Israel has been violating international law in its Gaza offensive by heavy destruction and endangering civilians in acts of collective punishment … Continue reading

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