Monthly Archives: September 2006

A “Bingo” Moment

Untitled document "I can't go around in this country suggesting that the queen of Denmark is a whore," he said. He being Ahmad Abu-Laban, one of the Islamist "clerics" from Denmark who purposely stirred up the Muslim frenzy over some cartoons … Continue reading

Posted in War, World news | 2 Comments

FLASH! Trans Fat Causes Global Warming!

Untitled document Well, okay, that's not exactly what Al Gore supposedly told the UN. But according to Drudge, he did say that cigarettes were a "significant contributor to global warming". Uh, sure, Al. What the hell are you smoking? This … Continue reading

Posted in Dumb Stuff | 3 Comments

One Too Many Tokes, Dude, Part Two

Untitled document Okay, what in the heck are they putting into the marijuana in Iowa? A short while ago we brought you this gem about the guy cheerfully wandering past the sheriff's office carrying his freshly harvested pot crop. That … Continue reading

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Naval Air Station Lakehurst

Untitled document BubbaB, one of the regulars around here, had no idea that the US Navy actually had an active airship program until he read about the discovery of the wreck of the USS Macon off the California coast. I've … Continue reading

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Anchovies Protest European Fishing Ban

Untitled document Millions of anchovies protested the European Unions ban on fishing for them by committing mass suicide. The juveniles flung themselves ashore since they no longer had any real reason to exist. The fish, all juveniles, were found stranded … Continue reading

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Zawahri Joins Daily Kos With Video Diary

Untitled document I swear, this is exactly, word-for-word, something you would read every, single day on Daily Kos or HuffPo. Unbelievable. Zawahri has released the video that was promised and it may as well be a video version of Kos. … Continue reading

Posted in War, World news | 2 Comments

Good Riddance

Untitled document Congressman Mark Foley (R-FL) has resigned in the wake of the disclosure that he had sent sexually explicit internet messages to congressional pages under the age of 18. Saying he was "deeply sorry," Congressman Mark Foley (R-FL) resigned from … Continue reading

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Pajamas Media Interviews Lieberman

Untitled document Roger Simon conducted a video interview with Joe Lieberman that reveals a few interesting things about the man and about the state of party politics in general. The video is available now and really should be watched if … Continue reading

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Clang, Clang, Clang Goes The Jimmy

Untitled document Empty pot continues making noise. Jimmy Carter continues his bash-a-thon. The former president told a crowd of about 300 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno today that the nation is more sharply divided that it … Continue reading

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Robert Heinlein – Right Again

Untitled document Robert Heinlein, the late science fiction writer accurately predicted a number of different technological advances, one example being "Waldos" or remote manipulator arms. Another of his concepts is coming true in Japan right now: The powered suit that … Continue reading

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Making Nuclear Power Safer And More Efficient

Untitled document Researchers at MIT have unveiled a new fuel fabrication process for uranium fuel in Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR). The new process will make the fuel about 50% more efficient while actually greatly reducing the operating temperature of the … Continue reading

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Venezuela And Nigeria Cutting Oil Production

Untitled document Venezuela and Nigeria have announced they will be cutting oil production by a combined 170,000 barrels per day. The largest share of the cuts are from Nigeria. An OPEC spokesman told AFP the decisions were made voluntarily by … Continue reading

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They’re Coming For Your Chicken

Untitled document The junk science voodoo pronouncement of the day: CARCINOGENIC CHICKEN. RUN! HIDE! The Washington-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) filed suit in California "to compel the restaurants to warn unsuspecting consumers" through in-store posters and menu messages. … Continue reading

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Hamster Hijacker!

Untitled document This is a very ominous turn of events. A hamster has forced an airliner to land at Innsbruck, Austria. The rodent took over the flight, but appears to have eluded searchers trying to find him. INNSBRUCK, Austria – … Continue reading

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But It Kept His Leg From Falling Asleep

Untitled document Police in Jay, Oklahoma obtained a search warrant for Harper's Used Cars and Body Shop after undercover officers made several drug buys at the establishment. They weren't having much luck finding the stash until they search the owner's artificial … Continue reading

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