Daily Archives: October 5, 2006

Sometimes A Good Rant

Untitled document Is good for the soul. Both for the ranter and for those privileged enough to be witness to said exercise. Me, I feel privileged to be able to read someone in full swing at a lot of things … Continue reading

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Neither Snow, Nor Rain….

Untitled document Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. That's a quote from Herodotus that is carved into the face of the New York City Post … Continue reading

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Deadly Deer’s Dangerous Drool

Untitled document There is a variant of mad cow disease (Properly named Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)) that effects affects deer and elk. Known as Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). It is just as scary as the one that strikes cattle or … Continue reading

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California Authorities Raid Animal Safe House

Untitled document Authorities in Monterey, California have raided a safe house used by operatives of the animal uprising. They captured 86 animal operatives, breaking up a nefarious plot. To avoid public panic, the authorities are pretending it was just some … Continue reading

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Spider Crashes SUV!

Untitled document Well, ok, the spider actually caused a man to crash his own SUV. But it's really just a matter of semantics isn't it? Anyway, the driver apparently tried to get out of his moving vehicle when the spider … Continue reading

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LA Times Publisher Axed

Untitled document Jeffrey M. Johnson, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times, was forced to resign by the Tribune Company, owner of the LA paper. Johnson had refused to make staff cuts ordered by the Tribune Company. He is being … Continue reading

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Heroes

< ?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> < !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> Untitled document I missed the anniversary by two days, I humbly apologize.  October 3rd, 1993, Mogadishu, Somalia. Sgt. First Class Randall Shughart and Master Sgt. Gary Gordon … Continue reading

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A Warning From Drug Manufacturers

Untitled document A very important reminder from German drug manufacturer Schering. Please pay attention here: Do not use hemorrhoid ointment on your face. The warning came after a male stylist said on Norwegian television that many photo models used the … Continue reading

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Fowl Deeds

Untitled document At length did cross an Albatross, Thorough the fog it came ; As if it had been a Christian soul, We hailed it in God's name. It ate the food it ne'er had eat, And round and round … Continue reading

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I’ve Heard Of Bowling For Dollars

Untitled document But mugging for snakes? A man held a woman and her two children at gunpoint until she handed over a dozen large green tree snakes worth about $7,000 each. The man demanded the 12 green tree snakes, which … Continue reading

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On Overplaying Hands And Hate

Untitled document The biggest problem with the leftward drift of the Democratic party is that the fringe has lost all sense of boundaries and decency. Yet the party keeps sliding in that direction not understanding, apparently, how badly it makes them … Continue reading

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A Chalice Of Poison

Untitled document The New York Times notices the letter posted by former Iranian president, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani last week. First the BBC and now the Times? What planet is this again? President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has repeatedly insisted that … Continue reading

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Is This Some Kind Of Joke?

Untitled document A horse walks into a bar, the bartender looks up and says: [Insert appropriate joke here]. How many times have you heard that line or something similar  to start a joke? Apparently, it is not a joke in … Continue reading

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A Realistic Approach

Untitled document Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow and Associate Director of the Center for Future Security Strategies at the Hudson Institute, writes about one realistic approach to halting nuclear proliferation in today's Washington Post. A joint US and Russian program to … Continue reading

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North Korean Nuclear Test Imminent?

Untitled document While Russia and South Korea scramble frantically to try to stop the North Koreans from detonating a nuclear device, the US has sent aloft a monitoring aircraft capable of detecting radiation. It would appear that something is considered … Continue reading

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