Daily Archives: October 19, 2006


Untitled document What exactly was in that "private message"? North Korean leader Kim Jong Il expressed regret about his country's nuclear test to a Chinese delegation and said Pyongyang would return to international nuclear talks if Washington backs off a … Continue reading

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Dan Made Me Post

Untitled document I really wasn't planning on posting again tonight. Some days it is like pulling teeth to find enough things to blog about. Other days, the floodgates seem to open and there isn't enough time to cover even a … Continue reading

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Untitled document Candidate appears to be behind a particularly nasty and potentially illegal campaign mailing. Candidate insists he did not have knowledge of illegal activities and fires staffer who, candidate claims, may be behind actions. Candidate's party still calls for … Continue reading

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Untitled document Don Surber is in the mood to spank a few people. (He's right. Sending a message by shooting yourself in the head is kind of self-defeating). Tweet

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A Glimpse Into The Future

Untitled document This is from FrontPage Magazine, so normally, I wouldn't get too het up about it. But it is a very interesting take on what the Democrats plan if they get control of one or both of the chambers … Continue reading

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I Never Had A Chance

Untitled document Microsoft just released Internet Explorer 7 after a long, long five year wait since the last release. I was going to make a snarky joke about the first bug being discovered right away. But I never got the chance. … Continue reading

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Dow Closes Over 12,000

Untitled document The Dow Jones industrial average reached the 12,000 mark for a while yesterday. Today it closed above that mark for the first time in history. The stock market's most prominent benchmark ended the day at 12,011.73, the ninth … Continue reading

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UNSC Balloting On Hold For Five Days

Untitled document The balloting to choose the Latin American member on the UN Security Council has been put on hold for at least five days while a compromise is sought. US Ambassador John Bolton called on the country that has … Continue reading

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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Orgasms?

Untitled document Ed Driscoll asks, and gets the answer. Tweet

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Big Game Hunting In Russia

Untitled document Allegedly, Russia has an unusual hunting season. Not content with the sorts of seasons American are used to such as "duck season" and "deer season", the Russians sub-divide it further. They appear to have a "drunken bear" season. … Continue reading

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Dirty Bomb Threat A Hoax: FBI

Untitled document The FBI has released the man they interviewed about the internet threats of seven dirty bombs at NFL stadiums this Sunday. They have confirmed that the threat is a hoax and may yet charge the man they questioned. … Continue reading

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Bearly Able

Untitled document Well, so much for that idea. State officials in Nevada had the bright idea of keeping bears out of dumpsters. The idea is that bears who can get easy pickings like a nice dumpster full of garbage, won't … Continue reading

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Scotch And Soda Costs How Much?

Untitled document Scotch and soda, mud in your eye. Baby, do I feel high, oh, me, oh, my. Do I feel high. Dry martini, jigger of gin. Oh, what a spell you've got me in, oh, my. Do I feel … Continue reading

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Fried Coke

Untitled document Is it just me, or does this not even sound remotely interesting? A new taste sensation at state fairs: Fried Coke. The gooey Coke-battered nuggets topped with cola syrup won the "most creative" title at the Texas state … Continue reading

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Is Chavez In Trouble?

Untitled document Fascinating bit of news here. Many experts believe (T)Hugo Chavez may be in economic difficulty because of his free-spending attempt to buy a seat on the UN Security Council. According to these experts, Chavez desperately needs the price of … Continue reading

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