Daily Archives: January 20, 2007

Have At You! Gesundheit!

Untitled document Patrick Agin's photograph that reflects his extracurricular activities will be published in his high school yearbook after all. It only took a lawsuit to get the Rhode Island education commissioner himself to intervene. So Agin will get to … Continue reading

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A New Low In American Jurisprudence

Untitled document "The lone cowboy riding his horse on a Texas trail is a cinematic icon. Not once in memory did the cowboy eat his horse," wrote Judge Fortunato Benavides. So, US law is no longer satisfied with looking to … Continue reading

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Zeus: He’s Back

Untitled document A group of self-styled Zeus worshipers have decided to revive the worship of the ancient Greek gods. They are demanding access to the ruins of the temple of Olympian Zeus for their rites. Never mind that the religion … Continue reading

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Chavez Admits Obvious

Untitled document (T)Hugo Chavez "admits" Fidel Castro is in a battle for his life. The BBC makes it sound like a huge revelation, which it really shouldn't be to anyone with one or two synapses in functional condition. But, nonetheless, it … Continue reading

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Zombie Ducks In Florida

Untitled document The Animal Uprising™, which has been very persistent in following its zombie animal program (ZAP), has perfected the zombie duck. The unclean feathered beast arose from a refrigerator where it had been kept for two days after being shot … Continue reading

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How The Surge Is Happening

Untitled document Greyhawk has a breakdown of how the so-called surge is being accomplished. For those readers who are not really all that familiar with the military, it is a good primer on how these things are done. For regular … Continue reading

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Another Plot Executed Flawlessly

Untitled document The warlords of the Animal Uprising™ are learning from past mistakes. When their original plot to stop trains in India did not work out  the figured out it was because the elephants looked too threatening. So they have … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Perfects New Sport

Untitled document There is a brand new sport in Oklahoma. You've heard of hockey. You've also heard of air hockey. But now comes the newest rage of all: Deer Hockey!   Leagues are forming soon. Tweet

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No Takers

Untitled document The University of Wisconsin – Madison was unable to get any bidders on its latest surplus auction item. It seems nobody wanted to buy a spool of 99.999 percent pure gold thread. A Thursday night deadline passed with … Continue reading

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Hillary Makes It Official

Untitled document Hillary Clinton has just made it official. She will seek the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. An announcement on her website simply says she is in, and in to win. Clinton's announcement, days after Sen. Barack Obama shook up the … Continue reading

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The Left Laments

Untitled document There is an op-ed in today's Washington Post that tends to confirm the belief held by many people that the left of today is studiously living in the 1960s. John McMillian, who is a lecturer at Harvard and … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Untitled document The Opinion Journal today has a profile on Joe Lieberman that will be sure to provoke much spittle-flecked invective from the left. Those who tried to destroy him politically in the last election will be particularly shrill, I'm … Continue reading

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More Hyperventilating Pontification

Untitled document Brought to you by the ever ready to screech New York Times. It is bad enough for troops in Iraq to learn that their tours of duty have been extended. It is terrible for them to have to … Continue reading

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