Daily Archives: July 13, 2007

Sucked In

Untitled document Yeah, okay, the really rich folks responsible for The Simpsons get me to post about their movie – which will make gobs more money for them. Like they need it. And they get me to do it for free, not … Continue reading

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The Family That’s Gored Together……

Untitled document Goes to the hospital for emergency surgery together. (Darned if we can think of a good rhyme.) Two American brothers were gored by the same bull at the same time in the annual running of the bulls (aka … Continue reading

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Like You Never Saw This Coming

Untitled document The globe-trotting personal injury lawyer/tuberculosis patient who ignored warnings to stay off international flights has, as predicted, been sued. Montreal lawyer Anlac Nguyen filed the motion in Quebec Superior Court on behalf of seven Canadians and two natives … Continue reading

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Once A Popsicle Stick, Always A…… Viking Longship

Untitled document This has got to be the ultimate recycling story of all time. An American stuntman who has worked in more than 400 films has built a 50-foot long replica of a viking longship. Out of 15 million recycled … Continue reading

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Killer Wasps Seize State Department Headquarters

Untitled document Oh, you think we're making this up, don't you? Oh ye of little faith. The grounds of the United States Department of State have been taken over by killer wasps. Real killer wasps – their name even says … Continue reading

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Democrats: Champions Of Democracy

Untitled document Or not. DETROIT (AP) – Democrats John Edwards and Hillary Rodham Clinton consider themselves among the top presidential candidates. They were caught by Fox News microphones discussing their desire to limit future joint appearances to exclude some lower … Continue reading

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Condemned To Forget The Past

Untitled document Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana This news from Britain indicates that the current crop of "education" bureaucrats there have willfully decided to condemn students to ignorance of the past entirely. … Continue reading

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Nutty Stories

Untitled document The proof that Blue Crab Boulevard is widely accepted as an authoritative source came with the revelation that the British examination board in charge of textbooks gets all it scientific information about animals from us. That happened last year when … Continue reading

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Deserting

Untitled document Charles Krauthammer titles his column this week "Deserting Petraeus". He points out that a betrayal of the general that was sent to Iraq by a unanimous vote in the Senate just a few months ago – and just … Continue reading

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Fisking The Times

Untitled document Victor Davis Hanson does a sentence-by-sentence demolition of the editorial in the New York Times this past Sunday calling for surrender in Iraq. Make no mistake that the Times was calling for outright defeat of the United States. … Continue reading

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Is Syria Starting A New Civil War In Lebanon?

Untitled document A huge escalation in the scope of the battle being waged in Lebanon against an al Qaeda aligned group with ties to Iran may signal that something bigger is going on. The Fatah al-Islam group fired about a … Continue reading

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Rising Rudeness

Untitled document Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof – Amendment I to the Constitution of the United States of America I wont indulge in a lot of hyperventilation about three … Continue reading

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