Daily Archives: July 16, 2007

Memes

Untitled document Generally, I do not do "memes". Those odd stepchildren of blogging where someone comes up with an idea to torture fellow bloggers. (I did once tag The Anchoress with one, though, so I suppose paybacks are in order.) … Continue reading

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Reid Panders Yet Again

Untitled document Harry "Bozo" Reid, his ever-sensitive political antennae (at least the ones on the left side of his head) twitching mightily, has pandered, yet gain, to the nutroots. Earlier today they were panting that Harry should put one of … Continue reading

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Lament

Untitled document Take from the dresser of deal, Lacking the three glass knobs, that sheet On which she embroidered fantails once And spread it so as to cover her face. If her horny feet protrude, they come To show how … Continue reading

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The Lies Of The BBC

Untitled document Melanie Phillips, writing in the Daily Mail, goes ballistic on the BBC. The recent spate of outright fraud the BBC has admitted is symptomatic of a deeply flawed, ideologically driven operation where the truth is simply not valued. … Continue reading

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Armed Man Killed Attempting To Enter Colorado Governor’s Office

Untitled document A man armed with a gun attempted to enter the office of Colorado governor Bill Ritter, declaring he was "the emperor" and was there to take over the government. State Troopers were forced to shoot the man dead … Continue reading

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Rock-N-Roll-N-Rock

Untitled document Ladies and Gentlemen, Elvis has left the building. And moved into a rock. Rock collector LaDell Alexander, 60, has found a stone she swears has the face of Elvis Presley on it. You don't have to think Elvis … Continue reading

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Okay, Pal, Hand Over Your Liver

Untitled document Doctors in Britain are expected to call for compulsory organ donation tomorrow. Oh, for now they say people will be able to opt out of the scheme, but that will change very quickly if enough people do so. … Continue reading

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No Nudes Is Good Nudes

Untitled document Gee, I had to get this from the British press. The town of Brattleboro, Vermont got a lot of media attention last year when a fad started among the town's teenagers of wandering around town in the buff. … Continue reading

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I Want My Dead TV

Untitled document A slightly butchered version of Sting's memorable intro to Dire Straits' classic Money for Nothing seems appropriate here. After all, we're talking the round the clock death network. Really. A German man is starting up a television network … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

Untitled document A career criminal in France is on the loose, armed and dangerous, after a spectacular prison break involving four henchmen and a stolen helicopter. The accomplices hijacked the helicopter at gunpoint and had the pilot fly it to the … Continue reading

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Blue Plate Special

Untitled document Funny, in New York City or Washington, DC they close restaurants when video captures rats doing the rumba in the establishment. Not so in China. There, the rats become the special catch of the day for hungry patrons. … Continue reading

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Fear

Untitled document Peter Brown, the assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, writes his weekly column for Real Clear Politics about the subject of fear. Specifically, Brown looks at the hyper-partisan attacks on Fred Thompson and reaches the conclusion … Continue reading

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