Daily Archives: July 18, 2007

Logical Progression

Untitled document I saw this article pop up on Memeorandum a while back and was thinking how best to phrase my thoughts on it. A man buys himself a completely legal vehicle, a Hummer, takes it home and parks t … Continue reading

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Even More Deception From The BBC

Untitled document The British Broadcasting Corporation has just suspended all of its call-in contest programs after it was revealed that there was systematic deception going on. This is yet another disaster for the BBC and its already badly tarnished reputation. … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart To Sell $300 PC

Untitled document Wal-Mart is introducing a new Everex PC which uses a Via microprocessor, has Microsoft Vista installed as well as Open Office – and that's it. No bloatwear, no trial software. There is no monitor, either, but it's an interesting … Continue reading

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The Life Is Just Not Fair Department

Untitled document a 75-year old Swedish woman has just had an internet connection added to her home. Big deal, you say? Well, what if you knew that its a really, really fast connection. As in 40 gigabits-per-second. As in download … Continue reading

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The Kindness Of Strangers

Untitled document An elderly Louisiana couple was in danger of losing the house they had owned since 1968 – free and clear – because of an unpaid tax levy of $1.63. They were never notified of it, but the house had been … Continue reading

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Flies, Spiders, Now Bees

Untitled document We appear to have an insect trifecta today. First it was body-snatching flies, then ambitious spiders. Now we have bee squatters. Remember all the dire, hyperventilating media stories earlier this year screaming that we were all going to … Continue reading

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Since We’re On The Subject Of Bugs

Untitled document Another bug story. Not quite as creepy as the last post, but bad enough. The Disneyfication of the animal world continues apace in the human world. A young woman from Hemlock, Michigan is claiming that spiders saved her … Continue reading

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Shhhhhh! We’re Being Bugged!

Untitled document The Animal Uprising™ has stepped up its intelligence gathering operations. Now you not only have to worry about whether your pets may be listening and gathering information about you to pass along to the animal overlords, you also … Continue reading

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Dow Jones Board Okays Sale

Untitled document The board of Dow Jones has agreed to accept the buyout deal from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. The matter is now in the hands of the Bancroft family. They still control Dow Jones and appear to be having … Continue reading

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Wild About Harry

Untitled document Ed Morrisey points out that Harry Reid tried a bluff and it failed. So badly, in fact, that Harry took most of the "all night" debate off and slept through it. Mitch McConnell was a lot smarter than … Continue reading

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John Stossel Continues Slapping Michael Moore

Untitled document John Stossel devotes this weeks Real Clear Politics column to slapping Michael Moore around again. In a continuation of last week's attack, Stossel picks right up where he left off. Michael Moore loves government. OK, he doesn't love … Continue reading

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Humane Society Attacks Al Gore

Untitled document The Humane Society International has slapped Al Gore for serving Chilean sea bass at his daughters recent wedding. It seems the fish is severely endangered because there is a very large amount of illegal harvesting going on. ONLY … Continue reading

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