Daily Archives: November 1, 2007

Gone Fishin’

Untitled document A Man from New Zealand, having spent the day at a funeral – drinking the whole time – decided it was time to go fishing. Needing a way to get to the coast from the central part of … Continue reading

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The Effect Of Sunlight On The Metropolis

Untitled document It is amazing what turning over a rock and exposing what is underneath to a bit of sunlight can do. Just a couple of days ago the sun shone down on the Orwellian and frankly racist policies of … Continue reading

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Risky Business

Untitled document NASA revealed plans for a spacewalk to repair a torn solar panel today. The work will entail astronaut Scott Parazynski riding the robotic arm of the International Space Station to make the repairs. One of many potential hazards … Continue reading

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Democracies Talk, Tyrannies Act

Untitled document The government of (T)Hugo Chavez today unleashed troops on the Venezuelan people who wanted to protest the constitutional "reforms" that are being rubber stamped in the lapdog legislature. Those "reforms" will allow Chavez to declare himself president-for-life. So … Continue reading

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Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr., 1915 – 2007

Untitled document Brigadier General Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr., US Air Force (Retired), passed away today. General Tibbets (then colonel) was the pilot of the Enola Gay on August 6, 1945, dropping the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr., … Continue reading

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“Solitary, Poor, Nasty, Brutish And Short”

Untitled document "Whatsoever therefore is consequent to a time of Warre, where every man is Enemy to every man; the same is consequent to the time, wherein men live without other security, than what their own strength, and their own … Continue reading

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US Experts To Oversee Dismantling Of North Korean Reactor

Untitled document A team of experts from the United States has arrived in North Korea to oversee the process of disabling North Korea's nuclear reactor used for plutonium production. The process should begin by the end of the week. They will … Continue reading

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The Pending Government Shutdown

Untitled document The Democrats in charge of Congress have yet to pass a single funding bill even though the government is now a month into a new fiscal year. All that is keeping the government running at this point is … Continue reading

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“The Sour State Of Public Opinion”

Untitled document According to an article in The Politico, Congressional Democrats are divided into two camps by recent polling data that suggests the public is really upset with Congress. One camp is described as 'concerned.' The other camp is in … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Campaign And Criminal Spamming

Untitled document The folks who do computer forensic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have evidence that a criminal bot-net is being used to flood the internet with spam supporting Ron Paul. They do not believe – and the … Continue reading

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How Badly Did Hillary Clinton Do….

Untitled document ….At the Democrat's candidate debate on Tuesday? Well, apparently badly enough that her campaign is in full-power damage control mode. The Hill reports sitting in on a conference call that sounds like the campaign staff is badly rattled. … Continue reading

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