Daily Archives: January 21, 2008

Mr. Sandman Sends Bubba A Dream

Untitled document The New York Post has the story and the video. During an appearance at the Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem, the former president was caught nodding off. Clinton was there during a service to honor Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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May The Force Be…… Something Or Other….

Untitled document Last year I posted about a couple of Brits who were petitioning the United Nations to recognize their religion. Said religion being that of Jedi. Yes, Jedi. As in the George Lucas Star Wars movies Jedi. Well, a … Continue reading

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Jobs Nobody Want

Untitled document Reuters reports on a weird phenomenon: jobs for highly skilled machinists are going unfilled because American companies simply cannot find enough trained workers. These are relatively high wage manufacturing jobs that the companies are aggressively trying to fill. But … Continue reading

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Glaciers And Volcanoes Don’t Mix

Untitled document Except sometimes they do: Another factor might be contributing to the thinning of some of the Antarctica's glaciers: volcanoes. In an article published Sunday on the Web site of the journal Nature Geoscience, Hugh Corr and David Vaughan … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze

Untitled document Temperatures have plummeted even further today as brutal arctic cold has swooped down into the United States. PORTLAND, Maine – Temperatures dropped to breathtaking levels, well below zero, in extreme northern sections of Maine early Monday.   Thermometers … Continue reading

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British MPs Warn That Biofuels Do More Harm Than Good

Untitled document Close on the heels of the leak of a report by the European Union's own research organization that concludes that biofuels cause more harm than good, a committee of British parliamentarians has reached the same conclusion. They warn … Continue reading

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British Home Secretary Afraid To Walk The Streets

Untitled document There is quite a ruckus going on in Britain at the moment after the Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, admitted that it is not safe to walk the streets after dark. Her aides then compounded an already bad situation … Continue reading

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When Bubba Attacks

Untitled document Fred Barnes points out the extreme disadvantage Barack Obama is laboring under. He simply does not have an attack machine to match the power of Bill Clinton. Barnes calls it the Bubba factor. When every candidate except Hillary wants … Continue reading

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Sex And The…. Airplane?

Untitled document Some flight attendants in Thailand are upset with a television show that they say paints them in a bad light. The show, War of Angels, depicts the romantic hijinks of fictional flight attendants and pilots. BANGKOK (AFP) – … Continue reading

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Udder Stupidity

Untitled document (T)Hugo Chavez is threatening to send in the army to seize farms at gunpoint unless farmers sell all their milk to the government. He calls farmers who sell their milk outside Venezuela or to cheese producers "traitors." With the country … Continue reading

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