Daily Archives: January 29, 2008

Bringing Down The House

Untitled document In the world of the performing arts, bringing down the house is a good thing. It means you turned in a world-class performance. In the real world, it might mean something else. Like maybe the snow just collapsed … Continue reading

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McCain Takes Florida

Untitled document CNN projects that John McCain has won the Florida Republican primary. (CNN) — Sen. John McCain will win the Florida Republican primary, CNN projects based on election results and exit polling, edging out rival Mitt Romney. The results … Continue reading

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Drive Bay PC

Untitled document No, not a typo. I didn't mean a drive-by and am not referring to political correctness. How about a fully functional personal computer, internet ready, that will fit into a drive bay of your regular desktop PC? With … Continue reading

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Played

Untitled document New Hampshire – or at least one of their leading newspapers – just figured out something. Hillary Clinton lies. COURTING VOTERS in Iowa and New Hampshire, last August Sen. Hillary Clinton signed a pledge not to "campaign or … Continue reading

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High Irony

Untitled document This is funny on a number of levels. At the same time that anti-tobacco fever has gripped many people, there has been a rise in the number of people screaming for the legalization of marijuana. Many of the … Continue reading

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Rocking The Insect World

Untitled document A new species of beetle has been named to honor a rock and roll icon and his widow. A new species of beetle that appears as if wearing a tuxedo has been named in honor of the late … Continue reading

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Being A Zombie Has Its Advantages

Untitled document A Polish man has found out that there is a big advantage to being dead: zombies pay no taxes in Poland. WARSAW (Reuters) – Red tape is preventing a Polish man from returning from the dead.   Piotr … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter Returns. And He’s Very Angry.

Untitled document The Midwest caught a short break from the icy winter conditions that have gripped the region for months now. But that has ended today as a massive cold front has moved into the region. Folks on the East … Continue reading

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Washington Backlash For Clinton

Untitled document The Politico is casting Ted Kennedy's endorsement of Barack Obama as part of a Washington liberal establishment backlash against the Clintons and their vitriolic politics. In September 1998, Greg Craig, a lion of the Washington legal community, left … Continue reading

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Press Ignores Earmarks

Untitled document This is interesting. Two different takes on last night's State of the Union speech from the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post – neither of which so much as hints at the executive order that Bush will sign blocking … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics, Taxes | 7 Comments