7/27/2005

Master Paladin Junior Grade

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Riley : I believe she gave me an actual kiss last night! I was holding her, and said "I love you" ...
    ... at which point she turned towards me, half-way closed her mouth and leaned toward my face ...
    ... Probably coincidence, but it was still cool.

  • Brother against Brother: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6
    A seven-part series about jealousy, truth, and honor between men who fought in a place called Vietnam.
    ... GO READ IT! ... And you should listen to the interview :
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  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • NASA :
  • ... More on the debris ... and they had 110 cameras!
    ... more here ... "Will we press on, or be drawn back into shadow? The mere posing of the question answers it."
    ... danger of "Defect search" overload
    ...UPDATE : Debris, etc. = All shuttles grounded ... except, of course, for the one in space right now
    ... Misc. space program videos ... liftoffs, moon, etc.

  • Iraq :
  • ... Rumsfeld makes a visit
    ... US to cut forces, within a year? ... and ... more here - Iraq PM requested expedited withdrawal
    ... Good news from Iraq ... also available Good news from Iraq , who reminds us to question the MSM

  • UK-07.07.2005 : 16 nail bombs found as well!
  • UK-07.21.2005 : 6 arrests made ... incl. 1 of the suspected bombers!
  • Weather :
  • ... Bombay, India +37" of rain; flooding; "dozens killed"; 20M traffic backup ... condolences, prayers
    ... The east is still hot ... and the redneck solution
    ... Worst hurricane season since 1933?

  • Congress : Gun Bill bumped up ... "shield firearms manufacturers and dealers from lawsuits over gun crimes" - good!
  • Iran : Continuing atomic work ... ignoring EU, shocker! ... ... and more here
  • Islamofascism : Ahmed Ressam, wannabe LAX ("Millennium") bomber, sentenced to 22 years ... which is not enough!
  • Mad Cow : US +1 case? ... so the Dept of Agriculture DOES do something!
  • Pedophiles : Castration in Alabama ... that's even been than (or with) mandatory jail time!
  • Internet : Exploit developed for patched IOS vuln. ...still IMPORTANT; and is ISS a corporate whore?


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Lefties : 'Air America: stealing from poor kids?' ... what, no MSM coverage?
  • Islamofascism :
  • ... The West is in the way ... also featured here
    They wish to bring the world’s one billion Muslims under one roof and impose
    Islamic law (Sharia) on everyone – Jewish, Christian and Muslim alike

    ... keep it up SuperHawk Rick!
    ... 'Classroom Indoctrination'
    ... Emperor Darth Misha has some things to say about Mohammed ... rapists, pedophile, etc. etc.
    ... Applying the Scientific Method to Islamofascists
    ... Islam as a terrorist organization
    ... Terrorists know about economics
    ... The "C" word? ... not that one, Caliphate
    ... Mohammed Bouyeri, Van Gogh's killer, gets (rare) life sentence
    ... Hewitt + CAIR : Aaron_vs_Hugh
    ... BBC still, basically, pro-Terrorist
    ... BBC still, basically, pro-Terrorist (again) ...
    Iqbal 'there is no such thing as an Islamic terrorist' Sacranie and Azzam 'I'd self-detonate in Israel' Tamimi



  • Robots : Female android - Repliee Q1 ... and Cmdr Data says "she's hot" :P
  • Kerry : AN open letter, WRT your 180
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion :
  • ... "Because ├╝berleftists genuinely believe that Western liberal democracy is evil"
    ... San Diego voters support display of cross

  • Patriotism : Happy Tails pet spa, of Tysons Corner (VA), doing good work! ... AWESOME! ... and the opposite :
  • Pearcy : Still a "cowardly, pasty, frail, control-freak Berzerkley Attorney" ... and Mark Williams is calling him on it.
  • Health :
  • ... Parts of your brain actually turn off when you blink ... "mini blackouts"
    ... NY to track diabetics

  • Iraq : God keeps men in jars ... and the third jar only hurts itself!
  • Carnival of the Clueless : #7! ... go on, go read it ... I'll wait
  • Economy : 'Good Economy, Bad Polls, What Gives?' ...
  • fourteenth consecutive quarter of growth
  • created over 3.7 million new jobs since May of 2003
  • Unemployment is down to 5 percent
  • tax receipts are up, cutting the federal budget deficit by $94 billion
  • (... and yet) the truly outstanding data in recent opinion polls is the American public's broad and enduring skepticism
  • Bush needs to learn a lesson his father never did :
  • Unless a president ... talks constantly ... about the economy, he will be seen ... as doing nothing about it

  • Natalee Holloway : Lake being drained
  • AIDS : 'HIV epidemic sweeps along the heroin highways' ... yeah, um, newsflash - drugs can kill you ... and :
  • Drugs : Funding terrorists
  • UK Schools : "Happy Slapping", teacher abuse, childhood sex and socialism? ... and its Tony Blair's (or his party's) fault?
  • Scouts : 'Senate Approves Boy Scout Events on Military Bases' ...unanimously! ... Scouts:1, ACLU:0
  • GOP : Stupid Republican tricks ... they violate the "stay out of the way when their opponents have begun to self-destruct" rule
  • President 2008 : Allen? ... works for me!
  • Dating : How to woo women ... found via SCA
  • Racist? : Miami - Ghetto Talent Contest .. watermelon eating ... is that so wrong?
  • Tax Money : $30M for monkeys ... excellent use of our $
  • Nadagate : Dems wonder why it continues ... "This is all the fringe people like MoveOn and even Howard Dean"
  • MS :
  • ... "Experts" not expecting too much from Vista (Beta)
    ... MS #1 in piracy ... well, technically #2 (behind Nike) - but we like IT stuff more
    ... It has a name, now we need to convince people to buy it

  • Free Trade :
  • ... More on CAFTA ... and the pork that is needed to get it to pass, and more here
    ... W rallying support for CAFTA ... some still oppose it (mostly citing Illegal Immigration concerns)

  • Too much : Morse Code watch
  • Corporations : GE to buy DreamWorks?
  • W : 'Bush's biggest failure' ... I agree with Rick, & with Jay (read first comment)
  • SCOTUS :
  • ... Discrimination? ... "perfect, except he is not a woman" ... God forbid!
    ... LAT engages in Agenda Journalism ... shocker!
    ... Prepare for Estradification

  • SuperComputing : More on the Multi-Petaflop race ... and - "How about some automated stock trading?" :)
  • Abortion : More on Romney's veto ... looking to run in '08?
  • Iraq'ish : Thoughts on Over There, by Bochco
  • Science : US losing to China?
  • Linux Everywhere : FreeBSD on XBOX
  • Gaming : First Amendment under attack, founding father roiling in graves ... all over GTA:San Andreas, coffee :)
  • Information inSecurity : 'How to Bypass BIOS Passwords'
  • Unions : The AFL-CIO exodus may be what saves the "labor movement" ...
    It's like having a company use the same business plan for 50 years, even as profits go down the tubes

  • Alienware : Going Star Wars ... "briefly tempted by the Light Side version, but then I remembered that its feeble skills ..."
  • Treason : A very ugly word ... or, how about this word :
  • Traitor : Trey has a shirt (think Hanoi Jane) ... found via Basil ... who always has good stuff!
  • Space : 'Nearby solar system looks like home ' ... "just 300 light-years away"
  • Advertising : More of it, coming your way ... is it worth it for free programs?
  • unEqual Rights : 'Woman as consumer and the consumed' ... found via LTG
  • Free Speech : Well, not quite - very despicable though! ... and insulting the family of fallen U.S. Army Pfc. Timothy Hines Jr.
  • Bloggers : Featured Blog of the Week ... found via Rusty Drew
  • Holy What The ??? : Super Maul .. office weaponry, can put a pencil through a soda can!
  • Technology : ICE on your cel ... interesting; read it ... do it!
  • Survival (repost) : Nuclear Fallout


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS :
  • ... #206 ... that's an adventure? (damn Elan)
    ... #207 ... dragons are color-coded, for your convenience (not in Eberron!)

  • Rules : 'Hugh's Universal Rules of Intelligence' ... found via J
  • Drudge : Ace laughs at him ... jealous much? :P
  • Oil : 'Reasons High Gas Prices Are Good' ... "Rich Arab terrorists a lot better movie villains than poor ones"
  • Real Men of Genius / American Heroes : Budd Lite commercials!
  • Family : Pothead son disappoints alcoholic father
  • Caption This : A Ricky Martin two-fer!
  • UF : Geek ego, minus intellect = ___
  • SCOTUS :
  • ... W to give Kerry a SWIFT BOAT-load of info ...
    The president promised to rapidly hand over all relevant records "in a fashion reminiscent
    of Sen. Kerry himself, within six months of Judge Roberts' confirmation by the Senate

    ... O'Connor devoured in ancient ritual ... "written in human blood ... her refusal to commit to abstract legal principles"
    ... Roberts is a cybernetic creature ... Reid : "I look forward to putting up only token resistance"

  • International : US wary of NORK bakesale
  • Cycling : W seeking Conservative to replace Lance ... Diaz couldn't stop Charlie's Angels II
  • Hair : Mullets for Peace
  • Nadagate : The Truth TM ... not yellowcake - rubber!
  • WTW :
  • ... 'He Done Gone and Married a 13-Year-Old'
    ... A look into the future of WTW

  • Questions : "If love is blind, then why do we believe at first sight?" ... and more!
  • Cities : Losing Burger Kings? ... "Their long-extinguished drive-through menus silently beckon to cars that will never come"
  • Computers : Frustrated?
  • ALP : #136 (guest art - Predator in a dress!?)
  • A Story, bit by bit : ... "The organization and the crime" : Part 1 , Part 2


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • The Soft Bigotry Of Low Expectations:
    It strikes me as odd that "attempted murder" carried a lesser charge than "murder."
    I mean, honestly: do we want to be rewarding people for failure?
    --thanks Defective Yeti!




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