8/31/2005

First the spankings

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Katrina : Continued prayers to all of those caught up in the wake & clean-up.
    ... Everyone should donate to one of the great, relevant charities :
    Here are a few ... or maybe a group effort!


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Katrina : 100 confirmed dead ... "hundreds, if not thousands, of people may still be stuck on roofs and in attics"
    ... New Orleans to be evacuated ... including the ~20k people in the SuperDome (busing them to the Astrodome)
    ... Nationwide conservation effort considered
    ... Military rescue forces mobilized ... search and rescue, medical help and supplies, including the Comfort
    ... Expecting hundreds of dead in NO alone
    ... SPR being tapped, keep refineries supplied
    ... "Louisiana governor declares day of prayer"
    ... Airlines running out of fuel
    ... Looting increasing
    ... Prison riot, hostages taken
    ... 3M w/o power
    ... Alabama power outage is wide reaching. and expected to be prolonged
    ... 'Upcoming no-home homecoming'
    ... Katrina joins the "worst disaster" list
    ... Increased West Nile virus threat
    ... Craig's list - New Orleans Lost & Found ... great use of technology!
    ... Thoughts on IT recovery
    ... NO's "Worst Case Scenario" report not too far off the present situation ... 9 weeks to pump out
    ... All caused by "Global Warming" ... um, or not
    ... RFK Jr. joins the "blame Global Warming" insanity / hilarity
    ... Rusty claims responsibility for the storm ... Personally, I think my Jeep did it!
  • Iraq : Human stampede kills 600 ... reports indicate stampede was in response to someone yelling "bomb", condolences
    ... Zarqawi linked
  • Lebanon : Rafik Hariri assassination suspects named ... Syria ties
  • Mad Cow : Undetermined source in Taxes case ... um, I don't like that answer!


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Islamofascism : Mrs Hughes - don't go to the ISNA! ... ISNA, AMC = all bad ... add CAIR to that list
    ..."There is no distinction between soldier and civilian" ... Hani Sibai's own words
    ... "It was a better way if al jews where killed in the 2nd world war" ... "Allah Akbar" indeed!
    ... We must not lose the War of Ideology
    ... Out of "Club Gulag" (GITMO) and into ... the real gulag ... but they were all innocent, remember??
  • Iraq : Their (possible) constitution has EU's beat!
    ... De-constructing "ChickenHawk", again
    ... WMDs were found, like 1.8 tons of enriched uranium in July of 2004 ... no MSM coverage?
    ... "History may inevitably repeat itself, but it isn't supposed to start showing reruns so quickly"
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion : ACLU + Druids vs Christians
    ... USNA to keep saying grace despite ACLU, ADL ... unlike wussy USAF
    ... De-linking Instapundit! ... and Basil will take his links :)
  • Crawfordstock : MoveOn backing away from St Cindy?
    ... Ignore "St Cindy of the drainage ditch"
  • Left : More on the "Sgt Dan Kennings" hoax
  • Right : Thoughts on "blind support" vs informed voting
    ... More support for CFG is the answer ... I AGREE!
  • Computing : MS releases WinFS, Beta1, MSDN subscribers only
    ... Creative has a patent on MP3 player/interface ... bad, and uh-oh
    ... Data Center standard released ...
    ... How To : USB Drive all-in-one
  • Internet : Verizon makes EV-DO cheaper ... cool, save me $20/m :)
    ... The great Firewall of China
    ... Comcast is teh sux0r
    ... "Alarming ineffectiveness of US cyber intelligence"
  • Gaming : This guy's finger-reflexes are better than yours ... hitting buttons @ the rate of 16x/s
  • Hawaii : 'Native Hawaiian Sovereignty Act : A Step Toward Secession?'
  • Taxation : Flat Tax gaining traction overseas
  • Lasers : More on HELLADS
  • Nanotech : More on the harder-than-diamonds ACNR ... start w/ buckeyballs(c60), add heat & pressure
  • ID : Not just for cavemen
  • Space : Saturn's moon, Enceladus, has a water plume that is "hundreds of km" tall! ... thanks Cassini!
    ... Micro-satellites to replace bigger, more expensive ones
    ... Legal problems for Space Elevator?
  • Rockets : BYO / DIY "N55 Rocket" ... you can lift 2kg to 5km
  • Hydrogen : Rhenium as a catalyst for mass production? ... "more tests and scrutiny are required"
  • Health : Coming soon : growing replacement lungs
    ... The economics of healthcare
    ... Hillary flip-flops on FDA testing / labeling requirements ... if it can save lives she must stop it!
  • Automobiles : Getting closer to being self-drive
  • Free Trade : Dobbs way off
  • Bloggers : Are you liable?


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #216 ... due today ...
  • Crawfordstock : INXS!
  • Katrina : Al Qaeda sending aid to NO
  • Crooks are stupid : Bank robbery sticky note, "just a joke" ... ha ha, you're going to jail! (true)
  • UF : In-game mugger = hot chick ... poor AJ
  • Pope : Benedict XVI Catholicometer
  • Vagina : +Teeth?? ... "The Gelgamek vagina is three feet wide and filled with razor-sharp teeth!"
  • Oil : Saudis to actually do something useful - cut oil to $40/barrel


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Help fight diabetes, sponsor Connor
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Intl

    ... found via jcrue

    Defend the White House
    Defend the White House

    Elbonia!
    Dilbert

    New Orleans, flooded
    Cox & Forkum

    Delta; good goes round?
    Basil

    Looters



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