8/15/2005

Man-at-arms of Death

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Wedding : Congrats again to Matt & Sarah, and your ceremony was beautiful - and so was the reception!
  • Bloggers: Trackback Party(ies) @ OTB, TMG


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • UselessNations : Kofi's brother now tied into Oil for Food fiasco! ... more nepotism ... Hi Kofi, Why do you still have a job??
  • Illegal Immigration :
  • ... New Mexico declares "state of emergency" ... finally!
    ... You must read this before supporting an "Open Border" policy! ... Go Kilgore!
  • Israel :
  • ... Disengagement underway, troops delivering eviction notices ... terrorists rejoicing
    ... Not all are going peacefully
    ... Sharon kneels to Zod? ... very good analogy!
    ... "Sharon surrenders", and Ogre is his daddy
  • Iraq :
  • ... Constitution running late ... UPDATE : "agreement in principle"? 7 day extension!
    ... Good wrap-up here
    ... CQ tells us this may invalidate the interim govt authority ... let's hope it doesn't come to that!
    ... Time for the bitter-enders to rise up ... get the ball rolling again!
  • Indonesia : Peace for Aceh ... I didn't know they had been at war for nearly 30 years!
  • Afghanistan : Taliban -28 members
  • Greece : Cypriot airliner's passengers' bodies were all frozen ... "catastrophic decompression" ... again, condolences
    ... UPDATE : Helios office being searched!
  • Weather : LOTS of rain in North East ... meanwhile drought in midwest


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Islamofascism :
  • ... Iran's new PM tied to Beirut bombing that killed 241 US Marines
    ... Is "Moderate Islam" viable?
    ... Excusing the bombing of civilians
    ... BBC suffers from "selective deafness" ... and mis-quote-itis?
    ... Able Danger member(s) disagree(s) with 9/11 Commission's version of the aftermath ... drive for consensus
    ... 9/11 Commission was "designed to avoid the assignment of political blame"
    ... Anti-referendum posters (.PDF) ... found via MPJ
    ... World History Exam ... are you a moron?
  • Govt Waste : "As the size of the constituency group gets large, the politician becomes less accountable."
  • Iran :
  • ... Going nuclear ... another stunning & expected failure for the EUnuchs
    ... Appeasement fails, more here
  • Left :
  • ... Dean blowing again, says Iraq was better off under Saddam ... he is the gift that keeps on giving!
    ... Kaine tied to NARAL-ad production shop? ... Vote Kilgore!
    ... 'Remember when Hollywood wanted America to win its wars?'
    ... A response to the Left ... what have you done for us lately, say in the last 12+ years?
    ... And how about this little war - wrong time, wrong place ... Kosovo
    ... Charlotte Observer just a bit biased ... let's talk money
  • Unions : More on the AFL-CIO, Teamsters, SEIU split ... some actually want to work for their constituents
    ... instead of playing at politics
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion : Speech-writing for al Jazeera ... effectively
  • NAMBLA : Paying a child killer ... no real surprise there!
  • Sheehan:
  • ... Cindy, et al, annoying the neighbors
    ... Cindy Sheehan, and the droolers, the half-wits, and Ritalin guzzlers
    ... One sane person found at HuffPo - Greg Gutfield ... and LOTS on Sheehan
    ... Many fellow grieving parents agree she is off her rocker ... my words
    ... Does she have Acquired/Induced Bush Derangement Syndrome?
    ... 'Soldiers against Cindy Sheehan' ... the name says it all!
  • Crowd Control :
  • ... New stun guns ... longer range
    ... Legal ruling on "less than lethal" ... that doesn't mean it can't kill you,wrongful death suit dismissed
  • Economics : Deficit projected to drop to $331B ... still a LOT, but still down from $412B last year!
  • Morality and Liberty : "In order for a society to be and remain free the citizens must be sufficiently moral and community-minded"
  • Personal Freedom : Is Saudi "more open" than the US ... quite interesting!
  • Telecom : A different way to integrate your home & del phones!
  • NASA : Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched on Friday ... 7m to Mars
  • Arrested : 'Marine of the Year' shot at noisy crowd ... "feared for the safety of his wife and two daughters"
  • Navy : Shooting for a new Destroyer (DD(X)) ... to take the place of Battleships (I still miss 'em!)
  • Energy : Urine-powered battery?
  • Frankenfood : Test tube meat? ... but DOES IT TASTE LIKE CHICKEN? :P
  • Nanotech : Carbon Nanotubes, branching is the key
  • Eroticism : "Hot" images make you go blind? ... momentarily, that is - thanks to the old amygdala
  • Computing :
  • ... 'The Singularity is Near' ... computers overtake humans ... fascinating article, I may need to get the book!
    ... MS releases new keyboard for "Media Center"
  • Gaming :
  • ... Item Duping leads to inflation
    ... Video games != aggression
    ... The Best Gaming Laptop
  • Internet : US Patent Office's site going IE-only ... WTF?
  • Drugs : Marijuana - good for science? ... or perhaps held them back from even greater highs heights?
  • Bloggers :
  • ... 7 n00b mistakes
    ... Blog-Aggregation eats bandwidth
  • MSM : "Bad news first", this time WRT oil ... what media bias?
  • Oil : Gas prices rising throughout the world ($6.48 in Amsterdam!)
  • "Global Warming" : More on the recently formed Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate
    ... leaving the EU behind?
  • Japan : Cooling their roads? ... wow, and they are getting HOT!
  • Tort Reform : An example if why we need it! ... in NC, this time
  • Golf : Phil Mickelson wins ... Hi, BearingPoint!
  • Bestiality : Man + Rabbit ... WTF? You're going to jail! ... found via apologetic Beth


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Flash : Motherload (repost) ... mining on Mars ... addictive, up to 421M!
  • Japan : 'Apologizes for World War II, and then starts World War III'
    Outraged, China launched all 17 of the nuclear ICBMs they've admitted to having, and then also rolled out and launched the eighteen thousand other ICBMs which had been assembled and stored in caves over the years.
  • Left :
  • ... Dean suing Sheehan for Plagiarism
    ... Dean exorcism
  • Compassion : Democrat VS Republican ... scary how accurately a joke about haircuts can be!
  • Caption This : Funny Rumsfeld pose
  • NCAA : 'Whites become mascots for Caribbean and native American sports teams'
  • Apple : Releasing iPlacebo
  • Crawfordstock :
  • ... Fish setting up camp w/ Sheehan
    ... "Something's fishy in that ditch." ... and other "quotes" :)
  • W :
  • ... 'Refuses to set timetable for withdrawal from Crawford'
    ... 'I’m on vacashun at my ranch, lots of horses to milk'
  • UK : 'Fights terrorism without torture, Gitmo, Patriot Act' ... "running WindowsXP and TerrorStop"
  • Gaming : 'Shame prevents man from telling people about his Madden Football victory'
  • Trivia :
  • ... Things you probably don't know (true)
    ... The origins of tech-companies' names (true)
  • Israel :
  • ... Gaza Hamas Strip to offer discount prices on single-use vests
    ... Hamas moving HQ closer to Jerusalem
  • Flash : Dummy Launch! ... my high = a paltry 1768
  • Caption This : Palestinians throw a party ... "Andrew Sullivan is disappointed once again ..."
  • Baby : Activity' combats 'Thick Thigh Syndrome'
  • Baby'ish : 10k cheerios in mouth ... "And on the eighth day, God said, 'Let there be Cheerios!'"
  • Mariah Carey : Glitter to be released with Director's apology ... and the "unseen ending" :)
  • Canines : This dog is hella-ugly (true)
  • Ward Churchill : Boy Scout electrocution to continue!
  • Origin of Life : Spontaneous, or "Huge Grant"?
  • Daylight Savings Time : And dealing with the changes thereof
  • Flash : Domino squishing
  • School : Do you know who I am??
  • Caption This : Freaky-smile dude ... "Jack Nicholson on Prozac"
  • Famous Idiots : 'Posh Spice: I’m Proud to Be a Moron' (true)


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Words to strive, live for :
    Readily will I display the intestinal fortitude required to fight on to the
    Ranger objective and complete the mission, though I be the lone survivor.
    --thanks Spc. Peter Sprenger, via schadenfreude!

  • Cindy Sheehan :
    Cindy Sheehan’s strident vigil is about her son the way World War I
    was about the assassination of an archduke in Sarajevo.
    --thanks Robert Jones, via GMR!



  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Iran IED station
    The Wide Awakes

    grief pimps
    Cox & Forkum

    Subtle; look closely or you may miss it :
    Lipstick on a Pig

    Defcon



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