9/30/2005

Shiny!

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • NIF : This will be an all-weekend post, updated intermittently ... limited blogation time and all that
  • ME : I watched Serenity last night - damned fine movie! MUCH more thorough reviews - here, here and here!
    ... and thanks to townhall.com for the free pre-screening! (and the hats, poster, key chain, etc :P)
  • Blogger : is teh Sux0r!
    Down for Maintenance
    Blogger is temporarily unavailable due to planned maintenance.
    This downtime will last 1 hour from 4:30pm - 5:30pm (PST).
    ... note that it is currently 10:30 EST (09/30/05), so they are down AND their message / clock is a bit off
    ... and it was longer than an hour! (obviously - if you can read this they have resolved, atleast temporarily, the issue)
  • Saturday AM : Ugh, I feel like I am recovering from a Bachelor's Party ... not so good. On the plus side, I am recovering from a Bachelor's Party :).
    ... HI MIKE! ... and Thanks to Rick for hosting / coordinating.


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Iraq : 190 killed in the last 5 days ... including 13 US GIs, condolences ... this is the (dangerous) run-up to Oct 15th
    ... Some of the good we are doing
  • Plamegate : Miller agrees to testify ... although some question how big an impact she will have ... developing
  • Israel : Worried about nuclear Iran ... as we all MUST be! ... "As a last resort, they said, Israel itself would act unilaterally"
    ... Hamas vows more attacks, kidnappings
    ... EU, world must hold PA accountable ... and stop Hamas
    ... and remember - democracy is only as good as the people doing the voting - and electing evil doesn't make it good!

    ... Appeasement does not, and can not, work! ... didn't we learn this lesson already? ... And thoughts on another EU's failure
    ... Over 1000 Israelis killed in 26000 attacks over the last 5 years ... "14 Palestinian attempts to murder Jews per day"
  • ID Theft : SSNs leaked from University of Georgia ... up to ~2k affected; not the first time for this school
  • Gay Marriage : Govenator vetoes! ... I wonder if my phone-vote helped?
  • UselessNations : 29 dead in Darfur ... condolences
  • Military : USMC General Pace is the newest head of the Joints Chiefs of Staff ... first Marine in that post!
    ... Some truth about Body Armor
    ... All-female flight crew ... the first, and their C130


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Crawfordstock : Koch - "While her grief is understandable, her rhetoric is outrageous"
    ... And just who are you, and why should we listen (or care)?
    ... How about you try supporting OUR troops?
    ... Canada has a Sheehan of their very own, Carol Jameson
    ... Useful idiots, one an all ... "continue to wave the banner of a failed ideology"
  • Islamofascism : Compare & contrast : "torture" vs Torture (warning : graphic) ... found via Cao
    ... About that FDNY moonbat+Islamist, Intikab Habib ... and his school's tie to terrorists?
    ... ACLU helps release recruiting poster info ... ACLU vs US, shocker!
    ... 2 indictments in NY ... hmm, they are Islamic. How strange!
    ... 100+ terrorists captured in 60+ raids ... and sometimes they make dumb mistakes, too!
    ... France mass transit, govt being targeted ... 9 arrests
    ... China a target as well
    ... Saddam's trial, a forecast
    ... Rusty's take on the "American Hiroshima" during Ramadan ... go about your business
  • SCOTUS / O'Connor : Go vote for what TYPE of candidate you'd like to see
    ... DNC lining up to filibuster ___(insert name here)___
    ... Some thoughts on who will be the replacement ... Scalito?
  • Delay : Court appearance for sham indictment set for late October
    ... Prosecutor Ronnie Earle not just a partisan hack, but wannabe movie star as well? ... "The Big Buy"
    ... Let's take a look at Reid as well ... funny business going on on the other side of the aisle? *GASP*
    ... All of which pales in comparison to Clinton ... they didn't call him Slick Willy / Teflon Bill for nothing!
  • UselessNations : Bolton fears loss of reform momentum
  • AntiCivilLibertiesUnion : Waging war on abstinence
    ... Waging war on religion
    ... Waging war on our military
  • Katrina / Rita : Levee known weak in 1994! ... & built by lowest bidder
    ... FEMA needs Bush as head ... Jeb, that is
  • Computing : Cracked LCD images ... scare you coworkers (ignore the German text :P)
    ... Palm going Windows Mobile! ... a look at the Treo700w - camera, 64MB, EV-DO, SD ... I WANT!
    ... RoosterTeeth shows us why GOOD backups are important ... and that is delaying RVB63!
    ... Create a Software box ... help look legit
    ... Transform your old modem into a phone recording device ... found via GNC
  • Internet : US to lose oversight? ... just a reminder to the world - WE BUILT IT, BUGGER OFF.
    ... Google Calendar close to launch?
    ... Domains registered to Google ... interesting, no?
    ... FCC giving FBI too much power WRT VOIP?
    ... Another Anti-RIAA dismissal motion filed
    ... Updated Firetune ... for you Firefox users, direct link to file
    ... BitTorrent + $7.8M
    ... Cisco introduces "Incident Control System"
    ... VeriSign says "What profits?" ... and something about a frog losing his penis
  • Gaming : Caffeine drinks
    ... FEAR multi-player demo download ... 462MB! ... and did you see RVB's PANICS?
  • Germany : 8500 more unemployed people ... just what their stagnant economy didn't need, but does deserve
  • Govt : A few thoughts on corruption ... time for a purge!
    ... Pork; "Not one dime for porkers" ... Reid, meat ACLU; ACLU - Reid
  • Left : A sense of entitlement
    ... "Ignatieff has confused the US Constitution with Superman issue 57"
    ... Air Scamerica host encouraging physical violence against B4Ber
  • Right : W;'s poll number up ... still low, 45%, but moving in the right direction - not that poll numbers really matter
    ... Bennett opens, mouth inserts foot ... aborting black babies = decrease in crime rate ... a VERY DUMBLY worded example
    ... Good thoughts on Bennett's loose lips ... "Yes, he misspoke. It's wince-inducing statement ..."
    ... More Bennett : Why are "they" allowed to exaggerate for effect, but "we" are not?
    ... Bennett : Cafferty goes all hypocritical
    ... Bush playing the role of Dhimmi?
    ... Don't alienate the secret Republicans?
  • BearingPoint : Removed from DOI FBMS ... partially, but no details ... that ain't good!
  • Space : Dark Matter found?
  • Origami : Yoda! (.PDF)
  • Unions : Boeing Machinists end strike
  • Religion : Maybe not so bad after all? ... original report author had a touch of bias ... found via IAP
  • Crime : A revised, conditional statute of limitations? ... a worthwhile goal; WRT pedophiles (and the church)
  • Illegal Immigration : Atleast the Anti-Minutemen protesters are consistent
  • Health : H5N1/Avian Flu pandemic could kill 150M ... will kill 5M regardless? (I normally don't really trust WHO)
    ... SARS linked to bats ... also host Hendra and Nipah viruses (virii?)
  • Nature : Wild Apes use tools too
    ... Increased oxygen led to our dominance of the planet
    ... Endangered Species Act overhaul approved by House ... "would require the government to compensate property owners"
  • Misc : Sandcastle physics
  • Bloggers : Happy 3rd to DPGI!
  • Humanity : "People are not born good. People are not good." ... and, yes - Sue is much easier to say!
  • A Story, bit by bit : ... "SuperEgo" :
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
    11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
    21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
    31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38!


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #227 ... dude, don't remove the mattress tags!!
  • Crawfordstock : Stalking the wild moonbat
  • Relationships : 'Bad' Polygamy vs. 'Good' Polygamy
  • Islamofascism : 2006 Islamarama Peace Tour ... "Religion of Peace and Pieces"
  • SCOTUS / O'Connor : Goomba is taking bets!
  • Left : Screwtape to Hillary
    ... NARAL applauds Bennett
  • Plamegate : The truth ... Otis!
  • Delay : Rino convergence!
    ... NORKs offer Delay asylum
    ... Delay admits built to "All specific charges"
  • Katrina / Rita : NO "repopulation" plan underway
    ... 'The essential, post Katrina linguistic guide' ... it is not called LOOTING!
  • Military : Greek Cypriot soldiers having a bit too much fun ... (true!)
  • Nature : 'Rainforest Iowa: right for America, right for puppies'
  • Movies : 'Showgirls' nabs "Worst of" award ... (true)


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Not so sure about this one :) :
    Wage Peace, Don't Recycle
    --thanks Kender!



  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Go watch Serenity, I did!
    Browncoats!

    Crawfordstock's deadliest weapon
    Cox & Forkum

    Sheehan's 15m over!
    TMH

    MSM
    iHillary



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    Basil-AM, JC, CO, Cao, B&E, CC, Basil-Nooner, ORB, B&E, TMG, MVRWC, Basil-Dinner, TMG, STACLU, IV, .5, 1BD, Cao, ER

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