9/12/2005

Somebody has a case of the Mondays

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Riley : Bec tells me she now says "flower", and that cats say "ow" (almost a me-ow :P )
    ... and I miss them both (they are in NC visiting "Grammie")
  • Shed : Since someone asked, the SHED is DEAD! W00T! (details in comments :P )
  • Monday : Time to think about Illegal Immigration!


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Terri'ish : Baby (Susan Anne Catherine) Torres dies ... that is truly tragic, sad ... condolences to the whole family
  • Katrina : Hope returning to New Orleans
    ... Russert vs Nagin ... and Nagin is still race baiting! ...you can read the transcript here
    ... 45 bodies fond at hospital ... ... Euthanized?
    ... Emergency debit cards being used to buy $800 Louis Vuitton handbags ... so much for the necessities!
    ... Rescue effort was a tremendous success! ... seriously, read it! (bet NO's expectations by > one decimal point!
    ... "Federal government pretty much met its standard time lines, but the volume of support ... was unprecedented"
    ... The failure was in believing the local, state folks could hold on for 72 hours
    ... Long Beach has the same vulnerability as New Orleans ... and Left failing them too!
  • Cali : 1.5M w/o power in LA ... incl several hospitals; cause = DWP employee double-accident; 90% back online w/i ~2hrs
  • FEMA : New director ... Brown resigns, R. David Paulison tagged as acting director
    ... Waiting on Nagin,Blanco to follow suit
  • SCOTUS / Roberts : Showdown begins today, noon'ish ... about the same time I leave work for Apheresis, dammit ... video here
  • Oregon : Another volcano growing? ... or lava just moving about
  • Israel : "Palestinians" moving into Gaza, burn churches ... and Abbas calls the Jews' behavior "aggression, injustice"
    ... the word I am thinking of is irony, or maybe hypocrisy
  • Bloggers : Singapore charges two blogger with sedition
  • WTF : Merman spotted in Caspian sea ... riiiiiight


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • 9/11 : Rumsfeld spoke @ Arlington National Cemetery
    ... Are we mis-remembering 9/11, and disrespecting those who died,or will die fighting for us?
    ... and some thoughts of Islamism - the majority of moderate Muslims you under sharia law

    ... We must learn, and grow, from our loss - like always
    ... American myth-creation
    ... The MSM has failed us all ... and how
  • Katrina : We need to kill the mosquitoes ... DDT is another example of "allowing green politics to trump science"
    ... "The real story is that the mainstream media rioted"
    ... FEMA was hamstrung by regulations ... not an excuse mind you, but certainly didn't help!
    ... Forget the partisan potshots and let's fix FEMA
    ... "The problem was that there were three different plans being followed by three different bureaucracies"
    ... Jeb defends FEMA
    ... Moore taking potshots
    ... Free Market to the rescue!
  • Crawfordstock : Sheehan attacks Feinstein ... for the wrong reasons, of course ... and mentions Katrina as well
  • UselessNations : Some thoughts on Oil for Food for Bribes, and how the UN handled / responded to it
  • Iraq : Getting better
    ... Predator vs Terrorists, video!
  • American Imperialism : The myth
  • SCOTUS/__?__ : Brownstein thinks W will appoint a Leftie, and why he is wrong
  • Political Correctness : Some thoughts on how it is trying to destroy America ... with an assist from the left, that is ... and - 'Original American Sin'
  • Welfare : Give a fish or teach how to catch, a little example
  • Computing : WinXP in your pocket ... or are you just glad to see me? Oh, and say Hi to BartPE for me
    ... Windows Vista to have 7 versions ... I guess they haven't learned their lesson yet?
    ... 'Are you a white hat, a black hat, or a gray hat?' ... WRT Open Source, that is
    ... How to age photographs
    ... 'The Apple monopsony'
    ... Oracle buying Siebel, $5.85B
  • Internet : VOIP in a state of "irrational exuberance"?
    ... eBay trying to buy Skype? ... Confirmed, $2.6B
    ... China blocking VOIP vendors?
  • Gaming : XBOX360 to be nearly unhackable? ... I dunno if I would go quite that far
  • Space : Another solar system that is similar to ours, but only 1M years old ... GM Aurigae, 420ly away, 1.05 * solar mass
    ... Saturn's Titan may have a methane cycle similar to Earth's water cycle ... "methane monsoon"
    ... Stars don't all die the same way ... some are "dusty"
    ... Next up : "Ageless Aerospace Vehicles" ... self repairing space probes
  • TV vs reality : The two faces of the "CSI effect"
  • Humans : Our brains are still evolving
  • Energy Source : Walking, with the right backpack on ... ~7 watts
  • Disappearing : Do you need to disappear?
  • AI : "Speak" with Alan-Bot
  • Celebrity(ies) : Survivor's Hatch gets hammered ... by IRS, that is
    ... Sean Penn - Bush is guilty of Criminal Negligence ... and Penn is guilty of Criminal Stupidity and Camera Whoredness
  • 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!


    Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #220 ... fireballs ain't cheap, and roaming charges are teh sux0r!
  • IMAO : All about Indiana
  • Cali : 3 hours power outage = stoplight cannibalism
  • Celebrity(ies) : Shame transplants popular for rich and famous
  • Katrina : Bush visits New Orleans, "What 9/11 victims? Is that how many I managed to kill down here?"
    ... Blacks failed to deliver for Dems ... body count too damned low!
  • FEMA : Dems proposes agency (FEMMA) to manage FEMA disasters
  • MSM : Fox News Sunday, WuzzaDem style!
    ... CNN provides jobs for vultures
  • Religion'ish : Flying Spaghetti Monster leads to Pastafarianism


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Katrina :
    We do not yet have teleporter or replicator technology like you saw on 'Star Trek' in college between hookah hits and waiting to pick up your worthless communications degree while the grown-ups actually engaged in the recovery effort were studying engineering
    --thanks Moltenthought, viaPolitical Yen/Yang!



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