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December 18th, 2006

So I gotta ask…

A little context for this photo. My wife and I noticed it the day before yesterday while driving near our house. It’s posted at the edge of a field of grapes (off-camera to the left), about a half-mile south of Lake Erie. The stream runs through a residential area directly into the lake.

The sign, which is legible in the linked larger version, reads “Danger/Pesticides/Keep Out”. My question is this: How, precisely, do we “keep out” of our own watershed?

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Posted in Environment | 4 Comments »

December 3rd, 2006

Is that a Bug in Your Pocket?

Check this shit out. From High Times:

The FBI appears to have begun using a novel form of electronic surveillance in criminal investigations: remotely activating a mobile phone’s microphone and using it to eavesdrop on nearby conversations.

The technique is called a “roving bug,” and was approved by top U.S. Department of Justice officials for use against members of a New York organized crime family who were wary of conventional surveillance techniques such as tailing a suspect or wiretapping him.

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Posted in Police State | 12 Comments »

November 15th, 2006

In Mourning

I put this up for a Fark photoshop contest. It’s on TotalFark now, but it won’t post to the main page until Saturday night. In the meantime, I just couldn’t wait to share…

Posted in Politics, IDIOT | 6 Comments »

November 9th, 2006

Rumsfeld: ‘My Half-Assed Job Here Is Done’

From The Onion:

WASHINGTON, DC—After nearly six years of much-publicized service as Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld announced his resignation Wednesday afternoon, saying that he had “proudly accomplished everything [he’d] set out to bungle.” “Years ago, I decided to bog this great nation down in an extended, grueling foreign occupation, and I’m happy to say that’s exactly what I’ve done,” said Rumsfeld in a farewell address at the White House, during which he urged Americans to continue waging the ill-conceived, mismanaged, and evidently unwelcome fight for democracy in the Middle East. “Each of my actions—from undersupplying troops with body armor to focusing on capturing Saddam Hussein while Osama bin Laden remained free—has led America inexorably toward our current state of extreme crisis. Well, anyway, goodbye!” President Bush expressed confidence that Robert Gates, his new nominee for Secretary of Defense, will be able to “fuck everything up the rest of the way.”

Posted in General, Right Wing Nut, Military, Middle East, IDIOT | 1 Comment »

November 5th, 2006

How about a nice game of chess?

From CNN:

WASHINGTON (AP) — A series of secret U.S. war games in 1999 showed that an invasion and post-war administration of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, nearly three times the number there now.

And even then, the games showed, the country still had a chance of dissolving into chaos.
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Posted in General, Military, Middle East, IDIOT | 1 Comment »

November 4th, 2006

Middle School Kids Learn a Lesson in Amerikkkan Government

Hat tip to DJ Trevor Matuszewski at WERG FM in Erie for passing this along.

Middle School Kids Learn a Lesson in Amerikkkan Government

That is to say, they learned an important lesson in ’safety’.
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Posted in Current Affairs, Police State | 3 Comments »

November 3rd, 2006

Another ‘Victory’ in the War on Drugs

Virginia cops fake destruction of seized drugs and resell them. Approximately 27 Americans wail in shock and sudden disillusionment upon hearing this.

From ABC News:

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Posted in General, Current Affairs, Police State | 1 Comment »

October 31st, 2006

Latest al Qaeda Plot Uncovered by the Dept of Homeland Security

Posted in DailyFeatured, Terrorism | 6 Comments »

October 31st, 2006

Gotta Love  a Fark Photoshop Contest

Cause in a Fark Photoshop contest, you never know what you’re gonna get…

Posted in Right Wing Nut, Military, Middle East | No Comments »

October 30th, 2006

Caption This: Rumsfeld Talking to the Press

I’ll start…

“I am crushing your head, crushing!”
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Posted in General, Right Wing Nut, Military | 3 Comments »

October 27th, 2006

Top Ten Uses for an Ousted Republican Congressman

10. They’re naturally full of manure, so you can bury one in your garden for better tomato(e)s.

9. Tight buttocks can be used as vice grips in home improvement projects. (Warning: Could come loose unexpectedly in the presence of congressional pages.)

8. They’re spineless, so if you’re strong enough you can crack one like a bullwhip.
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Posted in General, Right Wing Nut, Campaign News | 1 Comment »

October 26th, 2006

GOP Blowout — Everything On Sale

Posted in Current Affairs, Right Wing Nut, Campaign News | 4 Comments »

October 19th, 2006

Olbermann: the beginning of the end of America

Wow. Olbermann hands GWB his ass on a plate.

Posted in Current Affairs, Right Wing Nut, Homeland Security, Police State, IDIOT, Terrorism | 4 Comments »

October 18th, 2006

Rick Santorum: Return to Sender

From YouTube:

Tags: rick santorum, rabid rick, US senate 2006, youtube, pennsylvania

Posted in Right Wing Nut, Campaign News | No Comments »

October 17th, 2006

You Can’t Have “Rick” Without “Ick”

Check out the posters that the fine folks at the Partisan Project have put together for this year’s election. Those of us living in Pennsylvania have the dubious honor of being represented by Rabid Rick, a gentleman who I can only describe as living proof of the adage, “An empty barrel makes a lot of noise.”

I already have a set of the posters that’ll be going up in my neighborhood a few days before the election. Even if you’re not a Pennsylvania resident, if you can spare $10 for the packet, it will help support what they’re doing and it’s definitely worth the cost.

Tags: Rick Santorum, 2006 elections, PA US Senate Race, Bob Casey, Partisan Project

Posted in Right Wing Nut, Campaign News, DailyFeatured | 32 Comments »

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