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And You Thought Texting Was A Problem Here?

Monday, April 21st, 2008

I read this on Gizmodo today. You HAVE To read the whole article. It's disturbing and priceless at the same time. The life of 20-year-old Emine, and her 24-year-old husband Ramazan Çalçoban was pretty much the normal life of any couple in a separation process. After deciding to split up, the ...

Tallywhacker Testimonial

Monday, April 14th, 2008

It rose in the late summertime Across the grassy field Wanking at those driving by It’s full glory revealed A comment on the Governor? A testament to man? Or was just those “meddling kids” With Roundup in their can? In due time snow lay to rest The image in the field Surely neighbors breathed a sigh That woody’s fate was sealed. Then ...

Lead Tainted Hillbilly Teeth Recalled

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Can't the FDA do anything right anymore? I can maybe overlook a few e.coli incidents in the pre-bagged vegetable industry. Even some salmonella soaked poultry a time or two. Tainted toothpaste? Never bought any. But now I find out that my HIllbilly teeth may be tainted with lead? Ths is TOO ...

Around The Net: A Contemplation on “Isms”

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Jonah Goldberg has an interesting article posted in “the corner” on the National Review Online. His article is actually a discussion of points raised in other articles. The first is called Religion And The Threat Effect by Paul Waldman at The American Prospect. The second, appearing in The Atlantic, is ...

Presidential Humor

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

On a trip to Great Britain, George Bush had a meeting with Queen Elizabeth. He asked her, "How does one manage to run a country so smoothly?" "That's easy," she replied, "You surround yourself with intelligent ministers and advisors." "But how can I tell whether they are intelligent or not?" ...

A Reflection On Happy Remembrances

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

I’ve never really liked holidays since for the most part they no longer seem to be about the person or event that triggered their creation. By and large, we’ve turned virtually all holidays into commercial opportunities and a reason to have some time off from work. With our “what’s in ...

Cheney Claims To Be President, Insofar As Legal Immunity Is Concerned

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Vice-President Dick Cheney's attorneys told a federal judge Thursday that the Cheney is legally akin to the president because of his unique government role and has absolute immunity from any lawsuit. But U.S. District Judge Bates interjected that only the President has the "unique" immunities. And by 'president' one must assume ...

Website Liability: If You Build It, You May Pay

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

A Federal Appeals Court has issued a ruling that holds a website (roommate.com) liable for the postings of some of its users. The court ruled that if a website constructs a format that is designed to elicit responses that can be viewed to violate established law, then the owner of ...

Start ‘Em Young- Illinois Toddler Gets State Gun ID Card

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

Here's one for the pro-gun crowd. In Illinois, apparently there is no age limit for obtaining a state Firearm Owner's ID Card. According to Illinois state law, anyone who wants to own or purchase a firearm needs to get an FOID card. And even though you can't legally buy a gun ...

Fears, Peers, Smoke And Mirrors

Monday, May 14th, 2007

In our never ending quest to have the government or some other entity fix all that ails our society, we continue to look under every rock except the one that really counts…our own. On Thursday the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) announced that in establishing ratings for movies, it ...

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