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Archive for February, 2008

A Simple Slogan »

I have a very simple political campaign that can be used against Hillary by Obama. And, if the democrats are foolish enough to nominate her it can also be used by McCain with absolutely no changes. When it’s time to elect a candidate (or a president), most Americans carefully consider the options, compare voting records, […]

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It’s Hard to be a Christian »

Tacky religious items are always amusing, especially to us heathen nonbelievers, but this is just plain wrong: This is evidently a Catholic item. The little girl is frightened and appalled, while the boy, admiring the Jesus Junk, is obviously considering a future in the priesthood. Credit where credit is due: This is the original link.

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StartLogic Sucks »

I hooked up with my first ISP back in 1995, when I put up a web page to advertise Electric Avenue, my 21 line dial in BBS. (I’m sure you’re impressed with the brilliance of that business plan.) Since then I’ve done business with a half dozen different internet service providers. Some started out great […]

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Sixty-Eight Senators Violated Their Oaths of Office »

I’m on too many mailing lists and get too many newsletters. I just skim most of them. One of the few that I always read all the way through are the Downsize DC mailings. They’re always well written and informative, and often maddening because of the information they contain. This one was so good I […]

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No Sex on Valentine’s Day »

Thailand’s Assumption University (yes, that’s their real name) asked 2400 teenagers if they were planning on having sex on Valentine’s day. 27% of them said “yeah, maybe.” Bangkok police, armed with the knowledge that teenagers never lie, especially about sex, are springing into action. They’re going to turn all the lights on at public parks, […]

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What Fourth Amendment? »

The senate has just removed more rights from American citizens, and as an extra bonus have provided immunity to the telecoms who broke the law and violated our rights at the request of King George.From the NYT article: Democratic opponents, led by Senators Russ Feingold of Wisconsin and Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut, argued that […]

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Cure for Fat Asses – Tax TV and Video Games »

New Mexico legislator Gail Chasey, evidently attempting to prove she can be as dim-witted as any Mississippi legislator, has teamed up with the Sierra Club to propose a tax on TVs and Video games. The money would be used to fight childhood obesity and improve education. If the people behind this proposal were educated in […]

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