Archive for May, 2010

Remember Richard Jewell? »

In 1996 Richard Jewel discovered a pipe bomb at the Atlanta Olympics.  He helped clear the area, and was considered a hero until the FBI decided he was a suspect.  After leaking their suspicions to the media they raided his home and took just about everything that wasn’t locked down, including his mom’s Tupperware bowls. […]

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Imagine 2010 »

In 1971 John Lennon asked us to Imagine a few things, including a world with no religion. In 2010 it inspired this poem and video, which is powerful enough that any commentary I could add would only be a distraction.

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Everybody Draw Mohamed Day »

Today is “Everybody Draw Mohamed Day,” a response to the evil imbeciles who insist their rights are being violated when anyone criticizes their idiotic superstitions, and who get upset, to the point of rioting, when anyone pictures their founding asshole. I thought of doing something obscene, but this should be fun, not cruel, so I […]

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Can We Stop Being Afraid Now? »

The details of the NYC Wannabomber reads like a Pink Panther script.  He created a Rube Goldberg bomb that had no chance of working, then cleverly left the keys to his getaway vehicle in the bomb car. Anyone reading this blog could have searched Google and in fifteen minutes collected dozens of different designs for […]

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I Are A Expert »

While discussing crackpots on Facebook a friend posted a video of someone claiming to be a Psychophysiologist. So I’ve decided to declare myself an expert by making up a silly but complicated name for my field of study. I’m a Nicotianastogieologist, specializing in herfpalaver. (Translation: I like smoking cigars with other talkative cigar smokers.) What’s […]

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Police State News »

In February, acting on nothing more than a tip from an informant and the resulting eight-day-old search warrant, police raided a home in Missouri, shot both of the family’s dogs (cops love to shoot dogs), and roughed up the occupants.  They pointed guns at everyone, including a child, then arrested the man of the house. […]

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Just Say No to Walnuts »

It’s easy to feel superior reading stories of our ancestors buying worthless potions from snake oil salesmen.  But a stroll though the aisles of any warehouse style store proves that nothing much has changed.  Every other end cap features a small TV making a pitch for some magic pill or potion that’s long on hype […]

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