Roberts confirmed by the Senate…

Via Yahoo News/AP: Senate Confirms Roberts As Chief Justice Part of me says “damn, this is Bush finally getting the Supreme Court, what we fought so hard against in 2000 and 2004” and write something filled with scathing righteous indignation… maybe change the borders of the blog black or something… but know what? Ever since… Continue reading Roberts confirmed by the Senate…

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Phi Beta Iota?

FBI agents take over fraternity house Agents displaced by Hurricane Katrina Wednesday, September 28, 2005; Posted: 10:11 a.m. EDT (14:11 GMT) BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — A new fraternity of sorts has moved in on the Greek row at Louisiana State University: the FBI. About 50 New Orleans agents displaced by Hurricane Katrina will be… Continue reading Phi Beta Iota?

“Dartmouth University”????

Guy In Philosophy Class Needs To Shut The Fuck Up September 28, 2005 | Issue 41•39 HANOVER, NH—According to students enrolled in professor Michael Rosenthal’s Philosophy 101 course at Dartmouth University, that guy, Darrin Floen, the one who sits at the back of the class and acts like he’s Aristotle, seriously needs to shut the… Continue reading “Dartmouth University”????

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Another one for the cute-animals file…

Jack Russell registers to vote in N.Z. election Dog’s enrollment angers local electoral official Updated: 12:20 p.m. ET Sept. 23, 2005 WELLINGTON, New Zealand – It was almost inevitable New Zealand’s election would turn into a dog fight when you look at one of the country’s 2.83 million voters — Toby the Jack Russell terrier.

An unexpected “peace dividend”…

Penguins stay snug and secure in minefields Tuesday, September 27, 2005; Posted: 11:46 a.m. EDT (15:46 GMT) KIDNEY COVE, Falkland Islands (Reuters) — There’s a mating ritual going on in the minefield. Fortunately the would-be lovers are penguins, too light to detonate the deadly mines laid more than two decades ago during a war on… Continue reading An unexpected “peace dividend”…

“None Dare Call It Stolen”

None Dare Call It Stolen: Ohio, the election, and America’s servile press Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2005. By Mark Crispin Miller. The national turnout in 2004 was the highest since 1968, when another unpopular war had swept the ruling party from the White House. Yet this ever-less-beloved president, this president who had united liberals… Continue reading “None Dare Call It Stolen”

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Super-powerful hurricanes are the “smoking gun” of global warming

This is global warming, says environmental chief As Hurricane Rita threatens devastation, scientist blames climate change By Michael McCarthy, Environment Editor Published: 23 September 2005 Super-powerful hurricanes now hitting the United States are the “smoking gun” of global warming, one of Britain’s leading scientists believes. The growing violence of storms such as Katrina, which wrecked… Continue reading Super-powerful hurricanes are the “smoking gun” of global warming

BORROW and SPEND Republicans.

Bush Rules Out Tax Hike to Fund Recovery WASHINGTON – President Bush on Friday ruled out raising taxes to pay the massive costs of Gulf Coast reconstruction, saying other government spending must be cut to pay for a recovery effort expected to swell the national debt by $200 billion or more. Remember all the complaints… Continue reading BORROW and SPEND Republicans.

I have too many DVDs, redux

I just did an incomplete recount, and if I’m counting right and have removed all the duplicate entries properly, the total is around 550-600 of them (I had an exact number, but have already noted duplicates and omissions especially ones not ordered online). A list, for the truly masochistic (or those who want to gloat… Continue reading I have too many DVDs, redux