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Archive for May, 2007

Sam Brownback Is A Moonbat

by @ Thursday, May 31st, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Evolution vs. ID, Politics, Sam Brownback, Science

All I can say is…..enough said:
?While no stone should be left unturned in seeking to discover the nature of man?s origins, we can say with conviction that we know with certainty at least part of the outcome. Man was not an accident and reflects an image and likeness unique in the created order. Those aspects [...]

World’s Dumbest Criminal: Virginia Edition

by @ Thursday, May 31st, 2007. Filed under In The News

This is perhaps the dumbest way to rob a bank:
In the annals of crime, the guy who tried to rob a Fairfax County bank by sending a note through the drive-through teller’s vacuum tube will not go down as one of the great evil geniuses.
But at least he didn’t hurt anybody. And he did escape [...]

24: The Post-Season

by @ Thursday, May 31st, 2007. Filed under 24, Television

Courtesy of YouTube, we have the latest episodes of 24: Debrief:

And 24: Day Zero:

So Just Where Was I This Weekend ?

by @ Wednesday, May 30th, 2007. Filed under Blogging, Personal

HOG Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation’s Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders:
They tell me you are wicked and I believe them, for I have seen your painted women under the gas lamps luring the farm boys.
And they tell me [...]

Why Fred Thompson Must Be Taken Seriously

by @ Wednesday, May 30th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics

Exhibit A:

And that was just for a Senate campaign in Tennessee.
Anyone who thinks that this isn’t a big deal is kidding themselves.
H/T: Professor Bainbridge

Tim Kaine Gets It Right On International Trade

by @ Wednesday, May 30th, 2007. Filed under Democrats, Economics, Politics, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine gave an interview to Bloomberg news on the subject of international trade and sounded a heck of alot more rational than almost any other member of his party:
May 30 (Bloomberg) — Virginia Governor Timothy Kaine, parting with some fellow Democrats, said he’s “passionate” about strengthening [...]

Fred Thompson To Enter Race On The 4th Of July

by @ Wednesday, May 30th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Fred Thompson, Politics

According to The Politico, former Senator Fred Thompson has already made up his mind about a run for the White House
Fred Dalton Thompson is planning to enter the presidential race over the Fourth of July holiday, announcing that week that he has already raised several million dollars and is being backed by insiders from the [...]

Jerry Falwell Reincarnated In Poland

by @ Tuesday, May 29th, 2007. Filed under Dumbasses, In The News

For awhile today it seemed like the late Jerry Falwell was alive and well and living in Poland:
WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s conservative government took its drive to curb what it sees as homosexual propaganda to the small screen on Monday, taking aim at Tinky Winky and the other Teletubbies.
Ewa Sowinska, government-appointed children rights watchdog, told [...]

Ron Paul Gives Rudy Giuliani A Summer Reading List

by @ Thursday, May 24th, 2007. Filed under 2008 Election, Iraq, Politics, Ron Paul, Rudy Giuliani

Ron Paul isn’t perfect, but he’s the only Republican out there I’d consider voting for right now, and he’s given Rudy Giuliani a reading assignment:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Longshot Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Thursday gave front-runner Rudy Giuliani a list of foreign-policy books to back up his contention that attacks by Islamic militants are [...]

Thoughts On The Jericho Campaign

by @ Thursday, May 24th, 2007. Filed under Jericho, Television

My post about the campaign to bring back Jericho have generated no small degree of traffic, and no small degree of criticism.
So far at least, it seems to have generated at least some response from CBS:
“We have read your e-mails over the past few days and have been touched by the depth and passion with [...]

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