Month: November 2003

Lieberman on FoxNews Sunday

At the end of an interview with Tony Snow, Joseph Lieberman said I’d like to see something that we haven’t seen in this country among a lot of people, and that is Economic Patriotism. Let’s have some commitment to do what’s right for the American economy, for American workers, for American businesses. That’s something the […]

Rolf Longenberger has entered the building

While googling, I came across the Random Name Generator. The random name generator uses data from the US Census to randomly generate male and female names. Use it for screenplays, fake id’s, car rentals, pick-up lines, books, prank calls, movies. Give a random name to that special someone you meet at the bar. You simply […]

Battlestar Galactica

I just finished watching Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown on the SciFi Channel. Not a bad behind-the-scenes show, and the upcoming mini-series doesn’t look any more than half bad. Yes, Starbuck is a girl. And so is Boomer. And so is one of the main Cylon characters. And so is the President of humanity. Actually, are […]

Clang!

Junk Causes Noise at Space Station Something apparently collided with the International Space Station yesterday. Space junk in orbit is a growing concern to manned and unmanned spacecraft. Let’s hope the station really is as okay as they think it is.

Active defense…now

Expat Yank This blog, which has been kind enough to link to MO, uses this quote from a September 11, 1941 radio address by FDR on its site: Do not let us be hair-splitters. Let us not ask ourselves whether the Americas should begin to defend themselves after the first attack, or the fifth attack, […]

Perceptions of POTUS

Memo: The Cowboy Way/Or That’s the Way They Do It In Texas From: Sgt. Mom To: Assorted European Intellectuals and Those Americans Who Wish They Were Also Re: On Being Snookered by an Archetype 1. Really, people, I am getting the feeling that you have never paid attention to all those stories and jokes about […]