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Month: November 2003
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bush mispronounces Nevada in first presidential visit This is absolutely awful. First “nuke-you-lur” and now this. Nevada memo to George Bush: When making a first presidential visit to a state, use the right pronunciation of its name. and, of course, State Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, said the mispronunciation shows Bush, who won […]
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.
This is the first test post using MT after I re-installed it. When the installation instructions said to upload some folders in binary mode, they apparently meant it. Over the next several weeks I’ll be working on the site template. Stay tuned.
Sorry for the light posting this week. Here’s a pic of Marine AAVP7A1s (Assault Amphibian Vehicle Personnel) from March during the early days of the Iraq campaign. From a Russian gallery that includes a number of pics of destroyed US vehicles.
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, […]
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 […]