Monthly Archives: May 2009
-From the “Holy Shit! Don’t we have enough problems right now?” department. SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea launched tests Tuesday of two more short-range missiles a day after detonating a nuclear bomb underground, a news report said, pushing the … Continue reading
Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon Have you forgotten yet?…For the world’s events have rumbled on since those gagged days,Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways:And the haunted gap in your mind has filled with thoughts that flowLike clouds in … Continue reading
So I’m scanning the Video Section of the PlayStation store on my PS3 and debating whether to rent something. Now since I have a Netflix account that allows me both streaming and Blu-Ray, I’ve never had a reason to avail … Continue reading
-From CNN Democrats on the committee have hired a speed reader to read the more than 900-page climate change bill if necessary. A request to have the entire bill read aloud is a prerogative Republicans have a right to invoke … Continue reading
May 19: The Senate voted down funding that would close Guantanamo Bay like the Obama administration wants. And this time, it was members of his own party that voted against him. Why are Senate Democrats doing this? Rachel Maddow is … Continue reading
-Uh, Mr. President…Transparency and change? WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will try to block the court-ordered release of hundreds of photos showing U.S. troops allegedly abusing prisoners, reversing his position after military commanders warned the graphic images could stoke anti-American … Continue reading
Need I say more?
-Spent at least three hours yesterday on a damned snipe hunt. CD or not CD, DJ’s Video, even Blockbuster didn’t have “Benjamin Button” on Blu-Ray. Sure, Safeway has standees filled to the brim with regular movie only DVD’s but not … Continue reading
-When Arlen Specter switched from R to D last week, it was expected that he’d still retain his seniority on the committees he belongs to. Turns out, not really… The Senate dealt a blow tonight to Sen. Arlen Specter’s hold … Continue reading
We return to look at the possible swine flu pandemic, Arlen Specter leaving the GOP and Miss California being the hottest homophobe ever.