Monthly Archives: September 2007

The Power Of The People

How A Totalitarian Government Is Afraid Of Bloggers
As reported by CNN this afternoon, Burma (Myanmar to the thugs who run the country) has cut off all Internet access:
The Internet connection in Myanmar was cut Friday, limiting the free flow of information the nation’s citizens were sharing with the world depicting the violent crackdown on monks […]

At Least One Democrat “Gets It”; When Will The Rest?

New Mexico governor and presidential hopefull Bill Richardson blogging at The Huffington Post today:
Come January, Americans are going to have to start making a very important choice: do we want to end this war or keep it going? Do we want a President who will end this war or not?
At the DNC Dartmouth debate on […]

Border Patrol Develops New Program For Quick Deportation Of Undocumented Aliens

As reported by Reuters, the ever resourceful officers of the U.S. Border Patrol have developed a highly efficient, new process for expediting the deportation and return of illegal Mexican aliens to their home country.  The process is highly cost efficient, as it is completely automatic, without any need to assign any Border Patrol officers or contracted […]

Wiff-Dra Fr-Um Eye-Rak

Why President Bush Refuses To Withdraw From Iraq; Just A Matter Of Phonetics
As reported by ABC News, on-air, and on their web site in an article titled “Bush’s UN Speech Full of Fone-eh-tick Pronunciations for World Leaders“.
But this year, a glimpse of how the President sees his speeches was accidentally placed on the UN website […]

The World’s Oldest Blogger: She Can Teach Us About Blogging & Life

Olive, born October 20, 1899.
Her blog is titled The Life Of Riley.  Her name is Olive, she is 107 years old and she lives and blogs from Australia.  Some have claimed that while she does not do the actual typing input for her blog that she is not a real blogger.  People who believe that are […]

Two More Patriots’ Lives Thrown Away By George W. Bush

What a terrible, senseless tragedy, two honest, concerned patriots killed in an American military expedition that they knew had been extended far too long by our uncomprehending president.
Yance Gray and Omar Mora, we salute you, and we will not forget you.
Thanks to Big Ass Belle for sharing this sad but important news.
(More on this at […]

The Catholic Church: Still Getting Their Priorities Wrong

It is appalling that as reported by Rebecca Trounson in the Los Angeles Times, that a group of nuns will be thrown out on the street and their convent dissolved as one of the outcomes of the pedophilia scandal that has rocked the ranks of the priesthood throughout the Catholic Church in America. 
 SANTA BARBARA — […]

The Legacy Of George Walker Bush

This is George Walker Bush, and this is how he would like you to remember him:

This is the real legacy of George Walker Bush (portraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders):

Eddie Ryan

Dawn Halfacker

Dusty Hill

Crystal Davis

Jake Schick

Jay Wilkerson

John Jones

Jon Bartlett

Mike Jernigan

Dexter Pitts

Terrel Dawes

Bryan Anderson

Oyoanna Allende
Ryan, Halfacker, Hill, Davis, Schick, Wilkerson, Jones, Bartlett, Jernigan, Pitts, Dawes, Anderson and Allende are […]

Quote Of The Day: On Intellect

*A.A. Milne:
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
Think about it.
 
 
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iPod, iPhone; iHypeOverload

The big announcements from Apple today:
If you were one of the first adopters, standing in line two months ago to get your hands on your very own iPhone, go ahead and beat your head against a wall, the gadget you bought is now second tier, with a newer, improved version available for $200 less than […]

Are We Doomed To Repeat Ourselves?

Will the majority of voters go for the pandering, flip-flopping, kiss-ups, or will it wise up, use some critical thinking mixed with a good dose of healthy skepticism before going to the polls at the next opportunity?
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Quote Of The Day: The Fallibility Of Our Elected Representatives

Mark Twain:
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
The thought enunciated by Mr. Twain in the 19th century is so prescient for today, given the latest episode of foolishness wrought by Senator Larry Craig.  Mr. Twain, the ultimate story-teller and satirist of his time would be […]

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