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Archive for June, 2003

Jun 17th 2003

Senator Hatch on crack?

This just in courtesy of the DrudgeReport and the Washington Post:
WASHINGTON – The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Tuesday he favors developing new technology to remotely destroy the computers of people who illegally download music from the Internet.
During a discussion on methods to frustrate computer users who illegally exchange music and movie files […]

Jun 17th 2003

buy a hummer. trust us.

have you been considering buying a handgun for personal safety? screw that! just get a hummer.

Jun 16th 2003

quote of the day I

on US open winner jim furyk’s golf swing:
Some say it looks like a one-armed man trying to kill a snake in a phone booth

Jun 15th 2003

happy fathers’ day

we would like to wish our dads each a happy fathers’ day. we’re not sure if they will read this because we know how much trouble it has been to teach them to use the “confounded, new-fangled internet” [their words], but if they have learned, and they do read this, we wish them the […]

Jun 13th 2003

word choice and generational boundaries

today i drove past wasatch elementary school where a sign reads “have an awesome summer.” i thought it was a little odd.
in the grown up world, it doesn’t seem appropriate to use the word, “awesome” on a sign.
remember the sign at your school during summer vacation? if your school was anything like mine, […]

Jun 12th 2003

WMD are stubborn things

i agree with ann coulter, on the WMD “question.” –that iraq had them, but even if they didn’t, its a waste of time to question it now. she says:

Let’s stipulate that we will find no weapons of mass destruction – or, to be accurate, no more weapons of mass destruction. Perhaps Hussein was using […]

Jun 10th 2003

The French Open

The French turned out in huge numbers to watch the French Open last week, having tired themselves of burning the president in effigy (and I’m talking about the president of Proctor & Gamble, maker of such anti-French products as Old Spice and Secret deodorants). Yet the French seem to have a way of offending […]

Jun 10th 2003

D.O.J…F.B.I…I.N.S…B.L.A., B.L.A.

let’s say i’m an american christian living in a foreign country…say, saudi arabia. let’s say i’m either there illegally or i have overstayed my visa, and so i’m breaking a law. its kind of an important law. its not something you just do by accident, like roll through a stop sign.
now, if […]

Jun 10th 2003

marian the librarian instructs on suicide bombings

when i was venting my frustrations on suicide bombing on june 6, i started to wonder who got the crazy idea to blow himself up in the first place. the 100-hour board came through for me. here’s the Q&A:

Q Dear 100 Hour Board,
When did suicide bombings start? When was the first one, […]

Jun 7th 2003

the public schools and postal harassment

for at least one reason, i am glad i graduated from high school and moved away from home. when i lived there as a youth, i would have to see those letters in the mailbox addressed to “the parents of” me. the public school system in kentucky was a big fan of this […]