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Archive for February, 2004

Feb 13th 2004

quote of the day III

for sports fans who wonder HOW playing and watching these trivial games can be SO satisfying, george will provides an explanation:

Sport�strenuous competition structured and restrained by rules�replicates the challenge of freedom and satisfies the human hunger for coherence. [article]

yes, perhaps. but what about those of us who are sports fans for the chance to […]

Feb 13th 2004

Letter in Newsweek from intern…but could it be “that intern”?

In a bizarre twist of irony, a letter is slated to appear in this week’s Newsweek:
Howard Fineman characterizes John Kerry as one who “can seem aloof, condescending and soporific.” When I met Kerry in 1997 my opinion could not have been more different. I was a summer intern for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois and […]

Feb 12th 2004

Kerry – Unfaithful?

Alert – Drudge is reporting that there is a bombshell in the making…
Wes Clark is quoted: “Kerry will implode over an intern issue.”
Also, “TIME magazine, ABC NEWS, the WASHINGTON POST, THE HILL and the ASSOCIATED PRESS” have been investigating this.
Kerry and the woman

Feb 11th 2004

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

The story on CNN this morning caught my attention:
Swimmer drives with shark on leg
So this guy down in Australia got bit by a small shark, but the shark wouldn’t let go. So, he swims almost a quarter-mile to shore and drives to the nearest surf station to get help removing it. My […]

Feb 9th 2004

Give to Bush, or anyone else, at Amazon

Head on over to and give money to your preferred candidate.
Also, check out who is a miserable failure on Google now.

Feb 5th 2004

Who is putting together Bush’s budget?

As you’ve most likely heard, the U.S. Senate closed some its offices earlier this week due to ricin (a poisonous agent) being found in one of their mailrooms. Well, CNN is now reporting:
On the same day a poison-laced letter shuttered Senate offices, President Bush asked Congress to eliminate an $8.2 million research program on […]

Feb 2nd 2004

FCC in the spotlight again

the guardian headline tells the tale: Singers’ boob sparks outrage in US
but that’s what you get when you put MTV in charge of a ‘family’ event. as i said before, i have trouble enjoying the superbowl because of the hype, specifically the halftime show.

the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was inundated with complaints […]