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Archive for September, 2006

Sep 30th 2006

welcome, kentucky conservative bloggers

in connection with the 2nd annual kentucky conservative blogs conference [live-blogged here, here, here, here, and here] and because there is a chance that a few of the many new people i had the opportunity to meet today may be visiting all-encompassingly for the first time, i’ve decided to post links to my past […]

Sep 29th 2006

bottom quote of the day

in an article discussing how illegal immigrants in north carolina feel “hunted” because some police departments are enforcing US immigration laws inside the border, one latino leader is quoted as saying:

“It’s tense, very tense,” said Angeles Ortega-Moore, director of the Latin American Coalition in Charlotte. “It used to be everybody here loved the Latinos. They […]

Sep 29th 2006

Los Aut̩nticos Decadentes РSigue Tu Camino

Creo que todos los viernes voy a “postear” una cancion de rock nacional (argentino).
Así que para inaugurar este tipo de post pongo una canción de uno de mis grupos favoritos, Los Auténticos Decadentes (un placer pecaminoso, unos dirían…).
Los Aut̩nticos Decadentes РSigue Tu Camino

Sep 28th 2006

Sour Cream Apple Pie with Streusel Topping

Want a simple, yet delicious, dessert?

I randomly surfed onto this recipe for a sour cream apple pie complete with a crunchy topping.
I just made it and it is as good as it looks…and super easy!

Sep 27th 2006

They Are Infallible

Brad at Consumption Rules on “they”, the ultimate authority.
Have you ever noticed how often people in general call upon the assistance of a mysterious authority for their information, and usually hold the credibility of this source higher than that of even the real source of the information? I’m talking about peoples’ reference to the group […]

Sep 27th 2006

New Google Search Results?

Is Google celebrating its birthday by finally (permanently?) unveiling the new results page?
Here is what I’m seeing (click for full screen):

Sep 25th 2006

Save the Whales Roaches!

Would you eat a three-inch long cockroach for unlimited line-jumping privileges at Six Flags?
Not if you’re a PETA member…
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Six Flags Great America to scrap its Halloween-themed cockroach-eating promotion.
A spokeswoman for the animal rights organization says the contest at the amusement park’s FrightFest is “gratuitously cruel.”
The park in […]

Sep 25th 2006

Newsweek Covers – Whither Afghanistan?

As if we needed any more proof that the mainstream American media is becoming more “tabloidish”.
Here’s a quick comparison of Newsweek covers from around the world:

Sep 25th 2006

Bill Clinton goes nuts…

…on purpose.
Finally, somebody who sees this for what it was: a brilliant PR move by Bill Clinton.
UPDATE: Perhaps I am giving Clinton too much credit. Matthew at No Borders No Limits points to an insightful email sent to Jonah Goldberg.

Sep 23rd 2006

why not give each martin, ky resident $138,571.42?

the city of martin, kentucky [view map] is being moved by the army corps of engineers to higher ground. martin is prone to flooding. it has a population of 700 people. the cost of the project is $97 million. [source]
i’m no genius, but i do own a calculator. for what the […]