Month: February 2006

Nothing but the flu and prohibition…

Today is the birthday of Victor Louis Berger, a Jewish American US politician and a founding member of the Socialist Party of America. In 1919 he was convicted of violating the Espionage Act of 1917, a law passed after our …

War-morphing

I had to take a look into the way back machine… Senate approves Iraq war resolution, trying to find out when it was that Congress approved an endless “War on Terror.” I can’t seem to find out when it took …

Yogi-ism

They’re called “Yogi-isms…” statements of fact by Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra. Similar to Bush-isms in that they bend and twist the language, Yogi’s are words of wisdom. “We’re lost, but we’re making good time”“When you come to a fork in …

It started with a few cartoons… GWOP

With a $10 million budget, the largest ever for a Turkish film, producers of Valley of the Wolves can now afford to compete using all of the same slick editing and pyro-techic action found in any Hollywood feature film – …

Itchy trigger finger

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which issues hunting licenses, said that it will start requiring hunters, wishing to bag a lawyer, to have the new “lawyer’s stamp” on their hunting license. Currently Texas hunters are required to carry stamps …

The Marlboro Man

His family is still missing Blake Miller – the Miller who left Kentucky for Iraq a couple of years ago. The man who left was easygoing, quick to laugh, happy to sit in a relative’s house and eat and smoke …

Why we fight…

I told you so!WhyWeFight.com Born: October 14, 1890Died: March 28, 1969 Dwight David Eisenhower was an inspiring military leader, best-selling author, head of Columbia University, and president of the United States. As the top American general and later Allied Supreme …

Power to the People

Yuki Noguchi of the The Washington Post reports that there is a lot of effort being made by Democrat and Republican staffers to reshape the political listings in Wikipedia. “On Capitol Hill, Playing WikiPolitics, Partisanship Tests Web Site’s Policies.” “A …

MSNBC Polling

Did President Bush persuade you that he has the right plan for the country? VOTING RESPONSES as of this posting: 158,952YES – 30%NO – 70% VOTE IN MSNBC POLL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11121234/ And just for old times sake… RememberDo you believe President …