Thursday, November 30, 2006


I may have the most valuable post in teh history of this blog tomorrow. I'll be in court in the morining, hopefully settling what is, by far, the worst experience I've ever had with a company... for those of you in the Baltimore area, don't buy any appliances until you check in.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

You won't be happy..

When you letting the government do this comes back to haunt you.

You'll wonder how we got here when it's one of your neighbors, or the guy who writes anti government speech on his blog instead of a brown guy who looks like he must be a terrorist.

Sucks when you have to follow your own stupid rules.

A Federal Judge ruled that the US discriminates against blind people because all US paper currentcy looks the same (HA!) to a blind person.

Robertson was ruling on a lawsuit filed by The American Council of the Blind against the U.S. Treasury Department. The council accused the department of violating the Rehabilitation Act, which was passed by Congress to ensure that people with disabilities can maximize their independence and "inclusion and integration into society."

"It can no longer be successfully argued that a blind person has 'meaningful access' to currency if she cannot accurately identify paper money without assistance," Robertson wrote in a 26-page order.

"Of the more than 180 countries that issue paper currency, only the United States prints bills that are identical in size and color in all their denominations," he wrote.

The American Council of the Blind had proposed several possible changes to U.S. currency including different size bills for different denominations, embossed dots and raised printing.

The U.S. government said such changes would be expensive, could render currency more vulnerable to counterfeiting and could undermine international acceptance of the U.S. dollars -- an argument the judge dismissed as "fairly absurd."

Actually, the law is what is absurd, but the government has to obey it.

Enjoy your mutli colored variably sized bills, and the rediculous cost of producing them, America!

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Life gets in the way

Sorry for the gap in posts. Again work has just been overwhelming. And again I think I'm getting a handle on it, but we'll see.

I haven't been training. If it weren't for the dog, I wouldn't get any movement at all. I keep promising myself that I'll get back into the habit, yet I can't seem to get there.

Rock on.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Sunday, November 19, 2006


WOW!! 8-2, with a pretty dominant performance over the Falcons.

We might need to start talking about not only home field, but a first round bye!

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Fox Boycott

The OJ Simpson book is being published by a subsidiary of News Corp, and of course, all the hype is over the interview that will be on Fox (shocking).

Buy th ebook and give him money, know you are a scumbag.

Promote him for your own profit? The only words I can think of I won't put on my blog.

I wonder how outraged the Fox pundits will be (Bill O', are you listening?)

Why I don't bother with World Net Daily

They post this story about Fox news paying terrorists $2Million to release two of their employees.

They don't mention that Fox News is part of a publicly traded company, and that their books are pretty much required to be open, and a $2Million ransom payment would probably get an auditors attention.

Sad day

Milton Friedman died today at age 94

Monday, November 13, 2006

Another outstanding blog

One I just stumbled across via Clublife.

It is not at all worksafe, due to language, but it's fantastic!


Sunday, November 12, 2006

Look out for the walrus

This has me in tears.



7-2. Biggest comeback in Ravens history, and the first time to this record.

Looked flat in the first half, but put it together against a suprisingly good team.

3 games up.

Friday, November 10, 2006

The best possible thing to happen to Republicans

Happened on Tuesday.

Maybe now they'll remember how they got power in the first place.

For those of us who actually want to be free, however, Tuesday was also a good day on the Federal level, assuming the two sects of the mega party can't play in the sandbox together.

Here's hoping for some gridlock.

On a local note - If you voted for O'Malley, be proud that you are responsible for the coming increase in sales and property taxes. Because that's how you help the poor.

Monday, November 6, 2006

Don't take anything too seriously.

At least you aren't laying naked on a tree stump masturbating with a screwdriver up your ass.

Hey, it's in the newspaper, it has to be worksafe.

How does one explain this when friends/family/boss read the paper?

By the way, I would like to publicly thank my parents for raising me well enough that I know to avoid just this situation.

Republicans make this so easy...

By so clearly pointing out where they are completely wrong.

From an Op/Ed in the USA Today by Ken Mehlman, the GOP chairman. Hey, he wrote it...
Today, the Republican Party has learned the lessons of Sept. 11, and understands the importance of using every single tool at our disposal to win this war — but some Democrat leaders would take those tools away. Democrats in the House and Senate voted against re-authorization of the USA Patriot Act.

The UNCONSTITUTIONAL Partiot Act. The Democrats are just holding up their oaths of office. Score one for the Dems.

The overwhelming majority of House Democrats voted against legislation to make it easier to intercept terrorist communications. Democrats voted against tribunals that will help us get the information we need, and have time and again voted against missile defense.

Again, reference the Constitution, which doesn't say anything about who gets rights, just that we are all born with them, and clearly says everyone, even enemy combatants, get due process, and says the government can't listen to their phone calls without a warrant.

War on terror and Iraq

Even more dangerous is that Democrats truly seem to believe that Iraq is completely separate from the greater war on terror.

Gee, I don't know, because it had nothing to do with global terrorism?
Al-Qaeda's leaders are not confused about the importance of Iraq to their goal of global jihad. Osama bin Laden's No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has said his goal is to use Iraq as a base to launch further attacks, with the goal of creating a new caliphate in the Middle East.

Of course, had the US not removed Saddam from power, the terrorists would be launching exactly zip from Iraq, since Saddam and Osama didn't exactly get along. But let's not let facts get in our way, right?
On Tuesday, we must ask ourselves: Would surrendering Iraq to the enemy so they can use it as a base from which to launch attacks make us more or less safe?
Too late.

Voters face another choice Tuesday: Republicans have cut taxes every year since George W. Bush was elected president. Democrats, on the other hand, have said outright that they plan to raise your taxes. If you're a typical American family with two kids earning $30,000 a year, the Democrats would raise your taxes by more than $2,000. They'd raise your gas taxes just as gas prices are finally coming down. Where would it end? Well, the man who would be in charge of tax policy in a Democrat-controlled House came right out and said it: No tax increase will be out of bounds.

We'll concede this point, although our friend leaves out the inability of the Republicans to stop SPENDING.
What the GOP wants

Republicans want to eliminate the death tax once and for all. Democrats want to bring it back. Republicans want to explore new sources of energy to bring gas and heating prices down. Democrats want to block domestic exploration. Republicans want small businesses to be able to band together to provide health care to their employees at a reasonable cost. Democrats don't believe entrepreneurs and their employees should have that freedom. Republicans want all parents to be able to choose where they send their kids to school. Democrats would limit that choice to the rich and powerful. The list goes on and on.

Really? Then why do the Republicans continue to enforce stupid CAFE standards? Why do they continue to expand the role of government in health care? Why have they yet to eliminate the Dept of Education, as they promised way back in 1994?

There is one more choice voters face Tuesday: The Senate has approved two superb new Supreme Court justices, John Roberts and Sam Alito. Republicans supported Justices Roberts and Alito because they understand that judges need to interpret the law, not invent it. Many Democrats, on the other hand, vocally fought — and then voted against — Justices Roberts and Alito. Why? Because they depend on activist judges to hand them the victories they can't win at the ballot box.

Or, it's because those two justices reinterpret the Constitution to expand federal government power how the Republicans like it, which isn't a good idea?

Tuesday, Americans will have the opportunity to choose between a party that wants to use every tool to keep us safe, or one that would take those tools away; between a party that wants to let you keep more of your own hard-earned money, or one that believes that money belongs to Washington; between a party that understands judicial restraint, or one that wants activist judges to fight its battles.

Two very different visions for America, and one very strong reason for the American people to help Republicans make history and maintain our majorities in Congress.

Actually, I see far more similarity than difference, and the difference I see is that the Democrats are closer to leaving me alone.

No one has been able to make the case otherwise.


This vid is fantastic. Show the government how stupid they are by following the stupid rule. Plus, they irritate the sheep.

Via Catallarchy.


The official Libertarian Lifter Endorsements for the 2006 election.

Like you care.

MD Senator:
Hold your nose, and vote for Kevin Zeese (G-L-P). Yes, he's mostly a Green, but the Libertarian, Green, and Populist parties all agreed to nominate him. It's a protest vote. Certainly there's no way I can vote for Cardin or Steele. A big part of me is pulling for Cardin, if only to ensure Republicans don't gain any ground in the Senate.

MD Governor:
Hold your nose again, but this time, you have to vote for Bob Ehrlich (R). Yes, he's a big government Republican. Yes, he raised taxes... but the possibility of Martin O'Malley as governor in this state at this time is horrifying.

District 3 House of Representatives:
Your nose is turning pink. Hold it yet again, and vote for John White (R). Yes, there is a 'Libertarian' running, but that 'Libertarian' is for raising the minimum wage and forcing people to use energy other than oil. I'm not sure how that happened, but since it did, this is a protest vote against the Libertarians, who continue to shoot themselves in the collective foot. Yes, I know we want the Democrats to take control of Congress, but I can't vote for Sarbaines. Sorry.

Anne McCarthy (R), only because Franchot is a jerk.

Attorney General:
Abstain. There's no reason to vote for anyone.

MD State Senate, district 46
Hold that nose again, and vote for Keith Losoya (R). Feel good that you are one of about 12 people who do. We need to try to get rid of the rediculous power the Democrats have in this state.

MD House of Delegates district 46 (vote for 3)
Only vote for one. Peter Kimos (R). See above.

Against all Questions. Because that's how we roll.

The process makes my cynical, especially when my own damn party can't produce a single worthy candidate.

Sunday, November 5, 2006

How did I miss this?!?!

I don't know how I went this long without having seen Clublife, but I'm glad I'm reading it now.

Absolutley fantastic. I can't wait for the book.


6-2, baybee, and 2 games up on Cincinatti.


Friday, November 3, 2006


This post sent from my BlackBerry handheld.

Just what I needed


As usual, work has me all turned around.

I finally got a Blackberry. Addicted already.

Training isn't happening. I read something inspiring today, hopefully it will stick.