Archive for the 'News' Category

RIP: Arthur C. Clarke

by @ Wednesday, March 19th, 2008. Filed under Books, History, News, Obituary, Science

I am the quintessential science fiction geek.  There is something about the genre that appeals to me more than any other genre.  Perhaps it is the belief that what humans can conceive, humans can achieve.  Perhaps it is the fact that I can look around and see proof that what science fiction writers have predicted [...]

Explosion in Times Square

by @ Thursday, March 6th, 2008. Filed under Military, News

By now, I am certain that everyone has heard about the bombing of a military recruiting station in Times Square.  My instincts tell me that this was caused by some of the peaceful anti-war demonstrators about whom we hear so much.  This thought is given some weight due to the increasing number of anti-military actions [...]

Ugh.

by @ Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008. Filed under Entertainment, News

I would like to be able to turn on the news or visit a news website and not be regaled by the never-ending stories of Heath Ledger’s death.
 Seriously, the man is dead; leave him and his family in peace, for Bob’s sake.

Smackdown

by @ Saturday, October 6th, 2007. Filed under Military, News, Politics

Watch my friend Mark Seavy lay the smackdown on the VoteVets smear.

Update

by @ Saturday, September 1st, 2007. Filed under News

This just in on CNN:
After 10 years, Princess Diana is STILL F**KING DEAD.
Updates will be posted if her condition should change.

Two stories

by @ Saturday, May 26th, 2007. Filed under News

Boy Bags Wild Hog Bigger Than ‘Hogzilla’ 
O’Donnell Will Not Be Back on ‘The View’
Could they be related?

Sick, sick, sick, pt. II

by @ Monday, May 21st, 2007. Filed under Idiots, News, Religion

Apparently, mommy is just as crazy as daddy.
Mom blames Satan for burning baby in microwave
GALVESTON — A woman blames the devil and not her husband for severely burning their infant daughter after the 2-month-old was put in a microwave, a Houston television station reported.Eva Marie Mauldin said Satan compelled her 19-year-old husband, Joshua Royce Mauldin, [...]

Sick, sick, sick

by @ Thursday, May 17th, 2007. Filed under Idiots, News, Religion

Hat tip: Laurence.
Man charged with burning baby in microwave in Galveston
GALVESTON — A Galveston County grand jury will decide today whether to indict an Arkansas man accused of burning his 2-month-old daughter’s face and left hand by putting her in a motel microwave oven.
Joshua Royce Mauldin, 19, faces indictment for felony injury to a child, [...]

Open letter to Cho Seung-Hui

by @ Saturday, April 21st, 2007. Filed under News, Pissed Off Rants

My self-imposed moratorium against posting on your heinous act has ended, and now it is time to say what I really feel.  It does not bother me that you are no longer alive to read these words.  It does, however, bother me that your actions have caused me to give voice (well, keyboard) to them.
If I could [...]

Pay attention, folks.

by @ Saturday, April 14th, 2007. Filed under News, Religion

This is justice.
Topeka Church To Pay Marine Funeral Costs
Reporter: Associated Press
 
BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge in Baltimore is ordering Topeka’s Westboro Baptist Church to pay more than $3,000 in costs related to the funeral of a Marine the group picketed.
Albert Snyder of York, Pennsylvania, is suing because church members demonstrated at the funeral of [...]

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