A question of semantics

Vice President Cheney voiced his opinion that the Iraqi insurgency was in its “last throes” – the media, always eager to provide the worst possible view of the world in bite-sized chunks to a nation of “reality TV” and Jerry Springer junkies, has done its best to make that statement out to be foolhardy.

I’ve found the perfect descriptor for my lifestyle these past 9 months.

Self-Employed in a Non-Profit Capacity It sounds somewhat professional, until you realize it means I’ve just been not working and doing whatever I wanted. I suppose I could reference this website as the fruits of my labor – it certainly doesn’t make me any money, and it has at times seemed like work. Anyway, I …

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Have you seen my Red Planet?

Approaching Mars Ok, so was someone in Hollyweird http://www.waroftheworlds.com/ thinking about this (War of the Worlds movie in theatres 29 June 2005, in case you can’t see the connection), or is it merely coincidence? Mark October 31st as the best day of all: Mars will rise at sunset, hang overhead at midnight, and “blaze forth …

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The problem defined in a single sentence

Defaced Koran angers Nashville Muslims – Thursday, 06/23/05 “It’s in the heart of every Muslim. We respect and we love (the Koran) more than our families,” said Ab-dishakur Ibrahim, imam of the Al-Farooq mosque. “I don’t know why anyone would do this. I can’t comprehend it.” If you good church-going folks were told one Sunday …

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Supporting the Global War on Terror

http://www.moveamericaforward.org/index.php/MAF/FullNewsItem/i_love_gitmo_campaign_launched/ Click the image to visit the http://www.moveamericaforward.org/ “Move America Forward” website where you can purchase bumper stickers, tee-shirts, and read all about the effort defend the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

The Liberal Reporter vs. The Marine Recruiter

Why do so many of my posts end up with the “foul” tag (denoted by the ‘raised middle finger’ graphic)? Maybe it’s because things like this just make me want to say something… anything… to help people (you) see some of the screwed up things going on in the world. Ok, if you don’t lift …

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I haven’t looked around, but… has anyone bothered to say “Sorry”?

The results of Terri Schiavo’s autopsy were released today. The report says she wasn’t abused, so everyone say “Sorry, Michael”. The report says her brain had been reduced to about 1/2 the size of a normal brain. There was no chance of her ever being a living, thinking being. Everyone say “Sorry, Michael”. The report …

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