makes me wet…

so i’m currently in Valparaiso, Indiana, hanging out at my aunt’s house.

well, kinda, at the moment i’m sitting in the car, soaking wet, on the laptop because the power is out…

how did i end up in the car?

well…

first we drove back to my aunt’s house…

then we heard the tornado . . . → Read More: makes me wet…

puget sound energy – tire chain fail

This pretty much had me speechless:

as you can see, the chains are for a much larger vehicle, and nothing is holding them on but pure luck… the sound of the chains beating the crap out of the truck reminded me of roman infantry as we slowly rolled forward.

i suspect that if we . . . → Read More: puget sound energy – tire chain fail

vote lemmings vote!

was just asked “if this is debunked why is there still a lawsuit pending?” and “a birth certificate verified in 2001 is not a legitimate birth certificate…” concerning obama’s right to run for office.

people are stupid. *sigh*

one does not need to be “right” to sue. in an age when dirty politics is the . . . → Read More: vote lemmings vote!

New Rules

New Rule: Stop giving me that pop-up ad for classmates.com! (There’s a reason you don’t talk to people for 25 years. Because you don’t particularly like them! Besides, I already know what the captain of the football team is doing these days: mowing my lawn.)

New Rule: Don’t eat anything that’s served to you out . . . → Read More: New Rules

Common Sense is dead

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend,

Mr. Common Sense.

Mr. Sense had been with us for many years.

No one knows for sure how old he was since his birth records were long ago. lost in bureaucratic red tape.

He will be remembered as having cultivated such value lessons as knowing . . . → Read More: Common Sense is dead

Technology and the Government

Before anyone in government is allowed to promote a technological ‘solution’ to a problem they should be forced to share their knowledge of modern technology.

They should publicly perform the following tasks:

1. Set the time on a video and make a successful recording – using only the provided manual for reference. Focus groups suggest . . . → Read More: Technology and the Government

Create an e-annoyance, go to jail

you have got to be kidding me… http://news.com.com/Create+an+e-annoyance,+go+to+jail/2010-1028_3-6022491.html

Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime.

It’s no joke. Last Thursday, President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting annoying Web messages or sending annoying e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity.

In other words, it’s OK to flame someone on a . . . → Read More: Create an e-annoyance, go to jail

The Riots of the Faithful …

So Newsweek prints an uncorroborated allegation about American interrogators flushing Qurans down the toilet in order to get fanatical Muslim prisoners to talk, and there’s rioting and death all over the Muslim world.

There are several lessons to be learned from this incident, some trivial, some quite important.

1. The courts have given . . . → Read More: The Riots of the Faithful …