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Sunday, May 18, 2008


One "Gulf" nation fulfilled Dubya's wish of democracy in the region. Kuwait held their regularly scheduled elections on Saturday. The results were hardcore Islamists now hold more seats in the Majlis (legislative body). Most young Kuwaitis want economic expansion after seeing the growth in Dubai (UAE) and Qatar. Two places that haven't let democracy interfere with business interests. "Fearless Leader" has a pretty poor track record regarding democracy in that area. Look what has happened in Lebanon and the occupied Palestinian Territory when they held elections. Anti-American hardliners won in both situations. Those ballots weren't influenced by "hanging chads". Be careful what you ask for. You just might get it.

Do you think this past weeks decision by the the California Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage in that state is the final one. Don't be so sure.

One GI found a unique way to get himself out of Iraq. Use the Koran for target practice. I wonder if the local PX (post exchange) is having a "run" on it now? According to the story he was a pretty good shot also. A lot less painful than shooting oneself in the foot.

This gives a whole new meaning to the line "You light up my life":

In the LOVE HURTS category. Almost a runner up for the Darwin Award.

I posted about the new Tesla Roadster earlier. Well, Bob of Taxi Tales found a video, which I have pilfered to show you.

Thanks, Bob.

It sure is quiet. Just the sound of the tires on the pavement.

Over The Limit?
Please don't drink and drive

"Let's all be careful out there!"