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Saturday, August 09, 2008



But not yet up to full power. Sorta like turning on the water in a new building to make sure the taps, faucets and drains work. And don't fear. If something goes awry, we'll never know it.

10 "Green" concept cars pushing the limits
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Over in Brisbane's Fountain Valley area, the cops are ecstatic that most of the people they have to deal with are on Ecstasy rather than alcohol. With only 15 street cops on duty for an area covering 60,000 people. They are a bit short-handed. The cops are complaining about the citizen to cop ratio. To be honest though, in my day, that would have been great. We normally had 25-30 on shift for about 500,000 - 600,000 population. These guys have got it easy.

There was a bit of a problem in the "Big Apple" yesterday.
Hundreds were trapped atop the Empire State Building when an electrical glitch put the kybosh on elevator service.
I can't think of a place I'd rather be than struck between floors in a crowded, sweaty elevator car on a hot, muggy summer afternoon.
The icing on that cake would be if the car was stuffed with Rosie O'Donnell clones. With PMS.

Uighur extremists in western China, an Islamic group, are threatening violence at the various Olympic venues, according to a recently released video. Their photo-shopping abilities are not up to Iranian standards.

You have an unpaid outstanding county income tax bill of $10.12. You forget to pay it. Along come the County Mounties to haul your ass into jail. Now you owe another $400 for court costs.

Did anyone else notice that in John Edwards' apology, he never once apologized?

God's Waiting Room has been moved from Florida to the Gates of Hell.

Enjoy your weekend.

"Let's all be careful out there!"