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Wednesday, June 04, 2008


A father watched his young daughter playing in the garden. He smiled as he reflected on how sweet and pure his little girl was. He had a lump in his throat as he thought about her seeing the wonders of nature. Suddenly she just stopped and stared at the ground. He went over to her to see what work of God had captured her attention. He noticed she was looking at two spiders mating.
'Daddy, what are those two spiders doing?' she asked.
'They're mating,' her father replied.
'What do you call the spider on top?' she asked.
'That's a Daddy Longlegs,' her father answered.
'So, the other one is a Mommy Longlegs?' the little girl asked.
As his heart soared with the joy of such a cute and innocent question he replied, 'No dear. Both of them are Daddy Longlegs.' The little girl, looking a little puzzled, thought for a moment, then took her foot and stomped them flat, saying, 'Well, we're not having any of that brokeback mountain shit in our garden.'

Brings a tear to your eye...doesn't it?

There is an old saying:
If you let the camel stick its nose in the tent, the rest of it will soon follow.
France is going to learn this the hard way.

Another LLDE candidate has emerged.

Talk about being as quiet as a church mouse.

"Let's all be careful out there!"


A lighthouse is a pretty big object to lose. Car keys, glasses, remote controls, cell phones I can understand. But a lighthouse?

You are a thief. A young, agile thief. So trying to commit a robbery against a 71 year old geezer and his wheelchair bound buddy should be easy pickin's. Right? WRONG!

I thought prison was for punishment and rehabilitation. Somehow the way things work in Brazil must be a wee bit different.

Back in April I reported about astronomers finding the smallest extra-solar planet at 5X the mass of the Earth. Now they have found one that is only 3X the Earth's mass. MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb is about 3,000 light-years from us and it's mother star is very dim. It orbits at a distance where liquid water would be viable on the surface.

NASA's Inspector General has released a report stating that political appointees in the agency's press office had manipulated and/or withheld data about global warming. Most notably between 2004 and 2006. Apparently the pressure was from the West Wing.

This is an interesting secret study about the movement of people. And you know that NSA/DHS is probably already tracking all of us anyway. Remember that when secrets are revealed, it only shows just the tip of the iceberg.

On this day, in 1939, the first shopping cart was introduced by Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma City, OK. It was actually a folding chair that had been mounted on wheels.

"Let's all be careful out there!"


"Let's all be careful out there!"



After 5 arduous months of "in your face" campaigns, Obama has claimed victory. He will be facing off against McCain in November after each party sanctions their candidate in this summers political conventions.

I don't know about you but this years runup was exhausting. What it has done, for the Democrats, is show that the true personality of each candidate became clear while under pressure. And Hillary failed the pressure test. She still hasn't conceded the contest as of this posting, but Obama has the delegate count to win on the first ballot. To me, Hillary became the archetypical nagging wife who just has to get the last word in during an argument. Regardless of the veracity of her stance. She failed to show the leadership qualities that a candidate possess. Obama showed diplomacy, and then eloquent hard-ass attitude as the situation required in response to various situational events during the slugfest.

I would like to offer an opinion that if Obama should choose Clinton as his VP running mate, that he gag her and keep her in an undisclosed, secret and secured location. For his own protection. If you haven't had you fill, though. Here are about 12,000 more news articles on the campaign.

The Japanese science laboratory module, Kibo, was successfully attached to the ISS yesterday. This is a major achievement.

The House Committee looking into whether Cheney was behind the "outing" of CIA operative, Valerie Plame, is inching ever closer to finding culpability. This is a major criminal offense and ol' "dead-eye" Dick could go to prison for his actions. I don't think they are in a rush, since Dubya would still have time to grant him a Presidential Pardon before noon on January 20th, 2009.

Visa-free travel between favored nations, such as UK & Japan, to the USA are getting a bit more complicated.

The toxicology reports are in regarding that fatal mauling by a tiger at the San Francisco Zoo last Christmas Day. The victim was drunk and stoned. I think the city should counter-sue his parents for failure to maintain control of a minor, resulting in his death. Sorry, Mom & Dad, but by law you are responsible for your kids actions 24/7 until they turn 18. His death is your fault. Plain and simple.

Starbucks is offering free "Wi-Fi", for only $5. Their definition of FREE is sure different than mine.

You might want to shop around for chicken. Tyson has destroyed 15k birds for having a mild form of "bird flu".

Thank you for visiting. Hope to see you again real soon.

"Let's all be careful out there!"