Monthly Archive: March 2003

Wrong Number

Wrong Number

How’s this for a bizarre way to start off a week? My cell phone just rang with a call coming from the 732 area code (New Brunswick, New Jersey, according to this lookup site)....

Fair and Balanced?

Fair and Balanced?

FoxNews biased? No surprise, really, there. Still, makes this little piece of satire taste extra nice. [MeFi] Myself, I’m still a little irked at Joe Moore, who irks everyone, on some level, all the...

On the Homefront

On the Homefront

Okay, given the war, my latest letter to the editor published in the Star-Bulletin seems a bit trivial. But I did write it three weeks ago, before the madness began. War talk, though, has...

Familiar

Familiar

Hmm. I suppose imitation is the sincerest form of flattery… (It’s okay. Burt’s a friend.)

Chicago’s Finest

Chicago’s Finest

Amy Partridge posts a brief account of being arrested and detained for over 20 hours for peacefully protesting in Chicago to the Chicago Indymedia site. “As with all of those around me that got...

Geeks in the Sun

Geeks in the Sun

Now this is a hobby I could get into. You know, with all that free time I’ve got these days…

Not Insane

Not Insane

Man, I should’ve joined that Saddam dead pool. Soon after watching the “live” address by Saddam Hussein following the unexpected target-of-opportunity strike on an Iraqi bunker (some 26 hours ago), I posted a theory...

MC Pee Pants

MC Pee Pants

Oh, god, how I love Aqua Teen Hunger Force. I don’t care if, technically, they’re an AOL property. That show’s a highlight of my week. It’s impossible to do anything else when it’s on…...

Morons

Morons

Your tax dollars at work. Does swapping “Freedom” for “French” defame the French, or equate the French with Freedom? And why would the French care if we took their name off a food product...

I’m Okay, Eh?

I’m Okay, Eh?

Forgive the USA Today link, but this piece — yet another article addressing how poorly America, if not Americans, are being received beyond our borders — had a quote that I relished. In Ugly sentiments sting...

Doing My Duty

Doing My Duty

During the (long) drive home yesterday, I was listening as usual to Marketplace on Hawaii Public Radio. During the show, former Maine Governor Angus King called in with his regular report from the road...