Monthly Archives: October 2009

NET NEUTRALITY

What is that? It just means your “Internet Service Provider” will not censor legal internet traffic. So Comcast, Cox, or whoever will not keep you from accessing whatever content you want to access – as long as that content is … Continue reading

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AL GORE, SELLING SHARES IN THE CLEAR BLUE SKY

From the news, I see “Al Gore defends his extraordinary personal energy usage by telling critics he maintains a “carbon neutral” lifestyle by buying “carbon offsets,” but the company that receives his payments turns out to be partly owned and … Continue reading

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A GOOD EXPLANATION IS IN ORDER

But will probably not be forthcoming. RED STATE says Dede Scozzafava is funneling RNC, NRCC, and donor dollars through her campaign account to her family. It all sounds so very familiar. Rangel, Dodd, Frank, Scuzzafavor, all seem to be from … Continue reading

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REINING IN EXECS SALARIES?

The Senate is trying to rein in executive compensation in a “non vindictive” way. Ha ha! Hey, have you heard about the two eggs, two strips of bacon, and two pieces of toast who went in a bar and ordered … Continue reading

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IMMIGRANTS

I was pretty much raised around immigrants. Legal, and not so legal. Some immigrants had stories that would curl your hair, and others were the performers who came here to do a job. These days, there’s a difference. Mi amigos, … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES DUKE’S MIXTURE

Back when smokin’ baccy came in a bag with rollin’ papers, Bull Durham was the most popular roll your own. Those who were a bit short bought “Duke’s Mixture,” popularly described as the floor sweepings from the Duke’s tobacco mill. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES, IN MEMORIAM

To the late Soupy Sales. Here’s a bit of the Naked Truth about Soupy Scroll down and observe the warnings. Stranger

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CHEVY VOLT

Earlier this year the media hyped the Chevy Volt as capable of 230 miles per gallon. A quick back of envelope calculation said no more than 40 MPG. Not at normal highway speeds with what looked to be to be … Continue reading

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A SAUDI COURT

Sentenced a woman reporter to 60 lashes after a Lebanese television channel she worked for aired the amorous conquests of a Saudi man. Now, if it were a American court, sentencing “Wet Leg” Matthews, Dan “Rather” Biased, and others of … Continue reading

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OBAMA LEADS IN RUNUP TO 2012

Obama leads Huckabee,47 to 43 in the runup to the 2012 Presidential campaign. I bet that one’s going to be a real horserace. Not. Stranger

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