In other news, it’s 9:52pm, therefore dinner and blogging time.  I’m having a rather difficult time getting past the corn chowder my wife suggested though.  I can’t eat anything called chowder without recalling the Simpsons episode where `someone’ with a horrible Northeastern accent kept insisting it was pronounced `chow DARE’.


Group exercise ‘boosts happiness’

So does group morphine, plus it doesn’t leave you short of breath. (sorry, Buff)

Compound in melon ‘may help reduce stress’

I always feel better after some nice melons.

Darth Vader voices scare young girls but they get to love them

Barry White, anyone? [The little girls all understand]

Britain’s Prince William Nervously Held A Tarantula During Museum Opening

I hear he also held a door.  This is news why?

House Up For Sale Next To Obama’s Hyde Park Home

Nice neighborhood, great security, close to shopping, must own black SUV. Democrats only, please.

More U.S. troops needed for Afghan war: Mullen

Be the first one on your block to have your child come home in a box (Country Joe)

U.S. police alerted about bomb makers after NY raids

Feds need to explain bomb-making to local police?  Who’s running this whorehouse anyway?

(Reuters) – Intelligence activities across the U.S. government and military cost a total of $75 billion a year

If we ever got a true accounting from our government, there would be rioting in the streets (at least until Dancing with the Stars came on).

U.S. Justice Dept wants surveillance methods extended

“Illegal wiretaps we can count on.

Do You Have the Right to Flip Off a Cop?

Yes.  Do you want to test the theory? No.

Head of special expert panel conceded to Congress that moon program could work if given enough money.

And we could win in Afghanistan if given enough bodies….

Liberals, Conservatives and Church-State Separation in the Obama Administration

Guess which two things above are not fictional.

Obama calls Kanye West a jackass.

Bravo, Mr. President.  May I add `talentless’?

Astronaut Urine Illuminates the Night Sky

Small wonder the rest of the galaxy wants nothing to do with us..

Bin Laden’s Reading List for Americans

Now I know there is no Bin Ladin: everybody knows Americans don’t read.

Gay scientists have isolated the gene they believe makes people Christian

Ok – that’s funny.

Ron Paul: The Fed “Has More Power Than Congress. The Fed Chairman Probably is More Powerful Than Our President”

Ever hear anybody worry that Congress is going to assassinate them?

Remarks of Senator Russ Feingold Introducing a Resolution to Censure President George W. Bush

Wow, the good men and women of Congress decisively leap on things, don’t they?

Spermicide, Cleaners, and Cosmetics along with Thimerosal and Squalene Found in Experimental H1N1 Vaccine


New book probes the mind of a dog

Do we really want to know?

FDA approves H1N1 swine flu vaccines

and indemnifies the manufacturers – this is a wake up call, people.


Ron Paul: End the Fed

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How-To: Great close-up photos


‘Lost Symbol’ Review: New Dan Brown Book Fun, Bruising

Universal Releases Details of Harry Potter-Land