Misc News Archive

  • Lex Luthor has always been the greatest of Superman's Rogue's Gallery, so the casting of Jesse Eisenberg has the Interweb in an uproar. But the casting makes perfect sense, whether you (or I) agree with it or not.

    Casting Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor has always been the greatest of Superman's Rogue's Gallery, so the casting of Jesse Eisenberg has the Interweb in an uproar. But the casting makes perfect sense, whether you (or I) agree with it or not.

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  • Regarding the use of full-body security scanners in airports by the TSA, I wouldn't recommend anyone allow themselves to be subjected to the scanner.

    Security Scanners…Hazardous?

    Regarding the use of full-body security scanners in airports by the TSA, I wouldn't recommend anyone allow themselves to be subjected to the scanner.

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  • This is just a quick note on Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), who interrupted Obama’s Wednesday night speech with “you lie!” Which, by the way, was true: Obama lied when he said the current plans didn't cover illegal immigrants. I only have two criticisms for the Representative.

    Joe Wilson: My Thoughts

    This is just a quick note on Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), who interrupted Obama’s Wednesday night speech with “you lie!” Which, by the way, was true: Obama lied when he said the current plans didn't cover illegal immigrants. I only have two criticisms for the Representative.

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  • I have always hated the entire concept of eminent domain ever since the state came to my father and made him sell some of his frontage property.

    I Hate Eminent Domain

    I have always hated the entire concept of eminent domain ever since the state came to my father and made him sell some of his frontage property.

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  • I am an Opera user, and I have been ever since the late nineties...probably as early as 1997.  I love Opera...I always have and, from the looks of it, always will.  It's here to stay, and there is no reason to pull the plug on it.

    I love Opera!

    I am an Opera user, and I have been ever since the late nineties...probably as early as 1997. I love Opera...I always have and, from the looks of it, always will. It's here to stay, and there is no reason to pull the plug on it.

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  • In further attempts to better waste taxpayer time and money, representatives to the U.S. House have proposed the College Football Playoff Act of 2009.  Hey, try winning all your games next time, and stop wasting Congressional law-making power.

    The Longhorn Revenge Law?

    In further attempts to better waste taxpayer time and money, representatives to the U.S. House have proposed the College Football Playoff Act of 2009. Hey, try winning all your games next time, and stop wasting Congressional law-making power.

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  • Yup, that's a provacative title, but I can't think of any other explanation aside from abject ignorance. Basically, it boils down to three matters that, while interrelated, are still discernable and worth putting forward.  This is my mile-long post for the year, so hold on to your hats.

    Only an Idiot Can Vote for Barack Obama

    Yup, that's a provacative title, but I can't think of any other explanation aside from abject ignorance. Basically, it boils down to three matters that, while interrelated, are still discernable and worth putting forward. This is my mile-long post for the year, so hold on to your hats.

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  • A big win for our Republic today, as the Supreme Court narrowly affirmed the right of Americans to keep and bear arms in their decision on District of Columbia V Heller today. This won’t result in a nationwide Castle Doctrine, though it would be nice, but at least the right […]

    Supreme Court for the (rare) win

    A big win for our Republic today, as the Supreme Court narrowly affirmed the right of Americans to keep and bear arms in their decision on District of Columbia V Heller today. This won’t result in a nationwide Castle Doctrine, though it would be nice, but at least the right […]

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  • I’m a volunteer music director at my church, and, as such, I’ve gone through a number of accompaniment tracks over the years. During that time, I have acquired many tracks that were simply out of my vocal range or were too uncomfortable to deal with. Some time back, though, I […]

    Raising or Lowering Keys of Accompaniment Tracks

    I’m a volunteer music director at my church, and, as such, I’ve gone through a number of accompaniment tracks over the years. During that time, I have acquired many tracks that were simply out of my vocal range or were too uncomfortable to deal with. Some time back, though, I […]

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  • I’ve nearly had enough of this pathetic excuse for a presidential campaign. Last week, I was fully planning on not voting at all. I know some people belly-ache about that, citing some version of “too many good men died to secure my right to vote!” Yeah, whatever…they died to secure […]

    A Conservative for Clinton? It’s Possible!

    I’ve nearly had enough of this pathetic excuse for a presidential campaign. Last week, I was fully planning on not voting at all. I know some people belly-ache about that, citing some version of “too many good men died to secure my right to vote!” Yeah, whatever…they died to secure […]

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