Archive for May, 2007

Short note

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

today, i just put one of my favorite Philospher Junkie posts up, it’s called “IHOP and the taste of oblivion”———————-> Nothing else to report. I have a show to go to, but will try to post afterward… oh, can you believe the Bush admin is trying to compare iraq to the korean conflict? i told [...]

Why Energy Independence is Bad for the USA

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

energy independence is the new buzzword in national politics today, but i wish to warn my dear readers of the danger of this new policy. do not get me wrong, I have expressed a similar desire for a policy like this for quite some time, but as with all things, when everyone else starts jumping [...]

Memorial Day Forgiveness

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Webster’s dictionary defines the word forgive: a: to give up resentment of or claim to requital for <forgive an insult> b: to grant relief from payment of <forgive a debt>2: to cease to feel resentment against (an offender) : pardon <forgive one’s enemies> I was watching an animal show once and I saw something that [...]

How Intelligent Design Theory is Killing Christian Faith

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

i was watching bill o’reilly the other night and kirk cameron was on the show. the first thing that really got to me was how bill completely changed his interview style (if one can call it that) from dangerously antagonistic to cute cuddly teddy bear. prior to cameron showing up, wesley clark was on the [...]

An Iron Triangle of Corruption in Colombia (a quick note)

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

while listening to NPR today I heard an interesting story about Colombia (find it here). to sum up, the story was about how the various stratas of society were involved in the drug violence in one form or another. what intrigued me was the story of one former paramilitary commander coming out and claiming that [...]

Falwell dies and I am going to hell

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007

well, the outspoken and bigoted Reverend Falwell died today. and to be respectful, that is all I am gonna say on this subject. In a similar note, i was bar hopping last night and ended up next to a quiet gentleman drinking a rum and coke. drunk as piss myself, i decided to talk to [...]

United States citizens inform Bush: Your policies scare the (bleep) out of us

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

according to a poll recently conducted with the help of CNN (the report is here), people are still scared shitless about terrorism. 80% of respondents to the poll indicated that terrorism was either “very important” or “extremely important.” can you believe this? Six years after the only successful terror attack on our own soil and [...]

Best week ever for China

Monday, May 7th, 2007

for those of you not paying attention, China is having a great week: 1. fortune magazine will be reporting next week that china has accrued over $1 trillion dollars in what has got to be one of the largest cash hoards in history. this kind of money can do alot for chinese sovereignty. with this [...]

Digg.com reinstates articles on HD DVD encryption cracking

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

this is a story I had no idea was actually going on, but it is interesting (and kinda cool if I may so myself). it seems that a few days ago some articles that detailed computer code capable of breaking HD DVD copyright management appeared on the site. well, digg.com received an email from the [...]