Sunday, December 30, 2007

Rude Customer Leaves Waitress $50,000 and a Car In His Will

She made sure his food was as hot as he wanted, even if it meant he burned his mouth. And she smiled through his demands and curses. The 89-year-old Walter "Buck" Swords obviously appreciated it, leaving the waitress $50,000 and a 2000 Buick when he died.

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Creeping Fascism: From Nazi Germany to Post 9/11 America

"Americans today are seeing the same sheepish submissiveness that characterized Germany after the burning of the Reichstag." Is democracy slowly disappearing? Hitler and Franco did it in Germany and Spain. Is Bush doing it in the USA?

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Tens of millions of birds disappear across North America

CBC's The National reports that tens of millions of birds are disappearing across North America. The following video is from CBC's The National, broadcast on December 28, 2007

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RIAA suing citizen for copying legally purchased CDs to PC

"Ira Schwartz, the industry's lawyer in the case, is arguing that MP3 files created on his [Jeffrey Howell's] computer from legally purchased CDs are indeed "unauthorized copies," and while we've no idea what will become of all this, we suppose you should go on and wipe those personal copies before you too end up in handcuffs."

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Drug Prohibition. Harmless? (PIC)

Harmless? Wars are never harmless.

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Saturday, December 29, 2007

CIA Jet Carrying 4 Tons of Cocaine also made trips to Gitmo

Perhaps the reason why the CIA’s well-documented role in the global drug trade is never really acknowledged is because it never really ended.

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Thursday, December 27, 2007

Flying spaghetti monster defeats anti-evolution FL school

Efforts were afoot recently on the Polk County School Board to begin teaching the "concept" of intelligent design in science classes as an alternative to evolution. But that was before the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster arrived and shamed the school board into backing down. Read more about this somewhat merry holiday tale...

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Why Sudafed doesn't work anymore

Congress and the Bush administration have rationed Pseudoephedrine under the guise of the war on drugs. The replacement product--Phenylephrine--might as well be a placebo. This article assembles evidence that the switch was designed to subsidize a well-heeled Germany company that spent millions in lobbying for the law.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Black Mesa Media Update

After a few months silence, the Black Mesa team has posted a massive media update with stunning screens that will bring some classic Half-Life 1 memories flooding back

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Monday, December 17, 2007

Homer Simpson takes a photo of himself everyday for 39 years

From "The Simpsons," episode 19x09 which aired December 16, 2007. Homer mimics Noah's photo time lapse over 20 years. "PICTURE A DAY FOR 39 YEARS"

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Clinton Steals $500 million of your tax money!

Since taking office in 2001, Clinton has delivered $500 million worth of earmarks that have specifically benefited 59 corporations. About 64% of those corporations provided funds to her campaigns through donations made by employees, executives, board members or lobbyists, a review by the Los Angeles Times shows.

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Kid gets detention for using firefox

And they called it "foxfire.exe"

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Thursday, December 6, 2007

House overwhelming passes SAFE Act -- Ron Paul dissents

Only 2 it turns out (Rep. Paul Broun from Georgia and Rep. presidential candidate, Ron Paul) with 409 members voting yesterday in favor. The new bill requires everyone (that includes you and Starbucks) offering an open WiFi connection to the public to be on the lookout for "illegal images" and "obscene" cartoons and drawings which you must report.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

1 Irish Man Steals 450 Kegs ($90,000 Worth) of Guinnesss

Dublin's famous Guinness brewery has been the victim of an audacious theft. A man drove a truck into the brewery on Victoria Quay, Dublin 8, yesterday evening; hitched up a trailer containing 450 kegs of different beers; and drove off into Dublin's traffic just as rush-hour got under way.

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Deaf Guy Tased by Police Fresh Out of the Bath Tub

"I ain't never been so scared," says Williams.Police forced entry into Williams home while responding to a shooting, but it turned out to be a false call. They had no idea at the time the call wasn't real and that Williams is hearing impaired. Without his hearing aid he is basically deaf.

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Saturday, December 1, 2007

Mitt Romney Buys Election in Florida Straw Poll

Romney supporters paying for multiple votes at a recent straw poll.

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