Archives for: "February 2006"

Feb/27
2006

Yeah it does....

On the Jersey Turnpike, stuck behind a dilapidated short bus doing 50mph in the left lane and no way to pass. Being behind a short bus > +1 to suck Watching the bumper dangle less than 6" above the ground ready to fall off, hit the ground and rebound… more »
Feb/23
2006
Yeah it's party time for most religous zelots. SD has passed legislation aimed at eliminating all abortions in their state and re-re-starting the legal challange to Roe vs Wade. WHAT THE FUCK IS THE MATTER WITH YOU SMALL MINDED SHEEP FUCKERS? Why do… more »
Feb/22
2006

Amen Brother

In all the things that suck, this does not. Courtesy of Boing Boing... http://www.boingboing.net/2006/02/21/video_explains_the_w.html Video explains the world's most important 6-sec drum loop This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the… more »
Feb/21
2006
For once this isn't a rant "per-se" but rather a highlight on an interesting topic. The news event that spawned this commentary is that the Supreme Court's rejection of a lawsuit by the tobacco industry. R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard had claimed that… more »
Feb/17
2006
Georgia lawmakers have a problem. They saw someone enjoying themselves and decided they had to put a stop to it. For the children, of course. Think of the children™! You see, there is a novelty candy manufacturer out there that makes pot flavored candy.… more »
Feb/16
2006
The president today characterized the "problem" with the American health care system as being not similar enough to buying a car. Lets go to the quote here... ''When you go buy a car you're able to shop and compare,'' Bush said. ''And yet in health care… more »
Feb/16
2006

My Favorite Oligopoly

That's right; the RIAA is at it again. Having been found reprehensible in the court of public opinion, and only gaining small steps in their pursuit of online music piracy, the company has drifted out of the limelight recently. But hey, with the Sony… more »
Feb/15
2006
''Clearly women's health is a high priority for Wal-Mart,'' spokesman Dan Fogleman said. ''We are actively thinking through the issue.'' What issue? Well the issue of stocking the "Morning-After" pill at their pharmacies. Until recently the Arkansas… more »
Feb/15
2006
My iPod Photo crapped out. So Apple gave me a new one. I figured I could sell it on eBay and pick up a new iPod video for cheap. Luck went my way and I got the full asking price for the replacement iPod. This was a week ago... The funds from Pay Pal… more »
Feb/14
2006

Waiting For The Pendulum

Protesters in Pakistan Target West AP - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago LAHORE, Pakistan - Thousands of protesters rampaged through two cities Tuesday, storming into a diplomatic district and torching Western businesses and a provincial assembly in Pakistan's… more »
Feb/13
2006
That's right. Actually octogenarian Vice-Presidents of the US with guns do. It's hilarious, in a sad way, that someone who is potentially entrusted with the biggest guns in the world can shoot his own friend in the face. Supposedly Cheney is an… more »
Feb/10
2006
Well it didn't last long. Less than a year after making the news for hostile, evangelical policies towards recruits, the Air Force is now re-opened to aggressive proselytizing. That's right, they just released new guidelines rescinding the somewhat lame… more »
Feb/08
2006
It isn't often that the Pope and I are in agreement, but this time we are. At issue is the murder of a Catholic priest in Turkey. The facts are that a 16 year old punk shot the 60 year old priest in the back twice as he was praying. The excuse? It was… more »
Feb/06
2006
Certainly not all the time. Certainly not for everyone. And imho, especially not for certain countries in the middle east and Africa. I will admit that this will come across as ethnophobic, but I am gradually coming to the conclusion that for whatever… more »
Feb/05
2006
You have one of those days where you discover something you meant to do say... 4 months ago? I did. Just now. I'm amazed I forgot. It's a subject that I normally jump on like a starving wolverine. Naturally, when I bumped into a follow-up of the same… more »
Feb/04
2006

A fairy tale

You know, I don't normally break out rantage for a local issue halfway around the world. It doesn't affect me. Unless someone around here decides to follow its lead. And I'd like to think that wouldn't happen. I'd like to think that. I really would.… more »
Feb/03
2006

My Way or The Highway

People who get pissy when you try to give them an alternate method for doing something can go right to Hell. more »
Feb/02
2006
Again, in the frivolous lawsuit category, another waste of oxygen has decided to make himself known to us. This time it's John Kiel Patterson of Louisiana. This particular loser has decided to bring a lawsuit against Apple on the basis of the following… more »
Feb/02
2006

Simplicity

So, I'm browsing the web, minding my own damn business... well... as much as a professional Ranter can mind his own damn business. And I settle on a page to read an article about… global warming or some such. Anyway, this site has an ad for Pizza Hut.… more »