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Archive for August, 2008


 

 

Grin and Bear It

I really wanted to watch Obama's speech Thursday night and be won over. When he was done I wanted to be able to stand up and say "this is my candidate". Sadly that didn't happen. For all the praise the pundits have piled on that speech, it just didn't ...
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Recount

Shipped on 08/29/08. This made-for-cable film chronicles the extraordinary behind-the-scenes drama that unfolded in the weeks following the highly controversial 2000 election -- a presidential race that further split an already divided America. With the country's leadership hanging in the balance after the closest vote in history, the battle between George ...
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Sarah Who?

Seriously, the governor of Alaska? Has anyone below the 50th parallel ever even heard of this woman? What was he thinking? I can understand wanting a woman. He wants those Hillary voters, but there are plenty of other, higher profile, better qualified women in the Republican party. Christie Todd Whitman ...
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nowhereman: Holy shit. My boss just quit. That makes me the whole IT dept. Talk about terrified.

nowhereman: Holy shit. My boss just quit. That makes me the whole IT dept. Talk about terrified.
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Look Before You Leap

Look before you leap. Think before you act. An ounce of prevention for a pound of cure. Those who fail to plan, plan to fail. They're all built on essentially the same concept. A concept that was drilled into our heads from very early on, but how many of ...
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Why Not to Vote for McCain

Since I'm having such a hard time getting behind this Obama guy, let's try a different tact. Reasons to vote against McCain. According to The New England Journal of Medicine, under John McCain's health plan, money paid by companies to provide its employees with health coverage would become taxable income ...
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Water

Shipped on 08/26/08. Baxter Thwaites (Michael Caine) is the laissez-faire chief politico of a largely forgotten backwater British Caribbean island. But the governor's (and his colony's) fortunes change when oil explorers accidentally tap into a rich vein of mineral water. Suddenly, it's a tropical gold rush with everything up for grabs. ...
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Going Up?

Even when you're constantly on the lookout for wasted energy, you sometimes overlook the most obvious things. I had to stumble across this article before I even considered escalators. When you stop to think about it, they're one of the stupidest and easiest to correct energy wasters out there. ...
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You have new Picture Mail!

nowhereman posted a photo: I just had to stop for a light rail test train
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