Monthly Archives: May 2005

80+ year old gueruillas? Damn!

From the BBC, ‘Japan soldiers’ found in jungle: “‘Japan soldiers’ found in jungle Japanese officials are investigating claims that two men living in jungle in the Philippines are Japanese soldiers left behind after World War II. The pair, in their 80s, were reportedly found on southern Mindanao island. The men were expected to travel to [Continue]

Leaving the left

from the San Fransico Gate: Leaving the left “I can no longer abide the simpering voices of self-styled progressives — people who once championed solidarity Keith Thompson Sunday, May 22, 2005 Nightfall, Jan. 30. Eight-million Iraqi voters have finished risking their lives to endorse freedom and defy fascism. Three things happen in rapid succession. The [Continue]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day was yesterday. I didn’t go shoot since it was muddy. But I did watch The Big Red One. Damn good movie.

What’s Your Signature Weapon?

What’s Your Signature Weapon? Mine is a shotgun, apparently. “You preferred a weapon with 61% power over speed and 67% range over melee. You use a Shotgun. While not the fastest gun in the west, a shotgun’s raw power and ease of use make it an extremely potent weapon. Some shotguns can also be loaded [Continue]

The 72 Virginians

After getting nailed by a Daisy Cutter, Osama made his way to the pearly gates. There, he is greeted by George Washington. “How dare you attack the nation I helped conceive!” yells Mr. Washington, slapping Osama in the face. Patrick Henry comes up from behind. “You wanted to end the Americans’ liberty, so they gave [Continue]

Zombie slaying

Cool little flash game. One of these days I’ll get off my arse and write something like this. Very cool, you get to use a Brit Webley pistol and a shotgun to slay Zombies! (shift gets you the shotgun once you find shells) Oddly enough, really synchs up to the Napoleon Dynamite soundtrack.

QOTD

“You have to be an intellectual to believe such nonsense. No ordinary man could be such a fool” -George Orwell

gah!

This isn’t working: Sub UnReadOnlyConfigFiles() ‘mh 27may05 ‘makes damn sure that every file in the Config directory is NOT Read-Only. ‘some folks in the field have been burning profiles to CD and when they copy them back off ‘they are read-only and this causes wf to tank, or to act weird. ‘this should solve this [Continue]

or else it gets the hose again!

There’s a song out now by the Greenskeepers called “It puts the lotion in the basket” sung from the point of view of Buffalo Bill from Silence of the Lambs. Actually a pretty good song.

Tarleton offers metal shop

Looks like Tarleton still offers courses in machine shop. Wonder if UTA or TCJC still do? They’re closer and might be more likely to have night classes. 1173 – Metals Technology. Lecture hours: 2; Laboratory hours: 4; Credit hours: 3 A study of metals and their machining characteristics and application. Emphasis is placed on layout, [Continue]

Veterans’ Heritage Firearms Act of 2005

Veterans’ Heritage Firearms Act of 2005 (Introduced in House) HR 2088 IH 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2088 To provide an amnesty period during which veterans and their family members can register certain firearms in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 4, 2005 [Continue]

Episode III kicks ass!

Saw it multiple times yesterday. I thought it rocked. The fight scene over the lava, that us fans have been waiting to see for 20 years!, was awesome. The lightsaber duels were frequent and spectacular. The space battles were chaotic and full of explosions. All the battles were chaotic and full of explosions. We see, [Continue]

terrain stuff

Very cool mechwarrior table with some good ideas on construction of terrain and scenery. Casting how-to