Monthly Archives: April 2006


found the logo that was on Bono’s headband at the last U2 concert. I went looking for it because I was reminded of it by the image being used by some Christians and Muslims in Egypt right now (which was originally used by Christian and Muslims united against Brittish occupation, and was later used by [Continue]


“How a politician stands on the Second Amendment tells you how he or she views you as an individual… as a trustworthy and productive citizen, or as part of an unruly crowd that needs to be lorded over, controlled, supervised, and taken care of.” – State Rep. Suzanna Gratia Hupp of Texas

han fired first

OMG!! I have wanted to build a “working” Han Solo blaster for years! Almost bought a Japanese blank firing replica Broomhandled Mauser a few years ago, but I’m holding out for finding a cheap real Mauser. Han Solo ANH Hero Blaster Broomhandle “A one of a kind Star Wars firing prop replica, with parts that [Continue]

i am graceful

So, last night was game night. Alan and I were the Allies, John and Dean were the evil Axis. We defended, they attacked, and they used the Nashorn. We stopped the game, but it was close. They had two tanks and the Nashorn and 6 SS Panzergrenagiers, we had two Bofors, two bazookas, two Marine [Continue]

jesus may love porn stars, but you can’t get that printed on a bible

hmmm…Would the publisher have been ok with “Jesus loves Tax Collectors” or “Jesus loves Thieves” or “Jesus loves Fishermen”? Publisher rejects ‘Jesus Loves Porn Stars’ bibles “The American Bible Society is refusing to print New Testaments with covers that say “Jesus Loves Porn Stars.” California pastors Mike Foster and Craig Gross, whose anti-porn ministry is [Continue]

final salute

Read the whole thing, it’s 12 pages long. Make sure you have kleenex handy, though. Final Salute By Jim Sheeler, Rocky Mountain News Todd Heisler © News “The night before the burial of her husband, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, asking to sleep next to him for the last time. The Marines made [Continue]

mad flavor

I love the new Sonic radio commercial where the wife is talking about umm…something and she says it has “Mad flava” and the husband is all “WTF?” so the wife says “when something is so good that you can’t even say the whole word flavor, and you’re not angry, but well…just try saying it”. And [Continue]

friday pics

pictures of Friday Friday and Trevor: He likes chewing on sticks: The pictures are a little old, I guess Michele just does not love her dog enough to take current pictures of him

map of religion in the US

Map Gallery of Religion in the United States “The U.S. Census Bureau, due to issues related to the separation of church and state, does not ask questions related to faith or religion on the decennial census. Accordingly, there are few sources of comprehensive data on church membership and religious affiliation for the United States. Perhaps [Continue]

riots in alexandria

pictures of the riots in Alexandria Alexandria is where most of the Egyptians that I worked with in the UAE are from. One killed in Islamist attacks on Alexandria churches: “The assailants, each armed with two knives, mounted almost simultaneous attacks on churchgoers in three separate neighbourhoods and were later arrested, a police official said [Continue]

response from comedy central

“Dear Viewer, Thank you for your correspondence regarding the “South Park” episodes entitled “Cartoon Wars.” We appreciate your concerns about censorship and the destructive influence of outside groups on the media, entertainment industry and particularly Comedy Central. To reiterate, as satirists, we believe that it is our First Amendment right to poke fun at any [Continue]

i do not think that phrase means what you think it means

It’s good to see liberal tolerance at work: Display on abortion destroyed 400 crosses removed; NKU prof investigated BY KAREN GUTIÉRREZ | ENQUIRER STAFF WRITER “HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – A professor at Northern Kentucky University said she invited students in one of her classes to destroy an anti-abortion display on campus Wednesday evening. NKU police are [Continue]

more vrooming

Right below the ad for the MZ was one for a 2002 Buell Blast Motorcycle Looks pretty nice, too. The yellow color is a little loud, but I imagine that it’ll stand out and be more visible, which is a good thing on a motorcycle.

vroom vvroom

98 MZ Moto – $1950 “Reply to: Date: 2006-04-13, 5:16PM CDT You are viewing a 1998 MZ Mastiff. This “moto” configuration gives you quite a ride with the Yamaha 660 engine. Bike is in “like new” condition and been in stored in the garage for the past two years. Set of Oxford soft bags [Continue]