Monthly Archives: August 2007

qotd

“When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for; and let us think…that a time is to come when those (heirlooms) will be held sacred because our hands have touched [Continue]

site maintenance

Changed the layout a little bit, added Google Ads over on the right. If they’re annoying, let me know. Any money earned from the ads will go to a noble cause: reloading supplies, ammo, firearms, and/or tools.

more islamic cartoon controversy

(click for a more readable copy) If your paper publishes the Opus comic strip, then you probably will not be seeing this week’s or next week’s piece. Much like my favorite feminist joke(*), people find nothing funny about radical islam. * Q: How many feminists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A: (point [Continue]

free ammo!

For the last 8 years or so my bank has been in Stephenville. I never got around to changing it once I got back to Fort Worth because the bank my office uses is so close and I could go there after work to cash my paycheck. It does make it somewhat annoying to send [Continue]

comic books online

I did find the Stardust graphic novel on the internets. You’ll need this for reading CBZ and CBR files which are basically just zipped or rar’d files. Stardust #1 Stardust #2 Stardust #3 Stardust #4

more stuff for the farm

Baffles, Berms, and Backstops “The best outdoor backstop is a manmade earth embankment or a natural hill of appropriate size and shape that meets the specific requirements of a particular site. Alternative backstops may be used when appropriate earthworks are not available. Preferred backstops include: 1) naturally occurring hills or mountainsides (shaping the slope will [Continue]

qotd

“On of the serious problems with planning the fight against the American doctrine is that the Americans do not read their manuals, nor do they feel any obligation to follow their doctrine.” — from a Soviet Junior LT.s notebook

the gun is civilization

Why the Gun is Civilization “Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or compelling me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one [Continue]

free movie rentals

Coupon for two movie rentals, one tub of popcorn, and two 20 ounce cokes from Blockbuster Video. Expires 12/31/2007. Thanks Glenda for emailing it to me!

stuff to do at the farm

(click on the picture for a bigger version that’s easier to read) Grabbed the photo from Google maps, it’s not too up to date, but close enough. Need to move the dirt pile. Make the new pile into a U or C shape. Probably dig out some of the inside of the letter shape so [Continue]

400

Tonight, at a little after midnight a little after six pm, Texas will execute the 400th prisoner since we re-instated the death penalty in 1976. Johnny Ray Conner was not a nice man. “On May 17, 1998, Johnny Conner entered a north Houston grocery store and brought a drink to the counter, as if to [Continue]

flame on!

My friend Jen got into the newspaper! Rev up your mixer like Alton Brown “Striped, polished, painted in custom shades. Airbrushed to appear as if wrapped in Old Glory; covered with swirling, multicolored flames. Done up in camouflage or World War II fighter-plane patterns. Street-legal? No, these beauties are countertop kitchen mixers. And not racy [Continue]

reloading stuff

Ordered 2,000 CCI small rifle military primers, 2,000 Wolf small pistol primers (sold out of everything else), 500 55 grain .224 bullets, and a case tumbler from MidwayUSA. Then 2,000 Large Rifle and 2,000 Large Pistol Wolf primers, 1lb each of WW 231, IMR 4198, & IMR 4985 powder from Weidners. Also from Weidners, 2500 [Continue]

immigration bullshit

(Illegal alien) Activist arrested in L.A. “Federal authorities Sunday arrested Elvira Arellano on a downtown city street, ending a yearlong standoff that intensified recently after the illegal Mexican immigrant began what was to be a nationwide campaign to push for new immigration reforms. Hours later, her pastor said she had been deported to Mexico, the [Continue]

beats the heck out of $600 toilets

Pentagon Paid $998,798 to Ship Two 19-Cent Washers “ Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — A small South Carolina parts supplier collected about $20.5 million over six years from the Pentagon for fraudulent shipping costs, including $998,798 for sending two 19-cent washers to an Army base in Texas, U.S. officials said. The company also billed and was [Continue]

super good

Go see Super Bad. Except for you, mom, and you, Aunt Sissy. And if Uncle Mike or Aunt Toni is reading this, you might not like it. But then again, you might. If you did not find the 40 year old virgin or Knocked Up funny, then you will not find this funny either. But [Continue]