Monthly Archives: October 2009


The Russians have an adage: “If you shoot at a man with a gun, he’ll pull his own gun and shoot at you. If you throw an axe at him, he’ll duck.” Not really related, but seems a good time to show this picture:

today is st. crispin’s day

This day is call’d the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d, And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say ‘To-morrow [Continue]

u2 concert was awesome!

The U2 concert over at the new Cowboys stadium in Arlington was awesome. Well, I hear that if you were not on the floor it sucked because their sound system sucks, but those of us on the floor had a great time. I have heard that it was U2’s fault, and I have heard that [Continue]

wtf? nobel peace prize is now a joke

Teddy Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize for stopping a war between Russia and Japan. Woodrow Wilson won his Peace Prize for creating the League of Nations after WWI, an institution dedicated to peace. Jimmy Carter wins the Prize for a lifetime of work finding peaceful solutions to international conflicts. Obama wins the prize for…breathing? [Continue]