Monthly Archives: June 2007

Not Gone Fishin’

Not much posting lately. Bizzy bizzy life intruding, most rudely. Also had a fever on Wednesday, a bit better on Thursday and Friday, but then a painful cough developed today. If it don’t get better soon, it looks like I’m … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Michael A. Bechert, 24, of New Castle, Ind.; staff sergeant, Army. Bechert died June 14 in San Antonio of wounds suffered May 30 when … Continue reading

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Teh Greatests

Some folks say this is the greatest five second video on teh internets. I don’t know that I’d disagree. But this? This is almost certainly the greatest website in the known universe. In fact, I find it hard to believe … Continue reading

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Deliberate ambiguity

Or semi-plausible deniability: The Los Angeles Times was asking the right question yesterday in the editorial, “Do we use torture?” The answer to that question is not something that any American has the luxury of not knowing. The Times notes … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week also identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar: Eric M. Barnes, 20, of Lorain, Ohio; airman first class, Air Force. Barnes was killed June 9 when his convoy vehicle was … Continue reading

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Pound

Weird. This is actually how Top Management and I greet each other when I get home from work.

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Vulture Funds

This is stunning. If you haven’t heard of this story before or of vulture funds, here’s a basic overview: Vulture funds were set up by our government at around 2000 to assume the debt of poorer countries. They’re called vulture … Continue reading

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