June 15, 2007

Pushing back the frontiers of ignorance......................

 
Talk about unintended consequences - In a move drawing criticism from regulators, environmentalists, and rural Americans, the Environmental Protection Agency is introducing a new rule that will allow ethanol refineries to emit 150 percent more pollution than they currently do - without any penalties.
 
Tuesday, President Bush, opening the new memorial , Victims of Communism Memorial said "The 20th century will be remembered as the deadliest century in human history."   And "According to the best scholarly estimate, communism took the lives of tens of millions of people in China and the Soviet Union, and millions more in North Korea, Cambodia, Africa, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Eastern Europe, and other parts of the globe," And I say  " the total death count from Communism in the 20th century is around 300 million people" and "Do you still want the Liberals, the Cultural Marxists to run this country?
Marvelous Mary's Meanderings .........................
 
Kenny G (the musician) was a middle child with two brothers - Kenny F and Kenny H
 
Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long
 
Regrets? I've had a few, but none bigger than investing in that Haggis Hut franchise.
 
Traffic jams are much more tolerable if you just pretend you're taking part in a really boring parade.
 
If Ohio is the birthplace of both aviation and rock and roll, I'd say they owe Buddy Holly an apology
 
Recent studies have found that a diet high in soy beans and soy sauce can result in infertility in men. That explains China's low population?

Serendipitous Sarah's Sayings ................................
 
National Accordion Awareness Month
 
June 17 is . . . . Eat Your Vegetables Day    [Yes, this means YOU]
 
June 18 is . . . . International Panic Day   
 
June 19 is . . . . World Sauntering Day    [Saunter away, see if anyone notices]
 
June 20 is . . . . Ice Cream Soda Day    [What could I add to that!]
 
June 21 is . . . .Cuckoo Warning Day    [And you know who you are]
 
June 22 is . . . . National Chocolate Éclair Day
 
June 23 is . . . . National Pink Day
Live from NY! It's Jeni ......................
 
The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart, far more damaging to yourself than to the one you hate.
 
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
 
Mistakes are the portals of discovery

Actual Headlines ...................................
 
THE CITY JUST ISN'T TRYING HARD ENOUGH: "No Clear Reason for Lack of Murders" -- Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald headline
 
No Blood for Oil!: "Red Cross Offering Gas for Blood" --Associated Press
 
Is There Anything They Won't Blame Him For?: "Bush Fire Threatens Icy Northern Border" ---CBC.ca
 
But Arraigned in Orange Jumpsuit: "Albany Man Arrested in Tuxedo on Pot charge" ---Journal News (White Plains, NY)
 
Most Desperate Man in History: "NBC Exec Says He'll Do Anything to Get Rosie 'Donnell" ---FoxNews.com
Primarily from the Punster ............
 
Q: What would happen if Satan lost his hair?   A: There would be hell toupee
 
Grocery store clerks make you pick paper or plastic because baggers can't be choosers
 
Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, so they lit a fire in the craft. Unsurprisingly it sank, proving once again that you can't have your kayak and heat it too.
Not everybody has a way with a saying ............................
 
"Do you think I've been sitting here twiddling my arse?"
 
"At no time do I ever condone you making changes to improve things in
the office."
 
"Snakes on a Plane - what's that about?"
 
"Go jump off a lake."
 
"He's not the sharpest canister in the ocean."
Signs That Your Life Is About To Change .........................
 
You ask your doctor for a physical and he replies, "I'm sorry, I don't do autopsies."
 
The IRS invites you to a weenie-roast and the invitation begins with "Dear Weenie...".
 
While surfing the internet, you suddenly get the following dialogue box: "ICBM launch successful. Confirm strike? (Y/N)".
 
You hear that your dentist has been arrested for using radio-active material as tooth-filling.
 
At the vacant house next door, you notice a U-Haul van and a truck which looks very similar to the one on the Beverly Hillbillies.
 
That's it this week from your embedded reporter lurking around Absurdia, the capital city of The People's Republic of Absurdistan where new and bigger taxes are becoming known as "Modernizing Revenue Streams."

But, on the other hand ......................
 
Power is the ability to do good things for others.
Pictures from my recent trip to Italy..............