August 10, 2007

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

 
Who said?
We can't be so fixated on our desire to preserve the  rights of ordinary Americans.   
MYSTERY QUOTE ANSWER: Bill Clinton  
 
Belly Laugh of the Week: "I don't think based on my 35 years of fighting for what I believe in, anybody seriously believes I'm going to be influenced by a lobbyist or a particular interest group."---Hillary Clinton
 
Again, it is well past time to impeach George W Bush for his lack of interest in backing our border guards and our borders.  Over 1/4 of the total Mexican population is now in the US ...................
Melodious Mary's Maudlin Meanderings ..........................
 
On this date in 1888, Theo Van Kannel invented the revolving door. So, you have him to thank for Maryland's criminal justice system
 
That Army/ Navy football rivalry isn't very fair. They play on land every year.
 
Some minds are like concrete: thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
 
If the UPS guy snaps and starts killing people, is that considered "going parcel?"
 
A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts  
never do

Salacious Sarah's Sayings ....................
 
August is Foot Health Month  
 
This is National Resurrect Romance Week
 
It is also Weird Contest Week  [Can we combine those two weeks?]
 
August 12 is...IBM Computer Day (first one invented in 1981) 

August 13 is...Blame Someone Else Day     [For Martin O'Malley, every day is]
 
August 14 is...National Creamsicle Day
 
August 15 is...National Relaxation Day
 
August 15 is...National Failures Day  
 
August 15 is...National Relaxation Day
 
August 16 is...Bratwurst Festival
 
August 16 is...Joe Miller's Joke Day
 
August 16 is...Sandcastle & Sculpture Day    [going to the sea shore?]
 
August 16 is...Vinegar Day
 
August 15 is...Watermelon Day
 
August 17 is...National Thriftshop Day
 
August 18 is...Bad Poetry Day   [There once was a lady from Brussels ..........]
 
August 18 is...Petz Day
Actual Headlines ............................
 
We Blame Global Warming: "Sun Has Profit for Third Straight Quarter" ---The New York Times
 
Everything Is Cheney's Fault!: "Former Eastern Michigan University President Blames VP for Student Rape Cover-Up" ---FoxNews.com
 
Who Else Could They Possibly Blame?: "Americans blame the media for the saturation of celebrity coverage on TV." ---Hollywood Reporter via Reuters
 
If Clinton Were President, They'd Be Called 'Wages': "Employment Costs Rise in 2nd Quarter" ---Associated Press
 
Trust but Verify: "Can Cowpies Be Trusted?" ---Pioneer Press (St. Paul, MN)
 
What Does He Want With a Skyrocket?: "Mexican Refugee Requests Skyrocket" ---Toronto Star
 
News You Can Use: "Evidence Plays Major Role in Finding Answers"
 
EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE A CRITIC: "Churchgoer Stabs 5 after Listening to Sermon" -- Philippines Daily Inquirer headline

Signs you need in your office ..........................
 
I don't have an attitude problem. You have a perception problem.
 
If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain whales?
 
I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
 
On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key.

For the particular punster ........................
 
Mahatma Gandhi, as you know, walked barefoot most of the time, which produced an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also ate very little, which made him rather frail and, with his odd diet, he suffered from bad breath. This made him (Oh, man, this is so bad, it's good) a super calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis.
Not everybody has a way with words ...............
 
"Is there 264 days in the year? Or is it 265?"
 
"My daughter is as smart as a tack."
 
"I've got a higher IQ than your little pinky finger."
Well, that's it this week from your embedded reporter lurking on the outskirts of Absurdia, the largest city in The Peoples Democratic Republic of Absurdistan.  Still marveling at the graduation rate of our public school system here in Absurdia which is currently under 5% and the citizens that continue to support it's leaders!

But, on the other hand .................
 
Be kind to others, everyone is fighting a battle of some kind.