Daily Archives: December 14, 2004

Last Post on Hockey, I’m Sure

This is probably acompanied by the sounds of funeral music: The NHL rejected last week’s proposal by the players’ association and then had its own counteroffer turned down Tuesday during a 3½-hour negotiating session. Nuff said. Hey, on the bright side, my NY Football Giants still suck.

France Making up for Ass Kicking

Wow, I am impressed: The world’s highest road bridge has been inaugurated in southern France by President Jacques Chirac. The Millau bridge over the River Tarn in the Massif Central mountains is more than 300m (984ft) high – taller even than the country’s Eiffel Tower. How long until they surrender it to birds? That was […]

Ewards Gets 1 Vote

Now this is funny: Defeated Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry likely is going to get one less electoral vote nationally than he should have — 251 instead of 252 — because of an apparent mistake Monday by one of Minnesota’s 10 DFL electors. One of the 10 handwritten ballots cast for president carried the name […]


Every time a hand reaches out To help another….that is Christmas Every time someone puts anger aside And strives for understanding That is Christmas Every time people forget their differences And realize their love for each other That is Christmas May this Christmas bring us Closer to the spirit of human understanding Closer to the […]

The Blogily Tree

Now, this is pretty interesting. BlogTree is a blog geneology service. You go in, register, and list which blogs inspired you to start a blog. Go here to see which ones inspired me. (hat tip to Crystal Clear Reads.)

Standing Tough on Nut Jobs

Apparently, the Bush Administrations tough stance on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is a problem. Bush administration persistence in using diplomacy to solve a nuclear weapons crisis with North Korea is coming up short as the insular regime bobs and weaves away from resuming negotiations. Does that make anyone else think that the AP is […]

Syria Accuses Israel of Attempted Hammas Wacking

From Haarzet: Israeli News (hat tip to the Command Post GWOT) Syria on Monday accused Israel of being behind a car bomb that targeted a Palestinian member of Hamas in the Mazzah neighborhood of the Syrian capital. A passer-by was wounded in the explosion, but the Hamas member and his wife, who left the car […]

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