Daily Archives: August 9, 2008

38 Killed By Vampires

Bats, anyhow At least 38 Warao Indians have died in remote villages in Venezuela, and medical experts suspect an outbreak of rabies spread by bites from vampire bats. Laboratory investigations have yet to confirm the cause, but the symptoms point to rabies, according to two researchers from the University of California at Berkeley and other […]

Iphone WordPress Application

I forget who as hoping that there would be a WordPress application released, but, I’m here to tell you it is available! Matter of fact, I’m using it to create this post. There is also one for those with Typepad, but nothing for Moveable Type yet.

RoP Update: Scares The Willies Out Of Random House

Reuters: Random House pulls novel on Islam, fears violence Publisher Random House has pulled a novel about the Prophet Mohammed’s child bride, fearing it could “incite acts of violence.” “The Jewel of Medina,” a debut novel by journalist Sherry Jones, 46, was due to be published on August 12 by Random House, a unit of […]

Good News! Hamdan Can Get Movie Night!

Sigh GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, CUBA (Reuters) – Guantanamo’s only convict was moved to a prison wing all by himself hours after U.S. military jurors found him guilty of driving Osama bin Laden, his lawyers said. But if convicted Yemeni captive Salim Hamdan behaves, he’ll get to see as many as 10 movies before […]

NY Times Is Already Pushing The Disenfranchisement Meme

Without preamble, The Right To Vote Much about the presidential election is up in the air, but one thing is certain: voters will have trouble casting ballots on Election Day. In a perfect world, states and localities would handle voting so well that the public could relax and worry about other things. But elections are […]

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