Monthly Archives: August 2002

Environmentalist Laments Introduction of Electricity

Story on CNSNews.com: Environmentalist Laments Introduction of Electricity It’s a good article that demonstrates the wide gap between environmentalist wackos and responsible conservationists. The article contrasts Gar Smith, a nut who thinks we shouldn’t give Africans electricity, with Patrick Moore, … Continue reading

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No Congressional Approval?

Bush Aides Say Iraq War Needs No Hill Vote (washingtonpost.com)

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Career Choices

We got the following email from one of our system administrators this morning: Subject: snake I ran across the snake last Friday, and was able to catch it and take it outside. It was up on the raised floor and … Continue reading

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Gun Statistics

I stumbled across a list of gun “facts” at CBSnews.com. It was horribly one-sided, which doesn’t surprise me. Here is an off-the-cuff look at some of the misleading information it gives.

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Hypocritical Unions

Non-union construction workers used to cut costs on new Teamsters building Teamsters Union 988 is holding the grand opening this weekend for its new union hall, which is expected to feature Teamster President James P. Hoffa. But it has become … Continue reading

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Things that go bump in the night

One of these days, I’ll hear a strange noise and ignore it and it really will be a burglar. But for now, I’ll just keep driving myself crazy hunting down the sources of unusual noises in my house.

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Speed of light slowing down?

CNN.com – Einstein’s theory may be relatively wrong – August 8, 2002 SYDNEY, Australia — The crux of Einstein’s theory of relativity — that E = mc 2 — is under challenge, following evidence that the speed of light might … Continue reading

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DOJ Ordered to Release Names of Sept. 11 Detainees

FOXNews is reporting that a judge has ordered the Department of Justice to release the names of all people detained in the 9/11 investigations. This is a good thing. The terror investigations have exposed some alarming power that the government … Continue reading

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Next Archbishop of Canterbury to be made Honorary Druid

The next Archbishop of Canterbury (head of the Anglican and Episcopalian churches) is to be made an honorary druid in early August. Continue reading

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Single-file hat execution

Riddle courtesy of William Wu’s riddle archive. 10 prisoners are on death row. Tomorrow they will be arranged in single file, all facing one direction. The guy in the front of the line (he can’t see anything in front of … Continue reading

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