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Archive for March, 2007

How to get from Chicago to London according to Google…

Posted by quirksalight on March 30, 2007

A pal of mine, Dani, sent me this interesting set of directions from Chicago to London.
Please pay close attention to step #20!!

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“the pleasure of the president”

Posted by quirksalight on March 14, 2007

Holy Moly! Everyone is in government by the “pleasure of the president”!!
Satirized on the Daily Show (March 14th episode), this was in reference to the possibility that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales would retire or be dismissed over the bruhaha over the firing of US attorneys. Quoted several times, Gonzales stated that he served in his position “at the pleasure of the president”. What kind of answer is that?
What a copout – there’s more and more evidence of the current administration’s meddling in the federal judicial system by pressuring and removing prosecutors who were not willing to fall in line. Here’s a link to a graphic describing the situation.
Gonzales is covering for an administration that’s going to turn him into a scapegoat when the crapola really hits the fan; the Bush has already stated in the news of “mistakes” in handling the firing of these US Attorneys. Not too far of a leap to dump it all on the Attorney General’s office.
Pass the Buck? Heh. More like “Pass the Crap”.

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I want to invade a small european nation by accident….

Posted by quirksalight on March 5, 2007

It’s funny how you can “accidentally” invade another nation….

Swiss Accidentally Invade Liechtenstein

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Scrubbing my eyeballs clean…

Posted by quirksalight on March 1, 2007

Last week, the Associated Press decided to have a reporting experiment : not report anything on Paris Hilton for a week. Such a breath of fresh air! I mean, is it really necessary to know all the things that this girl does? I wish the AP would continue their experiment…

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