Monthly Archives: July 2008

Update: Jalapeno Dips

On Tuesday I posted a story about the way regulation governing the mnation’s food safety had been diluted by the Bush administration, consistent with its overall view that government sucks and needs to be decimated so it doesn’t get in … Continue reading

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Cue Twilight Zone Music

Mind boggling.  I had planned to post something about FPL being ordered to shut down its criminally misleading Green Program, but the power at my house was so spotty I didn’t get a chance.  Sorry, fans. Good thing I’m not … Continue reading

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Want Fries With That?

Curious locals flocked to the home of owner Feng Changlin after news of the [monkey-faced] piglet spread in Fengzhang village, Xiping township. “It’s hideous. No one will be willing to buy it, and it scares the family to even look … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Dips

I keep thinking we’ll find a bottom. Not in the economy — although that will come along eventually — but in the depths to which this administration can drag the government of the United States of America and its citizens. … Continue reading

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That Time Of Year to Breakfast on Beer

Guido and I are going to Key West tomorrow for the weekend! Mentally, I departed Wednesday, but nobody noticed. The original plan was to link up with world famous blogger FerfeLeBlat on the way down, but the logistics look prohibitive. … Continue reading

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Hang Down Your Head, Don Julio

When you talk about toilet tourist towns, three cities come to mind immediately: New Orleans, Atlantic City, and Tijuana. And New Orleans almost had itself permanently flushed. But I think, in light of the recent news, that Tijuana just got … Continue reading

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If It Quacks Like a Duck…..

Michael Savage — born “Michael Wiener” — lowers the bar (again), doing his very best to resuscitate Don Imus’s rotting corpse from the crypt of stinking dead radio things: On the July 16 edition of his nationally syndicated radio show, … Continue reading

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Winner: Ironman Competition

Luis Zarate was taken to the regional hospital of Trujillo [Peru] earlier this week by his family after complaining of sharp stomach pains. Doctors took X-rays of his chest that showed his insides littered with screws. “There were 17 strange … Continue reading

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Nice Pecs

These two news stories have nothing to do with one another, but I happened to read one after the other, and well, you understand…. Some Pinellas County residents were shocked Tuesday when 30 catfish were spotted taking a stroll in … Continue reading

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Straight Talk About Gay Adoption

Not. Mr. McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said in an interview with The New York Times that was published Sunday that he opposed allowing same-sex couples to adopt children. “I think that we’ve proven that both parents are important … Continue reading

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