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  • Batman the way nature intended

    Oh yes. Batman: Dead End. If you are a Batman fan and you have broadband go check it out. There is a full screen version at 160MB and a small version at 48MB. It’s a very well done, 8 minute short film. In my opinion it is far closer to the way Batman is meant […]

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  • We’re not liberators?

    But while the prince was taking the raid calmly, elsewhere in Mansur it provoked a reaction that was anything but. “We consider the Americans now as war criminals,” said Mahmoud al-Baghdadi, a 32-year-old baker. “They claim to be fighting terrorism, but they cannot defend freedom by killing disabled people.” It’s not getting better. Technorati Tags: […]

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  • Geneva Conventions. Protocol 1.

    Art. 75. 2. The following acts are and shall remain prohibited at any time and in any place whatsoever, whether committed by civilian or by military agents: (a) violence to the life, health, or physical or mental well-being of persons, in particular: (i) murder; (ii) torture of all kinds, whether physical or mental; (iii) corporal […]

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  • Photo’s from the storm

    Okay, I did not take any photos but my good friend Mat sure did. Nearly one week later and the clean up is in full swing. There are still many, many homes without electricity. What a crazy week it’s been. Mama Nature sure has a way of shaking things up when you least expect it. […]

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  • Crazy in Memphis

    Few updates for the time being. Memphis had a crazy storm Tuesday morning. Winds reported at 80 mph and massive destruction. 325,000 homes without electricity… mine included. It’s nearly impossible to get net access there right now. I’ve taken the opportunity to visit my family in St.Louis. I’m going to post from here as much […]

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  • Homeland security

    USA Today: Microsoft acknowledges a critical flaw in nearly all Windows software allows hackers to seize control of your computer over the Net, steal your data, delete your files, and eavesdrop on your email. Heh. Now this is, er, funny. The spooky aliens of the U.S. “Department of Homeland Security have awarded a five-year, $90-million […]

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  • Earth to Bush… come in…

    George Bush would like us to forget certain inconvenient truths: The larger point is, and the fundamental question is, did Saddam Hussein have a weapons program? And the answer is, absolutely. And we gave him a chance to allow the inspectors in, and he wouldn’t let them in. And, therefore, after a reasonable request, we […]

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  • The downward spiral

    The situation in Iraq is apparently worsening day by day. Two more soldiers died today. One yesterday and the day before that too. It seems that it’s becoming a daily happening. Are they serious? U.S. Plans To Enlist Iraqis in Operations: Civil Force Is Intended To Quell Resistance. Do they really think this is a […]

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  • You won’t see this reporting in a U.S. newspaper

    Red, white and worriedPost-war euphoria gives way to new realities as Fourth of July finds America troubled and confused Since George W. Bush congratulated troops on their job well done in his infamous photo op aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier on May 1, American soldiers are facing an average of 13 ambushes and […]

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  • Hiding out

    Spent the past few days away from the keyboard. There’s so much going on in the community of which I’m a part and in my personal zonality (i just made that word up) that I thought it better to keep my thoughts on the downlow. I think at the moment I’m feeling emotionally detatched or […]