Originally posted Dec 27th 2008 and reposted Christmas Eve 2011 Woke up on the couch on the 3rd day of Christmas finding myself watching the 1938 version of A Christmas Carol with Reginald Owen. It is not the best version of the story, Alistair Sim holds that honor helped by first-rate writing. There was an … Continue reading On the 3rd day of Christmas A Christmas Carol for Me (Return engagement)
That my 88 year old aunt might succeed in renewing her drivers license or if she fails her test she is thinking of giving her car to my 17 year old son.
Is anyone really surprised about this: They said Obama, who pledged during the campaign to overturn the law, does not want to ask lawmakers to do so until the military has completed a comprehensive assessment of the impact that such a move would have on military discipline. Then, the president hopes to be able to … Continue reading Don’t ask about “don’t ask don’t tell”
Since thousands have found me for the first time in the last 24 hours (thanks Glenn) one point to mention concerning my remote tech services. All of them are currently offered on eBay via the link to the right. You can save a few buck by using that link if you end up winning the … Continue reading A save a buck reminder
Last week I was working on a customer's system and was showing them on of the most useful sites on the net. www.sysinfo.org. You can use sysinfo to look up items in MSCONFIG and determine if there are items that you don't need. Even more importantly these days it can tell you if the item … Continue reading An Msconfig dodge
6:57 a.m. Blago going on Letterman Mika taking out the gun 6:58 a.m. Oh Lets laugh at Joe the Plumber speaking to a republican group, after all why would any batch of Pols need to hear from a normal average person who will have to pay the Obama taxes? 7:00 a.m. Hey there may not … Continue reading Morning Joe Mika is Blagoed out
Promoting this from this post's comments: Ivan says I am wrong about Rendition and writes: Datechguy, Read the order: " "1. No State Party shall expel, return ("refouler") or extradite a person to another State where there are substantial grounds for believing that he would be in danger of being subjected to torture. 2. For … Continue reading My conversation with Ivan
Powerline reports on this rally by Hamas and Fatah members in Minnesota: They have this to say: How did Minnesota get to the point where its state capitol can become an outpost of a terrorist organization from the Middle East? Until a few years ago, I wouldn't have believed it possible. Powerline is a really … Continue reading And we are surprised why?
...you are watching the Big Bang theory and recognize that they are playing Talisman (a great game) and notice that they are supposed to be rolling one die instead of two dice when moving. Unless he is on the temple of course.
I told you it was a sucker bet: "If the pope wants to do some good for the Church, he should leave his job," eminent liberal Catholic theologian Hermann Haering told the German daily Tageszeitung. There are plenty of people who don't know what Excommunication means I've discussed this whole thing here, but this guy … Continue reading Only took 7 Hours
Checked out the US mint site today. Noticed something interesting about the gold coins. The 2008 coins along with the 1st Lady gold coins but the 2009 coins are being offered on a sliding scale based on the price of gold. That's going to make buying collectible gold interesting this year. Those 2009 1st year … Continue reading Boy those Quarter Sovereigns are looking better and better
For reasons that are beyond me I not motivated to work on my taxes. Considering the fine job our chief tax cheat Secretary of the Treasury is doing, the motivation provided by Sen Daschle and the leadership shown by the administration on simulating the economy I can't see why. Update: This might have something to … Continue reading I wonder why
Last week Fox reported that the president was going to cut defense 10%. Today Congressional quarterly says that instead he will be increasing defense 8%. Somebody has it wrong unless we are talking about cutting the rate of growth. Economic problems or no I wouldn't be too fired up to cut war spending. Economic cycles … Continue reading Down 10% up 8% love that fuzzy math
Cripes in under 20 minutes I've gotten more hits from Glenn in the last 30 minutes then in the last two weeks combined. Keeping up with the comments is a great excuse to put the kids to work on what I'd normally be doing.
This from the national review: Biden and Larijani to Meet in Munich? [Michael Rubin] So the Iranian press yesterday speculated . . . Munich? Could the Obama administration be that foolish?