Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Back to the Coal Mine.

I always knew the President was against embryonic stem-cell research. I have no problem with that. I don't like the idea either. But there are many different forms of stem-cells other than the embryonic type.

Also, I keep hearing that the pro-abortion crowd keeps wining about how the Bush administration is "banning" the research.

I guess that is true if "not government funded with tax payer dollars" equals banning, then yes, they are right.

On my daily bolg rounds I came across Vilmar's rant and BobF's link to a Newsmax story.

I must say the NewsMax article was of particular interest.

Monday, May 30, 2005

I still...

HATE Windows.

I feel as if I have said that before, I can't really put a finger on it.

For some reason this really, really applies right now.

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Patrick Fourth at Indy.

She lead with 8 to go but fuel starvation caused her to drop to fourth in the last few laps.

Dan Weldon is the winner. He has won four of the first five races. First Englishman in over 60 years to taste the milk in victory lane.

Fractal Bargain Bin.

I thought these were cool. Posted by Hello


The dash of the new Z06. Posted by Hello

I hate Okra.

Okra, Oprah, whatever.

Debbie Schlussel has her take on Oprah's love of the 9/11 terrorists. *spit*

Thursday, May 26, 2005

If I had known?

That tom from Knowledge is power was in Madison county.

I found a Bama blogger from Huntsville.

Wow, am I out of the loop.

What happens when a satellite catches a plane?

I can't link directly so you will have to do some work.

go to; http://terraserver.microsoft.com/

For street type: 1409 Hewes Ave

City: Marcus Hook

State: PA

Click Aerial Photo

Go to largest size

And you should see what I am talking about.

Update: Spacemonkey simplified the process here.

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Toyota: The car that you can't fix yourself, so don't even try.

24 May 2005 Tuesday 1100 Hours.

The wrecker came for my sister’s car and hauled it back to the dealer. The guy on the phone (knowing what was wrong) said jokingly, "I think it may be fatal."

My mother well… freaked.

I think she still thinks I am at fault.

@ 1800 Hours the dealer called. It would cost $185 for a tune-up, re-threading of a single spark plug hole, and replacement of the plugs, plus labor. And we could pick it up Wednesday morning.

25 May 2005 Wednesday 1100 Hours.

We picked up the car… it’s fine. I won’t die today.

Oh, and my car. Well, I guess it was some sort of freak. It hasn’t given me a problem since Sunday. I am confused, but delighted.

Again, I won’t die today.

I was expecting the Raptor.

What military aircraft are you?

EA-6B Prowler

You are an EA-6B. You are sinister, preferring not to get into confrontations, but extract revenge through mind games and technological interference. You also love to make noise and couldn't care less about pollution.

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Monday, May 23, 2005

Republicans= Good for nothing, Donkey fornicating..

Spineless, shit headed, pissants.

Oh yeah, Screw McCain too.

Lets see who agrees.

Vilmar, Michelle, The Emperor, and Powerline. I feel that many more are soon to follow.

Michelle's place has a better round up of all the news articles.

You have got to be kidding me with this.

Update: Cadet Happy is on Board.
Update: 4RWW is down.
Update: CommonWealth Conservative, Spatula City, The Moterate Voice, Conservative Outpost,
Pardon My English, The Captain, Ace of Spades, and Dangerus, The Skipper.
Update: Frank J, Protein Wisdom,

Updates Update: Seems if the dumbass-o-craps have already broken their end of the deal.
...and here is how they voted.

I love this.

The False Alert of Global Warming

Just make sure you read the rest of the rant here.

Sunday, May 22, 2005

II consider myself a automotive enthusiast.

Just ask me. Any thing you want about any (most) car that have ever been on the road, I could tell you the engines that were available, transmission options, most standard equipment at the time, and a number of other things available.

I know all about all the cars my family has ever owned. From the multitude of Chevys, Fords, Mopars, Dodges, Chryslers, Nissans, and Toyotas. I can (for the most part) explain any problems that we have faced in the life of that auto. For example, my mothers Trailblazer has 13 recalls at the moment, but it has never had a mechanical hiccup (all the recalls deal with a stupid things; seatbelts, lights, windshield wipers, cup holders, front controlling arms, air conditioner selector switch, seatbelts (rear), transmission lock in park, you know stupid things).

Well, then we have my car, my Toyota Camry.

…and my sister’s Toyota Camry.

Apparently I know dick about either one of them.

Thursday of last week I had nothing to do. It was a beautiful day; 70 degrees, partly cloudy, light southerly breeze, perfect.

I decided to clean up and detail both of them.

Bad Idea.

Before I start cleaning any vehicle I check all the fluids and tire pressure. It is just something I have always done and will probably always do. So, I started with my car. I popped the hood and filth everywhere, I guess to be expected when the car hasn’t been cleaned since it started to get cold LAST YEAR. I have a reason, really I do.

Oil. Check.

Power Steering Fluid. Check

Brake Fluid. Check

Coolant. Check.

Transmission Fluid. Check. (Yes I know it has to be warm to check)

Windshield Washer Fluid. Also, Check.

Then I just look at the engine bay; road debris, oil, and who knows what else, is splattered everywhere. So I go get the engine degreaser, a plastic safe engine degreaser.
A degreaser that says on the label the engine should be at operating temperature when used on your engine.

I start the car.

Wait a few minutes…

Spray on the block and exhaust manifold.

Wait five minutes…

Spray water in short bursts on just what I have cleaned.

Wow, it worked! It’s looks like it did when it left the factory (10 years ago).

I clean the rest of the car and put it back in my parking spot.

My sister’s car is next. Her Camry is a little cleaner in the engine bay, but I went ahead with cleaning anyway. Same procedure taken and the car is started. Around the exhaust manifold shows the most crap. I give it a few bursts of degreaser and hit it with water. (Remember the car is still running and continues to run after it is hit with water) I clean the car and park in her spot.

Two days pass before either car is used.

Saturday morning we have to pick up one of our dogs from the vet. My sister opts to drive.

The car will not start.

They try again.


My father and I figure the distributor is wet and we pull it off and go in the Trailblazer.

A few hours later we come back to find it has dried. The car starts with no problem.

But there is a catch.

It has no power; it does not want to rev, and a rough idle.

I figure a fouled plug and pull one.

It won’t come out.

My father tries. Nothing.

So we break out the bigger wrench. We manage to break it lose.

Checking the threads it looks to have been cross-threaded.

We (gently) start a new plug. And it promptly hangs up and bends the first few threads on the plug.

Profanity is shouted.

#%&@! #&@%ing spark plugs!

It has been cross-threaded. The hole will have to be re-tapped.

@#%&! @#%&! @#%&!

One car down: one to go.

Sunday night: my sisters car being dead we (try) to go in mine. Everyone buckled?

@&$*! What the &$#@ was that &%$ing sound?

Is the oil dummy light on? No? Are their any warning lights? No?

I shut it off and we go in the recalled (13) Trailblazer. The same car I have ridiculed for two years about not being finished when it left the factory now they want to solve the problem(s).

I am to pissed to drive.

Everyone is pissed at me.


I have killed to cars in one weekend, two Camry’s’ at that.

Look forward to tomorrow (today) after I have had time to sleep on the problem(s).

If I find anything new I will be sure to tell.

My 70K mile Lotus. Posted by Hello

Friday, May 20, 2005

SANCTUARY. By Bill Whittle.

Go read part one and part two now.

I demand that you read! NOW!

Update: I for one, don't like the idea of one super long essay every six months. How about one essay every month? Or a longer essay every two, but not six.

Thursday, May 19, 2005


I still want pictures!

Update: this might have to many uses!

Update (21 may) : Turns out that a Quran cannot be flushed like I previously thought.

I'll buy that.

Your Political Profile

Overall: 95% Conservative, 5% Liberal

Social Issues: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

Personal Responsibility: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

Fiscal Issues: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

Ethics: 75% Conservative, 25% Liberal

Defense and Crime: 100% Conservative, 0% Liberal

"A Father's Dream"

I have to begin by acknowledging that the thought of her son becoming a Navy SEAL sniper fills my wife’s heart with dread, as it probably would many mothers. She can’t understand why I would encourage fate by giving voice to such an idea. But I nurture my dream nonetheless. Let's face it, the number of people around the world in need of a match-grade round between the eyes is on the increase, and you and I aren’t up to the task. I’m proud to think of my son filling that niche in the job market.

Hilarious article over at National Review Online.

I swear it's not true!

Your Linguistic Profile:

60% General American English

25% Yankee

15% Dixie

0% Midwestern

0% Upper Midwestern

Tell me if this isn't true?

Theirs and Ours over at SondraK's place.

Neal BLASTS Ragheads and Their Religion of "Peace"

The article can be found at Bortz or over at Right Wing Howler.

This hits the nail right on the head. I have never heard it put better.

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

This is stinking hard.

I made it to level four. And cannot figure out how to decode the secret code.

Update: I'm to level five.

Update: Level 7 now.

Update: Level 9

Update: level 11 and stuck.

Update: Level 23 and I'm done.


Does anyone see the Alliance banner in the sidebar?

My IE and Firefox can't find it.

Post in the comments.

Note to self.

Join the Alliance of Free Blogs.

"Flushing America’s Afghan successes down the toilet "

Over at Chrenkoff.

Monday, May 16, 2005

Okay I've had it.

I happen to be a big fan of the Sci-Fi Channels BattleStar Galactica. Yes, it can be a little off the wall, it can be a little graphic, but that just happens to be why I watch it (Think The Shield).

Also, I may be a conservative thinker by nature, but that doesn't mean I disapprove of everything I see that could be the slightest offensive.

Case in point this weeks issue of Science Fiction Weekly:

Timothy Mogan

BSG Doesn't Need to Be Kid-Friendly I s it just me or have the right-wing moralists gotten too big for themselves? I feel they have. Case in point. Julie Bicking letter "Bad Language Leads to Anarchy". She calls Steve Martinovich ("Swearing Is the Stuff of Life") a hypocrite. I find her just as bad a one. Instead of boycotting Battlestar Galactica because it offends her, and reading a sci-fi book that does not, or going to another show she finds up to her standards, she wants to make it a kid-friendly show. Why does all sci-fi have to be a kiddie show to her and others like her? One other way to solve this, and Julie Bicking does not mind editing shows, why not talk to CleanFlicks, or other editing companies about editing shows of the offending bits? In this way she can have her morally unoffending show and leave the rest with the show the way it is.

I happen to agree that Mrs. Bicking is a little prude when it comes to the graphic nature of BSG. But, why should someone else dictate the nature of a TV show when the ratings are good and it seems that more than a few people enjoy the show for what it is.

Oh, since when has the smallest thing become a political rivalry or an I just seeing the light when it comes to these people?

Sunday, May 15, 2005

I love the Internet!

You have heard of a web camera, right? You know the camera people have hooked to the Internet via their computer. Well, after a few hours (5 actually) I have come up with...


I hope that the people in most of these are more active during the day.

1) I think this is Full Spectrum Communications front door.

2) Mr. Ricks bar and Grill in San Diego California.

3) I guess it is a lab somewhere?

4) I have already seen one car accident.

5) I watched a guy watch TV for 45 min.

6) Trevor J. Stockdale Memorial BeachCam .

7) La Playa Beach and Golf Resort.

8) One of the best, however it's boring.

9) Pool hall.

10) This is actually the first one I ran across.

11) Busy, busy, busy...

Who cars what internet connection speed (other than dialup) DO NOT open more than one at a time. I have been experiencing frequent failures when more than one is open.

Your screwed, don't even bother it doesen't like them. Go get Firefox.

Sundays Links!

1) Welcome to the Speed Trap Exchange.

2) download southpark episodes.

3) The saddest and coolest car in history.

4) If the opportunity arises; How to avoid a heat seeking missile.

5) Hand grenade Baseball.

6) Get fired in three hours or less.

7) 213 things Skippy can no longer do in the U.S. Army.

Saturday, May 14, 2005

The story behind this is that a graphic artist on his last day before retirement did this. It took a week before any of the officers noticed. Posted by Hello

Friday, May 13, 2005

What's the matter with Hanoi Jane?

(Via Drudge)

Apparently her new movie isn't doing as well as a traitor to America has hoped. Now is seems if trying to appear sane is the next step to boast sales.

Carnival of Cordite #13.

Carnival of Cordite #13 is up at Resistance is futile!

Hey folks it's Friday the 13th.

And I don't have a thing to say today. Or do I?

I came across this at Right Wing Howler. Looks like blogging could ge intresting.

The AnarchAngel is going over the second best .45 auto. Because we all know what the best is.

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Who makes that?

Joe over at Bohemian Conservative has some real interesting eye candy you might enjoy.

Something instering I found is there are three versions of the Holden Monaro on the market.
1) Holden Monaro
2) Pontiac GTO
3) Vauxhall Monaro

And for my enjoyment the 2006 GTO.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

You have to see to believe.

I posted a while ago about hacking coke machines. Well, now you can hack the ever popular Pepsi machine.

Oh, also, this is so cool it hurts. I give you the oilcomputer.

A computer in a fish tank submerged in vegetable oil.


I am:
"You listen to a lot of AM talk radio, don't you?"

Are You A Republican?

Monday, May 09, 2005

Picture of the day.

Why did this happen?

Time for the news.

What has happened today? Nothing really.

However, I did (finally) get a job. (Thanks Uncle Darrell!)

It is some apprentice program with a government contractor out on our local Army base. I am one of two who were accepted. I was told that a couple hundred applied for the jobs.

I am scheduled to start the 6th of June, but they have said the might get me on early. (I.E. next week.)

Yep, this is a full-blown 9 to 5er, or 8 to 4er, or 6 to 3er. I don’t really know yet.

All I really know is that all I make WILL be tax-free. Hehehe!
(I am a full time student. Duh!)

It may only last for the summer, but if I don’t F*** it up I may end up full time all the time.

Now for my regular 2 P.M. wakeup to change to 6 A.M. (This just may kill me.)

And to think I am considering joining the Air Force when college is up. (Their wake up time being at 5 A.M.)

Sunday, May 08, 2005

Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day Mom! I Love you!

Tyler D.

Friday, May 06, 2005

Revoking the right to breathe.

Emperor Darth Misha does a better job than I could ever do on ripping this fecal flinging monkey a new one.

It is amazing. He must have a death wish.
This is one the main page.

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"Number of US soldiers killed in the Iraq War, of their own doing, because they CHOSE to be leeches: 1,574. These scumbags deserved what they got."

Global Warming? Global Cooling? Who the hell cares!

It seems what ever is done to curb the effects of "global warming" it is either not enough or just to effective any causes it anyway. Yup, you read that right. Americas efforts to stop global warming have caused skies to turn to blue and let in to much sunlight thus causing the earths crust to heat up faster.

Just remember to get the tin foil hats.

Hat Tip:

Carnival of Cordite #11

Over at Pajama Pundits.

Also check out Jerry the Geeks post on Kalifornia's initiative on serial numbers for every bullet.

Thursday, May 05, 2005

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Bill dies a horrible death.

I know what you were thinking.

William Shatner is still with us folks. Calm down.

Thanks to American Housewife for finding this.

Things that did not pass in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday.

-Changed the mandatory attendance age in Alabama schools from 7 to 5 and from 16 to 18.

-Prevented anyone under 18 from renting or buying some violent and sexually graphic video games.

-Required the use of booster seats in cars for children who weigh less than 80 pounds. (Actually my psychology teacher says this is law already.!!Lib!! take it for what its worth.)

-Allowed teachers to mention alternative theories when discussing issues like evolution without fear of losing their jobs.

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

And to think...

This guy could end up somebodys CO.

I said Poopie! hehehe.

GHOST POOPIE: The kind where you feel the poopie come out, but there is no poopie in the toilet.
CLEAN POOPIE: The kind where you poopie it out, see it in the toilet, but there is nothing on the toilet paper.
WET POOPIE: The kind where you wipe your butt 50 times and it still feels unwiped, so you have to put some toilet paper between your butt and your underwear so you won't ruin them with stains.
SECOND WAVE POOPIE: This happens when you're done poopie-ing and you've pulled your pants up to your knees, and you realize that you have to poopie some more.
POP-A VEIN-IN-YOUR-FOREHEAD POOPIE: The kind where you strain so much to get it out, you practically have a stroke.
LINCOLN LOG POOPIE: The kind of poopie that is so huge you're afraid to flush without first breaking it into little pieces with the toilet brush.
GASSY POOPIE: It's so noisy, that everyone within earshot is giggling.
DRINKER'S POOPIE: The kind of poopie you have the morning after a long night of drinking. It's most noticeable trait is the skid marks on the bottom of the toilet.
CORN POOPIE: Self explanatory.
GEE-I-WISH-I-COULD-POOPIE POOPIE: The kind where you want to poopie but all you do is sit on the toilet and fart a few times.
SPINAL TAP POOPIE: That's where it hurts so badly coming out, you'd swear it was leaving you sideways.
WET CHEEKS POOPIE: The kind that comes out so fast, your butt cheeks get splashed with water.
THE DANGLING POOPIE: This poopie refuses to drop in the toilet even though you are done poopie-ing it. You just hope that a shake or two will cut it loose.
THE SURPRISE POOPIE: You're not even at the toilet because you are sure you are about to fart, but *oops* - a poopie

What does the make of this?

Two links for now:

1) Some college professor finds some weird stuff.

2) Some brainiac posted about something called Litestep. I thing it is a windows shell program. Meaning that it covers windows with a different look. I have no idea how this works or what or even where you get it.

It's tomorrow already. I am going to bed.

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Fraudulent Donk!

"It's like shooting retarded, fish-eating monkeys in a barrel of whale oil. It really shouldn't be this easy."
Quote of the day by the B.C., Imperial Torturer™ over at the Rott.

Darth Vader Blog.

I remember seeing this during class almost three weeks ago. I didn't remember to share, because, well... I was at class and that type of information rarely stays with me.

So go visit.

The E-Mail address was good. ifindyourlackoffaithdisturbing@gmail.com

I THINK IT WAS GMAIL. They have changed it since then.

du hast
du hast mich
du hast mich gefragt
du hast mich gefragt, und ich hab nichts gesagt
Willst du bis der Tod euch scheidet
treu ihr sein für alle Tage
Willst du bis zum Tod, der scheide
sie lieben auch in schlechten Tagen

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Monday, May 02, 2005

And your point is?

Your Geek Profile:

Academic Geekiness: Highest

Gamer Geekiness: Highest

Fashion Geekiness: High

General Geekiness: High

Movie Geekiness: High

Music Geekiness: High

SciFi Geekiness: High

Internet Geekiness: Moderate

Geekiness in Love: Low

To old.

You Are 28 Years Old


Under 12: You are a kid at heart. You still have an optimistic life view - and you look at the world with awe.

13-19: You are a teenager at heart. You question authority and are still trying to find your place in this world.

20-29: You are a twentysomething at heart. You feel excited about what's to come... love, work, and new experiences.

30-39: You are a thirtysomething at heart. You've had a taste of success and true love, but you want more!

40+: You are a mature adult. You've been through most of the ups and downs of life already. Now you get to sit back and relax.

Sunday, May 01, 2005

Funny Family Guy?

What the heck was the deal with Brian's book, the Kucinich '04 bumpersticker, and all the Mel Gibson hacks? Usually it's funny on how they bash the masses, but that was so left sided it really wasn't.

I wish I could do that.

One of the guys that trains with Jackie Chan.

It's boring days like today that makes me wish Farscape was still on the air. Posted by Hello