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Archive for May 25th, 2010

Update: Astute co-worker The Dude passed this on.  Wal-Mart to offer iPhones for less than $100.  How the hell are people supposed to know if they are cool or not if they can’t distinguish themselves with a gadget-phone?

It leads some of us Luddites to have an iGasm.  That is not to be confused with the actual sex-toy product of that name, mind you.  I leave it to the motivated reader to google that and hunt it down on their own.

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Try as I might, with a stomp to the testicles, an onion shoved up my nose, reading Obama’s books after Ayn Rand… none of those can help me shed even fake tears for Kwame Kilpatrick, the once-gangster mayor of Detroit.

Judge sentences Kilpatrick 18 months to 5 years in prison

An audible gasp erupted in the courtroom as Judge David Groner sentenced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to 18 months to five years in state prison.

Deputies rushed up to a row where Kilpatrick friends and relatives are sitting. They escorted one unidentified woman out.

“Your testimony in this court amounted to perjury,” the judge told Kilpatrick. “Most compelling is that you lied to this court, continue to lie, after you pleaded guilty to lying….”

“The initial 120 days incarceration did nothing to rehabilitate you.”

In order to be rehabilitated you have to recognize and believe you did something wrong as well as experience remorse.  Why should he feel a bit of remorse if the culture he identifies with and is immersed in supports who and what he is?

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This was sent out in the PatriotPost… that’s how border coverage should go.

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Seriously?

“Before, I thought, ‘Oh my God, this climate change problem is just dreadful,’ ” said Jillian Leddra, 50, a musician who was shopping in London on a recent lunch hour. “But now I have my doubts, and I’m wondering if it’s been overhyped.”

Persistent cold, wet weather delays crop harvests, worries farmers

Record low of 32 set at Spokane airport today

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