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Not optimal.

Don’t mind me folks.  Just not running optimally well the last few days.

Hope to be of more value this week.

I will say this  – went to “Build A Bear” with my kids yesterday…  one of the other fathers turned to me and said “Gee, they sure have some racket going here, don’t they?”

And how, brother… and how.

Haven’t even bothered to look at the Academy Awards.  Stopped caring a long time ago.  Once, I recall people caring.

At some point the actors and actresses that were showing up were a lot like an eight year old that says something clever at a dinner party and gets a roomful of laughs.  Then, devouring the attention, they begin repeating themselves in a doomed attempt to get still more attention using the same lines and behavior, and after a while become really quite odd as their neediness consumes all the good spirits in the room.  And these man-child and women-child stars are left still rather clueless as to the source of any value that their work may have had, but continue on, under the false belief that it was some amazing virtue that is inherent in the makeup of their being.

Yes, there are some actors and actresses that I think are absolutely amazing, but those are one in ten thousand, and the rest ought to know better.

I’ve heard all the ridiculous reasons for the hosts they’ve picked and the material they’ve allowed over the years, and trying to keep it relevant to the younger crowd and fresh is about as lame a reason for putting on a classless show as I can think of.  Where’s the dignity and sense of decorum?   At what point did being devoid of class become synonymous with entertainment?

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Merry Catsmus.

Unless your Little Critter has Neuticles.

I’ve been thinking, could Neuticles be used as an alternative to chipping your pet?  Perhaps a animal control worker runs across a stray cat or dog… they wave the sniffer over the animal’s butt and presto they can tell if Fido or Fluffy is bona-fide or not.

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John Stossel weighed in on Healthcare, in the form that they use in Singapore, Health Savings Accounts.

I’m not arguing with Stossel because I like the way he is thinking, but will someone explain how this is different than 30 years ago when we all bought our own damn insurance?  Health care costs were lower and we had to pick and choose when we thought it was time to go see the doc.  Survival rate was pretty good, too.

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Amusing Bunni lived up to her name when I read the comments section over at cbullit’s Soylent Green (post of the day).

Maxine Clark is the Founder and CEO of Build-A-Bear… [which] features the equally wonderful “there will be no Christmas this year because AGW is melting the North Pole” video … cbullitt

I won’t post Amusing Bunni’s entire comment at Soylent (about what she put on fruit-bat Clark’s blog), but here’s the bestestest part to my ears:

Stick to selling and leave the commie claptrap to the government.
For Shame!

PS: everyone I know is boycotting you!
I know you don’t have the guts to keep this comment up, but you’ll be getting many more from other people, so just own up to it and remove that awful video. Kids are crying with that junk you wrote.

Thank you for expressing that sentiment, Bun.

What isn’t so amusing are the fruit-bats who do sh*t that treats children as mere collateral damage:

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Global Warming sure is claiming lives.  I am surprised the Guardian had the guts to print this.

European weather deaths pass 100

Freezing weather brings death and disruption in Germany, Italy and across eastern Europe … <snip>

… More than 100 people have been killed in the cold snap across Europe, with temperatures plummeting and snowfall causing chaos from Moscow to Milan.

Holy crap.  This is JUST WHAT AGW PREDICTS!!!

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