Saturday, March 18, 2006

What do you want to do today?

Yes you, Senator Feinstein.

G*d dammit, I want to legislate something, anything ..... I mean like now mudder hubbard.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday that catalytic converters can safely be added to lawn mower and jet skis. To meet tougher clean air rules the agency plans to propose ..... under a legislative deal between Sen. Kit Bond, Missouri, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Bond had argued that regulations on small engines could force production overseas).


Minnesota CBS television station?

How about writing how psycho killers affect a company's bottom line? .... No? O.K., better yet, how bout the world's worst pun? You got it then, here you go: But the South Carolina-based company (Denny's) has struggled with its corporate image for years. Some observers say any negative news could leave a bad taste in the mouths of potential customers. 'Calif. Sees Week's 3rd Fatal Denny's Shooting'


Hey Furrantz, what do you want to do today? I want to do the same thing I do everyday, act French of course, silly.

A bill under debate in the French Parliament, may require iPods to be able to play music purchased from competing Internet services, not just Apple Computer's own iTunes, forcing changes in the business model that gave rise to the revolution in legal music downloads. The outcome of the debate, is far from clear. But taken to one logical conclusion, amendments to the copyright bill could lead Apple, the market leader, to leave the French music business .....


Tim Willis, 19, Mars Hill College freshman?


Ummm .... get in trouble with the Secret Service? Yeah, that sounds about right: his MySpace.com Web page ..... lyrics of a 1978 Misfits song titled “Bullet” ..... “the president’s bullet-ridden body in the street.” Willis posted the lyrics on his Web site. According to the Secret Service, Willis replaced references to the late President John F. Kennedy in the song, with George W. Bush’s name.


You talkin' to me?

I want to talk about Kangaroos.

(AP) VIENNA, A kangaroo led police in southern Austria on a snow chase Thursday after it jumped the fence of its cage and decided to explore its wintry surroundings. The marsupial — discovered on a country road about three miles outside the town of St. Veit in the province of Carinthia — kept hopping away from perplexed police trying to rein it in ..... In the end, a local veterinarian helped capture the animal using a stun gun. The kangaroo, which belongs to a breeder in Tirol, was in southern Austria for treatment.


Ask someone else.


Well, alright, I want to watch escaped kangaroo vids on my PDA. Sony introduced its 8GB Compact Vault drive, which can fit into CompactFlash type II slots. This announcement comes just two months after industry leader SanDisk introduced its 8GB version of the CompactFlash card. The Sony 8GB Compact Vault will retail for $259 when it hits store shelves in June.


4:15 a.m.

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Well, that's just mean.

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8:04 p.m.

Comment? Snark? Who needs one with: Wines With 'Critter' Labels Hot Sellers

WASHINGTON — A fish, a monkey, a kangaroo _ Americans just can't get enough of the animals swimming, swinging and hopping onto wine labels. In the super-competitive business of selling wine, animals give new brands an edge. Americans buy twice as much of new wines with beasts on their labels as they do other new wines, according to the marketing information company ACNielsen.


8:36 p.m.

I don't think King Solomon would have done it this way, but what the froog do I know, right? How they do it at an Arab, East Jerusalem hospital.

The Al-Muqaddas hospital in east Jerusalem has found an original way to get women who have given birth at the hospital to pay their debts: If persuasions and demands don't work, babies are kept as hostages – until the financial matters are settled ....


Via http://www.iris.org.il/blog/


What the weather is like in Private, Idaho: raining whiney beootches, as usual (like that is ever going to change).

Dear HuffPost Readers, Commenters and Bloggers :

I've read all your insightful feedback over the last few days and realized something I did not see right away but should have. At the beginning of the week, I was so focused on making it crystal clear that we did indeed have permission to run the Clooney blog that I .... blah, blah, whine, cry, blah, blah ....
(173 virtual blowjobs in the comments section, so far).


More hopeless knowledge:
How to (humanely) kill a cane toad.

Australia's RSPCA recommends that they be smeared with haemorrhoid cream (it contains a local anaesthetic that induces a coma). The toads are then placed in a freezer and the job is done (humanely). Via Fark.



basil linked with: Picnic 2006-03-18/Today's picnic basket of items from my blogroll/Anechoic Room has a news summary.

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