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Response on North Korea

Friday, January 28th, 2005

I asked Bob to write a longer version of one of his comments on North Korea and this is the result. I don’t agree completely with the idea that North Korea will use nuclear warheads, but it is always a possibility. -Marcus
Hello everybody!
This is Bob, Marcus’ favorite non-troll pinko liberal. This is an article on […]

Drivers beware

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

Those of you in the Arkansas area should take great caution on the roads starting, oh, right about now.
My little (and I use the term loosely as he is taller and heavier than me) brother now has his full license. The most humorous part of him now being able to drive without Dad next to […]

Radiological emergency in West Palm Beach

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

via Scott
West Palm Beach Fire/Rescue is investigating a leak of radiological material at 321 South Dixie Highway. The fire department recieved an initital report of smoke in the area with a high radiantion level at the Corodino Environmental Management Group. The fire department has evacuated a four block area between Quadrille, Olive, Dixie, and Fern. […]

“Social” vs. “Personal” security

Tuesday, January 25th, 2005

You gotta give it to the President. It seems as though anything he says anymore starts a wildfire of controversy. I believe that those on the left take issue with many of his proposals because he seeks to dismantle the very structure of their powerbase. They simply don’t want to see an […]

Oops! Sorry about that!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2005

I just posted the same entry around five or six times. I didn’t do it on purpose to draw extra attention to the post. I swear! My host seems to be still taking damage from last night’s drama and the page kept erroring out after I hit post. If I flooded your RSS feeds, sorry […]

Funny image

Monday, January 24th, 2005

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I really thought this judge was being called Person of the Week. At first.
Update: Story link. I doubt you’ll get the same image without refreshing multiple times.

Johnny Carson dead

Sunday, January 23rd, 2005

The world sucks just a little bit more today.

LOS ANGELES - Johnny Carson, the “Tonight Show” TV host who served America a smooth nightcap of celebrity banter, droll comedy and heartland charm for 30 years, has died. He was 79.
My heart goes out to Johnny’s family and millions of fellow Americans that loved the Tonight […]

10 names added in connection to Boston bomb tip

Thursday, January 20th, 2005

Just when I thought we wouldn’t hear much more about this, I get surprised.
WASHINGTON - The FBI on Thursday added the names of 10 Chinese to the list of those being sought for questioning about a possible terror plot targeting Boston.
Two law enforcement officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation, said […]

Acceptance Speech

Thursday, January 20th, 2005

I just want to thank Artitimus for this opportunity. I’ll do my best to keep him from regretting this. I’ll also try to keep my foot out of my mouth. Experience has taught me that my mouth is more than big enough to hold said foot. If I post ANYTHING that one of you takes […]

New author

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

I have opened the doors here at and added another person to the blog. Big Al has commented here on in the past and he will make a great addition to the blog. Welcome, Al!

Breaking News: Possible dirty bomb in Boston

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

Breaking news from Boston.
Boston Herald - Federal and state authorities are investigating a nuclear terrorist threat against Boston after a man calling from Mexico told California police that he smuggled two Iraqis and four Chinese over the border, the Boston Herald has learned.
Updates will go here. Read the rest of the article in the extended […]

Network censors itself

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

Self imposed censorship is becoming a common thing among the television networks. The latest example is from Fox’s The Family Guy.
LOS ANGELES ( — FOX says it covered up the naked rear end of a cartoon character recently because of nervousness over what the Federal Communications Commission (search) will find objectionable.
The latest example of TV […]

ETA bombs Madrid

Tuesday, January 18th, 2005

Another bombing has taken place in Spain.
MADRID, Spain (CNN) — A “low intensity” bomb has exploded in the Basque town of Getxo in northern Spain, the Spanish Interior Ministry told CNN+.
The Interior Ministry said a policeman was wounded in Tuesday’s explosion and that the Basque separatist group ETA made a warning call to the newspaper […]

The reason for the disclaimer (Update)

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

I contacted one of the military lawyers here on base and have an appointment Friday morning. I’ll be taking a full list of things with me that I’ll need to talk to him about. Hopefully I can come back with good news for myself and Chris. You can get a full story on everything from […]

American hostage Roy Hollums

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

Rusty says it so much better than I could.
In the past few weeks, Roy’s immediate family has been trying to get the word out about his plight and it seems the media is catching on. Just prior to my vacation I was contacted by a producer at CBS news who was trying to reach the […]

Best Buy experience

Saturday, January 8th, 2005

Spoons had a huge problem with one of the corporate giants not too long ago, but thankfully it was resolved. I, too, had an experience with one of America’s corporate giants today, but unlike Spoons, mine turned out great. I used the contact form on and sent them an email telling them how pleased […]

Doggies need food too!

Thursday, January 6th, 2005

Iraqi Police dogs are in desperate need of assistance. There isn’t enough dog food for these furry helpers to keep them alive.
LAS VEGAS — The commander of an Army Reserve detachment is begging friends back home to send food for Iraqi police dogs.
“The dogs are starving and urgently need dry dog food,” Capt. Gabriella Cook, […]

Feats of Strength

Tuesday, January 4th, 2005

I missed Rick’s first Feats of Strength challenge to Scott and I so now I challenge each of them this week to come up with the best picture that shows a moment of true strength. Other readers are more than welcome to participate by linking to the image in a comment.

Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi not captured?

Tuesday, January 4th, 2005

Drudge is now saying al-Zarqawi hasn’t been caught.
U.S. military and intelligence sources are denying print and broadcast reports that terrorist Abu-Musab al-Zarqawi has been arrested in Iraq, MSNBC reported Tuesday.
MSNBC said senior U.S. military and intelligence sources told it the reports are not true. A newspaper in the United Arab Emirates, al-Bayane, reported in its […]

Have we nabbed al-Zarqawi?

Tuesday, January 4th, 2005

That is the report that is coming in via Wizbang.
DUBAI, January 4 (Itar-Tass) - Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi, whom the US occupation authorities declared to be the “target number one” in Iraq, has been arrested in the city of Baakuba, the Emirate newspaper al-Bayane reported on Tuesday referring to Kurdish sources. Al-Zarqawi, leader of the terrorist […]