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Archive for February, 2009

Why cook?

Lileks finds a 1970 KFC commercial. You’d be surprised how many things can look strange to modern eyes in 30 seconds.

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  • Nick Fury Overdrive

    Sam Jackson’s gonna play him in up to nine different movies.

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  • Lockheed’s new combat exoskeleton

    The good news: it’s as cool as you think. The bad news: battery life’s only an hour.

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  • Alaska’s Senators have introduced a bill which would allow drilling outside of ANWR then going laterally underground to reach ANWR’s oil and gas. This would allow getting at the resources without disturbing ANWR itself. Objections to it oughta be funny to watch.

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  • Let them eat cake!

    19 members of the Georgia State Assembly are behind on paying taxes. Hey, maybe if we catch all the lawmakers not paying they’ll be less anxious to raise ‘em.

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  • Now it’s just farce

    Obama’s new chief vetter, who took over after the tax scandals of previous nominees, has a wife who may not have paid taxes.

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  • A trillion here, a trillion there

    Pictures and reports from the various taxpayer protests here, here, here, and here.

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  • Story of the day

    A Michigan man was arrested for molesting a car wash. I am not making this up. (Spotted in Ace’s comments on the “Tuganov” story).

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  • Cardinals ready for Leinart?

    Looks like they’re gonna let Kurt Warner go.

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  • To Bundtcake, of course.

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  • Cool nanotech news

    University researchers are using modified plant viruses to create more effective chemotherapy.

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  • Now that’s the way to go

    A Russian man died after attempting to have sex with two women for 12 hours straight.

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  • I am not making this up.

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  • Biden gaffe of the day

    He incorrectly stated that Louisiana is losing 400 jobs a day (which would be one hell of a drain after a month or two!), when they were the only state to add jobs in December, the most recent month figures are available for.

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  • Well, of course.

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  • Obama’s budget includes carbon taxes. And who knows what else.

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  • As is proven by Fannie Mae losing more money.

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  • Piling on Freeman

    Nobody does it like Meryl Yourish. I missed the part yesterday about Freeman publishing and promoting a notorious anti-Semitic book – what a nice guy!

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  • Son of Burris

    Yes, he really has one, and yes he’s also involved in a Blago-related scandal.

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  • But they’ve now decided it doesn’t have to to cause Michael Bay-style disasters.

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  • Signs of the times

    Taxpayer protests all over the place and sales of Atlas Shrugged are way up.

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  • Wait, he’s the most honest Congressional Democrat?

    Ace has a snarkier take on this.

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  • Wait, I thought for sure it was actual proof that Bush = Hitler.

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  • Al Gore should’ve made the Internet easier for him.

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  • He’s an avidly pro-Hamas former ambassador to the Saudis who’s publicly stated that China should have been more brutal at Tienanmen Square. At least he pays his taxes though, as far as we know.

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