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Archive for May 2007

05/24 Morning Report

May 24, 2007

Well, what do you know! Bin Laden and Iraq were connected after all. Can I be not surprised? I have always found it a bit hard to believe that al-Qaeda could get so well entrenched so quickly without having some kind of network in place. And, I will grant it could be done using appropriate […]

05/23 Wednesday Hero

May 24, 2007

Pfc. Joseph Allen Jeffries21 years old from Beaverton, OregonArmy Reserve’s 320th Psychological Operations CompanyMay 29, 2004 Below is all the information that could be found on Pfc. Joseph Jeffries. Pfc. Jeffries was killed with two fellow soldiers, Capt. Daniel W. Eggers and Sgt. 1st Class Robert J. Mogensen, and an unnamed sailor, when their vehicle […]

05/16 Wednesday Hero

May 17, 2007

This Weeks Soldier Was Suggested By Cindy Lance Cpl. Steven Chavez20 years old from Hondo, New Mexico2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary ForceMarch 14, 2007 Tears ran down cheeks and strong men choked back emotion as the city of Hondo, NM payed tribute to fallen Marine, Steven Chavez. LCpl. Chavez […]

The Pastor’s Ass

May 12, 2007

The rural pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again, and It won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT. The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that he ordered the pastor […]

05/11 Morning Report

May 11, 2007

Well, the Democrats and Republicans seem to have finally agreed to approve overseas unions. Don’t get me wrong, there are rights that workers should have protected and upheld. However, the effectiveness of unions for other than raising prices and controlling the workplace have been declining for years. And, despite the media uproar on the issue, […]

05/09 Wednesday Hero

May 10, 2007

Spc. Josiah H. Vandertulip21 years old from Irving, Texas2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry DivisionOctober 14, 2004 Louise Vandertulip fussed at her son about his spending. He bought wild, overpriced hats that had flames on them or horns coming out of the top, she said. While in Army basic training, he bought portraits of […]

05/09 Morning Afternoon Report

May 10, 2007

This is just really stupid. I mean, I understand the point of the law, which is to keep prices fair. But, to penalize someone for supporting the community via discounted products is really bad. Center City BP owner Raj Bhandari has been offering senior citizens a 2 cent per gallon price break and discount cards […]

A New Virus

May 8, 2007

There is a new virus circulating. It is called “WORK.” If you receive WORK from your colleagues, your boss, or from anyone else, do not touch it under any circumstances. This virus wipes out your private life completely. If you should happen to come in contact with this virus, take two friends and go straight […]

05/07 Hockey Notes

May 7, 2007

Well, so far no huge surprises in the playoff race. The Ducks and The Sabers both won their series. The surprise for me is Detroit. I expected them to wash out of the first round…again. I expect the Ducks to soundly beat whoever wins that series, though. Buffalo and Ottawa, though…that’s a tough call. To […]

05/06 Morning Report

May 6, 2007

Oh, my God! Hell is freezing over! The NY Times reports that liberal professors are changing their views on gun controlThe Liberals have said for years that the Second Amendment does not cover the individual right to have guns—only for state militias to be armed. Well, there are now several liberal professors who are changing […]