Category: Essays

Gulf War Veterans Stressed Out… 121 Killings At Home So Far…

I wrote Essays/Rants on this subject back in March and April of 2007 … And I was wondering why OJ got locked up this past weekend!!… The NY Times released it’s story!! It’s like I keep telling Ya!… Whenever OJ gets trotted onto your TV screen… Be Suspicious!! Of course the price of gold hitting […]

Monday January 14th, 2008 in Essays, Information, Rants, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Payback Is Sweet When It’s Done Right!

A man in Utah complained that his neighbor’s house was 18 inches over the height limit for the town and that it interupted his view of the mountains… The town made the neighbor lower his roof (at great expense)… So the nieghbor did a little remodeling of the vents at the back of his house… […]

Cat Haiku…

You must scratch me there! Yes, above my tail! Behold, elevator butt. The rule for today: Touch my tail, I shred your hand. New rule tomorrow. In deep sleep hear sound cat vomit hairball somewhere will find in morning.

Friday January 11th, 2008 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Just Plain Silly | No Comments »

What Would Happen If The Name Jesus Was Substituted For The Name Bankei?… Would This Not Be A Gospel Story?

  Right and Wrong When Bankei held his seclusion-weeks of meditation, pupils from many parts of Japan came to attend. During one of these gatherings a pupil was caught stealing. The matter was reported to Bankei with the request that the culprit be expelled. Bankei ignored the case. Later the pupil was caught in a […]

Friday January 11th, 2008 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Assassinate Obama… Google Search Turns Up 189,000 Results-

WARNING!! – WARNING!! – WARNING!! – WARNING!! – WARNING!! – If You do a Google search on this subject… Make sure that you have your protection levels up on your computer… Some of these sites are nasty… I had at least four that tried to hijack my browser or install some phony “virus scanner” … […]

Wednesday January 9th, 2008 in Essays, Information, Rants, Uncategorized | No Comments »

My Continued Review Of Mac OS X Leopard… Today… Gripes and Summary…

Read Part 1 HERE Before I begin to grouse about what I don’t like about Apple’s New OS X 10.5, Leopard… Let me make this disclaimer… My Mac is not typical. My main machine is a G4 model with dual 1 Ghz processors with 1.5Gb of RAM and 3 internal hard drives and 4 external […]

Tuesday January 8th, 2008 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information | 2 Comments »

If You Ever Deal With The Opposite Sex… Then You Need To Read This…

A married couple was in a car when the wife turned to her husband and asked, “Would you like to stop for a coffee?” “No, thanks,” he answered truthfully. So they didn’t stop. The result? The wife, who had indeed wanted to stop, became annoyed because she felt her preference had not been considered. The […]

Saturday January 5th, 2008 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information | No Comments »

Having Upload Problems… My Hosting Service Says They’ll Have It Fixed Late Tomorrow… Check Out Some Stuff From The Archives Instead… Enjoy!

Here’s Hoping We Can Get Back To Some Live Posting On Saturday! A Real Autopsy – HERE Falling On His Face Video – HERE Can You Find Willie? – HERE What Does 200 Calories Look Like? – HERE Some Insults! I didn’t understand why they called it the “rat race” until I met you. – […]

Farewell, Netscape…

Netscape Navigator, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 February 2008, the company has said. In the mid-1990s the browser was used by more than 90% of the web population, but numbers have slipped to just 0.6%. In particular, the browser has faced competition from Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE), which is […]

Monday December 31st, 2007 in Essays, Information, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Want To See What A People Bomb Does? .. Graphic Photos Of The Aftermath Of The Benazir Bhutto Assassination Scene…

WARNING!! EXTREMELY GRAPHIC AND GORY!! I think that too much of our news is sanitized… You can’t get truly mad about the madness if you don’t see the truth… And the truth is that it can’t be possible for anything further evolved than a trained ape to rationalize strapping on 20 pounds of high explosive […]

Friday December 28th, 2007 in Cool Pics, Essays, Information, Rants | No Comments »

World Wide Gas Prices …

Venezuelans pay $0.12 per gallon… Saudi Arabians pay $0.91 per gallon… The Dutch pay $6.48 per gallon!.. Brits pay $5.79 per gallon… Americans and Cubans are shelling out around $3.00 per gallon.

Thursday December 27th, 2007 in Essays, Information, Rants, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Has Christmas Lost It’s Luster?

Have You Felt Like This This Christmas Season? Do You Hate This Picture … But Kind Of Get What This Guy’s Getting At? Does Christmas Feel Like XXXmas? Does This Picture Represent Your Feelings Towards Most A Lot Of Some People? Does Your Mall Santa Look Like This? Tough… Deal With It…

Tuesday December 25th, 2007 in Essays, Information, Rants | No Comments »

Solomon As O-Oka… Each To His Own…

  Arresting the Stone Buddha A merchant bearing fifty rolls of cotton goods on his shoulders stopped to rest from the heat of the day beneath a shelter where a large stone Buddha was standing. There he fell asleep, and when he awoke his goods had disappeared. He immediately reported the matter to the police. […]

Saturday December 22nd, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Each Point Of Light In The Picture Is A Galaxy… A Whole Galaxy!!

We are as atoms on a grain of sand within our own galaxy… Is the entity that is worshiped as God on this planet presumed to be the architect of all that shows in the Hubble Deep Field Exposure and more? Are we to presume that the architect of all that pays attention to and […]

The Same Guy Invented Leaded Gasoline AND CFC’s… Ain’t Karma Something?

In 1921, after a long string of inadequate solutions, a clever but chronically catastrophic chemist named Thomas Midgley developed a fuel additive which eliminated ping problems while increasing fuel efficiency. Though the chemical agent eventually gained worldwide acceptance, it left a rash of psychosis, a trail of bodies, an epidemic of crime, and an irreparably […]

Thursday December 20th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Rants | 1 Comment »

Even In Worship… Selfishness Can Lead To Ugliness…

  Black-Nosed Buddha A nun who was searching for enlightenment made a statue of Buddha and covered it with gold leaf. Wherever she went she carried this golden Buddha with her. Years passed and, still carrying her Buddha, the nun came to live in a small temple in a country where there were many Buddhas, […]

Wednesday December 19th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Rants, Uncategorized | No Comments »

16 Things You Shouldn’t Fear (And 16 Things You Should)

By: Pamela Redmond Satran Via: HuffingtonPost What You Shouldn’t Fear:     1. Ditching a secure cubicle for lower pay and an uncertain future in the job where your heart truly lies. 2. Changing your hair, your church, or your opinion. 3. Sweating, outside the bedroom. 4. Traveling to a place where your cell phone […]

Friday December 14th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Rants | No Comments »

IQ Tests And Race… What I.Q. Studies Can Tell You About Racial Differences

The typical teen-ager of today, with an I.Q. of 100, would have had grandparents with average I.Q.s of 82—seemingly below the threshold necessary to graduate from high school. And, if we go back even farther, the Flynn effect puts the average I.Q.s of the schoolchildren of 1900 at around 70, which is to suggest, bizarrely, […]

Thursday December 13th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Obama As JFK?.. Edwards As FDR?.. I Hope He Doesn’t Mean That Literally… Edwards Leading Us In The Next World War… Obama Tragically Ending A Camelot-Like Period.

JB Powell interviews Air America dj Thom Hartmann, who has a new book out about American political discourse called Cracking the Code. This interview is published on Pop and Politics as well as HuffPost’s OffTheBus. Some of the Questions: Q: In the current crop of Presidential aspirants right now, who stands out in terms of […]

Thursday December 13th, 2007 in Essays, Information, Uncategorized | No Comments »

ATM Theft Devices…

This is a portable reader that thieves put over the slot on a real ATM machine… It reads your card on the way into the real slot. It was developed and tested in Russia… Look for it at an ATM near you soon. This is a little camera placed in a brochure holder that is […]

Tuesday December 11th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information, Rants, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Reminiscing… A Few Stories

Every now and then… I write a short story about my time spent in Thailand a lot of years ago. Alf, over at Corkscrew-Balloon.com can usually get me going by sending me pictures of my old haunts and hangouts… This time he went out and found the house that I used to own in Bangkok […]

Monday December 10th, 2007 in Essays, Information, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Beer Seen as More Dangerous than Liquor, Wine says one study:

I agree with this statement and can categorically state that some of my most boneheaded endeavors have been beer fueled…. I have come closer to being killed when intoxicated by beer than at any other time… My hard liquor fueled shenanigans have tended to end in puking and misery… Whereas my beer fueled foolishness has […]

Thursday December 6th, 2007 in Essays, Information, Rants | No Comments »

A Fertility Goddess?… I’m A Believer… Chao Mae Tuptim’s Shrine

20 years ago…After a 10 year childless marriage… And after having been told that I could never father children (courtesy of a little nuclear reactor incident)… I made a request at this shrine… And Lo and Behold!!… #1 son will be 19 soon… We had offered Chao Mae Tuptim a gift of oranges and a […]

Tuesday December 4th, 2007 in Cool Stuff, Essays, Information | No Comments »

Buddhist Monks With Guns & Women… Shocking!!!

I showed these pictures to my wife who is a lifelong Buddhist… The shock and revulsion on her face said it all. Picture your parish priest or your local pastor or your imam or your rabbi or whatever you call your local religious ecclesiastic doing the same. Well… Maybe your pastor or rabbi might get […]