Use @example.com email address for sites that require email
You know those annoying websites that are designed to briefly show you the page, but then block you from actually using it until you enter your email address? That annoys the crap out of me! There’s an easy way around it, though, if you don’t want to use your real email address: make an @example.com one! There’s an explanation of example.com below, but basically it is a domain that seems like a real domain andLearn More
28 Little Known Facts About The Movie ‘Groundhog Day’.
Funny and thought-provoking, ‘Groundhog Day’ is considered a classic, and one of the funniest movies of all-time.Below are 28 wicked stories that you might’ve missed from the movie. Check it out! Source: 28 Little Known Facts About The Movie ‘Groundhog Day’.
House approves flag burning amendment
I’m late writing about the proposed flag-burning amendment. This is mostly because I cannot believe that an amendment was re-introduced. I thought that we had already dealt with this issue last decade! Burning the flag is a despicable act, but it is also constitutionally-protected free speech. Banning this act would be restricting our First Amendment rights. This amendment would destroy one of the ideals that the flag stands for in an effort to protect theLearn More
Reason to vote for Bill Ritter for Colorado Governor
Well, it didn’t take long to to find a good reason to vote for Bill Ritter for Governor of Colorado in ’06: He has an extremely balanced and educated view of reproductive rights: However, voters do have a right to know where I stand on this issue. I am pro-life as a matter of personal faith. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, and the decision of whether or not to legalize abortions reverts to theLearn More
Pentagon is criticized over Iraq billing
Well, I’ll be damned. It looks like someone has finally realized that there might be something fishy about Halliburton’s no-bid contract in Iraq. Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress berated the Pentagon for withholding information about Halliburton’s disputed billing under a $2.5 billion contract for Iraqi oil site repairs and fuel imports. Saying the Pentagon is acting as if ‘it has something to hide,’ Representative Christopher Shays, a Republican from Connecticut, said at aLearn More
House Votes to Limit Patriot Act
Mark this in the 75% good, 25% bad column: the House of Representatives voted to limit parts of the Patriot Act. In a slap at President Bush, lawmakers voted Wednesday to block the Justice Department and the FBI from using the Patriot Act to peek at library records and bookstore sales slips. Despite a veto threat from President Bush, lawmakers voted 238-187 to block the part of the antiterrorism law that allows the government toLearn More
Let’s see… Shall we fund Big Bird or Haliburton?
A House subcomittee decided to eliminate funding for Public Broadcasting, apparently deciding that the money would be better spent on, say, Haliburton. “The goal is to kill all funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting within two years. “A House subcommittee voted yesterday to sharply reduce the federal government’s financial support for public broadcasting, including eliminating taxpayer funds that help underwrite such popular children’s educational programs as ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Reading Rainbow,’ ‘Arthur’ and ‘Postcards FromLearn More
Tom Tancredo has lost his friggin’ mind
In a speech that was theoretically supposed to bolster support for a conceivable presidential candidacy, Tom Tancredo revealed that he is out of his friggin’ mind! I must quote this, ‘cuz otherwise, no one would believe it: “‘And they need to be found before it is too late. They’re coming here to kill you, and you, and me, and my grandchildren,’ he said, pointing at people in the audience. ‘It’s just despicable.’” It is despicable,Learn More
Xcel Energy Hates Trees!
Apparently, Xcel Energy hates trees! And their hatred is so obvious that a judge has put up a temporary injunction to keep them from ripping out some forest land. “Xcel had argued that clear-cutting was necessary to prevent trees from touching the lines, which could start fires or cause a blackout. “El Paso County District Judge G. David Miller ruled that other methods, such as pruning, could also ensure safety.”