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Slippery Dreams

(Written for a friend who was recently in a bad car accident) Driving down that slippery highwayThe sun had already set That subtle layer of iceYou distinctly could not forget Remembering the pleasures of your dayIt only took a split second for all the dreams to slip away You were overpowered with inconceivable forceYou saw ...

American Attitudes: America & the World 5

I recently came across an interesting website that reports US public opinion on a broad range of international policy issues. According to the site, each report integrates and explains as much as a decade of polling data. According to the website, regarding the Kyoto Treaty: “A strong majority of Americans favors the US abiding by ...

World War In Horizon? 5

If things keep heading in the direction they are headed, do you think we may see the world go to war? I surely hope not, but below I have made a list of some of the conflicts I believe are steering the world in the wrong direction. Syria and Iran alliance and nuclear ambitions US ...

Club Bouncer Egos

My friends and I occasionally go out to a bar after work on Fridays. There are 2 bars that we usually frequent because the ‘Happy Hour’ replenishes us with $2 beers until 9PM. The bouncers at the one club are very unfriendly and as of late, have been finding reasons not to let us in. ...

Little Johnny Joke

I’m sure you’ve all seen the Little Johnny jokes floating around through email over the years. Here’s a new one I received recently. Little Johnny’s neighbors had a baby. Unfortunately, the baby was born without ears. When mother and new baby came home from the hospital Johnny’s family was invited over to see the baby. ...

Anti-War Quotes of the week 1

Here are some anti-war quotes for this week. “Never has there been a good war or a bad peace.” —Benjamin Franklin “Why of course the people don’t want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is ...

US Hostility forming Syria/Iran coalition

US Rhetoric and hostility toward some Arab nations is forming a coalition and a will to resist US aggression. Iran has vowed to back Syria against “challenges and threats” as both countries face strong US pressure. “We are ready to help Syria on all grounds to confront threats,” Iranian Vice-President Mohammad Reza Aref said after ...

Happy V-Day 2

I just returned from a 3 night trip to Montreal, Quebec. I brought my buddy Steve and we were visiting my other buddy Tim. Tim is working as a consulting there for a couple months, so we stayed in his company paid hotel room. It was a lot of fun, but it’s very cold there. ...

Why I hate shopping at the Gap 5

I went to Gap today to purchase a pair of jeans. Here are the top 5 reasons I hate shopping at the Gap 5. The $15 discount on the jeans didn’t seem to make a difference because of the 15% tax that was charged anyway..4. The guy working the cash register folded my clothes like ...

Rugby Fan cuts off own testicles 4

A Welsh rugby fan cut off his own testicles after his team defeated England in a rugby match. 26 year-old Geoff Huish was so convinced that his team would be defeated, he told friends “If Wales wins I’ll cut my balls off”. They thought he was joking but he went home after the match, severed ...