Colorful Characters

This post on Reductio Ad Absurdum v3 – Revoke the Gasbag’s Privilegesstarted me off rambling across the internet looking up some of my favorite gasbags and other colorful characters. (Don’t blame Kevin for anything I found – his post just set me looking.) I eventually ran across this site – Free James Traficant : James […]

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Lies and the lying liars who tell them

:: Xinhuanet – English :: The anti-war documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11” has crossed the 100-million-dollar mark over the weekend, setting a new benchmark for nonficition Hollywood films, the Hollywood Reporter reported Monday. Uh, wait a minute, I seem to remember a nonfiction Hollywood film released on Ash Wednesday that has done about 5 times that.

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Robert "KKK" Byrd on Meet the Press

The KKK’s own favorite Senator Robert Byrd was on Meet the Press promoting his new book about how evil George Bush is, singing the praises of Richard Nixon in comparison to George Bush and waving around a pocket copy of the Constitution. KKK Byrd believes in the Constitution? Then where was he during the extraconstitutional […]

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New distributed computing project to search for gravity waves

Slashdot | BOINC Project to Search for Gravitational Waves Buzz Skyline writes “Einstein@Home is a new, BOINC-based distributed computing project that will analyze data from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO). The goal is to perform a whole-sky, gravitational wave survey of pulsars. Beta-test versions of the Einstein@Home screen saver should be available by […]

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