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March 9th, 2006 at 3:10 pm » Comments Off

The ban on abortion in South Dakota pisses me off. From PBS Online News Hour: FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Napoli says most abortions are performed for what he calls “convenience.” He insists that exceptions can be made for rape or incest under the provision that protects the mother’s life. I asked him for a scenario [...]

News Notes for Thursday

March 2nd, 2006 at 2:48 pm » Comments Off

Livermore Eureka! Ten good Zinfandels and Syrahs for $10 or less Sewing Hancock Fabrics sales drop to which I say, “Get rid of the fleece, the polyester “silkies”, and all the cutesy crap that clutters up the store!” Sewing a craze again I guess they haven’t told Hancock’s. Politics Liar, liar, pants on fire!

Bush and Torture

February 26th, 2006 at 9:19 am » Comments Off

Note: Reprinted from Blog Sisters with permission. A former CIA polygraph specialist who served in Vietnam, has tried to get the following Op-Ed piece accepted by several newspapers. They wouldn’t even accept it as a “letter to the editor.” Please feel free to use it in your own blogs. FYI, this former CIA lie detector, [...]

News Notes for Wednesday

February 15th, 2006 at 3:32 pm » Comments Off

Science What’s the largest irrigated “crop” in U.S.? Oxford seeks PC users to help map climate change Enough Science and Math in the Public School Curriculum? Snows Of Kilimanjaro Disappearing,0,7865709.story?coll=la-news-learning if the purpose of science is to tell us about the natural world and the way it actually is, we shouldn’t be saying, tell [...]

News Notes for Thursday

December 22nd, 2005 at 3:04 pm » Comments Off

Bastards! A reward is being offered for the return of a Jackass penguin chick stolen from a zoo. Poor thing is probably going to die. Livermore Deacon turns home into Christmas beacon Have you seen it yet? It really is magnificent. Livermore piercing shop kept out of downtown I’m going to write a letter. This [...]

News Notes for Tuesday

December 20th, 2005 at 5:30 pm » Comments Off

Social Stuff “Taking a T.” That’s what HIV-negative gay men call the growing practice of downing the AIDS drug tenofovir and, with fingers crossed, hoping it protects them from the virus during unprotected sex. It’s being sold in packets along with Viagra and Ecstasy in gay dance clubs … How can people be so stupid? [...]

News Notes For Monday

December 19th, 2005 at 3:48 pm » Comments Off

Bashing Walmart, sorta Group Fights Wal-Mart on ‘Happy Holidays’ I would have thought there were many much more important reasons to fight Walmart, but social justice just isn’t as important to these people as saying what amounts to “Good Day” exactly right seems to be. Science World is at its hottest since prehistory, say scientists [...]

News Notes for Friday

December 16th, 2005 at 5:11 pm » Comments Off

Politics Ban on Torture I find it amazing that someone would not support this. I just don’t understand that. Yay! Altho, I do think they should track who checks out library books so that we can prosecute people who write in them. Science Well, duh! Does anyone think that skin color differences are caused by [...]

News Notes for Wednesday

December 14th, 2005 at 5:12 pm » Comments Off

Science Oldest Known Maya Mural Sewing US donates sewing machines, educational kits in Muslim areas I found a link to this article by searching for sewing at Google Blog Search. It was in a rather repulsive blog. Anyway, she made the comment, “Oh, good, Lord. What’s next? Socks for freedom?” Perhaps she’s forgotten the story [...]

News Notes for Thursday

December 8th, 2005 at 3:14 pm » Comments Off

Science: Vanuatu Volcano Bursts Into Life An erupting volcano is a thing of terrible beauty. Sea Monsters! They look kinda cool to me. Gore on global warming Politics: Tell how you really feel. (Actually, I respect this man and what he had to say, and I rather agree with it.) Bill O’Reilly is an ass. [...]

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