Friday, June 04, 2004

Tough Chicks

(From Kim du Toit, in a roundabout way.)

Tough Chicks.

I need a cold shower.

Barking, howling leghumping moonbat

If this idiot Soros wasn't so dangerous, he'd be funny. He thinks that the War on Terror is worse than 9/11. I can't follow that line of thinking. 9/11 was an unprevoked attack on the US. The War on Terror is a prevoked (by the 9/11 attacks) attack on those who want to destroy our country and our way of life.

Using that logic, we would have never went to war in the following: The Revolutionary War, The War of 1812, WWI, WWII and Korea. (We can argue all the other wars we've fought another time.)

Along these lines, let me recommend Vox Day's excellent "The 3 I's of Liberalism".

(Just for humor's sake, the Blogger spell check offered a replacesment for "Soros". "Sores". Too funny.)

Note to the Loopy Liberal Left

Nope, no evidence at all that Iraq was involved with Al Qaeda. Not a bit. How could we have thought such a thing?

I suppose it's all our fault--I'm sure they only came after we invaded. (And I'm the Czar of all the Russias.)

Barking and howling moonbats. A pox on them all.

Well that wasn't as bad as I thought

Gee, 10 minutes worth of effort and I have everything back except the color scheme. Kudos to the Blogger team--it's gets better and better.

I've deleted the Haloscan comments and enable the Blogger commenting system. Now if there was just anyone reading this...

Oh well

Despite my best efforts, I can't get the old template fixed. (Note to Self: The next time you plan on changing the template, MAKE A BACKUP!) So I've copied the busted remnants and applied a new template. As I figure out that template, the blog will return to it's old self.

Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Gr-r-r

This will teach me to meddle with perfection. :-) I had made a lot of changes to the Blogger site template, and everything was working just fine.

Then I decided I wanted to see how many people actually look at this blog. I signed up at Sitemeter for a counter, and gee, there is a handy tool there to insert it into your template. So I used it, and the result is my sidebar is no long my sidebar. Oh, and no counter.

It's late and I'm tired. I'll look at it tomorrow.

Changes on the left

Of the blog--you know the Left never changes.

I've changed the nature of the links you'll find there. They're pretty self explanatory. I hope you'll enjoy them.

Monday, May 31, 2004

Back to normal

Today is the observed date of Memorial Day. (Being a purist, I prefer the traditional May 30 date, but that is of little course for this discussion.)

For the past few days we're been out of town. This was in part to "celebrate" the first weekend of summer, which seems to be how the Day is better known.

However, I've also taken time to help in the planting of flags on the graves of the veterans in a local cemetery, and had some discussions with my kids on the subject of Memorial Day. You see, my Dad is a member of the "Greatest Generation". He was a member of the 9th Armored Division in World War II. From a few of the stories he told, I'm lucky to be here. He missed death by small margins more times than I think he can remember. I feel I have a pretty good grip on this "Memorial Day thing". I feel I owe something to these veterans.

On the drive home, I noticed the lack of US flags flying on homes and businesses. I'm struck by the difference from my childhood, when just about everyone flew the flag on national holidays, and the period after 9/11, when most people flew flags.

If you're a previous visitor here, you know I have a few issues with my government. But my Dad flys his flag at home every day, and so do I. It isn't a thing reserved for holidays. I still have magnetic ones on my vehicles, like so many people did after 9/11. Call me a hopeless patriot or a fool if you like. I really don't care.

For all the warts our country has, it is still the best thing going. Nowhere else in the world are people as free as they are in the United States of America. That freedom was purchased by the lives, the blood, the pain and the sacrifice of our men (and now women) in uniform. And it just pisses me off that most people can't even bother themselves to fly the US flag on Memorial Day--whichever day they choose to observe it on--to acknowledge this simple fact.

Justice is served--sorta

The final installment on our intrepid pizza delivery man--the prosecutor says "self defense". I suspect that the business about the medical examiner finding that the bad guy was shot after he was down may be attributed to wishful thinking on some liberal reporter's part. Thank God. (I thought it was questionable before, next time I'm going to be even more suspicious. Lesson learned.)

Mr. Honeycutt is free from worry about incarceration, but still out of a job. He deserves better from his ex-employer, Pizza Hut. As I've noted before, Mr. Honeycutt wasn't fired for killing the bad guy, he was fired for having a weapon to defend himself. You can still contact Pizza Hut to express your opinion here.