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Archive for January, 2003

January 25th, 2003 by Zach

I Drive Better When I’ve Had a Few

An Australian guy blew one of the highest ever recorded blood-alcohol levels in Australia (.42). Not only that…they busted him while he was driving. This really puts things in perspective for me. Really.

January 25th, 2003 by Skeletor Ogboggle

I don’t have time to read the article, but I did my info hell project on anarchism and interviewed John Zerzan, the leading anarcho-primitivist. They are some stupid, diluded motherfuckers. Most anthropologists and archeologists will tell you that the leading cause of death for pre-civilized man was homocide. And people didn’t shoot each other back then. They beat each other to death with clubs and sticks. This is something to strive for?

January 25th, 2003 by wwb

HOLY LIVING $#@&%!!!

For all the anarcho-primitivists who believe technological advancement never brought us anything worthwhile.

(Link courtesy the Blogfather, of course.)

January 24th, 2003 by pete

This is whom the left now marches with. The left marches with the Stalinists. The left marches with those who would maintain in power the leading oppressors of humanity in the world. It marches with, stands with and cheers on people like the speaker at the Washington rally who declared that “the real terrorists have always been the United Snakes of America.” It marches with people like the former Black Panther Charles Baron, who said in Washington, “if you’re looking for an axis of evil then look in the belly of this beast.”

From Michael Kelly’s excellent column “Marching with the Stalinists.” Read it, love it, cherish it.

Also, if you’d like to see the Super Bowl commercials before they air, go here…. But I wouldn’t advise it. The commercials are half the fun, though this year the game should be worth the price of chips and beer.

Also, the new Outkast album should be out soon. Disc One: Big Boi; Disc Two: Andre 3000. Should be dope. And what’s this I hear about the Roots coming to Mac Court?

Eighties night at John Henry’s was pretty fly… developing…

January 24th, 2003 by Sho

Pete wrote an excellent letter to the Daily Emerald about MLK Jr. and the anti-war movement yesterday. I believe King would first look for a peaceful solution, but in a much more rational manner than many of today’s anti-war activists. I’m sure there will be typical uninformed rebuttals to Pete’s letter, but it has many fine points that are hard to dispute.

Kudos to you, Mr. Hunt.

January 24th, 2003 by Sho

I’m sure many of you have read this Onion piece already, but it reminds me of a Prineville girl who lived in my residence hall back when I was a freshman. She wasn’t very nice.

She tried to beat up an Indian guy that lived on our floor (he defended himself with a cricket bat). She lived one floor above me. She was a tad overweight and was into bullriding. She used to ride her boyfriend 1 a.m. every night while my roommate and I tried to sleep. We would whimper in fear, repeating, “Oh God, the squeaking! Not again! Not again!”

Therefore, without ever being to Prineville, I view it with disdain. A lot of disdain.

January 24th, 2003 by Timothy

Lord Help Us

I cannot belive that Springer is doing this.

I’m also afraid of how senile the Pope seems to be getting. Sure, the Crusades were a fun trip around Europe the first few times, but I don’t think we really need a sequel at this point.

January 23rd, 2003 by Skeletor Ogboggle

(A bit dated.) Oh, and as far as euphemisms go: I wholeheartedly support the killing of unwanted fetuses. Euphemize that!

January 23rd, 2003 by Skeletor Ogboggle

Smoke weed every day! All right, that’s not really a comment. More like a command. I’m just trying to see if my blog account works. Thanks, Sho.

January 23rd, 2003 by Sho

Legalize It!

This made me chuckle.

January 22nd, 2003 by olly

The Moss Street Avenger rides again!

January 22nd, 2003 by Chris

I must be tired of life, because I’m placing my money on the Raiders

No thanks to a judge who obviously enjoys his Extra Value Meals, my chance of earning an easy million in cash from a child-hood love of Happy Meals has been crushed.

On the subject of abortion, if Roe vs. Wade gets overturned, which I doubt will happen, what will be the consequences? And what about the morning after pill, will it still be legal? I guess I don’t have much to say on the subject but I am curious as to the opinions of others on this issue. I for one see a rise in accidental deaths by illegal abortions performed by unlicensed doctors, if Roe vs. Wade gets overturned, but we’ll have to see.

January 22nd, 2003 by olly

When a man is tired of Keyshawn Johnson, he is tired of life!

Although he did come through in Tampa Bay’s trouncing of the Eagles.

Bret: Hitchens has a go at the Dems on those grounds, too, although he stops short of envisioning the party itself as an aborted fetus. Personally, I think it’s overstating the case to say that the abortion issue is the sole animating force behind the party. More that many pro-choice people feel permanently uncomfortable with the Republican party on account of its pro-life wing, so there’s a ready-made constituency there for the alternative, whatever it may be. Off the top of my head, I’d say the corresponding issue for the Democrats is gun control.

Bill: actually, I’ve never felt “anti-choice” to be any more euphemistic than “pro-life”, and it’s certainly less hysterical than “misogynistic zealot” or “baby murderer”. Maybe “pro/anti-abortion” would be a better locution. (Also, Noonan’s “young humans” is a bit of question-begging almost as egregious, I suppose, as the way in which I phrased the left/right positions in my earlier comment. Sigh.)

Still, I don’t really get depressed until I read people characterizing the issue as a “war” – being waged against, depending on the pundit, either women or blastocysts.

January 22nd, 2003 by wwb

Don’t expect to see Scott Ritter on TV anytime soon…

With Matt Drudge gleefully indulging in schadenfreude, it’s hard to believe the OC hasn’t yet mentioned this.

Tim: In your list of Ted Kennedy’s achievements, you forgot to include murder.

Pete: About the protests. The only interesting thing is that the protests were organized by a communist front group, something the WaPo, NYT and others have totally ignored. Beyond that, the anti-war types just aren’t that compelling.

Olly: Speaking of eyeball-rollers on the abortion issue, you forgot the most common and misleading: “anti-choice.” P. Noonan’s characterization of abortion as “the unfettered killing of young humans” may sound a bit dramatic, but when the pro-abortionists hide behind the euphemism to end all euphemisms, I think she can be forgiven for trying to bring it back to the sordid details.

January 21st, 2003 by Timothy

Is this the real life, is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, no escape from reality

Andrew Sullivan is pissed at France and Germany. To my mind, with good reason. I cannot believe the audacity of them to threaten a veto of a new resolution in the UN. They say it’s all for “peace” and “justice.” But, they’re lying. France, Russia and Germany do THE MOST business with Iraq under the oil-for-food program and have the biggest incentive for Saddam to stay and UN sanctions to go away. And, speaking of audacity, I saw Ted Kennedy…you know, America’s creepy, drunken uncle, on CSPAN today quoting Thomas Jefferson. How dare that tax-and-spend, big-government loser quote Jefferson. Made me want to vomit, preferably on a poor kid or a wildlife preserve. God, this Anthro 344 paper is really starting to get to me.