Poll.

100% of me disagree with the direction in which the country is going.

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The Party’s Over

Blatently stolen from IMAO via Dan @ Protein Wisdom:

If I Hear The Word “Change” ONE MORE TIME…

I’ll break out in a song:

via HotAir.

Now They’ve Gone Too Far!

The 2008 Dakar Rally, scheduled to start tomorrow, has been cancelled due to a threat of terrorists:

PARIS (AP) — The Dakar Rally, the epic motorcycle, car and truck race across the Sahara desert, was canceled Friday by organizers citing “direct” threats of terrorism from al-Qaida-linked militants.

The race was deemed too inviting — and too easy — a target for the terror group’s new north African affiliate. The roughly 550 competitors were to have embarked Saturday on the 16-day, 5,760-mile trek through remote and hostile dunes and scrub from Europe to Senegal in west Africa.

This is the first shutdown in it’s thirty-year history. Five hundred and fifty have been hung out to dry at the last minute. It’s always been dangerous, but everyone knows that going into it.

In 1982, Mark Thatcher, son of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, got lost in the desert for six days. In 1988, the leading truck crashed and killed a driver, and over the last three years the race has claimed seven lives — five motorcyclists and two spectators.

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Dakar race organizers based in France were urged to avoid Mauritania, where a family of four was reportedly killed by militants linked to Al-Qaida.

Individual stages of the event have been cancelled in the past, but this is the first time the entire event was cancelled — much in part because eight of the stages would’ve taken place near the terror-plagued Mauritanian desert.

“It’s a weird time now when you have to cancel races because of terrorist activities,” said Bill Auberlen, driver of the No. 23 AJR Porsche Crawford. “You have to because it’s a safety issue but where’s it going to end?”

Of course, some folks first reaction is to sue.

For me, this race and the 24-hour race at Daytona Speedway have always heralded a new season of motorsports.

I’m pissed-off.

The official word from the organizers.

Happy New Year!

…To all the nice folks that wander through here.

And you spambots, too.

Now It Means Nothing

In today’s Manchester (NH) Union-Leader: Gore’s Prize: A Fraud on the People.

A taste:

Alfred Nobel felt horrible about the uses to which his invention — dynamite — was put. So he endowed the Nobel Peace Prize and instructed that it go “to the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between the nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.”

Al Gore has done exactly none of those things.

Go and Read for it says what I think.

via Drudge.

What Do You Have To Do To Win A Peace Prize?

At WSJ, a list of people that didn’t make the cut.

via The Corner.

This Is Beautiful

In a creepy sort of way.

http://wordpress.com/tag/the-intarwebs/

How Long Must This Go On?

Shampoo, rinse, repeat.

The March On The Capitol 9/15/2007

A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition held an anti-war, anti-Bush, anti-capitalism, anti-pick one march in Washington, D.C. yesterday.

Gathering of Eagles held a counter protest.

Photos of the affair are below the fold.

Update: Welcome, brother/sister Morons. Look around and tell me what you think…

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