April 22nd, 2005



"House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo, R-California, a key proponent of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, whispered, 'This is bullshit,' to House Majority Whip Roy Blunt as the two men stood listening to Rep. John Doolittle, R-California, talk about the benefits of hydrogen fuel at a crowded Capitol Hill news conference."

(no subject)

"If cops are willing to lie about events witnessed by hundreds of people in broad daylight, while the cameras roll, if they're unafraid to file phony charges against white college kids with rich parents who can afford good lawyers, one can easily imagine what they do to minority teenagers on the desolate streets of the slums."
-Ted Rall

Domestic terrorist groups remain a threat, but get little attention. (courtesy Northram.)

David Ignatius: "The problem with Bolton, in fact , is that he epitomizes the politicization of intelligence that helped produce the fiasco over Iraqi weapons of mass destruction."

Conspiracy theory: The Neil Bush-Ratzinger connection? Also, did Ratzinger cost Kerry the election?

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Local: Metro signs to now tell length of upcoming trains.
Local: my alma mater, Bowie High, gets a visit from Russell Simmons.

Cavers reach new depth record.

First look at the new Superman costume from the upcoming movie.

The Comics Curmudgeon and... the Phantom!

meme, remix

Everyone else was doing it, but I decided to put my own spin on the meme.

Pick one of each to describe me, post it in the comments, then post the options in your LJ for others to do.

* DC Comics or Marvel Comics?
* Rolling Stones or Beatles?
* Beowulf or Grendel?
* G.I.Joe or Transformers?
* To-may-to or to-mah-to?
* Wolverine or Spider-man?
* Mr. Spock or Dr. McCoy?
* Cake or death?
* Alien or Predator?
* The Jets or the Sharks?
* Duck, duck, or goose?
* Breath mint or candy mint?
* Bear or bull?
* Christopher Lee or Ian McKellen?
* Tastes great or less filling?
* Ninja or pirate?
* Titanic or Hindenberg?