This is all I could think of when I heard the news that the supporting terrorism charges against Haneef have been dropped. (The first few minutes especially.) So many half-arsed assumptions and incompetent deductions. A spokesman for Scotland Yard would… Read More ›
Month: July 2007
Astronauts Flying Drunk. Sabotage of Computer for the ISS. Embezzlement. A seriously bad week. NASA gets the hairy eyeball eyeing its budget from the current US Administration enough as it is – they really don’t need this negative publicity.
When people on the right complain about political correctness, I’m reminded how happy I am about the trade we’ve made over the last few decades – it’s more acceptable to use naughty sexual expressions, and less acceptable to use bigoted terms for women and minorities. Which is great, because it’s more fun and better for society to talk about sex (and to cuss) than it is to say bigoted things about women and minorities.
Via counterclockwise at Flickr, a neat bit of street art.
Plot spoilers will appear in this discussion for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
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There’s just something irresistible about a majestic march of mountains…