Monthly Archives: June 2008

How to Be Heard in Washington

I'm pretty sure that after a year and a half of blogging my opinions on politics, technology and oilfield I've become something of an activist.  Maybe not attending rallies or printing signs, but I'm trying to let my voice be … Continue reading

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What Should I Get My Sister for Her Birthday?

Hi guys. On August 2nd my little sister Jeanine will turn… I dunno… 23 or something, I don't keep track.  We don't see each other much because she lives in Edmonton and I still live where we grew up 450 … Continue reading

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Toe-Knee Shares Musical Beauty Tonight

Tori's music is genius.  But I think this is the most lovely song she's ever done.  I call upon you other Toriphiles to prove me wrong! Enjoy. 10 Winter Tori Amos Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Ugly Truth of War From a Fictional Novel

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks I'm reading World War Z right now, it's a series of fictional accounts of a global zombie epidemic.  I'm not far into it, but currently the account is … Continue reading

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Characters that Rant Better than Me

Believe it or not, in real life I'm actually sorta quiet and polite.  I wouldn't say that I portray a character on this blog, but  I do present a more direct and angry side of myself in my writing.  I … Continue reading

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A Senator Speaking on Behalf of the People of America

This isn't my first post on the FISA amendment.  This goes back to everything I've said in my last post about corporations having lawmakers in their pockets.   Retroactive immunity.  What this means is that in the wake of the … Continue reading

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Church and State

I'd like to speak for a moment about the separation of Church and State that people enjoy.  As an enthusiast student of history I understand why Church and State are separate.  Back in the early middle ages the Church had real power, after all … Continue reading

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