An internet junkie’s ramblings


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Archive for November, 2006

Changes to hate-crimes legislation

Saturday, November 18th, 2006

So as we all know the Democrats took over both houses of Congress in last week’s election. I was excited by this development, even though my own vote was split between the two ruling parties and a few write-in Libertarians. Don’t get me wrong; I hate Democrats as much as I do Republicans, but I […]

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Product placement

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Does anyone else remember when product placement wasn’t so pervasive? Does anyone remember when cable television was completely commercial-free? As each day passes, someone else forgets about these golden days, and it will only get worse. The fierce capitalist in me agrees wholeheartedly with the media corporations. Let them milk every single penny out of […]

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The role of a police officer

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

So I’m the passenger in a friend’s car some weeks ago. We’re driving along and a car speeds passed us and cuts us off while continuing at his or her higher speed. My friend then says with anger “I wish a cop saw that!” This statement blew my mind. Police officers are not meant to […]

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The anti-bloggers blog has begun

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

I’ve hated blogs since before the term was coined. I’ve always wondered who had the time to read the ramblings of other people. The whole “counter-culture” makes me sick. Recently, however, blogs have been instrumental in breaking stories and keeping the pressure on scandals that would normally be swept under the carpet. Now I have […]

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