I also shaved last night. And on my lunch break went out and got a proper hair cut. I should post pics. But I'm probably too lazy.
More and more of our house is getting stowed in boxes in preparation for the big move.
Not much news otherwise.
The AFP reports that NY Times says that revampled US interrogation policies are modeled after Korean war era Chinese tactics. I suppose if all one wants is a pile of confessions, regardless of their truth value, this is a good approach. On the other hand, I can't imagine that the art of interrogation hasn't advanced since the fifties. I suspect better results would have been had with an FBI style interrogation that spent more time communicating with the prisoners and getting into their heads.
Sometimes I wonder if John McCain speaks English. Saying that someone is a hero but that having done X doesn't qualify that same person for job Y doesn't sound like `denigrating' X or questioning that person's patriotism to me. If McCain didn't have almost 10 years on Clark, I suggest they pull a steel cage, no holds barred, one pin fall wrestling match to settle the matter.
Memberships to porn sites up 20% or so since the Bush economic stimulus checks started hitting the street. I don't know if that's what the Bush '43 administration intended for a `stimulus package.'
Gravity isn't always a harsh mistress. Sometimes she gives you more land.
My favorite conservative scholar ob the Bible (Bishop Thomas Wright) was interviewed by Steven Colbert.
And so was Cookie Monster.
That is all
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