Thursday, October 19, 2006

U.S. has a right to deny access to space

As if the Earth wasn't enough, now it seems that George wants outer space as well. I would like to see him tell some alien race that they have to leave because they are hostile to US interests. Not going to happen.

From CNET,

George Bush, space ranger

President Bush has signed a new National Space Policy which claims the U.S. has a right to deny access to space to anyone "hostile to U.S. interests," the Washington Post reports.

The document, the first major overhaul of U.S. space policy in 10 years, has a new emphasis on security and defense, as opposed to research, while encouraging private enterprise in space, the paper says.

Administration officials said the revisions were not paving the way for putting weapons systems into Earth orbit, but some policy makers, and bloggers, were concerned about the possibility. Others pointed out that space has become increasingly important to the military, which relies on satellites for communication and navigation.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Almost Famous

Almost Famous, what a damn good movie. A movie about rock and roll when it is about the music and the experience of music. When a concert was a gathering, a event. Something to be shared, something to feel. What happened to that? Big business and money slowly took hold and infected music. It's no longer about the music it's all about how much money can you make, how quickly you can make and move on to the next thing. Rock and roll is no longer dangerous, it's no longer a rush, a thrill. It's too safe and packaged now.

Friday, October 13, 2006


So let me see if I understand this... we invade Iraq because "intelligence" informs us they have WMDs. Oops, no WMDs, intelligence was wrong. But we kill over 600,000 people. North Korea tests their first nuclear bomb (a WMD) and we are just going to sanction them? I am not saying we should go to war with North Korea, but what sort of logic is government trying to feed us? Is anyone else getting really tired of what we are being spoon feed by our leaders? Everyday I begin to think that the Prime Directive from Star Trek makes alot of sense.

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Death of the Album Covers

What would happen if your favorite classic album covers came to life? Follow this link and watch the QuickTime video, amazing!

Watch the Death of the Album Covers video.

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Twins Win!

There is only day during the baseball season that being in first place matters, the last day. Today was the last day of the regular season and only during the season that the Twins were in first. What an exciting end to the regular season. Going into the last game the Tigers and Twins were tied for first, the Tigers only had to win in order to win the division. The Twins win and KC beat the Tigers in 12 innings. This seasons record is the best since 1970 for the Twins. Tuesday the A's goto Minnesota to play the Twins. Time for the Playoffs!

Paul Stanley Live

Just ordered my ticket to see Paul Stanley live at the Fillmore on November 13th! I was fortunate to be able to see him on his first solo tour back in 1989 so I know this show will be amazing. I am hearing the majority of the set will be material from his two solo albums, with some obscure KISS songs thrown in. If you are going to the show, message me, would love to hook up.

President Bush, First Lady Laura and Dick Cheney were flying on Air Force One

President Bush, First Lady Laura and Dick Cheney were flying on Air Force One. George looked at Laura, chuckled and said, "You know, I could throw a $1,000 bill out of the window right now and make somebody very happy."

Laura shrugged her shoulders and replied, "I could throw ten $100 bills out of the window and make ten people very happy."

Cheney added, "That being the case, I could throw one hundred $10 bills out of the window and make a hundred people very happy."

Hearing their exchange, the pilot rolled his eyes and said to his co-pilot, "Such big-shots back there. Shit, I could throw all of them out of the window and make 56 million people very happy."