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Super Bowl Matchup Prediction

Nov 25, 2014 by Ugh | 9 Comments
Mark it down - New England v. Green Bay. Green Bay wins to deny Brady his Joe Montana/Terry Bradshaw equalizer, leaving him 3 and 3 with his team being outscored in the 6 contests. Update: because the one thing post needed was an update. Didn't realize we get a preview of this matchup this coming weekend. Pats win this one, but lose the rematch.

One from the Wayback Machine

Nov 12, 2014 by Ugh | 17 Comments
No one would do anything similar today, of course.

How to get to 1984 - As Explained by Alec Baldwin

Oct 29, 2014 by Ugh | 39 Comments
Wait a minute. We don't have to figure out how to get the crew off the sub. He's already done that, he would have had to. All we gotta do is figure out what he's gonna do. So how's he gonna get the crew off the sub. They have to want to get off. How do you get a crew to want to get off a submarine? How do you get a crew to want to get off a nuclear sub...

"the Oval Office expressed 'full confidence'¯ in its chief spy leader"

Oct 22, 2014 by Ugh | 3 Comments
According to sources familiar with the CIA inspector general report that details the alleged abuses by agency officials, CIA agents impersonated Senate staffers in order to gain access to Senate communications and drafts of the Intelligence ommittee investigation. But other anonymous people deny it.

Ebola! Ebola! Ebola! Ebola!

Oct 16, 2014 by Ugh | 48 Comments
It seems there is a second, U.S. derived case. This person was on a plane Monday and diagnosed Tuesday. 132 people on board, and some unknown (!) number of crew, plus the people who cleaned the plane that night. Will be, uh, interesting if there is a third U.S. case and it's not directly connected to the original patient.

Prior Restraint

Oct 08, 2014 by Ugh | 16 Comments
Supposedly, unconstitutional. And yet.... UPDATE: This is also rather disturbing: "The Justice Department is claiming, in a little-noticed court filing, that a federal agent had the right to impersonate a young woman online by creating a Facebook page in her name without her knowledge. Government lawyers also are defending the agent’s right to scour the woman’s seized cell phone and to post photographs — including racy pictures of her and even one of her young son and niece — to the phony social media account, which the agent was using to communicate with suspected criminals."

No shit.

Oct 03, 2014 by Ugh | 15 Comments
Foreign nations’ proxy war in Syria creates chaos. To quote Eddie Murphy, "tell us something we don't know, muthcfnkca."

Beltway Series!

Sep 29, 2014 by Ugh | 1 Comment
It sez here in this magic 8 ball thingy.

Wallace! Wallace!

Sep 19, 2014 by Ugh | 30 Comments
Scottish independence would be interesting. I guess we'll find out soon.


Sep 10, 2014 by Ugh | Add comment
So, like, what? "Oh, there's a video? You're fired!" Chris Mortensen of ESPN reporting in July "he strikes her, strikes her hard. And her head—according to the sources I've spoken to—struck the rail inside the elevator, and she was unconscious." So if they saw it,* why deny it now? My guess is that, at the time, they didn't think it was that bad. *I suppose they could have had their outside counsel watch it, and then write the NFL a detailed description of what went on, so they could deny ever seeing the video until it was released publicly.