Archives: December 2000

The Raven

Edgar Allen Poe, Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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Two new verbs

Two new verbs: To Harris: To steal something, not for oneself, but on behalf of someone else in order to curry favor. To Scalia: To use unethical means to run down the clock on one’s opponent.

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Texas Dems Get Bushwacked

I KNEW there was something fishy about all that thunderous applause before Bush’s acceptance speech. Turns out there weren’t any Democrats allowed in the room. Texas Dems Get Bushwacked. President-elect George W. Bush delivered his long-awaited acceptance speech Wednesday night to thunderous applause from the Democrat-controlled Texas House of Representatives, highlighting Bush’s boasts of having

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Justice Stevens dissenting

JUSTICE STEVENS, with whom JUSTICE GINSBURG AND JUSTICE BREYER join, dissenting. What must underlie petitioners’ entire federal assault on the Florida election procedures is an unstated lack of confidence in the impartiality and capacity of the state judges who would make the critical decisions if the vote count were to proceed. Otherwise, their position is

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Al Gore IS the President

Al Gore IS the President of the United States. And he will be for the next four years. I don’t care what anyone says. You can cheat and defraud all you want to, but you can’t change my mind on this one. I refuse to hear anything else on the subject. I hopped in my

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Things I said…

I don’t need clones. You have to feed them. What I need is a doppelganger. You can’t straddle the fence without bruising your genitalia. On George W. Bush: I don’t want a president who’s done more drugs than me. On President G. W. Bush: At the very least, I can say I’m smarter than the

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blogger is set up

Okay. Blogger is set up and I finally got it working the way I want it to. I only hope that I can figure out how to archive stuff the way I want. Tonight is the big Buca de Beppo Xmas bash/White Elephant party. Should be very interesting. UPDATE: Prior to this post, I had

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Merry Xmas Everyone (5 Disc Set)

My friend Doug and I put this music set together because we both wanted a compilation of Christmas standards, but we wanted the most well-known versions of most of the songs, as well as some interesting or unusal versions. We also tried to get a diverse roster of songs, so that you don’t have to

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