Random ramblings from my beer soaked melon about politics, religion, sex, stupidities, nature, and any other subject that penetrates the haze. Sometimes crude and not for the faint of heart or people with normal intelligence, or an abundance of common sense.
Monday, October 02, 2006
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT
I have mixed feelings about this first one but I do think they saved a lot of money for the court and prison systems.


MIAMI - A fugitive gunman accused of killing a Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot 68 times by SWAT team officers who found him hiding in the woods, according to autopsy results.
Police fired 110 shots at Angilo Freeland, 27, the target of a massive manhunt in central Florida following the shooting death of Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Williams Thursday.
“That’s all the bullets we had, or we would have shot him more,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told the Orlando Sentinel newspaper.
Judd said Williams was “executed” after Freeland was pulled over in a routine traffic stop on Thursday. Another deputy was wounded and a police dog killed.
Williams, 39, was shot eight times—one bullet fired at close range behind the deputy’s right ear and another in his right temple, according to autopsy results released on Saturday by the sheriff’s office.
Sheriff’s officials said SWAT team members found Freeland on Friday hiding under a fallen oak tree in a wooded area near where the deputies were shot, and began firing when they saw a gun in his hand.


I guess he shouldn't have shot that dog.

This link has an interesting perspective on the bills that have been passed by the Gump toadies in the House and Senate stripping the powers from the third branch of the government, you know the judges that are supposed to keep the others in line.
Follow the link and read it.

http://www.smirkingchimp.com/thread/1189








This next one highlights the way the government spends your money. I think it’s a lot worse now than back then.


When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300ºC.
The Russians used a pencil.

Gee I just watched Enemy of the State with Will Smith and Gene Hackman.
I think someone is watching me now.

I'm on vacation!
 
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7 Comments:


  • At 3:45 PM, Blogger Babs1

    Are you on vacation?
    Enemy of the State's a good movie and will make you slightly more paranoid than usual.
    But they are watching you....

     
  • At 7:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

    did haliburton or bechtel get the contract for the zero gravity pen?

     
  • At 12:39 AM, Blogger Babs1

    I'd better comment while Blogger is behaving.
    Y'all just want to hear about my dreams... I'm on to you. And yep, the neighbor lottery can suck, but by far, BB boy is the worst neighbor I've ever had.
    Are you on vacation?

     
  • At 12:19 PM, Blogger Scottish Toodler

    "The russians used a pencil..." that is priceless. I loved that link and I linked to it and wrote a blog. I thought I left you a message last night but I only see one that is posted. Blogger is not being nice???

     
  • At 5:05 PM, Blogger yellowdog granny

    blogger bites...hey that would make a great tshirt..
    i checked it out..makes me want to start packing a gun...
    vacations...sigh*..are you wearing your underwear and nothing else?now THAT'S a vacation..

     
  • At 10:37 PM, Blogger Babs1

    Is Apos calling the bingo numbers?
    No need to work around the house, don't you have kids for that?

     
  • At 5:17 AM, Blogger apositivepessimist

    78...7 8
    56...5 6

    hmmm wonder if the swat team are going back in for some more training 68 out of 110. I can hear a few of them now..."and that's for the dog!"

    Happy Hols!!