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SUPREME COURT The Supreme Court has tossed out a lawsuit that accused two oil companies of inflating gasoline prices by at least a (b) billion dollars.
Justices unanimously ruled gas distributors didn’t prove ChevronTexaco and Shell violated antitrust laws. The joint venture started in 1998 and ended four years ago.
In the court’s decision, Justice […]
Between the incessant nattering about cars and engines and pictures of my bird dogs comes e p o n y m o u s’ condemnation of canned hunting and defense of regular old huntin’ and fishin’.
On a more personal note I’d like to add that while I’ve never hunted, I did grow up fishing […]
Here is the text of a post I made on the Mopar web board I use. I mentioned (I think) half of my regular readers in it… so I thought I would bring it here so you guys could see your names in lights…
The Sludge Strikes Back:
Several people on the Mopar web board […]
I don’t know how familiar you might be with PGP. A brief history can be found here.
Essentially, PGP is bulletproof encryption for your web communications. It’s .gov strength message security for everyday folks. There was a big stink back in 1997 or so, when the NSA lobbied congress to ban it, and […]
I seldom do this, but I am reposting a comment on someone else’s weblog in its entirety here, because it’s just so damn spot-on. You can go here to TBogg’s and see it in its original context.
I am going to repost a comment left for Vodkapundit on his blog, because he might delete it:
La Hermana de Shakespeare has the following question of the day from yesterday:
A twist on the old Actors’ Studio question about what one hopes god would say upon one’s arrival in heaven. Instead, “If there is a god, what would you say to him/her when you arrive?”
That’s easy, if a little sad, for me:
“My dogs […]
and the planet wasn’t going to shit and the anti-sex cretins hadn’t taken over South Dakota.
But there’s a least a grim chuckle in the Nation’s recap of “David Horowitz’s Restoration Weekend, a traditional gathering of the right-wing tribes” by Marc Cooper:
But here’s the serious part: there’s a lot of fear and trembling going on among […]
So I spent the day dinking with it. I took a two foot length of vacuum hose, hooked it to the back of the choke pull-off and sucked on it. It was working just fine, and held a seal, so I guess the diaphragm in that is intact.
As you may recall, yesterday I […]
Mrs. Dog and I were headed into Athens today to do a little running around. Errands (we’re making red beans and rice tomorrow, so we had to go buy some boudin, and I wanted to run buy a carburetor rebuild kit for the Dart, etc) and we came to the 1st traffic light on […]
Still, when/if the time comes it’ll be incumbent on journalists figure out how to respond to such actions by the Bush administration. America’s Most Famous Journalist, Bob Woodward, is in a prime position to take the lead. As a recipient of classified information from the top levels of the Bush administration he’s the one […]