Grodner ['ghr?¶d n3r] (v): 1) To aggressively self-destruct through felony vandalism crossed with a sense of invulnerability and entitlement. 2) To be-prick oneself in public while flashing the victim card.
Victim (Marine Sgt. Mike McNulty) related to P/O that as he walked back to his vehicle, he observed the offender (Chicago lawyer Jay [...]
The Black Velvet is a traditional concoction made of one part Guinness stout and one part of some lesser drink, such as Mo?
Sometimes to stockholders:
Australia will review its air-combat spending program, which includes a $5.8 billion deal for 24 F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter bombers from Boeing, the Sydney Morning Herald reported today.
The review is being will start “as soon as practicably possible,” a spokesperson for Defense Minister Joel Fitzgibbon said in an e-mail.
The soldiers had returned home from a desperate and even existential struggle. Their officers were subjected to a vitriolic smear campaign by members of Congress and allies in the press. Their material needs went uncared for, the soldiers were sent home “without a victory parade or even a statement of thanks for their years [...]
Remember filling in the bubbles on those standardized tests? We were sternly abjured to “choose only one answer”, the implication being that while a personal perspective or unique knowledge might render more than one answer plausible, only one was most correct.
The San Diego Tribune carried this AP wire headline today:
’07 deadliest year [...]
So, I’ve been doing this networking thing. Emails mostly – blizzards of ‘em – and once a month’s down at a hotel in Mission Bay. The first one was kind of an eye opener: All the guys that I’d graduated high school, college and flight school with? They’re down there too, doing the coat [...]
Got this through the mail, courtesy of Guy. Attribution ugh-known:
FM 3-0 for SAMS Students Table of Contents Introduction
Britain is abandoning the “War on Terror” terminology according to the UK Daily Mail. Sensible enough as far is goes, “terror” is after all only a tactic. We don’t make war on tactics.
The words “war on terror” will no longer be used by the British government to describe attacks on the public, the [...]
Nothing of consequence was accomplished today but that your humble scribe, his number one son and son number one’s best mate from high school years – a citizen of Eire, come hither for the holidays for to escape the falling damps Dublin-way – went a-shooting at the range.
Hizzoner not having had our advantages [...]