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There’s a joke in there somewhere

The Green Bay Packers drafted a defensive back named Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, and Monica Lewinsky is back in the news.  I can’t be the first person to make that connection.   UPDATE: Yep.  Josh Sitton had it covered.

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hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

Fear of long words.  Seriously.

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Legos: is there anything they can’t do?

Well, yes.  I’m sure there are many things they can’t do.  This is not one of those things. Observe: Really, I’m only posting it so I don’t have to bookmark it.  ‘Making of’ video is at the link above.

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If they’re naked, how do you know they’re cheerleaders?

I wonder if Instapundit followed up.  One fourth of a mile isn’t that far to go.  Hang on, I’ll ask him.

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My cynical side has some questions

Because, perhaps due to the Tea Party’s influence, it has again become fashionable among Republican politicians to disapprove of taxes and government spending, and to advocate decreases in each. Because my cynical side thinks they’re just kissing ass mouthing pieties … Continue reading

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Pop quiz: what does Tom Barrett have in common with the Milwaukee Brewers?

1) They live in Milwaukee; 2) They enjoy a nice porterhouse, medium rare with onions and mushrooms, house fries on the side and maybe some pie al a mode for dessert; 3) They’re having some Achilles tendon issues lately; 4) … Continue reading

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Another entry from our “Things I Wish I’d Thought Of” department:

“Voorhees a jolly good fellow, Voorhees a jolly good fellow, Voorhees a jolly good ACK!  Aauggh!  Run! Save yourselves!!” Dang.

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Guns don’t kill people, people kill people

To hear some people talk, if the government doesn’t guarantee access to “free” birth control, it amounts to a ban on birth control.  This is no more than statism thinly disguised [as usual] as compassion.  Because we count on the … Continue reading

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A complete economic or political collapse in the United States is a possible thing, these days

Instapundit said so: “State representatives on Friday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in the United States. House Bill 85 passed on first reading by … Continue reading

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Five reasons why Star Wars is actually awesome

Yes, this is a (belated) reaction to Kathy Shaidle’s “Five Reasons Why Star Wars Actually Sucks,” from a couple weeks ago. Shaidle admits to deliberately taking a nap during her first screening of Star Wars, and I’m guessing she never … Continue reading

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The 25 Least Influential People Alive

Here’s the list.  And you know who isn’t on it?  YOU. I suppose it’s not all that surprising.  GQ’s been on the cutting edge of the public consciousness since, well, never.  And that article was obviously written by a committee … Continue reading

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So the Green Bay Packers finish the 2011 regular season 15-1

By beating the Detroit Lions.  Again. In doing so, the Packers became the first team to complete a sweep of the NFC North division (which has only existed since 2002), and extended their Lambeau Field Lions-humiliation streak to 21 straight … Continue reading

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Th-th-th-that’s all folks!

Kim Jong Il is no longer ill (that joke works better spoken aloud).  Nork dictator #2 buys the farm rice paddy gulag. About damn time.  I wonder who gets his glasses.  Better keep an eye on Ebay, just in case. … Continue reading

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FREE RYAN BRAUN!

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This year, the (inaugural) Big Ten Championship game will be played in Indianapolis.

Which is great, because the Indiana Hoosiers have one more win than the Indianapolis Colts.  Which is to say, one.  Ahem. So far, anyway.  the Colts could still pull ahead.  Really, they could. So having Wisconsin play Michigan State in … Continue reading

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At the sound of the beep, the time will be 11:42 AM, November 11th, 2011‏

A little more than half an hour ago it was 11:11:11 on 11-11-11.  And you really wanted to be looking at the clock at that moment because it would be cool to see that.  By some peoples’ definition of ‘cool,’ … Continue reading

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Obscure Reference Alert*

Football games on TV are interrupted by commercials on a regular basis.  Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of them for a new movie called ‘Tower Heist’. “Tower Heist” stars Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy.  To judge from the commercials … Continue reading

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I am generally disdainful of bumper stickers

I don’t care how much you love your golden retriever, or that your other car is a flying saucer, or how many friggin’ stick figures there are in your family.  And as for political messages, does that ‘coexist’ sticker really … Continue reading

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How many neutrinos does it take to change a light bulb?

None. They just go back in time until it doesn’t need changing. Last week, some scientists conducted an experiment where they got some neutrinos to, apparently, move faster than light. It wasn’t the first time this apparently happened, either. They … Continue reading

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