Deep Thought

Janis Joplin sang the first song for the spelling-challenged generation many decades ago: Kozmic Blues. And it kicks way too much ass.

Seriously, Catholic Church


The regular treatment for Retrovirus is 10cc's of Moral Rectitude and Prayer.

Why must you insist on make me foam at the mouth (because clearly, all actions taken by people everywhere are done solely to gain a reaction from me) with indefensible shit your people spout? I mean, I don’t hate you. I know you do good things. I know lots of really incredible people belong and have belonged in your ranks, a large percentage of the people I love, included. I know one issue does not define you.

But come the fuck on. Condoms are part of the motherfuckin problem when it comes to combating AIDS in Africa? Really? Fuckin’ really?

I mean, if you think praying or whatever shit is a better way to fight AIDS, or whatever other earthly disease, go right the fuck ahead. Get the message out that this is your official view and prescription. Don’t massage it, don’t sugarcoat it. Own the message. Yours is always a righteous message. Never have you acted with nothing but God’s direct orders.

Because now I’m wondering as to what it is that you see as problematic about AIDS, given your prescription. See, for me? The problem is that people die. So, my main objective is to keep them from dying. Now to you, perhaps the real issue is not the AIDS-caused deaths, but the “moral decay” of which AIDS and AIDS-related deaths are but a symptom. Then, I can see how you’d think praying or telling people to be more moral and shit (because really, those kids born to HIV Positive moms who get HIV from birth really need to repent, not to mentioned raped people who get it, those sluts had it coming) deals with the heart of the issue, unlike a mere “here, use this which actually prevents AIDS.”

Following this train of thought, if one thinks of AIDS as a moral problem, then one is working under the assumption that only people with moral failings get AIDS. I cannot believe somebody who can read in more than one language can buy this crock of shit. Really? Is it still 1982?

The problem is not that lots of people are dying. The problem is that apparently their souls have been compromised or some such shit. Truly a group of people united in their charity.


Vincent J. Fumo, Democrat State Senator in Pennsylvania just outdid Clay Davis. He’s been found guilty of all ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SEVEN charges in a Federal Corruption Trial. Jeebus.

Now, it appears he faces ten years in prison. Ten? Really? I mean, I don’t know what those charges are, but being guilty of corruption times 137 only gets you ten years? Sheeeeeeeeit.


Nerd side comment- It took me a little to find out what it was about the fact that he’d been found guilty on precisely 137 charges that I found funny. My physics peeps better know without me telling them.

Tip ‘o the sombrero to Atrios.

A Fortuitous Accident


So I get home, and I have a huge espresso craving, right? I wash my awesome Moka Express and proceed to wash my cup as well, and when I put it under the running water, I saw what the picture above shows.

Really neat, huh? Not only is my little glass espresso cup cool looking, but it also makes for a nice sink fountain!

All in all, having coffee was a great idea.

Happy 20th Birthday, Internets!

One more year and you can buy booze in the States! Though I suppose being European, you’ve been getting drunk legally for some time now over there.

Who said High-Energy Particle Physics is just an Ivory-Towerish money dump?

Now go back to showing me free porn, delivering urgent missives from Nigerian widows, and sending me uncountably many offers for cheap boner pills! Oh and PUTTING ALL OF HUMANITY’S KNOWLEDGE AT MY FINGERTIPS!



It all makes sense now, or: What Jon Swift said

Thank you, Jon Swift, for explaining so eloquently how Rod Dreher’s mind works. I understand now and I firmly agree with all you say. I am sorry my inner lefty got the best of me.

Our children isn’t learning

So, my mouse has been acting up quite a bit lately. Left button gets stuck “down” all the time, cursor movement is bad (which might be in part due to a mousepad in bad shape, but I’ve tried without and while better, it’s still bad). So I’m starting to look at keyboards and mice on Newegg and Bestbuy (in case I don’t want to wait for shipping or want to see them before I buy them), and what do I see on a customer review for a nice, cheap Microsoft keyboard?

this product is the best thing i have ever puchesed from this site its easy to use really cumfterbel and i absolutly love it.

Oh gods.