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August 10, 2004 by CS Guy
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."

— President George W. Bush in a speech last week to military brass.
August 9, 2004 by CS Guy
I am a senior citizen. During the Clinton Administration I had an extremely good and well paying job. I took numerous vacations and had vacation homes.

Since President Bush took office, I have watched my entire life change for the worse. I lost my job. I lost my two sons in that terrible Iraqi War. I lost my home. I lost my health insurance.

As a matter of fact, I lost everything and became homeless. Adding insult to injury, when the authorities found me living like an animal, instead of...
August 9, 2004 by CS Guy
I am a senior citizen. During the Clinton Administration I had an extremely good and well paying job. I took numerous vacations and had vacation homes.

Since President Bush took office, I have watched my entire life change for the worse. I lost my job. I lost my two sons in that terrible Iraqi War. I lost my home. I lost my health insurance.

As a matter of fact, I lost everything and became homeless. Adding insult to injury, when the authorities found me living like an animal, instead of...
August 9, 2004 by CS Guy
“Communication with an engineer is only slightly more difficult than communication with the dead.”Lorren 'Rus' Stiles, Sr.
August 6, 2004 by CS Guy
“Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.”
- Robert Frost (1874-1963)
August 5, 2004 by CS Guy
You may think of me as a piggish man for this, but I just find this story special...
August 5, 2004 by CS Guy
"Vote early and vote often."
- Al Capone (1899-1947)
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August 5, 2004 by CS Guy
CNN is reporting that Lance Armstrong may be stripped of his 6th Tour de France title.

In a random check for banned substances, 3 were found in Armstrong's hotel room.

The 3 substances banned by the French that were found in his hotel room were as follows:

(1) Toothpaste
(2) Deodorant
(3) Soap

The French officials also found several other items which they had never seen before including a testicle and a backbone.
August 5, 2004 by CS Guy
CNN is reporting that Lance Armstrong may be stripped of his 6th Tour de France title.

In a random check for banned substances, 3 were found in Armstrong's hotel room.

The 3 substances banned by the French that were found in his hotel room were as follows:

(1) Toothpaste
(2) Deodorant
(3) Soap

The French officials also found several other items which they had never seen before including a testicle and a backbone.
August 4, 2004 by CS Guy
I never would have considered that internet addiction would be a viable excuse for military service. But that just shows how limited my imagination is.

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A number of Finnish conscripts have been excused their full term of military service because they are addicted to the Internet, the Finnish Defense Forces said Tuesday.

Doctors have found the young men miss their computers too much to cope with their compulsory six months in the forces.

For people who play (Internet...
August 4, 2004 by CS Guy
“I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.”
A. Whitney Brown
August 3, 2004 by CS Guy
I have a great idea for a fictional story.

Illegal immigrants to the United States decide to attend a state university and manage to get the state government to pay for it. A state law allows these illegal students get tuition subsidies that make their costs less than the costs of U.S. citizens.

These U.S. citizens decide to file a lawsuit. These students claim that the state’s tuition law makes them each pay at least $10,000 more during their college career than those wily illegal immig...
August 3, 2004 by CS Guy
So here's another fun online quiz. This one measures your personality disorders.

Here's my results:
Disorder | Rating
Paranoid: Low
Schizoid: Low
Schizotypal: Low
Antisocial: Low
Borderline: Low
Histrionic: Low
Narcissistic: Moderate
Avoidant: Low
Dependent: Low
Obsessive-Compulsive: Low

Heh. Seems I'm kinda self-centered and arrogant. I'll buy that.

The friend that sent this to me opined that they could save a lot of people some time if they just automatically filled in "...
August 3, 2004 by CS Guy
A friend just sent this to me and I thought it was humorous enough to share.
August 3, 2004 by CS Guy
A friend just sent this to me and I thought it was humorous enough to share.