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Friday, January 23, 2004

t's been one of the coldest weeks on record, with some snow, ice and sleet thrown in, for good/bad measure, depending upon your viewpoint. And it's going to get worse. I'm not usually a whiner, but the older I get, the more I don't like Winter (too cold) and Summer (too hot and humid). With daily average temps in the low teens, and wind chill constantly below zero, everything is frozen solid. New England caught the brunt of it, more so than we did here in the Mid-Atlantic Region, but it was plenty bitter here, as well. The plumbers were busy repairing burst water pipes, fire departments also kept busy putting out home fires from kerosene heaters gone awry, utility companies were strained to the limit for electricity, and municipal and state road personnel were busy stocking-up on salt and cinders. I saw lots of accidents on the way into, and home from, work on Sunday. The slush was just freezing at 32°F, and idiots were driving like the roads were dry. I made it home, without incident, but just barely. With a 1-2" ice coating still on most sidestreets, driving remains treacherous, but the state and local road crews are working on it. (((:::sigh & groan:::)))

Around The Garden Center.
Yes, it was cold, bitterly cold, this past week and weekend. Gaaaaawd, the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions were in a virtual deep-freeze, and power grids were strained just keeping up with the demands. Saturday's and Sunday's snow and ice storms didn't help matters, either.
Here's the local York (PA) lady who won a lump-sum $60m PowerBall payout; her "troubles" are just starting, although she doesn't know it yet.
Ready for $3.00/ gallon gas? I'm not, and I won't be selling my '02 Jeep Grand Cherokee either. Won't happen in an election year, IMO.
People over 40 should be dead from what we went through in our deprived childhoods?
Ever wonder what the back of a Smiley Face looks like? Right here.
Reason #3 why I carry, concealed. Any questions?
I got hit with two emails containing the new W32/Bagle-mm virus, on Monday morning. Symmantec-Norton Anti-Virus quickly zapped them. Watch out; they're increasing in intensity these next few weeks. Update those AV definitions!
Best photos of 2003? Here you go.
In an operation this size (20ac), there's always something going wrong. Several of the gas regulators feeding LPG from the 3 x 1,000gal tanks, into my 30ft x 100ft quonset greenhouses, are frozen, and we've got more snow coming this weekend and next week. We haven't seen above-freezing temps in 2-3 weeks. shit. I'm out there thawing the pipes with hair dryers, LPG slamander heaters and electric heat-wrap tapes. Double-shit. I'm more than ready for Spring; Winter sucks.

The GOPers.
Nice State of The Union speech, Mr President. Too bad the lib-dem garbage can't do or say anything constructive, except lie in their "reassal". Pathetic, traitorous creature, that Pelosi greaseball, whoredog, WOP-bag deviant, botox, facelift bitch.
Yes, Mr President, we are with you 100% of the way with the State of The Union. Please, just stop spending like a drunken sailor, on superfluous, junk social programs, which aren't needed. Full text of his speech, is here.
What I'd like to hear him say: "My fellow Americans, it has been said that it takes a big man to admit that he is wrong, and tonight, I intend to show you that I am indeed a big man. Accordingly, I am calling on Congress to do the following: 1) Repeal the Campaign Finance Reform Law that I should have vetoed in the first place. 2) Repeal the Medicare Reform Bill that spends Trillions of dollars with little benefit to the American people. 3 Let the sun set on the so-called assualt Weapons Bill. 4) Ignore my request for legislation to allow "guest workers" legally work in this country." (((SIGH; won't happen)))
The McCain-Feingold Incumbent Protection Law, otherwise known as the Campaign Finance Reform Act, is unconstitutional. It must be repealed. Both lowlife subhumans, McCain and Feingold, should be charged, duly-tried, imprisoned and executed. They're traitors and lowlife, 1st Amendment trampers, America-hating traitorous garbage.
If US Rep Tom Tancredo (R-CO) were running for president, I'd vote for him. Seems like he's the only Republican who "gets it" about illegal immigration.
Nice try, Mr President, but you can see the quality of scum in that town.
President Bush sidesteps Congress recess appoints Mississippi Judge Charles Pickering to federal appeals court. Bravo, W!
Blind people would be allowed to get handicapped parking permits. Huh? Sure, makes perfect sense to me.
Moderate Republicans = RINOs (Republicans In Name Only).
The First Amendment is clearly under attack, worldwide and in the US. I'd sure like to see someone try to censor me, in my weekly Journal. Would love to see it tried.
And how was your Martin Luther King National Holiday? What a waste of a perfectly good Monday, named after a lying, plagiarizing, womanizing, huckster, race pimp, who did diddly-squat for black Americans, and was in for himself. Another worthless day off for government workers, since they have way too many already. Mrs King, you're an idiot-savant. Screw "MLK Day"; make it Civil Rights Day. Rather, more to the point: Happy Birthday, Gen Robert E Lee.
Yes, all undocumented immigrants illegal aliens should be denied all medical and social services. They're criminals, here illegally and must be rounded-up and deported. No exceptions, dammit!
Yip, America's in serious jeopardy.
Another of the very few Europeans, who "get it" and speaks the truth. Thanks, John.
In case you missed it in last week's Journal, here's that Apache chopper video.

Liberal-demokkkRAT Trash.
The shitscum, America-hating, subhuman liberal-demokkkRAT filth government of Wilmette, Illinois, should be stood-up against a wall. The Village Board of Wilmette, Illinois, are subhuman garbage. They violate The US Constitution's 2nd Amendment, as does this lowlife, liberal-demokkkRAT subhuman, US District Judge Reggie B. Walton, in Washington, DC, who should also be duly charged, tried, convicted and summarily stood against a wall, for treason, against America.
Another shit-for-brains liberal who knows nothing about the concealed carry philosophy and Second Amendment. Lowlife scumbags like him shouldn't be allowed to breed.
The left-wing wacko liberal-demokkkRAT group, The Nature Conservancy, is getting an IRS Enema, from the inside out. Nice going, IRS; that criminal group is full of crooks, degenerates, subhumans and scumbags. It's going to get real juicy. Popcorn, anyone?
Yes, is a bunch of cowardly, left-wing wacko, degenerate, lowlife scumbag liberal-demokkkRATs. America spits on you subhuman, deviant filth.
The left-wing, wacko hate machine of the lying, mentally-ill, Howard "The Coward" Deanie-Weenie, keeps coming unglued. He's a certifiable nutcase. Don't think so? Listen to this. Or watch him go mental, here. Howard "The Coward" Deanie-Weenie, is mentally-ill. Any questions? He doesn't even know "The Star Spangled Banner" song.
US Sen John Edwards (LIAR-NC) is a skunk trial lawyer, who got rich on junk science. America needs some serious tort reform to put the lawyer scum out of business and in prison, where 95% of them belong.
Good-bye and good riddance crybaby-asswipe-jerk, US Rep "Little Dickie" Gephardt (SCUMBAG-MO), and take the impotent and irrelevant socialist AFL-CIO union scumbags with you, lowlife. You are a miserable failure, Little Dickie dumbo dogshit.
Fat, stupid, criminal, lying, race-baiter irrev Al "interloper Jew scum" Sharpton (RACIST-NY) is still on the trail. Go Al, go fatboy! Your big, fat zero in the Iowa Caucus doesn't mean a thing, scumbag.
The ACLU is America's greatest enemy; even worse than Islamic terrorism. Round all of them up, duly-charge, try, convict and execute all for sedition and treason.
Awwwwww, cry me a river, Holly-weird whores. Get a real job, slutbags.
Art Torres, the fat, little racist turd-boy "leader" of the demokkkRAT party, in The People's Republik of Kalifornikate, issuing a jihad against Pipes and Emerson, at the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) terrorist convention, last December? C'mon Torres, you ugly, stupid piece of shit: bring it on, subhuman filth!
Moronic dickheads like Charley Reese will never "get it" about Iraq, terrorism or anything else to do with national security or anything grounded in reality.
Yes, Klintoon-fired, relieved-of-command, traitorous, lowlife-degenerate, scumbag, homo, disgraced ex-general Weasely Clark, is mentally-ill. He doesn't even know "The Star-Spangled Banner", IMO.
Yup, Seattle is shit.
Former New York Governor, Mario Cuomo, charged Wednesday that President Bush made Saddam Hussein the US's number one target in the war on terror, in part, because his family had business dealings with relatives of Osama bin Laden.
C'mon Microsoft; grow-up and get a life, MS-idiots. Prosecuting and persecuting a 17-year old kid? C'mon, Billy Bob Gates, you liberal asswipe lowlifes.
US Sen John F(ucking) Kerry (SCUMBAG-MA) is a fraud, liar, coward and traitor.
Yes, it's all Whitey's fault. Right, liberal-demokkkRATs? Keep your minorities down and on the demokkkRAT plantation where you can control them.
The illiterate, alcoholic, fat, bloated lib-dem moron, Tom Shales, is a Kennedy ass-boy, asswipe, who needs to crawl back into the scotch bottle. Read this.

Lowlifes, Subhumans and Degenerate Filth.
All three of Enron's criminals, Andrew Fastow, Jeff SKilling and Ken Lay, should be duly-charged, tried and convicted for crimes against their employees.
Thousands took part yesterday in the funeral of lowlife, subhuman Islamic pigshit whorebag slut-filth, Muslim terrorist murderess, Reem Salah Riashi, the 22 year old mother who carried out the Erez checkpoint suicide attack that whacked four Israeli security officers on Wednesday. I'm glad the pork-slurper whore, is dead. Sorry about the Israelis. No Muslims = No Terrorism. whack all of the subhuman Islamic diaperhead pigshit Muslim filth.
Ooooooooooooo, the scuzzy, lowlife, whorebag, lesbian slutfilth at NOW/NAG are outraged by George Bush's installation of Charles Pickering on the federal appeals court while Congress is in recess? Kim Gandy is picking scabs off her crotch, all in a tizzy. Bitch, you ain't seen nothing yet! Nature has not been kind to these mean-faced, clip-haired dyke women.
More death and destruction from The Religion of Peace™.
After reading this article, it's hard to conclude anything other than the all the French suck a large bag of socialist-commie shit.
Yes, the subhuman Muslim filth at CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) are supporters of terrorism against America. Round them up, duly charge, try, convict and execute the murderous, lying Islamic terrorist front garbage.
Muslim Students association terrorist supporters are degenerate, lowlife, deviant pigshit.
Here's why we need serious tort reform, and a "loser pays" legal system. These two whiny bitches should pay the airline's legal bills.
Jail the Jackson subhuman molester.
The destruction of America's schoolchildren, by the lowlife, degenerate Muslim filth at CAIR and the deviants at the ACLU, continues.
Screw the commie-socialist, liberal-demokkkRAT garbage, at NPR; not a dime from me scumbags.
One more lowlife, Nation of Islam Black Muslim, dead from cancer. Good riddance, Yusuf Bey; may you rot in hell, degenerate subhuman scumbag.

Some People Just Need Killing™.
No way; the traitor-spy, Jonathan Pollard should be executed, not freed or pardoned. whack the traitor; whack him, whack him, whack him!
And these illegal alien 3 illegal alien murderers should die for their crimes; screw the Euro-weenies in the World Court. whack the filth.
Muslim rapists and murderers in France should be whacked, on sight. The French are gutless morons.
All sex offenders should be executed, so this doesn't ever happen, again.
Bravo Ohio; you made my week! And good riddance to the Lewis Williams subhuman. Rot in hell, scumbag.

Not Fooling Anybody.
We've all seen them. Heck, maybe we've even dined in them. But nobody is fooled by these architectural mixed messages that reek of culinary contradiction. You know, the El Pollo Loco that looks suillegal alieniously like a defunct Toys 'R' Us? Or the distinctive Pizza Hut shack reincarnated as Chinese Hut? For every scratched head and double-take that has occurred in this great nation of overeaters, this site commiserates by chronicling and skewering truly lame attempts at storefront conversions. See Gino's misguided attempt to pass off Planet Hollywood architectural flourishes as artistic pizza slices and witness a former Long John Silver's transformation into a bland building from the Far East. We undoubtedly have not see the last of these crimes of design, so why not embrace the blight and report a few culture clashes in your area?

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