The Countertop Chronicles

"Run by a gun zealot who's too blinded by the NRA" - Sam Penney of

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Cafe Milano

or otherwise known as "The Whole Bad Karma Thing That Bill Clinton Brought To DC With His Hollywood Friends and Ruined A Great City With"

Its one of the reasons the party circuit Seriously

Its one of the main reasons I think the party circuit in DC sucks so much these days.

Al Gore and Climate Change

If I jump up and down, yelling and screaming and singing at the top of my lungs

I'm too sexy for my love too sexy for my love
Love's going to leave me

I'm too sexy for my shirt too sexy for my shirt
So sexy it hurts
And I'm too sexy for Milan too sexy for Milan
New York and Japan

And I'm too sexy for your party
Too sexy for your party
No way I'm disco dancing

I'm a model you know what I mean
And I do my little turn on the catwalk
Yeah on the catwalk on the catwalk yeah
I do my little turn on the catwalk

I'm too sexy for my car too sexy for my car
Too sexy by far
And I'm too sexy for my hat
Too sexy for my hat what do you think about that

I'm a model you know what I mean
And I do my little turn on the catwalk
Yeah on the catwalk on the catwalk yeah
I shake my little touche on the catwalk

I'm too sexy for my too sexy for my too sexy for my

'Cos I'm a model you know what I mean
And I do my little turn on the catwalk
Yeah on the catwalk on the catwalk yeah
I shake my little touche on the catwalk

I'm too sexy for my cat too sexy for my cat
Poor pussy poor pussy cat
I'm too sexy for my love too sexy for my love
Love's going to leave me

And I'm too sexy for this song

Will ABC throw out whatever remaining shred of journalistic credibility it has left and produce a major prime time special on the undisputed nature of my sexiness?

I didn't think so

Fuck Ed Rendell

and all the other gun banning bigots in Philadelphia.

I just purchased this tie

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at the gift shop in the Harrisburg, PA Hilton mere steps away from the Pennsylvania State Capital.

btw, free wifi rocks. All hotels should do it.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006



I am in Harrisburg, PA and was working too late to make the drive to Hamburg tonight (about 50 minutes). So, no Cabelas this trip but I will stop by Bass tomorrow on the way out.

I did spend the night drinking and eating some great food (who knew)with some ranchers out west that I know represent. Have been invited to go elk hunting on the one guys ranch in Idaho and go mule deer hunting on the other guys ranch in Oregon/California. Both use a .30-06. Sounds like a plan to me.

BTW, both of them said you would have no problem taking an elk down with a .30-30. Guy from Idaho actually said the last elk he shot was only 25 yards or so from him

I return to Hamburg next week.


Monday, August 28, 2006

Hunting Nature

Two must read and related posts at Rule 308 on preserving land through agriculture and hunting.

Friday, August 25, 2006

Soaking Cork

I think we can all agree soaking cork is a most productive activity.

Enjoy (don't worry, its safe for work)

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Thursday, August 24, 2006

Top Ten Things I Think I Think

1. Midwest Express is a great airline to travel on. Fresh warm chocolate chip cookies. Big thumbs up in my book.

2. Kansas City is a nice place. Very nice people. Awesome food.

3. The women here are beautiful (as they are in most places).

4. Its flat.

5. Is Embassy Suites anti gun everywhere or is there something going on in Kansas (actually, we are in Missouri) that causes them to put up a BIG no concealed carry sign on the front door.

6. New job is great. Jumped in with both feet, haven't had time to breath yet. Sitting in a nice Embassy Suites atrium doing some research and quick catch up reading before a meeting in 20

7. Skeet shooting on Saturday.

8. Looks like I will soon be blogging elsewhere under my real name - but don't expect any links to the new page on this site :)

9. Based upon dinner conversations last night, it looks like the Nancy Pelosi has actually been listening to some of her smarter members. Might not be good for the Republicans, though Colin Peterson's status is rising within the party. Thats a good thing - i think - as he does play with the Second Amendments. Perhaps someone can enlighten us more.

10. I miss my wife and son.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Are you jealous yet?

I am

Da Blog

Just got back from the beach and the new gig starts tomorrow.

As I stated, things are going to be pretty slow here for the next couple of weeks until I get a handle on my new time constraints.

Keep checking back, or use something like bloglines, but don't expect day to day postings for some time.

Friday, August 18, 2006

Kelly Clarkson



well, maybe not. But at least she's a good sport (and a bit of a drunken ho).


Of course, for all the cool Metal happenings, we must - as always, turn to Metal Sludge for the juicy stuff.

Hey ya'll -

So tonight at Metal Skool at the Key Club, Kelly Clarkson was in the audience (VIP section), and the band pointed her out, brought her up on stage, and had her sing "Sweet Child o' Mine" (after asking her to show her tits, blow the singer, etc...) It took security a while to get her onstage, and Michael Starr cracked, "Yeah, you guys KNOW we have an important person here tonight when the security guys are like, 'Careful! Make sure she doesn't get hurt!' when they're helping her onstage. They're NEVER like that."

I gotta say, Kelly was hilarious and a really good sport. Not to mention a little shitfaced. Not TOO much, but enough to be having a good time. She was funny and definitely enjoying being the butt of the band's numerous T and A jokes...they asked her to show her tits and she was saying, "I don't have any!" She said, "I have an ass!" and turned around to the crowd to show it (not nude or anything LOL) Then she licked a finger on each hand and rubbed her nipples over her shirt. She also drank some tequila (I think?) straight from the bottle and played copious amounts of air guitar with Satchel.

When she first got up they were having her repeat the parts from "Photograph" when Michael does the "crowd participation" stuff...It was very funny to hear her sing in a beautiful, but high pitched and screechy voice, "PHOTO PHOTO GRA-APH!" Michael pointed out that she was off key. LOL

She was with some blond dude...the MS guys were saying he was in Yellowcard (the singer, I presume?) but I don't know. I'd have to look him up. (Yes, I just did. The blond singer from Yellowcard) So they both sang Sweet Child, and then he stayed onstage and sang a Green Day song.

Then later they got her up onstage again (she was having trouble making it to the stage so the audience helped her crowdsurf up, which was cool) and she sang Don't Stop Believin' by Journey...but she kept saying, "I don't know this one!" so she did her best with the lyrics.

Towards the end of Don't Stop Believin, I noticed a guy lingering by the side of the stage with long curly dark hair and a cowboy hat. He went up the steps and kinda went onstage a little, but then backed off. I thought it was Vinnie Paul from Pantera/Damageplan but I wasn't positive until I asked a guy who was right by the side.

Anyway, I'm not clear on whether the band thought it was too much going on onstage right then to bring up Vinnie, or what, but when Vinnie backed off, the kinda sorta "manager"-esque (?) guy for Metal Skool (very handsome older guy with gray hair) motioned for Vinnie to come back onstage, but Vinnie shook his head no, headed back down the stairs, and went backstage.

I'm not sure if he didn't want to follow Kelly, or felt like he was snubbed, or just decided, fuck it, I don't feel like being in the spotlight. He never did come back out that I saw. Apparently he was with Robbie from the Goo Goo Dolls.

Funny aside to the Kelly Clarkson story - earlier in the night, before Metal Skool came on, the camera man was doing his thing, trying to film girls showing their tits, etc. He focused in on this one girl, and I nudged my friend and I'm like, "Nice outfit! Who wears a sweater vest to a Metal Skool show?" This girl was wearing a white button up blouse (similar to what I wore as part of my Catholic school uniform) and a sweater vest over it. The epitome of un-sexy. Most girls (including me) are wearing little tank tops, halter tops, etc, cuz you want to look sexy, plus it gets really fucking hot in there.

Anyway, when the camera would go on this girl she'd make a face and throw metal horns and stick out her tongue. I just assumed that the camera guy kept going back to her cuz sometimes she was shy and didn't want to be on camera, and the camera guys tend to bother those girls.

But later on, we all realized, it was KELLY CLARKSON in the sweater vest. I really don't think anybody recognized her at the time except the camera guy, judging from the fact that the crowd didn't go crazy and cheering when the camera would go on her. She was so nondescript. Totally normal looking girl. She was just wearing that and cargo pants and Converse. Later on when they brought her onstage and tried to get her to show her tits, she laughed and took off the sweater vest and threw it into the crowd.

She was a good sport. I'd go out and buy a CD of hers just because of that. LOL I like a lot of her songs, but really only would have downloaded them for free up till now.

Fuck yeah!!!

Kelly Clarkson, she gets it and is WAAAAYYY more metal than anyone on Rock Star: Supernova

The Cycle

Guess who hit for the cycle tonight in the Congressional Softball league (the upstart competitive one, not the mamby pamby liberal one where everyone is invited to the playoffs)???

A 3 run home run, a 2 run triple, a double, and an RBI single.


Thursday, August 17, 2006

Why The Blogsphere Beats The MSM Everytime.

Sorry, but you'll have to check it out at Les Jones's place.

Seriously, its so on point, so correct, so perfect, so well written, it ought to win the award for best blog post of the year (at least so far).

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

A Warning

If you read nothing else this summer, do yourself a favor and understand Kim's concerns.

He's so correct,

so on point,

that I am going to keep this post at the top for the time being.

Monday, August 14, 2006

Monday Morning Bird Blogging

Or, why my morning was better than yours.

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Oh yeah, I also went fishing further up stream and caught 10 large mouth and one small mouth bass. None bigger than 10 inches, but still, there's few things better than a biggie leaping out of the water.

UPDATE: Well, maybe one person is having an equally memorable day.

Hey Jealousy

Redefining lethal force is bad enough, but it also comes with near-automatic immunity from prosecution and civil lawsuits. Florida’s law is a sick cousin of the work of the gun lobby on Capitol Hill, where it has successfully protected the interstate traffickers of guns used in crimes. And it is the evil twin of laws passed in 38 states that allow concealed weapons. After all, what good is packing heat if it just stays in the holster?

Sounds to me like the New York Times is just a wee bit jealous of the crime rates in the rest of America.


I can't decide which is better, the iPod Halloween Costume or the iPod Skeet Shooting?

Sweden Update

As I've been posting, my parent's headed off to Sweden to visit mom's family.

Mom's staying for another few weeks, but Dad left the other day to come home - and was scheduled to fly through Heathrow on British Air.

Just heard from him a little while ago - he made it back ok - but was basically out of communication for a couple of days and caught in some horrid travel delays.

said there was no delay at all - or other traffic really - in Stockholm but since he was connecting through Heathrow to JFK he wasn't allowed to bring any carry ons. He knew this before hand and had run out on Thursday to purchase another small suitcase (to put his carry on stuff in). Basically he had his passport, some swedish Kronas, and his wallet and credit cards with him. That was it.

Got to Heathrow without any problem but then found his flight to the US was delayed substantially - he was supposed to have a 3 hour layover, turned into more like a 8 hour layover. This wouldn't have been so bad since his one of his best friends lives 20 minutes from Heathrow, but he happened to be in Wales this weekend and so no one was home. Anyway, he was forced to go through security twice at Heathrow - after leaving the relatively domestic/within EU flight and going to the international terminal as well as once in the terminal trying to get on the plane. Security, which was as friendly and helpful as they could be, were opening up and screening everything including envelopes, books, eye drops, cell phones, etc.

Dad had purchased some Toblerone chocolate in the airport in stockholm and was hoping to eat it while waiting for his flight, but they took that away from him too. He's a bit upset they didn't have any extra food for him on the inside and spent a small fortune on airport food while waiting.

Interestingly, after he finally got on the flight, as they were pulling away from the gate the plane was held on the tarmac and everyone was screened once again and compared to the airplane manifest paperwork.

Door to door was about 30 hours and they ended up losing his checked
in carry-on bag. He filed a claim but they have no idea where it is
(its disappeared from the computer system). Luckily he put his camera in his other bag, but he's lost his cell phone - and more importantly - the gifts he was going to bring back for my son. Interestingly, with all the security hassles at Heathrow and basically doubling the time of his trip, his only real complaint was with the baggage claim customer service (or lack thereof) at JFK. But a snotty attitude's to be expected in New York, I guess (at least thats what I keep telling him).

Sunday, August 13, 2006

The Most Self Important Post Ever

Seriously, is there a more self righteous bitch anywhere else in the blogsphere?

I just removed her from my bloglines news readers.

Wasted Time


Just made my 1,000th post at The High Road.

Idiot Alert

In the comments.

God Bless George Bush

With all his problems, at least it looks like homeland security is beginning to get it.

and, for what its worth, fuck the left and fry the islamist fascists in bacon grease.

A Major Must Read Two-fer

At the Dummocrats, where else.

I don't know if Floyd Landis can go screw himself yetbut there's an interesting debate on whether he should and before you let your kids off at the local Moonbat U. (and they all are) here's some important advice.

I pretty much followed all of it - though I have to say I was an editor (photography) on the school paper AND listened to classic rock (phish even) AND was a liberal arts major (Poli Sci after switching from Architecture).

That, however, was no match for the 1) non stop parties, 2) three jobs I held down (school paper paid me - I had to to work three nights a week, worked as a computer lab monitor and staffed the computer science help desk and worked at a local book store), 3) football AND basketball tickets (which is really just an extension of the parties), and 4) natural inclination to disagree and challenge authority (and trust me, at Moonbat U. being a conservative really is the radical and disruptive thing to do).

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Painted Guns

Looks like the New York Times is at it again with a piece in this Sunday's Magazine on Duracoat.

Actually, though, it isn't all that bad.

Carol Vinzant, the author of a recent book about the firearms industry, “Lawyers, Guns, and Money,” says one reason the “cool factor” might matter is that there’s been little technical innovation in the consumer-gun market for decades. “The last real technological innovator in the gun industry was John Browning,” she says. “And he died in 1926.” And while the gun shopper has traditionally treated his (or her) firearms as quasi-sacred items, maybe even this category is not immune to customization in an era of “Pimp My Ride,” laser-etched laptops and an infinite number of cellphone covers. “Gun owners and retailers are having fun with the color combinations,” The Chippewa Herald recently wrote in an upbeat profile of Lauer’s business. “The possibilities are endless.”

The possibility of multicolored weapons prompted Mayor Michael Bloomberg to sign legislation in July banning the sale of gun-coloring kits in New York. (This complements an earlier law banning toy guns in realistic colors; the point is to minimize confusion between real and toy firearms.) Lauer was promptly interviewed by about 30 reporters who, he says, generally didn’t seem to know much about guns or gun owners. He says his customer base is not urban bad guys but rather rural gun owners who take safety seriously. He adds that he sells to law-enforcement agencies that use blue-colored guns for training and to search-and-rescue operations that use yellow or orange guns, as well as to competitive shooters who simply want to stand out. And while basic, functional, nonsnazzy matte black is still the “big seller” and is used for its practical rustproofing qualities, creative aesthetics have been good for business. Between DuraCoat’s practical and style-oriented applications, Lauer doesn’t see business slowing down anytime soon. “There’s a lot of guns,” he says. “There’s far more than you’d ever imagine.”

Emphasis, of course, is mine. Read the whole thing.

A Nation of Riflemen

If your looking to turn a kid onto guns, or even take 'em out squirrel hunting this fall, you could do much worse than winning this Winchester model 67A 22 single shot rifle at Auction Arms.

At $80 (current price) its a deal and a half.



Friday, August 11, 2006

Friday Song Lyric

My last day. My thoughts exactly.

I'm Free
Lyrics and Music by Pete Townshend

I'M FREE-I'm free,
And freedom tastes of reality,
I'm free-I'm free,
AN' I'm waiting for you to follow me.

If I told you what it takes
to reach the highest high,
You'd laugh and say 'nothing's that simple'
But you've been told many times before
Messiahs pointed to the door
And no one had the guts to leave the temple!

I'm free-I'm free
And freedom tastes of reality
I'm free-I'm free
And I'm waiting for you to follow me.


How can we follow?
How can we follow?

And speaking of terrorists

Daniel Henninger is correct

From the perspective as of yesterday of getting on a U.S. airliner, who would you rather have in the Senate formulating policy toward this threat--Ned Lamont or Joe Lieberman?

Well, the Democratic Party would rather have Ned Lamont. That commitment was sealed Wednesday when Mr. Lieberman's longtime colleagues in the Senate, in one of the least edifying spectacles in recent political history, pledged their troth to the one-issue neophyte, Ned Lamont. Sens. Kennedy, Kerry, Clinton, Biden, Reid and, most embarrassing of all, Chris Dodd of Connecticut, participated in what can only be seen as a tragic Shakespearean assassination of a former colleague.

Not much difference between those Democratic leaders, their left wing followers, and CAIR.

Speaking of which

Not only do I think that Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is an Islamic fascist, I think he and every one else associated with CAIR is an Islamic Terrorist and ought to be taken out back, shot, and turned into pig shit.

God Bless Jeff Jarvis


Reuters reports that Muslims are “bristling” at the term Islamic fascists. Well, tough shit. I am bristling at the refusal of the Islamic world to condemn the murder and mayhem being rained down around the world by the extremist fascists among them. Rather than attacking the language in press releases, why not hold a press conference attacking the attackers?

Now, if only folks in the media and New Jersey would get a clue and listen to him.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Interesting Traffic Patterns

I seem to be getting a spike in traffic today from Google searches for this post on Why Is Gas Expensive??.


Mom's scheduled to stay in Sweden another few weeks (she's actually in Estonia right now with her cousin) but Dad is supposed to fly back tomorrow - on British Air through Heathrow to JFK.


To say he's not happy - or that we are a bit nervous - is an understatement.

Anyway, there are a variety of flights out there - including ones through Zurich, Montreal, and Frankfurt but he's being cheap and doesn't want to lose his ticket and have to pay $1500 for another (and its not like he's in poverty or anything).

Geeze, talk about annoying stubborn old people.

Anyway, I know there was a bit of talk in the 'ol blogsphere not too long ago about Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson's speach that Muslim's would soon be the majority in Sweden. My swedish cousins were completely unaware of this - and still insist that there are not many muslims in Sweden - and I was wondering if anyone has a link to the speach or any more info on it.


I ♥ my wife

Just comes out of the bedroom:

"These god damn liberals. Fuck them all. We need to round every last muslim up - and throw them and the liberals into the middle of the fucking desert. Of course, we can't. They always criticize us for WWII, but ya know what, that was the smartest thing this country ever did. Sometimes, when your at war with people who want to kill you, you have to do what it takes, dam the consequences. Fuck 'em. I hate this place."

Fuck The Left

They may not think terrorism is something to worry about, but with a baby on the way and four flights planned within the next two weeks, this ticks me off.

Computer Bleg

I generally write this blog on an Apple iMac (the R2D2 looking one) at home. Love it, and hate my Gateway PC at work. Used to have a Dell desktop and hated that too.

As I've indicated, I am leaving my current job and taking a new one. As part of the transition, the new gig is buying me a laptop computer. Generally, they use Dell's but when I mentioned the possibility of an Apple they weren't opposed to it - especially since a Macbook costs the same as a Dell and can now run Windows natively.

Tonight, i spent over an hour at the Apple store in Tyson's Corner talking with a couple of their different sales guys regarding the purchase of a Macbook for my day to day office computer. What I learned was:

The young kids on their sales staff with bleach blonde hair encompass all the stereotypes of the historic Apple types - and have no clue how to sell a computer to someone who wants to do real work with it other than graphics and/or just listen to music. Seriously kid, I'm not dropping a couple of thousand for a Walkman. He was simply unable to understand my questions or nervousness concerning the purchase of a computer - at a new job - that might run into problems plugging into a windows network.

The other sales guys - all older - had no problem with this. If they didn't know the answer, they told me so, and tried to find the answer. I really appreciate it.

Here's what I've learned. IT Guy at new job says I need a computer that runs Windows XP Pro, can plug into the MS Exchange server, and can run MS Office/Outlook.

The new Macs can run Windows XP Pro - either natively in Boot Camp mode (the computer partitions the drive into an Apple Side and a Windows Side - you choose at start up) or by running a program called Parallels which costs $79 and runs any version of Windows as well as Linux or OS2 or anything else as an individual window on the Mac.

Using Boot Camp, the Mac runs Windows real fast. Super fast. Maybe not high graphic game fast, but faster than any other business computer I've seen or used. However, its basically a Windows computer which sort of kills the benefits of having a Mac in the first place. Parallels - in theory - should be a great alternative, but the Apple store doesn't have it and the sales staff there didn't know much about it. Also, Apple doesn't sell Windows XP so I would have to go and buy it separately.

Now, here's where it gets interesting. The Apple store staff told me that the Mac can simply plug right into a windows network and that if I use MS Office for Mac - Entourage is now MS Exchange compatible and will network right in (Entourage is Microsofts mac version of outlook - but historically it hasn't been able to share files - .psts - with Window computers) as well as support blackberry's and palms. Since it sounds like the only real reason I need XP on the computer - especially if I can network in no problem - is for email and blackberry support I think I might be able to do this with a Mac.

Here's the bleg

Does anyone have any actual experience networking the new Intel Core Duo macs? Is it really plug and play easy? Are there other issues I need to be aware of? Is Entourage really seamlessly compatible? Are there other reasons I shouldn't use a Mac (don't give me the usual windows BS - I am pretty well versed in both - not a network engineer but probably more capable than 99% of the rest of the population)? Anyone have experience with Parallels? Anyone have one of the new Intel Macs??

If I do this - especially at a new job - I certainly don't want to get a computer thats going to fuck things up or be incompatible. Not when I am the new guy on the block. I've got until about noon on Friday to figure this out.

Really appreciate any insight/thoughts/advice.

Oh yeah, if I don't get the Mac I'll be getting a Dell laptop.

UPDATE (30 seconds later): Looks like the NY Times is on the same wavelength with a great article on what is happening. Of course, it doesn't really address my question. The only programs I really need - that I know of - are Word, Excell, Power Point, Outlook, and a web browser. If Entourage will work in place of Outlook, then perhaps the decision is made and i don't even need to worry about running XP.

BTW, here is some more info.

Walt Mossberg WSJ Articles

May 10: Apples New Core
June 8: MacBook Laptop Lacks a Few Features But Has Lots to Like, Low Price
June 15: New Product for Mac Operates Windows, OS X Simultaneously

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Stand Up and Be Counted

I'm in.

Any organization* that wants to run a political ad criticizing any politician in that window can do so here. Not only will I run the ad free, I’ll do a post on the ad on the front page.

* The organization must pass the Uncle Sanity Test, i.e., no NAMBLA, Peta, or other weirdo extremists.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

November Just Became Easier

Its a shame really, cause as I've stated before, the Republicans really don't deserve to win (not that a commie like Nancy Pelosi deserves to win either), but it looks like the looney left just made November's challenges easier.


Had a long and enjoyable lunch today with 1/3 of the Korea Liberator at a wonderful new D.C. curry buffet. Lots of good idea exchanged, especially concerning the nature of my evening dog walking.

Look for some changes here soon to arise from this conversation.

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Saturday, August 05, 2006


After a long day of doing various chores around my and my in laws house, I hit the video store at 11:20 and rented Zulu. Sitting down right now, to one of the finest war movies ever (and perhaps the one with the most African booby ever)

Summertime, The Livings Easy

Why can't more women (or my wife) wear bathing suits like this?? (NNSFW)

Rock Star: Supernova

The Anarchangel, once again, is doing a bang up job of handicapping, reviewing, and running down the latest on Rock Star: Supernova.

In the meantime, Metal Sludge has two great interviews up - one each with Gilby Clarke and Jason Newsted.

Rock On!!!!

Friday, August 04, 2006

God Bless Virginia

Heck, even our local paper is gun friendly.

As I exited the range, and signed up for an upcoming shooting and gun safety course, I felt a little more at ease about handling a gun. It’s the type of thing I imagine will never become a way of life for me, the comfort of it that is. It’s like driving an automobile with a manual transmission. The day might come when you need to drive a stick-shift car, and if you don’t know how to do it, it isn’t something you can teach yourself right away. It takes practice, finesse and most of all, confidence, something I felt I have gained after just a couple of hours at the gun range.

I probably don't need to remind you that while the crime emergency fostered upon the Nation's Capitol by that cities bigoted gun banning leadership (who's cowtowing to liberal PC standards is far more responsible for each day's increased mruder count than mere clueless parents) has also impacted the gun banning quarters of Maryland, Northern Virginia has remained as safe as awlways.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Good Thing Guns Are Illegal In DC

We wouldn't want anyone to be able to defend themselves.

A lawyer known for being active in the Asian American community was stabbed to death Wednesday night at a townhouse in Northwest Washington, police said.

Robert Wone, 32, who lived in Oakton, was discovered about 11:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of Swann Street NW, on the eastern edge of the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Police have made no arrests

Detectives are looking into the possibility that Wone was killed by an intruder who broke into the home, which sits in the middle of the block on a narrow, tree-lined street. Wone was stabbed in the chest three times with a butcher knife, police said.

I wonder what the corrupt and incompetent Chuckie Ramsey is going to propose next? A ban on kitchen knives and midnight basketball??

Don't laugh. Jonetta Rose Barras hit his incompetence on the head in a powerful editorial in yesterday's Examiner.

Metropolitan Police Chief Charles Ramsey is equally to blame, as are Mayor Anthony Williams and his 13-member bleeding heart back up singing group known as the D.C. Council.

During discussions around the overly praised crime emergency legislation, Ramsey asserted that the MPD wasn’t out to arrest youth for stealing gum at the 7-Eleven. Too bad. It should be.

Growing up in New Orleans, my grandmother Rose’s favorite axiom was, “If you lie, you’ll steal; if you steal, you’ll kill.” Each time she made that statement, she was posting a danger ahead sign. The slope is extremely slippery. The loss of morals, values and ethics begin with the smallest, seemingly insignificant action.

Zero tolerance should be the order of the day. The chief isn’t having it. He doesn’t even like the phrase. This aversion to aggressive policing has the city at the mercy of criminals, thugs and unruly youth whose parents want the government to do what they can’t or won’t do.

In Williams’ first term, he promised zero tolerance. He also promised an administration keen to the broken window theory, which argues that abandon buildings, trash-strewn streets and gaggles of unkempt people on corners are invitations to criminals to set up shop. The policy is unpopular, especially in African-American communities. Williams backed away.

Now, he wants to paint the town blue, pass out lots of cash to every open hand and throw up surveillance cameras to catch the action — but only for 60 days.

Have mercy!

My current gig isn't too far away from Dupont Circle, but its much closer to the White House. I think i am generally safe there - though there have been stabbings in Lafayette Park across the street from me. However, my new gig is closer to the hill, over by the Department of Labor and Union Station. Luckily, I have parking in my building, but that doesn't change the fact that there is a homeless shelter around the corner (and across the street from the Hyatt - bet the tourism brochures don't point that out) and Union Station is savage central
one the sun goes down.

My attitude - Better to be tried by 12 than carried by 6.

Fuck You Chuck Ramsey.

I'll be carrying (and raising the necessity defense) until you are fired or learn how to do your job.

Thank God For Gun Control

Tell me why these savages (when caught) don't deserve to be thrown into the wood chipper?

An Iraq war veteran who lost an arm and leg in a roadside bombing was mugged during a night out from the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, according to an Associated Press report.

Lance Cpl. Mark Beyers, 27, and his wife were attacked and robbed as they left a restaurant in Bethesda, Md. on July 22.

The Marine from western New York was dining out while finishing up rehabilitation at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

As they left the restaurant, five men approached them and asked for a cigarette.

Denise Beyers told The Buffalo News they gave the men a cigarette -- but then the men grabbed her purse, kicked her and knocked the couple to the ground.

Wednesday, August 02, 2006


My parents are headed to Jämtland tomorrow to visit family and play golf. Sure do wish I could join them. Maybe next year.

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

He's back

and Spoons is as insightful as ever on the topic of microwave ovens.

Fire Phil Fulmer


I was at Home Depot last night wearing a TN Volunteers shirt (you may have seen me interviewed on Chanel 7 news at 11) and getting grief from someone in the checkout line who went to Vandy. He still couldn't believe that the Vols lost to Vandy and how far they've fallen under Fire Phil Fulmer's leadership.

And then we get crap like Vandy lost to the this.

Two Tennessee redshirt freshmen football players were stopped by police on Interstate 40 near Cookeville after allegedly waving a gun at an off-duty officer.

One of them, Marsalous Johnson, was charged with aggravated assault.

Johnson, a defensive back from Smyrna, and Rico McCoy, a linebacker from Washington, D.C., were pulled over about 10:30 Sunday night.

These shit heads are lucky to still be alive. If they had pulled that shit on me, what little brains they have would have been plastered all over the windshield of their car. I hope the State of TN sees fit to throw the savages in jail for a good long time.

Of course, Fire Phil Fulmer can't be held responsible for every transgression his players make (though he can be held responsible for recruiting worthless scum like these) but his overall attitude is really whats so troubling.

The Vols preceded last year's 5-6 record with eight players being arrested from January 2005 to July 2005.