Friday Random Ten: 2006-02-24

1. Laser ShowFountains Of WayneUtopia ParkwayAlternative & Punk
2. That Voice AgainPeter GabrielSoRock
3. Siren SongAlan ParsonsTry Anything OnceRock
4. The DreamingKate BushThe Whole StoryAlternative & Punk
5. Soul KitchenThe DoorsThe DoorsRock
6. Tonight Is Right For LoveChef & MeatloafSouth Park: Chef AidSoundtrack
7. These WallsDream TheaterOctavariumMetal
8. The Leave TakingLondon Philharmonic Orchestra & London VoicesThe Lord Of The Rings: The Two TowersSoundtrack
9. End Of The LineStan RidgwayThe Big HeatRock
10. Big BottomSpinal TapThis is Spinal TapSoundtrack

For those of you keeping score at home…

(via Eschaton)

This port deal was approved unanimously by a board on which Donald Rumsfeld sits. Rumsfeld claims he was unaware of the deal until after it was approved unanimously.

The administration didn’t do the legally mandated 45 day investigation.

Secret terms of the deal include provisions which allow them to escape standard legal scrutiny.

— AND —

Is this what they meant when we were told back in January, 2001 that the “adults are finally in charge?”

I hate when that happens…


A Bavarian village was flooded by liquid pig manure after a tank containing the fertilizer burst, German police said Wednesday.

Sewage rose to 20 inches in the courtyards and streets of Elsa after gushing from the tank, which held some 240,000 litres of pig manure.

“The village was swamped with green-brown liquid and it was pig manure — the mother-of-all muck,” said Rainer Prediger, a police spokesman in the nearby town of Coburg.

I’d hate to be on the Elsa tourism board right about now — talk about a tough sell…

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All Spammers Should Rot in Hell

Since January 16, 2006, over 3,000 attempts to post comment spam to this site have been logged. That’s 1,000 spam comments since February 6, 2006.

Speaking of spam, some of these worthless sacks of shit are using a script to load up my guestbook with spam. Fortunately, it was easy to filter out these attempts at posting spam to guesbook (spammers are persistent , but exceedingly dim).