Saturday, March 21, 2009

Haiku: Yardwork

Moldy, matted leaves
and patchy, crunchy dead grass.
This winter was hard.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Haiku: The Physical

I'm violated
from every direction.
But hey--it's covered.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Why Temples

A neat little video on the purpose of Mormon temples.

Monday, March 09, 2009

Obama: The Perfect Manchurian Candidate

Here's a rather cutting article about a hypothetical president whose sole purpose in getting elected was to destroy a country. It then compares this character with our current president. And the resemblance is striking.

It's worth a quick, easy read.

DUH of the Day

Most politicians are masters of speech without substance, and this holds true on an international level. Case in point, from the G10 spokesman.
"We have a number of elements that are suggesting that we are approaching the moment where you would have a pick up," European Central Bank head Jean-Claude Trichet said in his capacity as spokesman for the G10 central bankers meeting at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
Approaching the moment of a pick up? Let's define approaching:
- verb: to come nearer to
So if we EVER get out of this recession, then by definition we are approaching a pick up. Way to really stick your neck out on that prediction there, M. Trichet. You got paid how much to reach that conclusion?