Showing posts from March 20, 2005

Two Faced B*sh - part 23,826

Not like you need to be told that "President" B*sh is a total liar, and a two-faced one at that. Today, then, reason number 23,826 to have B*sh impeached : He penned a contract selling F-16s to Pakistan - an Islamic nation run by a military dictator who recently traded nuclear technology with Libya and North Korea. Better still, the U.S. is now competing for contracts to provide their nuclear rival India with the same jets. I.... I.... but... what.... but.... Could this be ANY MORE F-U-C-K-I-N-G S-T-U-P-I-D ? I can't believe so many idiots "voted" for this tool last November.

The ever-moving Armin Van Buuren

My favourite DJ seems to have been shuffling around a lot recently. He used to be a mainstay of ID&T radio in Holland, but I guess they cancelled his contract or something. His weekly show A State Of Trance migrated briefly to, and now has moved again to I wonder if that's the new "permanent" home ?

IMAX suffering from political over-zealousness

IMAX have had one of their films pulled from screens in the Deep South because of - wait for it - evolution. The IMAX theater in Charleston is not showing "Volcanoes of the deep" because it makes a connection between human DNA and microbes inside undersea volcanoes. According to one over-zealous bible-basher, "many people here believe in creationism, not evolution." Coincidentally, a couple of the B*sh states are doing the same, because we know how B*sh feels about science and evolution. Hmm. So because I believe in evolution, and not the word of some 2000-year-old storyteller upheld by organised religion today, does that mean I can demand that the FCC strike out all references to the church on TV then ? I swear the pro-B*sh parts of America are falling ass-first backwards through time. Before you know it, they'll all be eating off the floor because this newfangled "furniture" and "cutlery" stuff is the work of the Devil....

Sub sims ?

I Can't say I'd ever heard of a decent submarine sim / game for the PC before today, but then I never really went looking. At lunchtime I was browsing and one of their reviews went to Silent Hunter 3 for the PC. I read it in between all their nags and adverts, then went over to the UbiSoft site to have a look. They in turn linked to a frankly very verbose review on (there's a website specifically for sub sims?). Checked out the review, checked out the screens and videos, and then clicked on over to amazon to order a copy. I'd never much thought of myself as a submarine commander but the in-game footage reminded me of Das Boot - a film I thoroughly enjoyed. We'll see in a week or so if I can hack it as a 1939 U-boat commander then.

Supreme Court meddling with Terri Schiavo

The Supreme court, and even B*sh himself have started interfering with the Terri Schiavo case. The woman has been in a persistant vegetative state for 15 years, fed through a tube, forced-oxygen breathing, with people tending to everything from changing her clothes to wiping her ass. Her husband has pleaded to let her die because he realises, as do most sensible people, that his wife has zero quality of life. Yet her parents and pressure groups persist in their morbid pursuit of keeping this basically dead woman alive for some reason. I don't get it. If you're breathing by machine, fed by machine, can't move, are unconscious in a vegetative state and need everything doing for you, there simply is no quality of life. The woman is bascially brain dead - her heart attack in 1990 starved her brain of oxygen. Her husband has it totally right - Terri Schiavo is suffering daily because of the meddling of the high courts, civil rights groups and her parents. The poor woman should