Were Intelligent Design ever to gain acceptance as science, those craptastic Left Behind novels would then be Sci-Fi.
Sunday, March 30, 2008
Friday, March 28, 2008
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
You get on the bus at the front, and you get off the bus at the back. Unless you need the ramp or need the bus to kneel in order to get off, leaving from the front causes a traffic jam as you keep the people who actually have a clue from getting on the bus.
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
I was in Subway for lunch today and caught a laundry list of school closings due to weather. Maybe I'm still acclimated to Chicagoland weather, but I'm kinda confused as to why a bunch of school districts closed for the day. There wasn't even two inches of accumulation on the ground at the time, and all the arterial streets were being kept clear by plows and salt.
Saturday, March 1, 2008
I'm currently sitting up at 5:13AM waiting for a tow truck to come and remove someone from my parking spot. If you and umpteen-thousand of your closest friends are all going to descend upon Champaign-Urbana, a community known for its craptacular parking situation, for its annual Bacchanalia, I'd appreciate it if a lot more of you would take the train, bus, or other means besides a car to get here. There aren't enough parking spots to handle the crowd, so plan ahead: just because I'm out doing something that doesn't involve ethanol does not give you the right to take my parking spot. When your car ends up in the impound lot, you'll get no sympathy from my bleary-eyed self.
Note: Edited to correct early-morning grammar.
So both the News-Gazette and the Daily Illini reported on the Chief student referendum as if it mattered, which it doesn't. At least the News-Gazette took a break from its breathless reporting to mention the 2004 referendum, which was just as non-binding as this most recent one. Both referenda were merely means to get a Students for Institutionalized Racism-associated person elected to a Student Trustee seat with a non-binding(!) vote.