Friday, October 31, 2008

Political Advertisement

Below the cut is a political ad, don't blame me if you don't want to see it.  I warned you.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

I See Dead People Voting

Ok, Illinois is notorious for having the dead and even the fictional vote in elections, especially within the confines of Chicago.  Today however I would say that a new high/low in political corruption has been achieved.  Someone actually registered a gold fish, a dead one at that, to vote.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

First Legos... now Models?

Ok so awhile back I lamented the fact that our local Walmart "Super"store was no longer carrying Legos.  Now today I went shopping for model kits to build space vehicles like the shuttle and Saturn V for my fiance's science classroom.  I went first to a model store that carried a very rudimentary stock, mainly cars.  Then I went to ShopKo that had nothing.  Figuring I had nothing to lose and that they would have SOMETHING I went to Wal-Mart and they too had nothing.  The store is twice as big as the old one, but I'm beginning to feel like the straight man in the old Boy Scout skit about the candy store that seem to have no candy until at the end the straight man asks "What do you have?" and the clerk replies two suckers on a stick referring to the two audience members holding a stick as a prop counter.

So Wal-Mart... What do you have?

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Common Sense for the Financial Mess We're In...

Dave Ramsey has what I think is a much better plan than putting us $700B further into debt.  Take a read at his site.