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Topic:
the last word
Importance to Humankind:
language of war
Date:
Thu Oct 3 08:41:29 2002
Posted By
Terry
I was a little stiff when I did my Bill O`Reilly appearance and he shouldn't have brought up all of those palimony suits. Oh, well. Thanksgiving 2002, huh? I wonder if airline prices to Iraq are cheap right now? At least our president is consistent in trying to get EVERY Arab in the world to hate America. After 9/11, I still felt safe, but bombing a piddly little country like Iraq and killing innocent Iraq's won't allow any of us to be safe ever again. No matter how much progress they make towards putting inspectors in, the White House keeps spewing the same rhetoric, "the only way to control their oil is to remove Saddam." Make solar energy, not war!
Topic:
Top-Rated Thanksgiving TV Viewing
Importance to Humankind:
Are Nielsen Families Humans?
Date:
Wed Oct 2 12:21:54 2002
Posted By
Ian

Terry, what the heck were you doing on the O'Reilly factor?
More importantly, why did you let him lip off at you like that?

You might have guessed we're about to archive this page. Before we do, we thought everyone should check out the Iraq Tourism Board. It looks like at least some Americans will be spending Thanksgiving 2002 near Baghdad


Topic:
Listen When I Talk To You
Importance to Humankind:
Very, very low
Date:
Thu Sep 26 13:01:51 2002
Posted By
Ian
First: That screen shot in your link is almost as bad as "The Hustler" when it's lopped off at the edges. (Which, by the way, is the cause of those weird stretched titles in spaghetti westerns. It was okay to slice the images off at the sides, but heaven forbid the same should happen to the credits....) Second: Did you go listen to Ashcroft singing? It's awe-inspiring. Or something.
Topic:
widescreen vs. fill screen,
Importance to Humankind:
an important subject.
Date:
Thu Sep 26 12:50:55 2002
Posted By
Terry
Here is one of the best arguments for Widescreen I have seen. Check it out!!! but no one is FORCE-ing you!
Topic:
Let The Eagle Soar
Importance to Humankind:
The Second Roman Empire is at Stake
Date:
Thu Sep 26 12:39:11 2002
Posted By
Ian
Terry- You are so right. We should get in focus here. Before we do though, I have to say: PLEASE refrain from mentioning Mr. Ashcroft & nudity in the same sentence. Not only does it evoke a disturbing image, it may offend him. By the way, I bet you didn't know he's a phenomenal singer. (If that link doesn't work, try this one.)
Topic:
Ian,
Importance to Humankind:
now it is time to log this blog page, and start anew...
Date:
Thu Sep 26 11:59:59 2002
Posted By
Terry
I have officially gone off the deep end. We need our own community standards. Maybe we should just focus on the growth of this site and our other endeavors. Our rants might make us targets of the conservative, right-winged nazis and the liberal lunk-heads. We just want a peaceful world to live in so we can make our music and movies and eat pizza. Where is the love?
Topic:
And speaking of porn and our country with it's head lodged in it's ass...
Importance to Humankind:
CNN's Crossfire, (my favorite show,) covers one of my favorite topics...
Date:
Thu Sep 26 11:56:28 2002
Posted By
Terry
Community Standards by people I wouldn't want to live next to, (and I am not referring to the pronographers.) http://avn.digitalod.com/query/index.cgi?eid=11284&for=news BAN THE BIBLE TOO, BECAUSE IT OFFENDS NON-CHRISTIANS!!!
Topic:
nudism & porn
Importance to Humankind:
according to John Ashcroft it does,
Date:
Thu Sep 26 10:12:15 2002
Posted By
Select One

Topic:
Your Very Own Puppet President
Importance to Humankind:
Could change the course of history thru ventriloquism
Date:
Thu Sep 26 09:26:41 2002
Posted By
Ian
My my, Terry. Does nudism qualify as porn? Was that a porn link you posted below? tsk tsk. In the interest however, of failing to abide by rules or standards, here's some more GW Bushbashing. It's the "write your own presidential speech" page. Hilarious. Slow loading, too. I got the link from metafilter, and their server's probably getting crushed.
Topic:
standards?
Importance to Humankind:
Har Har Har
Date:
Thu Sep 26 06:45:26 2002
Posted By
Terry
We're both to old to remember any rules, even if had `em, let alone follow them. What we really need is a vacation!
Topic:
Battling Your Bum
Importance to Humankind:
Well, it COULD lower unemployment rates....
Date:
Wed Sep 25 23:06:35 2002
Posted By
Ian

Hmmmm. After a three-month "probe" bumfights.com is in trouble.
This raises three important questions:

1.) Why would you want fight with your "bum"? Whatever happened to good old-fashioned fists?
2.) Why did it take such a long probe? Must be a very big bum.
3.) Can American pop culture sink any lower?

Terry - Should we start a new page and enforce some standards, so I'll stop doing posts like this?



Topic:
ba, ba, ba, booossshhhh is da-da-da dum...
Importance to Humankind:
that video clip of pressie stutterin...
Date:
Mon Sep 23 23:19:07 2002
Posted By
Terry
Ian, that video clip of Georgie was just played three times on the Daily Show, and will probably be repeated tomorrow when they replay them. I may never stop laughing. Damon Wayans said, "Yeah we got an old saying too, how the f**ck did you get in office?"
Topic:
Robot President Still Experiencing Program Errors
Importance to Humankind:
Depends on if you live in, uh, live in......uh, that country we're bombin'
Date:
Fri Sep 20 13:10:47 2002
Posted By
Ian

I know we agreed the *** bashing was like "shootin' fish in a barrel", but this was a real gem, as he was talking to elementary school kids on the big "Pledge Across America" day.

"There is an old saying in Tennessee, I know it's in Texas, prob'ly in Tennessee, that says, 'Fool me once .....................[blank stare].............................. shame on .......................[confused lower-primate face]........................... shame on you ............................... it fooled me you can't get fooled again'......."

If you think I'm exaggerating the pauses, here's the audio: Real (35kb, should stream), or mp3 (330kb, download)

I'm still trying to get a video copy, if you run across it.


Topic:
I'll send them a box of porn...
Importance to Humankind:
America's mental and emotional enemas brought to you by...
Date:
Wed Sep 18 18:19:47 2002
Posted By
Terry
I think the Director's Guild and the Writer's Guild are taking action against them. I couldn't find the link, but I will look for it. If they got ahold of "HYBRID" there would only be a series of scared reaction shots left. Though, there won't be any swears or smoking in my movies, so maybe conservative people wouldn't even notice the nudity and bloody letting.
Topic:
Good Clean Living
Importance to Humankind:
Greatest Thing Since Walt Disney
Date:
Wed Sep 18 14:18:11 2002
Posted By
Ian
Hey Terry- When you finish your latest film project, maybe you should submit to these guys. I hear they did Reservoir Dogs, and nothing was left except the credit roll....
Topic:
All other things being equal....
Importance to Humankind:
Which Kind of Human ?
Date:
Fri Sep 13 22:56:09 2002
Posted By
Ian

Hey. Watch your language. This is a family site.

Question - if you were going to live in America, would you rather be Black, Asian, of Arab or Pakistani descent, or White?


Topic:
not again, Jeb...
Importance to Humankind:
More proof the South thinks they won the Civil War
Date:
Fri Sep 13 20:00:52 2002
Posted By
Terry
How much more of this will go on before the American people get really pissed? just fucking stupid
Topic:
Panhandling/Politics
Importance to Humankind:
Well, Disney World is There....
Date:
Fri Sep 13 10:30:21 2002
Posted By
Ian
My goodness. Florida seems to be in the news a lot lately , doesn't it?
Topic:
Importance to Humankind:
Date:
Thu Sep 12 07:46:48 2002
Posted By
Terry
America doesn't have the high moral ground it used to and should tread a little more carefully. I would fight a country that forced it's will and religion on everyone too. There is no one more obnoxious than a fanatical Christian fundamentalist! Iraq is resisiting "McWorld" and the invasion of bible toting, buck-toothed, inbreds from the good old U.S of A. Organized religion needs to sat in the church or in the home. I don't read my porn on the subway or argue why everyone should believe in "Bob." Japan, the coolest nation in the world, will have their... REVENGE!
Topic:
Is War a Zero-Sum Game?
Importance to Humankind:
It's just a game, right?
Date:
Thu Sep 12 00:01:26 2002
Posted By
Ian
Damn. I tried to resist too, but I thought maybe while we ponder the tragedies of September 11, 2002, perhaps we could take another moment, and reflect on August 6, 1945 , when approximately 25 times as many civilians were killed.
Topic:
Fidel Castro for Governor
Importance to Humankind:
Low, Florida Will Be Under Water in 20 Years...
Date:
Wed Sep 11 07:50:07 2002
Posted By
Ian
But don't worry, this should keep their minds off the topic...What is UP in Florida, anyway?
Topic:
midnight blog
Importance to Humankind:
Step up the war on drugs...
Date:
Wed Sep 11 00:08:04 2002
Posted By
Terry
Drugs have got to Jeb's daughter? Isn't Cheney's daughter gay? Leave it to the conservative's kids to make their parents see how wrong they are.
Topic:
Homeland Insecurities
Importance to Humankind:
Threat Level: High
Date:
Tue Sep 10 22:00:42 2002
Posted By
Ian

Intense Terry (See below), but I've already grieved a lot about this, and think we should all be on "High Alert" for the protection of our civil liberties, before we grieve them as well. Personally, a year later, I'm more irritated than anything, as I watch the idiotic exploration on the part of media companies who can't decide whether to advertise on "The Anniversary" or not. To revive the buzzwords from earlier this year, "If we don't advertise on September 11, they've already won..."

That's all I'm going say, I think, in response to the post below. I'm more fascinated by this evidence that the ENTIRE *** FAMILY is on crack, not just the brothers in office.


Topic:
9/11
Importance to Humankind:
I wasn't going to do this, but...
Date:
Mon Sep 9 22:41:59 2002
Posted By
Terry
Last year at this time, I was celebrating six months of sobriety and attending classes at a community college. I had spent many years trying to ruin my life and was starting to work, for the first time, to live a better life and be a better man. It was tough being in my thirties and going to school. It was tough living in the suburbs after 8 wild years in NYC, and it was especially tough moving out of Chinatown, away from a neighborhood I adored. I was glad to go at the time. I needed to. I needed to move ahead because my time in the city had become a cage and I was not evolving. On the morning of September 11th, I was passing through the cafeteria between classes when I saw a crowd gathered in front of the television. I stopped to see what was going on and I nearly passed out. My breath escaped me and my heart raced. I knew right away what was really happening and I was not surprised, just shocked that it was finally happening. I spent the next two weeks watching CNN non-stop. My wife forced me to do other things. I spent a few hours of every day crying; not for myself, but for the world we lived in. It was difficult to see the neighborhood my wife and I lived in destroyed. We used to shop at the book store and the malls below the World Trade Center and go to the movies across the stree at the Battery Pary Cinemas. The whole time I lived in NYC, I refused to go up to the top floor of the World Trade Center for the same reason I don't jump out of planes. In short, I spent the rest of the year angry, angry that our government has used 9/11 for it's political purposes, angry that people went back to their selfish ways, and angry that people could have so much anger that they would kill thousands of people to send a message, to hurt us. I was back to my cynical self until Sunday night. My wife and I were eating dinner and a program was on about 9/11. I didn't turn the channel, (but I wanted to.) When I saw the replays of people searching for their loved ones amidst the rubble, I was hysterical and I cried into my food, broken down like I was a year earlier. There are a lot of perspectives that make the world go around. I don't want to see this country attack Iraq and I don't want anymore suffering inflicted on bystanders in some poor Southern country, but it looks like *** is determined to go ahead despite the world's protests. I hate the way Amercicans turn everything into a cliche and have to make a Holiday for everything, but human nature is unavoidable. We tend to put things in groups. We focus on the firemen and police officers who perished because we can turn them into symbols. Maybe it's the common people who should be celebrated, and not just the ones who died or walked away from this tragedy, but the ones who live peacefully without judgement or hate every day. These are my heroes. I'm not going to pretend what happened last September didn't change my life, but while I rage, I will also cry, because it does break my heart at such a loss of life in a place that was my home and was home to so many good people from all around the world. I don't have any answers anymore than the next person, but there is one thing I do know, the people I love, my family, my wife and my few friends, are my heart, and I want to protect them and anyone who can't protect themselves. I want to make this world a better place, and I know the first step, is taking a step back and evaluating the world we live in. There are many things we can do to prevent this from happening again, and the last option should always be war. Understanding, compassion, work and selflessness are a better direction. I will die someday, but unlike some people, I want the earth to be here after I am gone. There is still a lot of good in the world. Sorry for the long post, but I had to throw my two cents in. Peace!
Topic:
U.N. Me Against the World
Importance to Humankind:
WWI, WWII, ?
Date:
Sun Sep 8 11:31:11 2002
Posted By
Ian

Once again, I must point out that you can take the Iraq Attaq poll here. Terry, I couldn't agree more about Carter. An honest man, a great man, largely unappreciated, presumably because of the "October Surprise." It's never bothered me that he's lusted in his heart, or that he sluts around.

And about that U.N. stuff. Hasn't the U.N. largely served to justify whatever the U.S. has chosen to do since the mid-forties? We always forget that there was a League of Nations. Do you think the U.S. would join an organization like the U.N. today if they didn't already essentially control it?


Topic:
a new source for info...
Importance to Humankind:
solid news reporting
Date:
Sun Sep 8 11:04:18 2002
Posted By
Terry
Refreshing and cool!
Topic:
War, as American as... fast food and obesity
Importance to Humankind:
fruitflies are listening to reason...
Date:
Sun Sep 8 08:01:30 2002
Posted By
Terry
Who's Hungry For a Big McIraqAttack? Oh, no one in the entire world? Thats McCrazy!!!
Topic:
American Justice
Importance to Humankind:
what's another couple of lives...
Date:
Sat Sep 7 23:23:43 2002
Posted By
Terry
Yeah, we put children in jail for life, and the same people who are behind these acts are rabidly opposed to abortion, but love the death penalty. Our country is full of contradictions, and just like in other extremist nations, irrational devotion to religion is destroying lives. People need to have the right to worship the way they please, but these same people would be well advised to start putting more stock in human lives instead of an unseen GoD! I'm not saying I believe in a God or not, but if I do, it ain't by the same interpetation of the idiots running this country. I'm going to try and be the best person I can be in this life, and deal with what happens after I'm dead when I get there. The religious right and the ignorant and closed minded are going to have a lot more on their hands to worry about than terrorists if they keep pushing their agendas on us. They better hope the poor masses in America don't decide to educate themselves and band together. America needs to be reeled in by the international community.Can we get this guy back in office?
Topic:
please don't go...
Importance to Humankind:
foundation's end
Date:
Sat Sep 7 23:12:05 2002
Posted By
Terry
I couldn't have said it better, but thankfully someone else has!
Topic:
White Trash, Euro Trash
Importance to Humankind:
Pretty High If You're Young
Date:
Fri Sep 6 17:51:57 2002
Posted By
Ian

The other day someone was making fun of my Euro-trashy style of dress. I said it made me a much less likely target for terrorist acts. You are so right - time for the big cup of reality-flavoured coffee...

Speaking of a lack of reality....Only in the American legal system could two kids who had been abused and abandoned by adults their entire life have the possiblity of going to jail for life while their sexual abuser walks. The other bizarre thing about this case is the fact that by holding separate trials with a sealed verdict, the state (the prosecution) could have easily contradicted their own results and found both parties guilty of the same crime after having them testify against each other.


Topic:
I'd like to tell you, but...
Importance to Humankind:
It's just drinking water and breathing air...
Date:
Wed Sep 4 22:49:30 2002
Posted By
Terry
We'll never tell Americans only have the rights that we're told are OK and we have the right to remain silent when we start asking about Cheney and ***'s energy policies. When did Montgomery Burns get elected "King of the World.?"
Topic:
Boo Hiss...
Importance to Humankind:
very serious
Date:
Wed Sep 4 22:45:17 2002
Posted By
Terry
We are really in trouble when the most rational and highly regarded political figure in America is booed. Folks, we need an emergency huddle. Hi, the WHOLE WORLD HATES US!!! Are we the only Americans left that are frightened by this?
Topic:
If America hadn't been wearing that sexy dress...
Importance to Humankind:
Date:
Wed Sep 4 22:27:38 2002
Posted By
Terry
So, are you saying we had it coming?OK, It isn't enough that we have one of the most corrupt governments in the world, and one of the dumbest men on the planet for our president, the Europeans have to rub our noses in it. Thanks Europe, we know our policies suck. Thanks a bunch. Um, why not remind us we killed a bunch of Native American Indians and enslaved African Americans until about yesterday. We'll remember this next time you need some sensitivity and sympathy.
Topic:
Gay Robots In Space, N'Stynk
Importance to Humankind:
Dwindling Rapidly
Date:
Tue Sep 3 09:09:43 2002
Posted By
Ian
Personally, I think the whole BAND could be replaced with a cargo box. Guess we'll have to wait awhile for the next episode of fags in space. For now, you'll have to settle for a review of gay robots ...
Topic:
Cool DVDs
Importance to Humankind:
just terry trying to be a nerd
Date:
Sat Aug 31 20:13:06 2002
Posted By
Terry
Synapse Films Rocks!
Topic:
We're All Made of Pop Stars
Importance to Humankind:
Just Below the EU Sanctions
Date:
Fri Aug 30 14:36:14 2002
Posted By
Ian

A sad day for popular music when the two biggest names on the American scene are two white guys that look and act like white supremacists from Northern Michigan.Yeah, Eminem will hit a guy with glasses, but Moby'll probably cryogenically freeze his head or something. Thank goodness Eminem's bodyguards are at least keeping the dog puppets at bay....

Why can't we all just get along? Aren't we all made of stars?