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Plan B detailed

November 5th, 2004 · Comments Off on Plan B detailed · Politics

While I mentioned that Plan B called for secession, this visual aid helps to see how this is doable: I for one, welcome our new Canadian overlords, eh. (Tip of the hat to whoever created this fine map. I stole my copy via a link from the ever delicious Boing Boing.)

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National Divide

November 3rd, 2004 · Comments Off on National Divide · Politics

That’s just one more reason to avoid going to Ohio. Time for plan B: The northeast of the U.S. and the west coast secede from the rest of the United States. I feel bad for a certain 49% of people trapped in what’s left, but look at the bright side: you can always move to […]

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Waiting

November 2nd, 2004 · Comments Off on Waiting · Politics

If you listen very carefully, you can hear the sound of millions of people clicking the “refresh” button at the same time. I’d rather watch a map on my monitor than listen to the blather of talking heads on the idiot box filling air time because there’s no results to report on yet.

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Measured improvement

October 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on Measured improvement · Politics

How much better is life in Iraq thanks to the U.S. occupation? Seeing that a study shows that the occupation is responsible, directly and indirectly, of 100,000 Iraqi deaths, and Saddam Hussein is estimated to have killed 300,000 of his own countrymen, it looks like we’re 66% better than Saddam Hussein! Hurray us! USA! USA! […]

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Trivial Pursuits

October 26th, 2004 · Comments Off on Trivial Pursuits · Gaming, Politics

Great to see Big Quiz Thing, a fun trivia night occurring every Monday night at the Slipper Room getting a detailed write-up on Gothamist. Conny View definition in a new window and I have gone to Big Quiz Thing a few times, dragging anyone we can to help our team. We also lose badly, but we always have fun. Or I […]

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