I didn't get the chance to watch last night's debate and I think I'm coming down with a bug of some sort, so comments and analysis will have to wait until I feel better.
Back in 1999 or 2000 I was flying back to San Diego from Portland, Ore., aboard an Alaska Airlines jet when the plane was forced down in Los Angeles. Sen. Joe Biden feels my pain. "Ladies and gentlemen, where are we now? Where are we now?" Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., said to the National Guard […]
The dearth of posting this week has been due to my all-too-short summer vacation. I've been doing some home-improvement projects. Nothing major, because I'm not exactly a whiz with power tools. I've done some painting, spackling and general cleaning. Hopefully, it will make the place a little more inviting when I return to my $4 […]
If you've visited the site in the last hour, you will have noticed some intermittent oddness. It was the result of an upgrade to the latest version of WordPress (the blogging software that runs Hoystory). At the same time I updated a couple of plug-ins that turned out not to be quite compatible with the […]
Well, it's my birthday too. This is one of several days each year that I do the obligatory banging of the tip jar(s) -- which can be found in the right sidebar below. For those of you who prefer to give a gift instead of cold, hard cash, you can find my Amazon wish list […]
The dearth of blogging over the past several days are directly attributable to the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines -- which Tiger Woods won in sudden death on the 19th hole of the day today. The San Diego Union-Tribune has been doing special sections for more than a week, and I was designing some of […]
This is an argument that can work for many Republicans -- except John McCain. Via Powerline and Rep. Roy Blunt comes these numbers: ANWR Exploration House Republicans: 91% Supported House Democrats: 86% Opposed Coal-to-Liquid House Republicans: 97% Supported House Democrats: 78% Opposed Oil Shale Exploration House Republicans: 90% Supported House Democrats: 86% Opposed Outer Continental […]
I've been awake for over an hour. I took my car into the dealer to get it checked out. A couple of times in the past few days the warning light for the electronic stability control system has gone on -- so I'm going to have them check it out. It only seems to have […]