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A glimpse of Geezerdom

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A couple of weeks ago my ham license expired (my 30th anniversary of being a ham.) Nowadays all I had to do was go the FCC website, fill out a little form and submit it. Given the average age of a ham these days, I imagine that this is a “still breathing” check. Anyway, I […]

Posted by neonjohn on August 7th, 2008 under Funny, Philosophy | Comment now »

Why “Criminals have rights”

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I’ve just finished listening to an otherwise unremarkable audio book called In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt. This book tracks the lives of several individuals in the fictional mega-law firm of Morgan Syler. It was interesting, if in need of some brutal editing. Roosevelt spends a lot of time presenting the philosophy […]

Posted by neonjohn on August 3rd, 2008 under Philosophy | Comment now »

Dutch Solutions to US Problems?

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It seems like every day some European “expert” proposes that the US adopt his or her country’s policies as the solution to transportation or energy or other problems that the US faces. More and more as I travel around the net, I see such advice coming from the Dutch. Seems like they have an awful […]

Posted by neonjohn on July 20th, 2008 under Current Events, Philosophy | 1 Comment »

Jeremy Clarkson: Don’t Stop Behaving Badly

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So I was prowling news of the Empire (as in British) this morning when I came across this jewel from our old buddy, Jeremy Clarkson, famous in this country for his car show Top Gear. I found myself pumping the air repeatedly with my fist, yelling “Right on!”. I mean. look how this article starts […]

Posted by neonjohn on July 16th, 2008 under Cars, Funny, Misc, Philosophy | Comment now »





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