Daily Archives: July 30, 2002

The Village Voice: Features: Richard Goldstein: On…

The Village Voice: Features: Richard Goldstein: On Being Called a Commie

I’m breaking the Great American Sully-Out, I know.

Mets Online – Your Information Source for the New …

Mets Online – Your Information Source for the New York Mets

Not anymore, thanks to MLB’s lawyers. This one strikes close to home, in that I also have a baseball fansite and have had one for years. I’m probably safer than the Mets Online people, since I don’t use images. Plus they sell merchandise and I don’t.

I should point out that MLB did something similar in trying to shut down Astros Daily a few weeks ago. I hate to accuse Instapundit of Eastern Media Bias, but…

CNN.com – Sources: Bodyguard capture may mean bin …

CNN.com – Sources: Bodyguard capture may mean bin Laden died – July 30, 2002

Okay, I’m starting a pool. Put a message in the comments predicting when the next report saying he’s alive will come out.

alDrug testing may be expanded The Vestavia Hil…

alDrug testing may be expanded

The Vestavia Hills school board wants to test all students who participate in extracurricular activities. Thanks, Justice Scalia! Anyway, I’m going to ask my brother, former Vestavia football player and current law student, for comment.

Shooting blamed on father-son fight Police say s…

Shooting blamed on father-son fight

Police say son, 54, hospitalized for buckshot injury after dispute with father, 83, turns ugly

Daddy got angry, apparently, and put a load of buckshot into Sonny’s forehead. Sonny has decided to stay with other relatives. Really, once you hit your fifties it’s probably time to move out of your parents’ house.

IOL : Absurd legal system makes flirting illegal …

IOL : Absurd legal system makes flirting illegal

An “Oh, those crazy Americans” column from South Africa, cribbed entirely from one of those “small town laws” lists. Pathetic, really.

CNN.com – Fleeing males, manatees beach in Florida…

CNN.com – Fleeing males, manatees beach in Florida – July 30, 2002

Female manatees, when they got sick of the attention of male manatees, crawled up on a beach in Florida to escape them. The Bush Administration immediately claimed that this was evidence that manatees don’t really need to stay in the water and authorized everyone with a motorboat or jet ski to drive through protected habitats at the highest speed.