Daily Archives: May 9, 2002

Soccer riots in Rotterdam More mindblowingly du…

Soccer riots in Rotterdam

More mindblowingly dull international sports… Rotterdam, the city where Pim Fortuyn scored his first big electoral victory, saw its soccer team win a trophy today. In an almost American fashion, the fans rioted; it’s not clear if this has anything to do with Fortuyn.

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Ex-New Zealand captains voice concern Of all …



Ex-New Zealand captains voice concern

Of all the dumb items… The Hindu reports that former New Zealand cricket captains say that no international cricket is going to be played in Pakistan “for some time” because of the bomb a couple of days ago. Somebody actually wrote this story.

Senate passes election-year increase in farm subsi…

Senate passes election-year increase in farm subsidies, sends bill to Bush

Great Moments in Link Writing

The AJC links to the story with “Democrats push through

pork-laden farm bill”, which sure looks biased, doesn’t it? Except it’s more or less true and I agree with it. To be fair, at least thirteen Republicans voted for it, and Bush is going to sign it. It’s a disgusting piece of fatty, rotten, pork.

Jeez, you take NyQuil and go into a coma for a few…

Jeez, you take NyQuil and go into a coma for a few hours, and look what happens.

The Sarge has quit; he’s still updating Beers Across America but says ‘No more geopolitical crap, no more insights into the “military lifestyle”.’ Damn.

And Mickey Kaus has sold out — or “rented out” — to Slate and his blog will appear there. Hey, anyone want to get a solid 180 readers a day, I’m right here! I’ll sell out to anyone, I’m not proud!