Daily Archives: August 15, 2002

Choctaw County, Alabama If you, like me, are ou…

Choctaw County, Alabama

If you, like me, are outraged by the Medell Banks situation — where an innocent retarded man is being held in prison for a crime he not only did not commit but which never happened — here is some contact information for Choctaw County. I don’t know if it will do any good, but perhaps if enough people give them the what-for the County Commission will rein in rogue DA Bobby Keahey, who continues to insist on Banks’ guilt and refuses to let the case die.

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NEWS: What Would Andy Do? – Christianity Today Mag…

NEWS: What Would Andy Do? – Christianity Today Magazine

Apparently, the Andy Griffithian Christian movement is more widespread than I thought. A software engineer from Huntsville created a Church study program on the series that has since gone national.

“Most of the writers of The Andy Griffith Show were actually Jewish,” [Jim Clark, founder of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club] says. “They were strictly writing to entertain people. But the fact that people draw other meaning is fine too.”

Oh, let’s not go there again.

(Thanks to H.D. Miller.)

NASA comet-chasing spacecraft falls silent I’m …

NASA comet-chasing spacecraft falls silent

I’m pretty sure NASA didn’t used to lose contact with its spacecraft like this. Maybe I’m wrong, but it seems like in the seventies and eighties, this wasn’t a problem. How many is this for them now, just in the last few years? Three? Four?

Bush Makes Case for Broad Homeland Security Powers…

Bush Makes Case for Broad Homeland Security Powers

Caption Contest time! I love this picture. Just use the comments.

CBS News | Colleges Offer Empty Nesters Help | Aug…

CBS News | Colleges Offer Empty Nesters Help | August 15, 2002 13:07:09

How do they comfort parents whose kids are going off to college? Well, in one college in my hometown…

Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama sits parents down to watch a vintage episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” in which Opie, having raised three orphaned birds, faces the worry and loss of setting them free.

Australian state declares war on mutant seaweed – …

Australian state declares war on mutant seaweed – 8/15/2002 – ENN.com

Really, what more can I say?

Things I Don’t Want To Know Why the CIA library…

Things I Don’t Want To Know

Why the CIA library has a copy of a book (pamphlet, really) titled The Gaps In The Warren Report.