Daily Archives: October 4, 2002

Honoring Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird author…

Honoring Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird author receives Alabama Humanities Award

That’s terrific. One wonders how she didn’t get the first Alabama Humanities Award, though. Or at least one before this, the thirteenth. There were twelve Alabamians more deserving than Harper Lee? I find that unlikely. For instance, last year they gave it to the mythically annoying — and largely unknown outside the region — Kathryn Tucker Windham.

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Army e-mail author reassigned This is the guy w…

Army e-mail author reassigned

This is the guy who wanted to run a PR campaign smearing officials in Calhoun County. The idea was to get them to stop harassing the Army to make sure chemical weapons disposal was done safely. Because the Army shouldn’t be answerable to civilian officials!

Different fixes seen for constitution The Alab…

Different fixes seen for constitution

The Alabama constitution needs to be replaced. A huge amount of routine lawmaking has been forced into the constitution by the way it was designed, so most of it is concerned with minor matters. Typically, Bob Riley wants to amend it.

Ananova – India test-fires missile after Pakistan …

Ananova – India test-fires missile after Pakistan launch

Let’s face it, you don’t have to be Freud to figure this one out.

Extremely Disturbing German Search Requests Goo…

Extremely Disturbing German Search Requests

Google-Suche: asphyxiation snuff naked girl

I’m actually rather disturbed that I’ve used all those words.

Serious Fun With Google News Laurence Simon use…

Serious Fun With Google News

Laurence Simon uses GN to demonstrate the latest example of Reuters’ and the BBC’s anti-Israel bias.

Fun With Referrer Logs AOL Search: Search Resul…

Fun With Referrer Logs

AOL Search: Search Results for “what is the mandatory penalty in alabama for a first time”

A first time what?