Another Way to Profit from Global Warming!

by Terry 9/22/2009 11:33:00 AM

Melting Ice Caps Expose Hundreds Of Secret Arctic Lairs

“ZACKENBERG RESEARCH STATION, GREENLAND—Claiming it to be one of the most dramatic and visible signs of climate change to date, researchers said Monday that receding polar ice caps have revealed nearly 200 clandestine lairs once buried deep beneath hundreds of feet of Arctic ice.”

I will have to alter my plans and build my secret hideout in the desert. I think I should contact a real estate broker in the Gobi desert and buy some large tracks of dead, arid land with my shell company. If I act now, I will be strategically poised to resell to the evildoers relocating from the arctic.

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A silly article to make you feel guilty

by Terry 9/2/2009 3:02:00 PM

I must be feeling snippy. I cannot resist taking this silly article apart.

Apparently, as this article (from Fox news of all places) implies, if you don’t move with the Chosen One, whose advisor says is “not an asshole”, than you must be an asshole. I say ‘Chosen One’ because of the attitude in the article and the advisor mentioned in the article. To imply that the leader of the nation is infallible is silly. To claim that argument or dissent from his view is stonewalling is equally silly. Politics are about dissident and compromise. Specifically, government is a generalized embodiment of the will of the people, and politics are the tools people use to influence this embodiment. As much as I don’t like a political ass, does not mean the ass is wrong.

Personally, I think being an asshole is a required personal trait for any politician. By definition, a politican is going to offend someone, probably a significant minority of people, in even the best of times. I am trying to see what is even newsworthy in this article. It serves no value than to say you should feel bad about yourself if you disagree with the ideas of the most powerful non-asshole on Earth. That is B.S.

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The Absence of Tyler

by Terry 9/1/2009 3:43:00 PM

Last week, shortly after I returned from Hawaii, Karen, Kaitlin and I made the hard decision to give up Tyler. We returned him to the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society where we found him and were contractually obligated to bring him if we found he did not work for our family.

The choice to give Tyler up was difficult. Tyler is a great dog. Unfortunately he nips and bites at smaller kids. Despite efforts to train him otherwise, we could not break this aggressive trait. One of our friends, somewhat jokingly, offered to let us borrow his child to let us train Tyler, but we could not take the risk. As a family, with our involvement in martial arts in the community, we are constantly around little children. Managing Tyler around the regular flow of children in our lives was too stressful. We cannot afford the risk of one child being injured. Regrettably, we gave Tyler up.

In every other way, Tyler is a wonderful dog. We miss him. Giving him up was a painful difficult act. We hope his new home is a better match for him.

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I am a software architect, actively practice and teach martial arts and live in Snoqualmie, Washington. I have an amazing daughter who is the jewel of my life.

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