Monthly Archives: June 2005

Mayweather Wins on TKO in 6th

No knockout, and one round short. But Mayweather did it with a TKO in the 6th: In front of a sellout crowd at Boardwalk Hall, Mayweather backed up his bold statements with a virtuoso performance that was the boxing equivalent … Continue reading

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Chinese dragon awakens

One of the blogs that I refer to on a regular basis is D.J. McGuire’s China-e-Lobby. It’s a great resource on the dissident community in the PRC and a great way to keep tabs on the Communist regime. Of course, … Continue reading

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Fireworks Likely When NASA Blows Up Comet

Coming to you July 4th: “It’s a bullet trying to hit a second bullet with a third bullet in the right place at the right time,’ said Rick Grammier, project manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Scientists hope … Continue reading

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Unrest ‘could double’ oil price

From the UK Telegraph, a German firm is citing that a doubling of oil prices is possible: “The price of crude oil could soon reach $100 a barrel, compared with the present historic high of $60, if there was further … Continue reading

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Gatti – Mayweather

Boxing is a pastime of mine, and while I don’t keep the best tabs on the sport, I know a good fight when I see one: Big puncher vs. skilled boxer is usually a potent formula for fistic fireworks. That’s … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of the Few Continues

HoustonChronicle.com – Without comment: With Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, Freeport officials instructed attorneys to begin preparing legal documents to seize three pieces of waterfront property along the Old Brazos River from two seafood companies for construction of an $8 million … Continue reading

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Simulated oil meltdown shows U.S. economy’s vulnerability

Not that I am a doom and gloom type, but this is a rather sobering article on the vulnerability of our reliance upon foreign oil as an energy resource: This year the world is consuming about 84 million barrels of … Continue reading

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Cuccinelli on Private Property

State Sen. Ken Cuccinelli is tossing in his US$0.02 on the Supreme Court decision against property rights Perhaps even more troubling, it reflects the majority’s assumption that private property rights do not really exist. Rather, individuals are simply “trustees” of … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Intercession of Pope John Paul II

The Diocese of Rome has issued this prayer to ask the late Pope John Paul II for his intercession: ‘O Blessed Trinity, we thank you for having graced the church with Pope John Paul II and for allowing the tenderness … Continue reading

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