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  • VIRUS SISZYD32.EXE KILLED MY FR COMPUTER

    12/14/2009 12:05:45 PM PST · by Lady Jag · 266 replies · 8,449+ views
    ME | 12-14-09 | Self
    SISZYD32.exe has possibly killed my FR computer. Yesterday it hit suddenly despite the anti-virus and other utilities I run to protect against such stuff. The victim computer is one I only use for FR and the sites it cites. That is the only clue I have to offer as to where it came from. I run several computers off a network and my FR computer is the only victim. This is the worst I have ever encountered and a search for it shows that it is very dangerous and it showed up only about a week ago (AFAICT). From years...
  • What Fresh New Horror Comes Our Way?

    03/07/2009 9:23:34 AM PST · by Lady Jag · 60 replies · 1,267+ views
    Canadian Free Press ^ | Saturday, March 7, 2009 | Alan Caruba
    ...One Obama appointee after another hold views that have little relationship to reality despite their academic resumes. Steven Chu, the new Secretary of Energy, is on record saying the coal threatens the environment. Obama’s science advisor, John Holdren, in the 1980s was predicting massive famines because of global warming. It’s one thing to be wrong. It’s another to be wrong and to hold a high level government position. Other advisors, those men and women who help set policy, are a frightening collection of dedicated socialists and totally loony environmentalists. His most recent proposed addition, Charles W. Freeman, as chairman...
  • BIG BAD JOHN

    07/13/2004 10:26:57 AM PDT · by Lady Jag · 42 replies · 5,816+ views
    7/13/04 | anon
    The ballad of Big Bad John ... Kerry Every mornin' on the Hill you could see him arriveStanding six-foot-four, weighing one-twenty-fiveKinda' scrawny at the shoulders and lacking a spineAnd when he spoke at all, it was mainly to whine( Big John, Big John ) Big Bad John Nobody seems to know what's in John's soulHis 'beliefs' are based on the latest poll'Though he'll say what it takes to get your votesIt's the leftist agenda that he really promotes - Big John.Some one said he came from Boston townWhere he joined the Navy and gained renown'Earning' three purple hearts and one...
  • Christmas With Louise

    12/11/2003 3:55:10 PM PST · by Lady Jag · 113 replies · 302+ views
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    FUNNIEST CHRISTMAS STORY This article was submitted to a 1999 Louisville Sentinel contest to find out who had the wildest Christmas dinner. The following won first prize. Christmas with Louise As a joke, my brother used to hang a pair of panty hose over his fireplace before Christmas. He said all he wanted was for Santa to fill them. What they say about Santa checking the list twice must be true because every Christmas morning, although Jay's kids' stockings were overflowing, his poor pantyhose hung sadly empty. One year I decided to make his dream come true. I put...
  • Rubber ducks ending ocean voyage

    07/13/2003 1:15:24 PM PDT · by Lady Jag · 9 replies · 786+ views
    BBCi ^ | 12 July 2003, 13.28
    Rubber ducks ending ocean voyage Updated 12 July 2003, 13.28 Thousands of rubber ducks are expected to wash up on the American coast - after more than 10 years at sea. The ducks fell overboard from a container ship off the Alaskan coast during a storm in 1992. Then the ducks - along with lots of other plastic frogs and turtles - set off on a long journey through three oceans. Iceland to Hawaii It's thought they were trapped by slow moving ice for several years - it took them until 2000 to reach Iceland. Fact File What else...
  • NEW POSTS TO YOU MISBEHAVING

    11/21/2002 12:38:23 PM PST · by Lady Jag · 31 replies · 14+ views
    My "New Posts to You" just dropped all posts after 11/18, Monday and the "New Posts to You" highlighting won't turn off. This happened a few days ago. Anybody else?
  • Gas Russians Used Was Opium Derivative, U.S. Officials Say

    10/28/2002 8:53:37 AM PST · by Lady Jag · 61 replies · 291+ views
    WHDH-TV Boston ^ | 10/28/02 | AP
    World News 10/28/2002 Gas Russians Used Was Opium Derivative, U.S. Officials Say Printable version  WASHINGTON -- The mysterious gas Russian forces pumped into a theater to end a hostage crisis was an opiate -- a chemical related to morphine, Pentagon officials said Monday. The Bush administration, meanwhile, refused to criticize Russian special forces for using the gas, which killed 116 of the hostages as well as the hostage takers. "The president abhors the loss of life, but he understands that it is the terrorists" who are responsible for the tragedy, Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer said Monday as the president traveled to...
  • Animal Rescues

    09/03/2002 11:46:33 AM PDT · by Lady Jag · 4 replies · 351+ views
    various news
    A crowd of 50 in Keithville, Louisiana, spent most of the night of 6 February 1991 trying to rescue a black bear caught 60 feet up a pine tree. A vet fired tranquillizer darts, and nets were strung to catch it. Several wildlife refuges were alerted to receive the animal. The tree was felled the next morning and a dart-riddled black plastic trash bag was recovered. Fall, 1997, the police dispatcher called for fire rescue and the nearest police cruiser for a dog tied to a dog house in a backyard that was flooding. Ensuing reports said that water was...
  • OIC Had Ample Evidence vs. Clinton

    03/06/2002 1:15:29 PM PST · by Lady Jag · 21 replies · 32+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Wed Mar 6, 1:26 PM ET | Pete Yost
    OIC Had Ample Evidence vs. Clinton Wed Mar 6, 1:26 PM ET By PETE YOST, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - A final report by Independent Counsel Robert Ray concluded Wednesday that prosecutors had ample evidence for criminal charges against President Clinton (news - web sites) in the scandal involving former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Photos AP Photo Slideshows Reuters Bill Clinton "President Clinton's offenses had a significant adverse impact on the community, substantially affecting the public's view of the integrity of our legal system," stated the report. "The independent counsel's judgment that sufficient evidence existed to prosecute President ...
  • Tower of Terror.com For Sale

    12/16/2001 7:51:46 AM PST · by Lady Jag · 23 replies · 43+ views
    E-mail | December 16, 2001
    Tower of Terror.com for Sale I can’t help this guy out, but thought one of you might be interested in responding to the email I got this morning: Hello, My name is Ayanne Harrison and I'm the owner of www.towerofterror.com. I'm selling the domain name and I've had offers for it. I would like to know if you were interested in buying it. Thank you. Ayanne Harrison, CCNA Email: ayanas@rci.rutgers.edu For your edification, I looked up the registration in case you are interested. Created on..............: Tue, Sep 11, 2001 Expires on..............: Thu, Sep 11, 2003 Record last updated on..: Mon, ...
  • Vote on Action at Waco

    06/19/2000 1:14:13 PM PDT · by Lady Jag · 94+ views
    CNN Online ^ | June 19, 2000
    CNN has a front page poll question: What is your position on the 1993 incident in Waco, Texas, in which more than 80 Branch Davidians died? The U.S. government used excessive force to end the standoff. (currently at 34%) The government's action was justified. (54%) I'm not sure. (12%)