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Unique U of A Stat

November 30, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Unique U of A Stat | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

As is clearly stated in the book of Genesis, all of mankind has dominion and control over the wildcats. And only God can stop the Devils.

Viva Knievel!

November 30, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on Viva Knievel! | Filed in: Jon.

Connect the dots

November 30, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Connect the dots | Filed in: Kevin, Politics.

Given that a) the election of anti-war Democrats in the 2006 mid-terms were due to a rejection of Bush’s current war policy and b) a change in Bush’s war policy has dramatically turned the war around, to the point w here even Jack Murtha is acknowledging it’s success… I’d say the GOP’s chances look pretty • Read More »

Out to lunch.

November 30, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on Out to lunch. | Filed in: Jon.

Forgive the low-quality cell phone image and the rare Phoenix rain, but here’s the guy in front of me today at the drive-thru:

Run for the hills!

November 30, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Run for the hills! | Filed in: Kevin, Science.

The zombie cockroaches are coming!

Is it Christmas yet?

November 30, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on Is it Christmas yet? | Filed in: Humor, Jon.

NRO’s David Freddoso found a handy Web site that answers that question daily.

Friday Music Blogging: Morrissey

November 30, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on Friday Music Blogging: Morrissey | Filed in: Jon, Music.

In honor of Morrissey making news yesterday, here’s a song that pretty well sums up his attitude about modern England — “Irish Blood, English Heart” Irish blood, English heart, This I’m made of There is no one on earth I’m afraid of And no regime can buy or sell me I’ve been dreaming of a • Read More »

Awesome Frank Kush Fact

November 30, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Awesome Frank Kush Fact | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

The greatest poem in the history of the world? Roses are red,Violets are blue,Frank Kush.

Murtha Endorses Surge.

November 30, 2007 | By admindude | Comments Off on Murtha Endorses Surge. | Filed in: Jon, Military, Politics.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the news of the day: WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Murtha today said he saw signs of military progress during a brief trip to Iraq last week, but he warned that Iraqis need to play a larger role in providing their own security and the Bush administration still must develop an • Read More »

Unique U of A Stat

November 29, 2007 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

The mirrors for some of the largest telescopes in the world were ground underneath the stands of U of A stadium. The facility has since returned to it’s original purpose, grinding corn into feed for the U of A cheerleaders.

Quote Of The Day, 11/29 Edition

November 29, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Quote Of The Day, 11/29 Edition | Filed in: Kevin, Military, War On Terror.

“And I just learned that we have 10,500 troops in Britain. That means we lost the Revolutionary War. No wonder we speak English.” – Don Surber, on defining away victory

It’s a quagmire

November 29, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on It’s a quagmire | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Military, Sports.

Conflicting news reports. Bad intelligence. Bickering and fighting between branches of the service. Iraq? Afghanistan? Nope, something far more serious than mere armed conflict: Goat-napping. A video of the (alledged) hostages. And now Army is warning Navy not to retaliate. This could get ugly.

Awesome Frank Kush Fact

November 29, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Awesome Frank Kush Fact | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

Aristotle’s Basic Plots for all literature are: 1. Man Against Man 2. Man Against Nature 3. Man Against Himself 4. Man Against the Supernatural or Subnatural 5. Man Against Frank Kush. Which never has a happy ending for our hero.

Unique U of A Stat

November 28, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Unique U of A Stat | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

A quick comparison of the musical heritage of the Phoenix and Tucson areas: Tucson Home to Linda Ronstadt. Phoenix Not home to Linda Ronstadt. Phoenix wins.

Endgame

November 28, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Endgame | Filed in: Kevin, Military, War On Terror.

If Wired magazine has turned against the idea of net-centric warfare, you know it’s gone for good. And not a moment too soon. “The Strategic Corporal” and all the other elements of the “Three-block War” theory are why we’ve turned the tide in Iraq, not because of whiz-bang gadgets and esoteric theories. The side that • Read More »

Suppose they gave a terrorist attack and nobody came?

November 28, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Suppose they gave a terrorist attack and nobody came? | Filed in: Arizona, immigration, Kevin.

That ground-breaking, earth-shattering, got-to-close-the-borders-now-before-hundreds-more-like-them-swarm-over news that Fort Huachuca was about to overrun by terrorists swarming up from Mexico? Nevermind. Not that it isn’t possible, and not that our porous border to the south isn’t a concern, but this is why you never ever rely on just one source for your news, people. Unless it’s Exurbanleague.com, • Read More »

Awesome Frank Kush Fact

November 28, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Awesome Frank Kush Fact | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

As a small boy growing up in Phoenix, Steven Spielberg was so impressed by Frank Kush that he later created a character with one-hundredth of his guts, courage and smarts. That character? Indiana Jones.

Unique U of A Stat

November 27, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Unique U of A Stat | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Sports.

For quite some time, the University of Arizona was the largest school in the state. However, signs were recently posted just outside the UofA campus proclaiming that Phoenix was the home of Arizona State University. Since then, anyone who can read has gone to ASU instead of UofA, resulting in ASU’s explosive growth.

We have to thank her for so much

November 27, 2007 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on We have to thank her for so much | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Politics.

So Hillary’s taking credit for the Irish Peace Plan. (And dodging the blame for her failed attempt at socialized medicine). What else from the 90’s can she take credit for, I wonder… Hillary was supposed to pinch-hit for Joe Carter in the ’93 Series, but instead, Joe hit the most dramatic walk-off home run in • Read More »

The candidate as brand.

November 27, 2007 | By admindude | 1 Comment | Filed in: design, Jon, Politics.

Being a recovering graphic designer, I had planned a long post a few months back comparing the various presential campaign logos. But the more I looked, the less impressed I was. The logos will get retooled once the major candidates are nominated and the Veeps are picked, but for now they’re all pretty weak tea. • Read More »