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Not the answer

May 31, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 5 Comments | Filed in: Crime, Kevin, Religion.

I’m against abortion. I think it’s murder, and I think those who perform abortions will be called to account for their actions… … in front of God. Not man. Killing an abortion doctor, for whatever reason, is wrong. Period. Quick, can you think of a time in the New Testament when God told his disciples • Read More »

Nancy State.

May 29, 2009 | By admindude | 2 Comments | Filed in: Environment, Jon, Politics.

Our simian pals received a well-deserved Instalanche this morning. Let’s see if they can withstand the fearsome power of an Exurbalanche. Over at Infinite Monkeys, Ben chronicles Stretch Pelosi’s slouch toward Tiananmen: Pelosi didn’t use the exact phrase, “government tyranny is essential.” That would be crazy! But greater government tyranny would be the necessary outcome • Read More »

Obama’s ‘Looney Tunes’ North Korean policy.

May 29, 2009 | By admindude | 2 Comments | Filed in: Humor, Jon, Military, Politics, War On Terror.

After years of strongly-worded letters, emergency conferences, strict sanctions and even more strongly-worded letters, North Korea is still rattling its radioactive saber. Earlier today, their diminutive despot launched yet another “test” missile, this being the sixth since Monday’s nuclear test. While the world wonders if Obama will ever respond to these increasingly dangerous provocations, Exurban • Read More »

Robert Gibbs, supergenius.

May 29, 2009 | By admindude | 3 Comments | Filed in: Jon, MSM and New Media, Politics.

   “Tell me about the rabbits, George.  Do I still get to tend the rabbits?” Earlier this week, Obama’s sneering, thick-tongued, slow-witted spokesweasel Robert Gibbs decided to take on the British press with his singular charm and grace. Let’s just say Fleet Street isn’t taking it lying down. Memo to US Press secretary Robert Gibbs • Read More »

Shooting Goals

May 29, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 2 Comments | Filed in: Guns, Kevin, Sports.

Inspired by Caleb’s list of what he wants to accomplish in the shooting sports, here’s my goals for the next 12 months: Advance to USPSA “C” Class Quite do-able, actually, as long as I… Dry-fire practice at least 15 minutes every night. Because I don’t have the rounds or primers to put in much range • Read More »

Thursday Music Blogging – The Buzzcocks

May 28, 2009 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Thursday Music Blogging – The Buzzcocks | Filed in: Kevin, Music.

Go ahead, get up from your desk and do a little slam-dancing. No one’s watching. Well, nobody important, that is. I mean *really* important. And if they don’t “get” the Buzzcocks, their opinion doesn’t matter anyways.

HOA picks fight with the wrong Marine.

May 28, 2009 | By admindude | 47 Comments | Filed in: Jon, Military, Politics.

Today’s “Outrage of the Day” comes from Dallas: Frank Larison is a disabled veteran with more than 14 years of service, including more than a year of combat duty in Vietnam. The 58-year-old former Marine now finds himself under attack by his Dallas homeowners association for displaying seven decals on his vehicle supporting the Marine • Read More »

Let Us Now Praise Trash TV

May 28, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 3 Comments | Filed in: Humor, Kevin, Television.

I’ll admit it: I love Wipeout. It’s stupid, moronic, and lowest common denominator television at it’s absolute worst. It’s also one of the few network shows my pre-school boys can watch and enjoy along right along with me. Look, we can’t listen to Handel and read Shakespeare every day of the week, ok?

Behold, the Nanny State!

May 27, 2009 | By admindude | 2 Comments | Filed in: Jon, Politics.

  Public Enemy No. 1: This miscreant will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Taliban advancing on Islamabad. The economy in collapse. A nuclear North Korea threatening war. Thankfully, our political class is hard at work: Reed, Dodd call for stronger sunscreen standards PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Two New England senators are pushing for • Read More »

With prayers for all.

May 27, 2009 | By admindude | Comments Off on With prayers for all. | Filed in: Arizona, Jon.

It has been a painful week for several Arizonan families. Fellow conservative blogger Rachel Alexander lost her brother Nathan after a long, valiant battle with cancer. Later came the news that the four-year-old daughter of boxer Mike Tyson died after an freak treadmill accident at his Valley home. Then reports came in of the tragic • Read More »

When deep-dish is outlawed, only the outlaws will have deep-dish

May 26, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Crime, Food, Kevin.

A D.C. city councilman wants to close down late-night pizza parlors in order to fight neighbourhood crime. Council member Jim Graham says pizza parlors on 18th Street northwest in Adams Morgan are part of the problem with neighborhood crime. Graham says the eateries stay open until 4:30 a.m., and “tolerate a certain level of violence.” • Read More »

Greater love has no man than this

May 25, 2009 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Greater love has no man than this | Filed in: Kevin, Military.

… that a man lay down his life for his friends.  Sergeant First Class Shughart, United States Army, distinguished himself by actions above and beyond the call of duty on 3 October 1993, while serving as a Sniper Team Member, United States Army Special Operations Command with Task Force Ranger in Mogadishu, Somalia. Sergeant First • Read More »

Nothing can stop the U.S. Air Force

May 25, 2009 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Nothing can stop the U.S. Air Force | Filed in: Kevin, Military.

Maj. Shomo was lead pilot of a flight of 2 fighter planes charged with an armed photographic and strafing mission against the Aparri and Laoag airdromes. While en route to the objective, he observed an enemy twin engine bomber, protected by 12 fighters, flying about 2,500 feet above him and in the opposite direction Although • Read More »

Don’t let anyone ever tell you the Navy doesn’t fight

May 25, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Kevin, Military.

This one’s for ExJon. Lieutenant Commander Ernest E. Evans, commanding officer of the destroyer Johnston, the closest to the attackers, took the initiative. He ordered his ship to “flank speed, full left rudder,” attacking on his own in what appeared to be a suicide mission. The Johnston approached the cruiser squadron flagship, the heavy cruiser • Read More »

Where do we find such men?

May 25, 2009 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Where do we find such men? | Filed in: Kevin, Military.

“On April 14, 2004, in Iraq near the Syrian border, the corporal used his helmet and his body to smother an exploding Mills Bomb let loose by a raging insurgent whom Dunham and two other Marines tried to subdue. The explosion dazed and wounded Lance Cpl. William Hampton and Pfc. Kelly Miller. The insurgent stood • Read More »

Yay!

May 23, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Kevin, Movies, Television.

Gerry Anderson’s ‘UFO” is coming to the big screen. Via Lileks. Best. TV Show Intro. Ever! Fighter jets launching from submarines. Space fighters with honkin’ huge nuclear missiles. Whirling computer thingies. Hot women in pantsuits. What’s not to love?

Saturday Movie Blogging – West Side Story

May 23, 2009 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: immigration, Kevin, Movies.

The crown jewel of American movie musicals. Natalie Wood Rita MorenoSaul Bass creditsJerome Robbins directing and doing the choreographyLeonard Bernstein musicStephen Sondheim lyricsFrom an original story by William “Bud” Shakespeare This song rings true for every immigrant to this wonderful country, even we refugees from the Great White North. Yes, dammit, I *want* to live • Read More »