Disappointed by governments blindly canceling commercial fireworks in Colorado

I am extremely disappointed that local governments are blindly canceling commercial firework programs in Colorado this year because of the dry conditions. While being prudent is always good, it could have been handled in a more systematic manner. For example, Sheriff Ted Mink of Jefferson County canceled all the commercial fireworks displays in his county….

Why Boise State Supporters Don’t Get It and Why I Can’t Stand Them

Boise State University President Bob Kustra just doesn’t get it. It also filters all-the-way through to its supporters. They have a good football team, but when it comes to everything else they just don’t measure up. They are nasty, mean, uninformed and ignorant. I’m a University of Idaho alum and I bleed silver and gold….

Technically it’s not really the end of the decade…

To help settle a debate, technically it is not really the end of the decade. Since the common calendar began with year 1, the decade we are currently in goes through 2010, not 2009. There was a lot of discussion about this when the calendar switched from 1999 to 2000. We were still in that…

At Least 4 Dead as Iranians Fight Police in Streets

At Least 4 Dead as Iranians Fight Police in Streets – NYTimes.com The protests are growing and the opposition is getting bolder as the government is hanging on. The revolution in Iran continues. The only reason they are hanging on is that the Iranian government thugs are shooting at unarmed protestors. This will continue to…

Snowball fight takes dangerous turn when police officer draws gun

Snowball fight takes dangerous turn when police officer draws gun – washingtonpost.com. This is just a pretty stupid move by the Washington, D.C., detective. You don’t pull your gun if you get snowballs thrown at you during a neighborhood snowball fight. Watch the video: http://specials.washingtonpost.com/mv/embed/?title=D.C.%20detective%20admits%20to%20pulling%20gun%20at%20snowball%20fight&stillURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fwp-dyn%2Fcontent%2Fphoto%2F2009%2F12%2F20%2FPH2009122001374.jpg&flvURL=%2Fmedia%2F2009%2F12202009-1v&width=480&height=270&autoStart=false&clickThru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fwp-dyn%2Fcontent%2Fvideo%2F2009%2F12%2F20%2FVI2009122001310.html A police officer should only pull their gun on someone…

Newsweek Report on Top 1500 High Schools is Flawed

Newsweek just released their annual report on the 1500 Top High Schools. However, the report is flawed. The reason it is flawed is that it doesn’t include private and/or religious schools.  The title of the report, as quoted, is: “The Top of the Class, the complete list of the 1,500 top U.S. high schools. It…