Out of the Blue

Today is the debut of Kill Bill Vol. 2... I'm really looking forward to that one. More guns and action are on tap in The Punisher, but in spite of my life-long affection for comic books, I'm a little dubious about this one... I think it might have to do with that creepy black wig/dye job Thomas Jane sports in the promos reminding me too much of Dolph Lundgren in that awful original. On the other hand, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos is easier on the eyes than Lou Gossett, so this could be tolerable regardless...

Link of the Day:: Ericisgreat.
Stories of the Day: Taxing times for 16th Amendment rebels.
Police charge designated driver in fatal accident. Thanks Randy.
Adult 'Happy Meals' offer salad, no prize.
Science!: Ray Bradbury advises commission on Mars strategy.
Scientists find new face on Turin shroud.
New support for black hole theory.
Images of the Day: Homemade Rocket Launcher. Thanks Nitzan Wilnai.
HumanDescent Gallery. Thanks Ant.
Follow-up: Stern.Com and Stern's The "Maine Man" For Nassau. Thanks A/S/LayerAODsk.
Thanks Mike Martinez
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These tax dodgers must be pretty naive. I hate taxes as much as the next guy, but like em or not they're the foundation of our government's ability to provide services to us. Without taxes, there would only be neighborhood watch lol. Imagine how effective that would be. Or firefighters. Imagine the chaos of an apartment fire, with people trying to find the landlord so they can get into the equipment room to get a garden hose to put out a fire. It'd almost be poetic if there was some sort of blacklist for tax dodgers - no taxes paid, no fire or police service. "911." "HELP ME! My house is burning down around me!" "... we're sorry, sir, but you're listed as refusing to pay your taxes. We wish you well, and we hope you've saved enough of that extra money to have bought your own firehose." *click*

--Infantryman
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"Is it so hard to teach a child not to shoot people?"
Huh? I'm sorry, I was thinking about cake.
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