Barney Expresses His Own Opinion of the Election


Well, I guess Barney’s upset that the Republicians pretty much lost the election.  He took out his anger on Jon Dekker, a member of the White House Press Corp from Reuters.

Maybe, as First Lady Laure Bush put it, “he was done with the paparazzi.”

He’s probably lucky Dick Cheney didn’t shoot him. 🙂

As an aside, what Barney was probably concerned about what all that stuff in the reporter’s left hand.

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Russia Leads in Dog Tracking Technology. When WIll the United States Catch Up?


Reuters is reporting that Russia has taken the lead in dog tracking technology.  Russians can now use the military GLONASS satellite global positioning system to monitor the movements of their faithful companions as they save the word from the evils of American capitalism.  No news from the American military on when or how they plan to catch up with our pesky Commie friends.

So beware that lovable stray that you throw scraps to.  He may be helping to planing routes for the next Soviet invasion.


UPS bans left turns to save gas – When will NASCAR do the same?


Buried in this article is a mention that UPS has now eliminated left turns from its routes because they waste fuel. 

The first thought that comes to mind though is all those left hand turns that occur every weekend with the typical NASCAR race.  Maybe they’ll reverse the direction drivers race to save gasoline.

I’m sure that Luke over at Thunderlounge will be one of the first to pick up on this.

(Yes, I know the the gas wasting is because you usally have to wait for traffic before you can make a left hand turn.  Please kindly note the “Joke” and “Funny Stuff” categories on this post.)

Discussion about the “No left hand turn” policy: here (Where numbers are given to show that the policy is working), here (OK, so it appears it’s not a new policy), and here (With a lot of negativity in the comments although the NASCAR mention gets a +1 from me).