Month: November 2008

A Well Regulated Militia

This (Post-Gazette) is why it is so critical that everyone be armed: Hunter shoots dog, then dog’s owner shoots him Wednesday, November 12, 2008 By Jim McKinnon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A man faces a preliminary hearing tomorrow on charges that he shot a man who wounded his pet dog while hunting…

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Sour Kraut

It’s going to be fun stuff this morning! Without further adieu, a taste of the German hillside, “mmmmm, it’s like grass in horseradish sauce.” Mr. Grumpy, made a great walking tour of the South Side. It was a fantastic way to teleport home for 20 minutes this morning. It also…

Penguins Save my Week

I’m aware that I said after last year’s Stanley Cup that I wasn’t going to follow hockey until Christmas. However, after last weekend’s horrible football train wrecks, I decided to take a peak at PensBlog this morning. The guys over there continue to deliver, putting a hop in my step…

Is It Baseball Season Yet?

So I have failed to post for several days, mostly because it was a circus of a weekend. Personally, I had a great time back in the Burgh with friends, family and girlfriend. However, Football-wise, I had one of the worst weekends on record. I have now canceled two hotel…

Young Republicans = Troublemakers

Police have put out a search for 3 white guys in red sweatshirts. They were spotted wearing their gang colors and causing mischief in the Pittsburgh area. We caught up with a young man in homestead who is tired of the same old story, “I don’t think these kids commit…

News on the Web

Here’s a really interesting chart taken from a site called akamai.com. Akamai is the service provider for a ton of the news providers on the web including cnn and nbc. The above chart shows the usage of news sites that they host worldwide. Barack Obama’s election was the largest event…

Spot On

Scott’s Spot ran the following post: Regardless of your opinion of John McCain’s political views, you have to regard him as an American hero and a true public servant. This was certainly evident in his concession speech, in which he pledged to work with President-Elect Barack Obama to move the…

Ignoring the Election

This Sour Kraut is pretending it’s in Germany, 6000 miles from the closest polling place: I was going to post a comment on a post entitled “Scrapiness Factor” posted on Pittsburgh Ventures, but they appear to have taken down the post. I want to delay my reaction in case they…

I'm So Glad I Moved to Charlotte

One of the few redeeming characteristics of my move to Charlotte (besides the cool job) was going to be a 12 month golf season with spectacular whether, even in November. So much for that.