Sheriffs officials say a northwest Georgia man was stabbed after an argument with another man over which vehicles are better: Ford or Chevrolet.via Sheriff: Ford vs. Chevy argument leads to stabbing Â | ajc.com.
The 15-year-old act, known as DOMA, defines marriage – for federal tax, Social Security and other purposes – as only a union between a man and a woman. In February, the Obama administration announced it would no longer defend the constitutionality of the act.
For $520 an hour, paid with taxpayer funds appropriated from their congressional budget, House Republicans hired Clement – and King & Spalding – to continue the appeal of a decision by a federal judge in Massachusetts, who struck down the act last summer.
Sounds like a great use of the money. I’m glad to see that they’re not letting their commitment to fiscal responsibility get in the way.
I reached under the kitchen sink this evening to grab a new bag for the recycling. As I was doing so I noticed that the under-sink air was funkier than normal. The building I live in was built in 1927 and the area under the kitchen sink seems that it may be original, so it’s usually a bit musty but this wasn’t quite like normal.
I knelt down to see if I could find the source of the odor…
…and two beady eyes were staring out at me from atop the garbage disposal.
a baby one
But still an opossum.
I’ve barricaded the cabinet with an Ikea end table and dining chair and now I’m having Scotch.
This will be a fun conversation with the maintenance guy tomorrow.
When even the words you use to describe an issue are fraudulent, that’s a good signal that no one should be paying any attention to you.via A schediastic hootenanny – Profiles in Bullshit, “Ground Zero Mosque” Edition.
Independent verification of the vehicle’s speed is not necessary to support a conviction for speeding.Say what?
(Shared by Josh)
These interesting visualizations transform San Francisco crime data into a topographical map. Mt. Loin and the Mission Range are not very surprising.
I’d be curious to see what a similar visualization for Atlanta would look like.
See them all at: Locals and Tourists – a set on Flickr.