GUNS: Turn that goat into shepherd’s pie!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/25423256/detail.html

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“Nobody saw what actually happened. They heard Bob yell,” Baccus told the Daily News.

The goat stayed, standing over Boardman, as he lay on the ground bleeding.

Bill Baccus, a park ranger not on duty but familiar with mountain goats, said he moved forward with a safety blanket and shook it at the goat, the newspaper reported.

He also pelted it with rocks, and after what seemed like a long time, “it moved away, but it stayed close by,” Jessica Baccus said.

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Are you kidding me? The attack in the first place while attempting to “shoo away” an aggressive goat, then the first aid delayed, and everything complicated by the thing “hanging around” — all because We, The Sheeple have lost our stones and our Second Amendment rights! If he’d have been properly outfitted for a hike, like a Misguided Child, he have had his primary weapon, a rifle, to send the darned goat to pet heaven. Even a secondary weapon, like a girlie 380, would have been enough to “shoo away” anything smaller than a grizzly. Grizzly might have required a reload. My personal preference, from my time in the ‘Effete Force’, is the good old urban yute discouragement device Colt M1945. Guaranteed to turn an “aggressive Mountain Goat” into Shepherd’s Pie. And, “discourage” everything including the aforementioned grizzly. Of course, the poor victim would then have to face charges for the firearm’s discharge, ruining the goat’s day, and who knows what else PETA could dream up. But he’d be alive. Unbelievable!

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INTERESTING: Wrong way corrigan; probably just as old?

Saturday, October 30, 2010

http://goo.gl/t9dG

Elderly Woman Drives ‘Wrong Way’ On I-95
October 29, 2010 11:27 PM

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DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Police questioned an 84-year-old female from Wilmington in connection with a wrong-way driving incident on I-95 Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses say she was travelling east in the westbound lanes of Route 322, and then she got on the southbound lanes of I-95 travelling northbound, causing a number of crashes along the way.

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Amazing. The skill for everyone to get out of granny’s way! Isn’t there a saying about God protecting the idiots and fools. Where were her family members who didn’t yank her license? I’ve had to do it to an elderly relative who acted like replacing the side mirrors was normal maintenance. We’re all just fortunate it wasn’t a bigger disaster. We have enough of those when everyone is going in the SAME direction. Now watch some politician save us from older drivers. Oh yea, right, that won’t happen because old folks vote. I guess a politician will award her a safe driving certificate because SHE didn’t hit anything?

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IPAD: Appliance, Thin Client, or something else

Saturday, October 30, 2010

The IPAD is a platform which may or may not be an appliance. It may or may not depend upon the cloud. It may or may not be: a stand alone platform (not so good), a bridge to the cloud (maybe good), a thin Client with cloud integration (not so good based on the Caring Bridge application), a true Client / Server Client platform (haven’t seen that), or something else.

Right now to me it is in the “something else” category .. as long as you have a credit card?

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