Archive for May 8th, 2007

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triple post day, score!

May 8, 2007

This post really only pertains to those of you blessed enough to live in the Chicago region.  So if you are so unfortunate to be reading this from say Wyoming, tough luck kid.  Anyways the always cool Josiah recently invented an awesome game for this summer, which I would totally be playing if I wasn’t already booked on the Crazy-Awesome-2-Continent-Trip.  The basics are you have to attend free concerts at Grant Park, which I mean has so many other benefits besides the chance to win a real live end of the summer trophy (and of course bragging rights).  So if you are interested, go check out the rules!

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the environment has gone to crock, why bother saving it?

May 8, 2007

Yes indeed that is the brilliant argument being used by Midwest Generation power plants as to why they shouldn’t have to pay for $800 million dollar improvements.  Besides they say, these riverways are better when there are no fish, because the only fish left are just exotic species that are taking over native species.  Brilliant plan, MG, the rivers are so polluted by your gunk and hot water (sometimes over 100 degrees) that at this point we should just think of them as bargeways.  I think we should start to apply this everywhere.

Utility’s bottom line: Killing fish a positive

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peace breaks out!

May 8, 2007

You know how peace tends to be defined as the absence of war and just that.  But peace is more than that and it is so easily overlooked by today’s media and tomorrow’s historians.  I mean how often do headlines read: “Millions Get Along Well with Each other today” or “Thousands Decide to Stop Picking on Their Younger Brother” or “Two Countries Use Diplomacy”

So if any one would like to read about how peace is breaking out, go check out this article:

Tuesday’s speedy, trouble-free formation of a 12-member administration jointly led by Paisley and McGuinness heralded an astonishing new era for Northern Ireland following decades of violence and political stalemate that left 3,700 dead.

Northern Ireland Power Sharing Begins