Author Archives: vortmax
The Christmas Eve Blizzard of 2009
See the photos here.
Kevin Smith v. Southwest Airlines
It appears that Kevin Smith is upset he was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight. He claims it was because he was too fat. Read the CNN Story for yourself, but I’d like to point out something he said: Smith … Continue reading
Yet another viral email
There’s another viral email circulating. As with any viral email, the information it presents is exaggerated to support a certain political point of view. Subject: FW: What a Class Act Bush Asked to Leave Ft.Hood I sent my cousin in … Continue reading
Ron Paul faces hypocrites
From the Dallas Morning News: Even anti-government icon Ron Paul can’t escape the conservative “Tea Party” fervor stretching across the county. Paul, the Gulf Coast congressman whose 2008 presidential run excited libertarians nationwide, even though he didn’t get much traction … Continue reading
The “War on Christmas” chain email strikes again
It’s that time of year again. The time of year when the airwaves bombard us with commercialized carols and red and green ad displays. It’s also that time again for the “War on Christmas” emails to begin circulating. I have … Continue reading
Jon Stewart: For Fox Sake!
Once again, Jon Stewart nails it: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
There’s an App for that
I have an iPhone. It’s the 3G iPhone, because I’m not one of those “first adopters.” I used to be one of those people that thought a basic cell phone was all I would need, but now I realize I … Continue reading
This weekend, the largest free clinic ever in the US was held in Houston’s Reliant Center: It’s an epidemic here in Texas and Harris County — people without health insurance. On Saturday, the uninsured lined up to get their needs … Continue reading
Do you support “Cantor-Care?”
Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) participated in a town hall meeting hosted by the Richmond Times Dispatch. Democratic Representative Bobby Scott also attended. Together, they took questions from the audience regarding their position on health care reform. The discussions were quite … Continue reading
Are you smarter than an OK high school student?
If you remember your social studies and civics courses, you most probably are. From Oklahoma’s News 9: A thousand students were given 10 questions drawn from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services item bank. Candidates for U.S. citizenship must answer … Continue reading