Thursday, April 28, 2005

Duchess of Cornball

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I guess you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

Governor's ratings down

Knight Ridder Sacramento Bureau

What once seemed unthinkable has now become a reality: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval ratings have plummeted to Gray Davis levels, and the cornerstone of his ''Year For Reform'' agenda is on shaky ground.

In 90 days, Schwarzenegger's popularity has tumbled by 20 points and potential voters are now voicing doubt about the state spending restrictions the Republican governor wants them to approve in a special election this fall.

I am happy to say that I didn't vote for him. And you know there are people out there that jumped on the Terminator band wagon without really thinking long term. He is a figure head for the narrow minded Republican idiots. I bet Gray Davis is laughing right now.

Special elections? How much more money does California need to loose? Same goes for the mayor's seat in San Diego. The city is already in financial crisis and they are talking about a special election. Money that could be better spent on schools.

And another thing, Dick Murphy smugly said that the registrar of voters was following the law by not allowing the non-bubbled ballots to be counted, and then he turns around and resigns. He knew he was a loser and his resignation proves it, coupled with the Time magazine article. Of course, he doesn't accept any of the blame for the city's financial problems.

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

I guess if he can't get Condescending Rice to whore herself for oil, he can. No wonder his Stepford Wife always appears poised.

"This is an important relationship - (my) personal relationship with the crown prince is important," Bush said.

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Monday, April 25, 2005

Murphy told members of the media at the City Administration Building that he was resigning.
"It seems clear to me the city needs a fresh start," said Murphy.
Murphy also said at the news conference, which was held at 10:15 a.m., that he would stay on until July 15.

"A good leader needs to know when it's time to move on," said Murphy.

Deluded is more like it. Who said he was a good leader? Not Time Magazine. A good leader should have conceded and let Donna Frye take over the mayorship. I think he's afraid of the internal investigation founding some of his darkest secrets. He could've left a martyr, but now he looks more like a criminal.

Sunday, April 24, 2005

Kung Fu Hustle is hilarious! I can't wait for it to come out on DVD. I did laugh at one part that would have offended PETA, but it was funny. Don't let the curlers fool you on this one,
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Some of it reminded me of The Matrix,

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but I felt that Chow was mocking American movies that take martial arts from the masters and try to make it their own. Be that as it may, Stephen Chow's creativity could do great things in American cinema, and for Asian actors as well.
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Jack Russell terrier Piku got a tow from border collie buddy Warf off Kailua Beach Park yesterday. Owner Michael Hersberger of Kane'ohe says both dogs love the water.
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Is this cool or what? I wonder if Piku boogies in.

Friday, April 22, 2005

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Kung Fu Hustle opens today! Just like Shaolin Soccer, this movie should be funny. It's in Mandarin with subtitles. Stephen Chow wrote, directed, produced, and acted in this "soon to be" classic movie. He's my new idol. GO ASIAN!!!

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005

I can't believe I missed "Free Cone Day" at Ben & Jerry's yesterday.

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This is my favorite! After melting it just a little in the microwave.

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

New Pope
In that office, Ratzinger disciplined Latin American "liberation theology" theologians, denounced homosexuality and gay marriage and pressured Asian priests who saw non-Christian religions as part of God's plan for humanity.

In a document in 2000, he branded other Christian churches as deficient -- shocking Anglicans, Lutherans and other Protestants in ecumenical dialogue with Rome for years.

He has denounced rock music, dismissed anyone who had tried to find "feminist" meanings in the Bible, and last year told American bishops it was appropriate to deny Communion to those who support abortion and euthanasia.

This guy sounds archaic and by looking at him, he looks geriatric. How can his congregation move forward if his thinking is backward. If God wanted the world to live as stated in the bible, that is how we'd be living today. We've evolved. If we were made in His image, He'd evolve too.

I think the Asian priests have it right. They are looking at the world, full scope, and that each religion has something to contribute. Essentially, aren't they all worshipping the same God?

Monday, April 18, 2005

The story cites Murphy's role in the city's under-funded pension plan -- specifically, a deal in 2002 that increased pension payouts and gave special benefits to union presidents. That deal is now under investigation by the FBI, the U.S. Attorney and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.The magazine also notes that Murphy almost lost his bid for a second term to write-in candidate Donna Frye. The city councilwoman collected about 5,500 more votes, but courts ruled those ballots invalid because voters failed to darken the oval next to her name.

Murphy has been quoted as saying that the media only focusses on the negative. The fact that he didn't concede and do the honorable thing by allowing Frye the mayorship speaks volumes about his character. He might not have been voted one of the 3 worst mayors in the U.S.

According to the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau
"Known for it's near-idyllic climate, 70 miles of pristine beaches and dazzling array of world-class family attractions, including the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California, San Diego offers a wide variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests from around the world."

Little do these tourists know, that underneath this beautiful facade; America's Finest City is a den of lies, corruption, and deceit.

Police Find Author Of School Shooting Threat

8th-Grader Admits Posting Message

POSTED: 3:40 pm PDT April 18, 2005
UPDATED: 3:47 pm PDT April 18, 2005
Police say a message threatening a school shooting posted on an Web site was written by a 13-year-old middle school student who apparently believed no one would take it seriously.A multi-agency computer crime task force had been trying to track down the author of the disturbing message since it was reported to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department on Saturday. Oceanside police called the Sheriff's Department shortly after noon Monday to report that they had contacted an eighth-grader at Martin Luther King Middle School after identifying him as the probable author of the message. The boy admitted writing the message, police said.

I wonder if the parents, after finding out it was their son, never believed that their child was capable of doing something like this. Some middle school students are lying, back-stabbing, conniving, cheating little heathens. Some school administrators are even in denial that students at their school are capable of doing something like this. The problem, with the trouble making students today, is poor parental involvement.

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Granted, I can be sick and twisted, but this is just wrong!
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Saturday, April 09, 2005

This past week, I saw this movie:
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Very slick, very violent, but interesting and funny.

Image Hosted by Devon Aoki kicks ass! My only problem is that she does not say anything. However, at least she doesn't die, which seems to be the case when there's an Asian character involved.

I also saw Harold and Kumar go to Whitecastle.
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Which had some high and low points. I thought Harold (and of all names, Harold. Why not Franklin or Lawrence) was pretty stereotypical until the end. Why do Asian clubs have nothing but nerds in them? And even when they cut loose, they're still nerds. It was funny at times, but I still had some problems with it. Doogie was hilarious! I wonder how I would have felt if Gedde Watanabe was in the Doogie role. Gedde who?
You know, Long Duk Dong from Sixteen Candles
I probably would have been offended.

Friday, April 08, 2005

I just saw the scariest thing yesterday. I pulled into the local Arco and the last car that filled up gas spent $72 for 28.2 gallons. Yes, it was the cheap stuff. So imagine my shock when my $10 only gave me 3.9 gallons. It's the fleecing of America. But then again, compared to some other countries, we still pay lower than them:
(according to the California Energy Commission)

Britain 5.31
France 4.80
Japan 3.34
Italy 5.08
Germany 5.13

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

I'd have to say the worst things on the road right now are people talking on their cell phones while driving. And this is going to sound sexist, but women are the most offensive. There was a time when they would be putting on their make-up, which was bad enough, but now, they talk AND put on their make-up. LOL!

A BMW swerved into my lane and almost hit me. And yes, the bitch was talking on a phone. I believe that people who talk on phones while driving, eating alone, shopping, and even walking, (walking of all things), are insecure and cannot, I repeat, cannot do anything by themselves. There is also that need to feel and look as if they are someone important. HELLLLLOOOOOOO! Just about anyone can get a cell phone. There was a time when only an elite group of people had them.

Just for fun, I followed several people talking on their phones and listened to their conversation. I'd tell you what they said, but it was just a whole lot of nothing. I'm not sure if they noticed I was following and listening, but if they are going to talk in public, I have a right to listen. There are no privacy laws in effect here, and if they wanted privacy then they shouldn't be talking in public. But I guess it could be considered stalking, maybe even harassment. But they are harassing me by talking on their phone.

Did you ever notice that people talk louder on their phones when they are in a restaurant? If it was legal, I'd throw a pat of butter at them. I don't have one because I don't want people to be able to get a hold of me 24/7. Oh, wait, I do have one. It is one of Sprints first phones. It's the size of a small, very small, brick, and weighs about as much. People laugh when they see it. But there's no monthly charge and I only use it when I travel long distances. I don't even know what the phone number is. I had a pager at one time, but that didn't last very long (4 months).

Sunday, April 03, 2005

I find it a little strange that the Vatican had dressed and displayed the Pope so quickly. Which makes me wonder when exactly did he die? Sure, it was reported on Sunday, but remember all those news shots of the back of the Pope, is it possible that he was already dead and the Vatican used a double? For what purpose would be anyone's guess. But there are probably many secrets within the Vatican and its interworkings that are kept hidden. Where is Dan Brown when you need him?

Saturday, April 02, 2005


Had to share what someone said to me.

San Diegans Prepare For Pope's Passing

What is there to prepare for? Is there going to be a wake? Looking at all the people that are interviewed, they look lost. It's as if they need to show some moral sympathy to make up for all the immorality in their lives. I'm talking about lying, cheating, speaking ill of others, intolerance, bigotry, cursing, etc. There will be a day of abstinence after the Pope's passing, but then they will do the same lying, cheating, etc., the day after.
From Terri Shiavo to the Pope.

Everyone is praying for the Pope. WHY? The man is the POPE! What irritates me are these "all of a sudden I'm Catholic" people who are interviewed on the news. They speak as if they know him, if they've met him. Did everyone think he was going to live forever because he's the Pope? Come on. I think all those "Catholic Sinners" are wondering who they're going to turn to for forgiveness. I think it's a sad thing that he is going to die, but I never met him so I don't feel sad. A new pope will be elected, life will go on.

All those people who were praying for Shiavo, praying for a miracle. Did they think on the 3rd or 13th day she was going to rise from her situation? There is no indication that the Pope's health is going to miraculously get better. What does that say about our faith in God? Does He pick and choose who will live and die? One would think so.

I wonder what's going to be the next big sensationalism story of the week.

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