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November 18, 2005

Numbskull Profs All Around

It would seem that the niche segment of dumber-than-a-bag-of-rocks professors isn't limited to UC San Diego

Prof urges fragging of U.S. officers

When Rebecca Beach, a freshman at Warren Community College in New Jersey e-mailed faculty announcing a campus program yesterday featuring decorated Iraq war hero Lt. Col. Scott Rutter, the response she got from one English professor took her aback.

English professor John Daly replied: "Real freedom will come when soldiers in Iraq turn their guns on their superiors."

Daly added that he would ask his students to boycott the event and also vowed "to expose [her] right-wing, anti-people politics until groups like [Rebecca’s] won’t dare show their face on a college campus."

Besides organizing the event, Beach's offense was hanging up fliers contrasting the number of people killed under communism to those liberated under the late President Ronald Reagan, according to Young America's Foundation, which came to Beach's aid.

In response to the written tirade, Beach is demanding that Warren Community College President William Austin institute seminars on free speech and sensitivity to teach intolerant faculty members to be respectful of differing opinion.

The college has posted a statement on its website repudiating Prof. Daly's comments.

Press Release
November 17, 2005

Warren County Community College is a "students first" college where learning without limits is always the main goal. We maintain a mission of building a community of learners through accessible, quality learning opportunities designed to meet personal aspirations for all students.

It has been brought to the administration's attention that a part-time instructor, Mr. John Daly, speaking for himself and using his personal email, sent a message to a student representing the Young Americans for Freedom in response to a personal email from her requesting him to announce an upcoming event on the campus. Mr Daly responded to her alone, and expressed his own personal views regarding his beliefs about this group.

The viewpoints of this professor in no way depict the views of Warren County Community College, its administration, or the Board of Trustees. The College does however support the constitution, the first amendment, and the right to free speech.

Additionally, Mr. Daly's message was sent as a one-to-one message, via e-mail, to one person, and not to the college community. Finally, the College is viewing this message as a personnel issue and will be addressing it according to the policies and procedures of the College.

Dr. Austin, college president stated, "I firmly believe every employee and student has first amendment rights, no matter how repugnant I personally find Mr. Daly's statements. [Emphasis mine - MM] Our attorneys have advised us of our obligation to follow state laws, board policies, and college due process in regards to any personnel matter. We are now investigating this matter further."

Daly's e-mail also claimed that "capitalism has killed many more" people than communism and that "poor and working class people" are recruited to "fight and die for EXXON and other corporations."

"John Daly was hired to teach English, not to verbally attack students and lead leftist protests," said Jason Mattera, spokesman for Young America’s Foundation.

It's always a trip into WTFland when I see crap like this. And you do realize that if a professor had said something like this to an anti-war group on campus that they'd be foaming-at-the-mouth faster than you could spell hypocrite.

Interesting note: I went to the Warren Community College to see if I could glom a photo of this dipstick - no joy. Additionally, when you eventually dig for this prof's information in the faculty pages, his e-mail addresses have been removed. I'm guessing the network administrator didn't want to contend with thousands of nasty-grams in the e-mail system.

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Punishment Fits the Crime

I like this judges train-of-thought:

Judge makes ruling to show suspect what it was like for the kittens she abandoned

Michelle Murray will now have the opportunity to experience what the dozens of kittens felt the night she abandoned them at two Lake Metroparks in September.

Painesville Municipal Court Judge Michael A. Cicconetti on Thursday sentenced Murray, 25, of Painesville Township, to jail time.

But he added a stipulation to ensure that Murray "suffer the same consequences as those kittens."

"You can listen to the coyotes, hear the raccoons in the dark of night," said Cicconetti, who grew increasingly annoyed at Murray's apology attempts in court.

On the night before Thanksgiving, when Murray reports to the Lake County Jail in Painesville, she will be forced to spend a night alone in a remote area of a Lake County Metropark, according to Cicconetti sentence.

Being allowed only water, she will not be provided with food, beverage or shelter. Murray must remain in that location until "the light of dawn on Nov. 24," according to the sentence.

Ranger Chief Mike Burko said he has not yet chosen the Metropark, but will provide her with a walkie-talkie in case of emergency. Cicconetti, known for his unusual sentences, gave Murray the maximum sentence of 90 days in jail.

But the judge suspended 60 days and allowed 15 days to be served under house arrest.

After returning from the wild on Thanksgiving, she will serve 14 days in the Lake County Jail.

The suspended jail time hinges on two conditions:

  1. Murray may not own or care for any animals in the next three years.
  2. She must pay $3,200 to the Lake County Humane Society and $500 to the Metropark rangers for costs they incurred due to her actions.
"I'm sorry. I truly am sorry. I never meant for any of this to happen," Murray told the judge before the sentence.

She said she tried to contact the Lake County Humane Society, but eventually panicked after three cages of cats were dropped off at her home.

"It doesn't make any difference," the judge said.

She should also be spayed.

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Taste of Freedom

By way of Michelle Malkin (still waiting Michelle...) comes a letter penned to Sgt. Hook from someone that's in the 'thick of it' in Iraq.

This soldier wrote to his mom and asked that his letter be spread around to show that what Americans are fighting and dying for in Iraq is worth the pain.

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November 17, 2005

Preperation for Thanksgiving

This makes me look forward to Thanksgiving next week.....enjoy!

Mmmmmmm....turkey with gravy.....ugh-ugh-ugh-ugh-ugh-ugh-ugh!!!

[/Homer Simpson]

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Guilty of Murder - Doi!!

Smith Guilty of Kidnapping, Raping and Killing Carlie Brucia

SARASOTA, Fla. — A former mechanic and father of three girls has been found guilty of kidnapping, raping and killing 11-year-old Carlie Brucia, whose abduction was caught on a security-camera video.

A jury reached its verdict Thursday in the murder trial of Joseph P. Smith. The penalty phase is set to start Nov. 28. He faces the death penalty or life in prison.

Smith nodded but showed no surprise or other visible reaction when the verdict was handed down Thursday.

Carlie's relatives hugged and wept after the decision was read.

Her mother, Susan Schorpen, said outside the courthouse that she won't rest until Smith was dead, "when he meets his maker."

"I lost one of the most precious things to me in my life because of an animal, a disgusting, perverted animal," Schorpen said. "The fact that I can never hold her again, never see her again ... I am broken."

She said the laws regarding repeat offenders need to change.

"This should never have happened," she said. "He should never have been out of jail. I think he should be sentenced and taken care of that day."

The amazing aspect of this scumbag is that he's the father of three daughters. Three. And he did this with the (I know this had to cross his mind) notion that this could happen to his daughters.

Well....with all scumbags like this that molest and murder children, I say this with the utmost sincerity: I hope you die mutherfucker. Die a horrible death at the hands of someone in prison followed by an enternity of being Satan's 'fluffer'.

This asshole should be put to death on live television followed by wild boars being allowed to tear his carcass apart.....let him serve as an example of what society thinks of shit-stains like him.

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What's in a Name?

Town Changes Name To Dish For Free TV

A town in Texas legally changed its name to "Dish" Wednesday in exchange for 10 years of free satellite television service from EchoStar Communications Corp., according to a Local 6 News report.

The small town of Clark, located about 30 minutes from Fort Worth officially made the change to Dish, Texas, Wednesday morning.

City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to make the name switch.

All homes within city limits now get free Dish Network equipment and programming for 10 years.

The newly-named town of Dish only has a population of 125 people.

This makes me wonder if there will be a town that will change its name to 'Boner' in exchange for free Viagra or maybe 'Douche' for free Massengill products...

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November 16, 2005

Preparing for a Good Future

Mom Makes Daughter Stand on Street Corner

Tasha Henderson got tired of her 14-year-old daughter's poor grades, her chronic lateness to class and her talking back to her teachers, so she decided to teach the girl a lesson.

She made Coretha stand at a busy Oklahoma City intersection Nov. 4 with a cardboard sign that read: "I don't do my homework and I act up in school, so my parents are preparing me for my future. Will work for food."

"This may not work. I'm not a professional," said Henderson, a 34- year-old mother of three. "But I felt I owed it to my child to at least try."

In fact, Henderson has seen a turnaround in her daughter's behavior in the past week and a half. But the punishment prompted letters and calls to talk radio from people either praising the woman or blasting her for publicly humiliating her daughter.

"The parents of that girl need more education than she does if they can't see that the worst scenario in this case is to kill their daughter psychologically," Suzanne Ball said in a letter to The Oklahoman.

Marvin Lyle, 52, said in an interview: "I don't see anything wrong with it. I see the other extreme where parents don't care what the kids do, and at least she wants to help her kid."

I see nothing wrong with preparing her kid to stand on a street corner and bum for handouts. Of course, if this mother didn't do something drastic like this and her kid did become a bum, who do you think would be 'to blame' in this oh-so-wonderful world that encourages the victim mentality? You get three guesses and the first two don't count.

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News You Can Use Del Seks

  • With statements like these coming from DHS Secretary Chertoff, it's no wonder that there are people volunteering for the Minutemen Project.

  • Dicotomy: Clinton say one thing now whereas seven years ago he was singing a different tune.

  • Glad they decided to leave well-enough alone.

  • Well of course Harry Reid is 'concerned' - it's not his party that won the White House last year. It's called to the victor go the spoils for a reason Harry...

  • SWWNBN is desparetly attempting to stay relavent in the anti-war movement.

  • I wonder if some chicken soup would help or hurt....

  • Yet another reason why I drive a Toyota.

  • Now if they could only get rid of the rest of those pork-barrel projects that are 99.999% useless.

  • That's right - they may not be referred to as 'cute' or 'cuddly' any longer

  • I wonder why Paul is trying to help land mines...?

  • This revalation will have some people kicking their dogs this evening...

  • This is almost as bad as Are we there yet!? being asked for the 10th time in an hour.

  • Here's a suggestion: how about making cars that don't suck so much?

  • How about just blowing their heads off instead of special plates?

  • Paul must have a terrific set of lungs to pull this off.

  • The sad this about this is that if proven that it won't rate a small 'blip' on the radar screen of the MSM....

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November 14, 2005

Clowns to the Left of Me...

I don't know if anyone knows but I drive a pick-up truck - a Toyota Tacoma to be precise.

WHAT!?!?! He's driving an import!?! Yes, I do indeed.

To be honest, my choice in foreign vs. domestic was based on two reasons:

  1. Toyota pick-ups last a long time and take a lot of abuse, and
  2. American vehicles just plain suck.
Between my wife and I, we've owned three different Fords and we didn't want to be dealing with the 98,000 mile transmission failure - especially since I was attempting to get through college before I bought another vehicle.

Not very 'patriotic' I realize, but to me my priority was to my family first, i.e., not getting us into deep debt with a crappy vehicle that I'd owe more on than it's actually worth.

But I'm digressing from my original intention....

I was getting gas at the CostCo (it'll always be Price Club to me) on Morena Blvd this morning before heading into work.

As I'm sure many guys will agree, my truck is a bit messy considing my schedule. I tend to throw junk onto the floor in the front and clean it up when presented with the chance. Such a chance is (for me) usually when I'm filling up my gas tank.

So....after jamming the nozzle into the gas tank and setting the catch, I walked around to the passenger side of the truck and started gathering all of the junk/trash on the floor. This - like most times - means crushed diet soda cans and half-empty bottle of water.

As I walked around the truck to deposit all these containers that were at the moment over-flowing in my arms, a voice rang out:

Don't you believe in recycling?

I turned to see who said it; a gentlemen of about 40 years was pumping gas into his Toyota Corolla behind my truck.

Uhhh, recycling? I usually don't have time nor the space to store all the cans & bottles.... I replied.

*Who the frack was this guy questioning me!?!*

A pause and then he responded: Ahhh....I don't buy that....

I looked at this nimrod for a moment or two while listening for that distinctive 'CLUNK!' from the gas nozzle automatically shutting off.

I looked at this eco-psycho for a moment longer and replied: I live in an apartment that doesn't have a lot of storage place for this crap. Besides, I pay the CRV when I buy them, so to me that exempts me from hauling eight bags of crushed cans down to the recycling place.

A look of irritation flashed across this face.

Don't you feel any responsibility for helping to the save the environment?!?! he said.

I thought about how I could respond to this nimrod: politely, harshly, or simply ignore him and his stupid question. Then I thought actions speak louder than words.

With that thought in mind, I walked over to him and dumped all the cans and plastic bottles at his feet and said to him "Here - you're more responsible than I am so you can take care of it."

As I walked back to my truck to finish pumping my gas, I heard him sputtering under his breath in between the sounds of laughter coming from the older lady that was pumping gas into her BMW and listening to us.

And as I pulled out of the gas station, I saw this eco-freindly gentlemen doing what he was at first appaled by: he was tossing the cans and bottles into the garbage can.

And it didn't surprise me one-little-bit. This clown had the temerity to chastise me about throwing them away, but it wasn't a problem if HE did it himself. It's exactly what I've come to expect from ecology nimrods and liberals: talk the talk, but wimp out when it comes to walking the walk.

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November 13, 2005

Boyle's Law on the WTC Collapse

Michelle Malkin (35 days and still no response e-mail) points out a barking moonbat-of-the-day article from a physics professor that thinks 9/11 and the WTC was an 'inside job':

Y. professor thinks bombs, not planes, toppled WTC

The physics of 9/11 — including how fast and symmetrically one of the World Trade Center buildings fell — prove that official explanations of the collapses are wrong, says a Brigham Young University physics professor.

In fact, it's likely that there were "pre-positioned explosives" in all three buildings at ground zero, says Steven E. Jones.

In a paper posted online Tuesday and accepted for peer-reviewed publication next year, Jones adds his voice to those of previous skeptics, including the authors of the Web site www.wtc7.net, whose research Jones quotes. Jones' article can be found at www.physics.byu.edu/research/energy/htm7.html.

"It is quite plausible that explosives were pre-planted in all three (WTC) buildings," BYU physics professor Steven E. Jones says. Jones, who conducts research in fusion and solar energy at BYU, is calling for an independent, international scientific investigation "guided not by politicized notions and constraints but rather by observations and calculations. "It is quite plausible that explosives were pre-planted in all three buildings and set off after the two plane crashes — which were actually a diversion tactic," he writes. "Muslims are (probably) not to blame for bringing down the WTC buildings after all," Jones writes.

As most of you know, while I'm not a physicist or even close to being a physicist, I am somewhat versed in the more basic laws of engineering, chemistry, and physics. I distinctly remember someone e-mailing me (how they tracked me, I don't know) a few years ago and trying - trying to convince me that those 'puffs of smoke' were actually pre-planted explosives detonating.

And I tried to explain to this person the basic understanding of Boyle's Law, which simply put is: p1V1 = p2V2, where Boyle's Law indicates that for a fixed amount of gas (fixed number of moles) at a fixed temperature, the pressure and the volume are inversely proportional.

My 'simple reasoning': as the upper structure of the WTC towers started to fail, i.e., the steel beams were crumbling/melting, the weight of the upper floors was too much to support and they started 'pancaking' - top floor falls onto the one beneath it, then that floor falls under the weight of its materials AND that of the floor above it that just fell, etc, etc.

Boyle's Law comes in here: as the upper floors collapsed and fell onto the floor(s) beneath, the volume of air on that particular floor was suddenly 'pushed' out of the windows - that's the 'puff of smoke' that appears to be a controlled demolition and that's a crock; with the pressure increasing from the sudden compression of the air on any given floor (from the ceiling falling down) and the volume being constant (as by design), the volume of air/smoke has to escape somehow and it does so by blowing out the windows.

Now before someone points out that I'm forgetting to include the dynamics of the fire that melted the steel in the building, YES I realize that.....that's why I've referred to my theory as 'simplified'.

As to why this physics prof is going out on a limb to 'prove' that this was a controlled demolition....I don't know. Maybe he's under pressure to produce a paper - on anything - just to keep his administrative bosses as BYU happy. Maybe he's inhaled too many industrial cleaning agents in the lab late at night.

And if my simplified explanation isn't enough for you, Michelle Malkin also points to all of these crackpot black helicopter theories being shot to Hell by Popular Mechanics. And any man with a modicome of mechanical knowledge knows that those guys at PM know their stuff - otherwise it would be another 'Home & Garden' magazine.

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