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[4 May 2009 | 6 Comments | 4,900 views]
Another Family Killing…

Florida Man Kills Family, 13 Year Old Survives.
 
Is it that this kind of thing is happening more often, or is it that the media is giving it alot more coverage?
It seems to me that there really are more occurances of “Guy freaks out, kills family before turning the gun on himself” cases within the last year or so.  
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,517060,00.html
http://news.aol.co.uk/man-kills-family-after-losing-job/article/20090128025929509290787
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-02-18-ohio-familykilling_N.htm
I mean, that’s just a few results from a quick Googling of “Man Kills Family”.
There are TONS more, not only in the US (although from what I’ve seen, we have the most). …

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[28 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,796 views]
Driving Pet Peeves #3

Sometimes I find myself in a parking lot, staring at a car (or truck, van, what have you) parked so badly that it is effecting everyone around him.  I stand there, incredulous that some dipshit could actually get out of his vehicle, look back at its status at a 45 degree angle and say : “Meh…good enough” and WALK AWAY.  On what fucking PLANET is this an acceptable parking job?
 
I understand that you may be in a hurry or both blind and soft in the head.  I understand that there …

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[16 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | 1,948 views]
Driving Pet Peeves #2

Hokay, got a new one here, and maybe I’m over-reacting a bit when I say that people who do this should be shot in the FACE.  Or at least made to watch Ishtar over and over again.  I submit to you:

The guy who won’t pull UP:

Let’s say, for instance, you are moving into the left turn lane, next to a median with a cut-out that will hold 3-4 cars.  The guy in front of you, in the turn lane,  has like 1-1.5 CARLENGTHS of space between him and the car …

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[16 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 11,374 views]
Driving pet peeves #1

This is the first installment of a series I will be posting on driving pet peeves.  Haven driven all over the US in most of the 50 States, I firmly believe we have the WORST overall drivers right here in sleepy little Colorado Springs.  The. Absolute.  WORST.  Barring third-world and emerging countries, it is my opinion that the sheer idiocy and inconsiderate-ness (is that even a word?) level here is higher than just about any other city, in any other state. �
The real problem is that, for some reason, the …


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