Proof That The Doctor is a Real Time Traveller

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 21 at 7:13 am

From 35 years ago, the 11th Doctor is playing drums for Tom Jones.

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Don’t You Have Jobs?

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 20 at 11:47 am

Well, it is good to see that in this tough economy people have the time to sit in front of a Best Buy for a week, in anticipation of Black Friday. Surely there is something better they can do with their time.

A check of the calendar shows the day after Thanksgiving, known as “Black Friday,” is still a week away. But don’t tell that to Lorie and Ryan Davenport of St. Petersburg.

On Wednesday, they set up a large blue tent at the Best Buy store near the Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg, prepared to camp out for more than a week to snag some electronic deals.

They’ve already been rewarded. Today, Best Buy presented Lorie and her friend, Tina Thain, with two iPads while recognizing them as the “first family of Black Friday.” The store usually gives the first people in line gift cards, but say they believe this group is the first campers in the nation.

“We’re so thankful for the iPads, but we’ll probably only go on them when we’re alone waiting,” Thain said. “The whole purpose is to get caught up, so we do things together like talk, play chess and play cards.”

After getting an OK from Best Buy management, the Davenports are now in it for the long haul.

“We’ve been doing this for six years now and we got beat out by the same guy for the last 6 years,” said Lorie Davenport, who met Thain when their daughters went to high school together. “So this year, we said, this might be our last year, it might be our last hurrah, so we’re coming extra early if we have to because we are gonna be first if it kills us.”

Although the couple say they’re not sure what they’ll buy when the doors open at 5 a.m. next Friday, they are hoping for a good deal on a large-screen TV or perhaps something from the Apple Mac line.

From past experience, they know some items will be in short supply, and that means they have to be on guard for people who stretch the rules.

“You don’t know how many friends at the last minute that are gonna come in and squeeze in the line,” Lorie Davenport said.

Lest you think the families plan to stay every hour of the day, there is a small detail you should know. The Davenports stay in line by day, but Thain and her husband spell them at night. The families are saving spots for a total of 10 people.

It appears stretching the rules may be open to interpretation.

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Well, Nice Try Anyways

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 19 at 7:55 am

A digital road sign in Marana was reprogrammed over the weekend to warn drivers of undead corpses.

Someone without a dictionary tampered with a road sign on West Camino de Mañana, which is now West Twin Peaks Road, and issued this message to motorists: “Caaution Zombies Ahead!”

Area resident Dan Wolters first noticed the warning around 8 a.m. Sunday.

“I laughed,” he said. “I’m sure people that drove by laughed, too.”

Officials with the town of Marana, which is overseeing the Camino de Mañana roadway project, said the sign likely belongs to a contractor working on the new Interstate 10 Twin Peaks interchange, which will open on Friday.

Wolters said it looked as though somebody had broken into a box on the sign.

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Natalie Portman in a Thong

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 18 at 6:53 am

And a movie…..apparently.

With Zoey Deschanel as well.

More Your Highness Videos

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Hey, Pass Me a Rubber

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 17 at 12:09 pm

Emma Watson has revealed how she had an embarrassing communication breakdown at her US university – over the American word for ‘condom’.

The Harry Potter star said she was left red-faced after loudly asking her fellow students if she could borrow a rubber.

While Watson was asking for something to get rid of a mistake in her exercise book, her shocked friends thought she was brazenly requesting some contraception.

“I had no idea that you guys call a condom a rubber,” she told David Letterman.

“My version of a rubber is an eraser. So I’ve done that. I’ve very loudly asked for a rubber and people have given me strange looks. That was embarrassing.”

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General Stupidity of People

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 16 at 10:07 am

So, I was in Walmart this am, picking up a few things.

Anyways, I am waiting in the Express checkout. The sign clearly states 1-12 items.

Well, as I watch, there is an older woman paying for 109 ITEMS!!!!

I thought as you got older, your memory goes, not your ability to count??

I asked the checkout girl about it, and the lady’s response was that “she was in a hurry”.

Well aren’t we all, sweetheart!!

I just found it very funny. I can see if you have 15 items in the 1-12 items lane, but 109??

Oh well, rant over. Stupid People!!

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The Floppy – “I’m Not Dead Yet!”

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 15 at 10:42 am

Sort of.

The hack actually involved two disks, cut apart and stacked together. This was done so that the connector could fit snugly inside.

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The “You Look Like Shit” Megamix

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 14 at 9:34 am

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Best Mugshot Ever!!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 13 at 9:48 am

Who cares what he did?

This is the best mugshot ever!!

Milwaukie police say a 46-year-old Portland man is behind a one-man crime spree that happened last month.

Officers tracked down Mark Siebenmorgen, 46, at his home in Portland last week and took him into custody.

Police said Siebenmorgen assaulted a man at a Milwaukie TriMet bus mall on Oct. 21 and minutes later was spotted jumping on the hood of a parked car with a driver inside.

Less than an hour later, police say Siebenmorgen began throwing rocks at a woman near Milwaukie Market Place on Oak Street. That woman suffered minor injuries.

When officers searched for the suspect, they weren’t able to find him, but they eventually learned he was living in an apartment on Southeast Stark Street in Portalnd.

Siebenmorgen was arrested last Thursday and booked into the Clackamas County Jail on charges of criminal mischief, assault and menacing.

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A Brother and a Sister

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 12 at 9:03 am

Now, this is pretty funny, so those of you who read the first paragraph, and don’t feel it’s for you, keep reading. There is a pretty funny ending, and it’s not ‘gross’. There is some language, though.

I accidentally found a video that my sister made of herself. I knew she didn’t make it for me- but I thought she was so fucking beautiful that I watched it twice. (probably would have watched it a hell of a lot more, except that like right around the time I found the video, all this crazy shit went down and I had to leave home. (My mom’s family who I was staying with got in bad trouble with the law. I never talk about it).

Sooo… I was totally lusting after my sister at that point. She was also having bad trouble with the law. She was actually in custody when I left home.

My friend and I went to go pick her up. When I saw her that day, after seeing the video, I have to be honest, I just wanted to fuck her brains out. Looking back on it now, it’s pretty messed up- but I think she had feelings for me too. She actually kissed me right after we came to get her… and it wasn’t a sisterly kiss, you know? I mean, it wasn’t like ridiculously sexual or anything, but it definitely wasn’t sisterly.

After we left, we all went to crash with my Sister’s friends. On the trip there, my friend sort of implied that he wanted to get with my Sister, and I got a little jealous. He’s a good looking guy- and even though she was my sister- I just felt like he was competition. Not much else happened between us for a while except some maybe-sexy hugging.

Pretty much everyone in my life at that point was wanted by the government, so we all moved around a lot. I’m not saying that I’m proud of it or anything, but it was kind of an awesome time.

My friend and my sister never hooked up I don’t think- but I thought there was some serious sexual tension going on between them. It was around that time that I got really badly hurt in an accident. It was fucked up. I almost died. But when I was in recovery my sister came to see me, and out of the clear blue sky she started gives me this awesome, slow, passionate kiss on the lips.

Sadly (although, I guess for the best) nothing ever came of it. We spent some time apart… and I started to get really religious, so I tried not to think of her that way. It was actually going well for a long time- like I was totally over her. But I have to say, like a year or so after all that stuff went down, we were out sailing (not like a date or anything romantic like that), and she was wearing like the hottest bikini I’ve ever fucking seen and it brought back all the old feelings. Sigh.

A little while later she actually wound up with my friend from before (the sexual tension guy). I can’t say I was surprised.

But even after she was shacking up with my friend, there was one time we were at a party… my friend was inside, and my sister and I were outside alone. It was a really intimate moment.

I think something might have happened, except that I killed the mood when I told her that Darth Vader was our father and that I had to go face him.

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It Takes a Village….

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 11 at 11:20 am

To help you understand what your roots are.

On a morning in September 2009 that he will never forget, John C. Wright, a longtime professor of chemistry at UW-Madison, was getting ready to walk from his office to the class he was scheduled to teach when his telephone rang.

That call, and a fax that followed a short time later, directing him to a website, knocked Wright for a loop. He is not an emotional person, but Wright teared up reading an article on the website.

“I was astonished,” he said recently. He needed a little walk to calm down before teaching his class.

What Wright, 67, learned that September morning set in motion a series of events that culminated last month when he and his family flew to England for the unveiling ceremony of a memorial plaque honoring the father Wright never knew.

That father — U.S. Army Air Corps Flight Officer John E. Wright — died in a fiery plane crash on Oct. 25, 1944, in the English village of Jacobs Well, on the northern outskirts of Guildford, the county town of Surrey. Three other U.S. airmen died with him.

Wright was 13 months old when his father died. His devastated mother asked for the body be buried in England and requested no further information on the death — details which might not have been forthcoming in any case. Within two years, she had remarried.

Wright grew up knowing only that his father had died in a crash, and that he was buried at the American Cemetery in Cambridge. Wright knew nothing further, and — until that phone call last year — he certainly didn’t realize that the village where his father died was determined not to forget him.

Two men in particular, English historian Frank Phillipson and journalist David Rose, spent several years unearthing the story of the Lilly Bell II — the name of the C-47 Dakota aircraft that crashed that day in southern England — and its crew.

John Edmund Wright was the co-pilot on the Lilly Bell, which was named for the wife of the pilot, Mercer Wilson Avent.

Wright grew up in the village of Nichols, New York, and attended Cornell University. He met Jean Love, a school teacher, in Nichols. They married after his 1942 enlistment in the air corps and traveled to various bases during John’s training. Their son — John Curtis Wright — was born while John was stationed in Lubbock, Texas.

Wright graduated from flight school in Lubbock in December 1943 and soon went overseas. Jean went back to Nichols with their baby.

Wright sent home letters from the war, dispatches his son would later read. “He was always asking himself, ‘Am I brave?’” the son recalled.

Wright was clearly brave. Among other missions he participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, piloting a glider filled with troops.

His Normandy service earned Wright the Air Medal for outstanding gallantry. “Magnificent spirit,” the medal citation read, “combined with skill, courage and devotion to duty.”

The morning of Oct. 25, 1944, Wright was co-piloting the Lilly Bell II. It had a load of cargo and was scheduled to fly from an airfield near Berkshire to another in northern France. The rest of the crew consisted of Avent, the pilot, John Hillmer, the flight engineer, and Dale Dellinger, the radio operator.

There were other planes in formation with the Lilly Bell II and the accounts of those airmen had the Lilly Bell II attempting a rapid climb through a low ceiling of clouds to avoid the North Downs, a ridge of chalk hills in southeast England.

Perhaps the engine stalled. It’s also possible the cargo load broke loose and hurtled to the back of the plane. In any case the Lilly Bell flipped, plummeted and slammed to earth. It was soon engulfed by fire. The airmen, all dead, were badly burned.

In Nichols, Jean Love Wright received a personal visit from a military representative, followed by a telegram via Western Union: “THE SECRETARY OF WAR ASKS THAT I ASSURE YOU OF HIS DEEP SYMPATHY…”

She moved with her baby, John, to Lancaster, Pa., where she eventually fell in love with a man who came to do repairs on her home. They married and had four children.

Six decades later, it was one of those children, John Wright’s half-sister Joan Kyle, who phoned him at his office in Madison in September 2009. She had learned that Phillipson, the English historian, was looking for John E. Wright’s extended family, and she was able to have a letter from Phillipson faxed to Wright in Madison. The fax led Wright to a website that included a 2009 article by David Rose that told the whole story of the crash of the Lilly Bell II. Wright was overwhelmed.

Soon, Wright was corresponding with Phillipson, who told him a group in Guildford was hoping to establish a memorial for the plane’s crew. Wright said he would like to contribute. Phillipson said they wouldn’t hear of it. Instead, he extended an invitation for Wright, his wife, Carol, and their children to come to the memorial’s dedication, where a plaque honoring the airmen would be unveiled.

The ceremony was last month, Oct. 17, at the crash site in Jacobs Well. Phillipson shies away from public speaking, but Rose, the journalist, told the story of their research and how they had found pieces of the plane embedded in the field.

Wright, who personally unveiled the plaque, was presented with a mounted piece of the Lilly Bell II. Speaking at the ceremony, he was, again, uncharacteristically emotional. Getting out of his car, a local woman had come out of one of the houses, shaken his hand and thanked him.

Back in Madison, a few weeks later, Wright was still moved. “In one year,” he said, “I’ve gone from knowing nothing to having a piece of the plane. It’s pretty remarkable.”

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Lego Han Solo

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 10 at 7:40 am

In carbonite, no less.

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More Ontario Government Stupidity

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 9 at 2:32 pm

It’s the end of the road for motorists who drive drunk or while under licence suspension.

Police services across Ontario will have the power to order a vehicle impounded for seven days if the driver has an administrative license suspension, a blood alcohol limit of more than 0.08, refuses a breathalyzer or does not have the required ignition interlock device beginning Dec. 1.

Parents who have been stripped of their driver’s licence for failing to pay child support are included in the new impoundment rules.

“We’re looking for ways to require those parents to be responsible to their kids,” Ontario Transportation Minister Kathleen Wynne said Monday. “And so separating someone from his or her vehicle is a pretty significant deterrent.”

The Family Responsibility Office has suspended more than 28,500 drivers licences from deadbeat parents since 2003.

According to the Ministry of Community and Social Services, the first notice of a licence suspension spells out payment options and a deadline to avoid being stripped of driving privileges.

If the parent in default of child custody does not pay up, then the ministry can move forward with a licence suspension.

The new enforcement tool also applies to those motorists who have lost their licence for demerit point accumulation, failure to complete remedial measures and other administrative issues.

License or not — blowing over the legal alcohol limit, or refusing to take the test, will also lead to a seven-day impoundment.

Wynne said Ontario has about 17,000 drivers whose licences have been suspended for impaired driving, indicating the extent of the problem.

“The message around drinking and driving is being reinforced by these sanctions,” she said.

Vehicles are subject to impoundment even if they don’t belong to the suspended or drunk driver.

Owners would be responsible for all costs, which can add up to hundreds of dollars a day for towing and impoundment fees, but may attempt to recover the money through the courts from the driver.

The Ministry of Transportation offers an online and phone service that will tell car owners if a driver is licensed for a nominal fee.

The impoundment rule does not apply to those drivers whose licenses were suspended for medical reason or for unpaid fines.

Police already have the authority to take a vehicle off the road if a driver’s license is suspended for a criminal code violation.

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Burgers Don’t Rot

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 8 at 7:56 am

The internet was totally grossed out recently by images that showed a McDonald’s hamburger sitting out in the open for six months without decomposing or rotting.But one blogger dug a bit deeper, and it turns out no hamburgers rot.

Well, no burgers that are roughly the shape and size of McDonald’s plain burger, anyway. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt over at Serious Eats was tired of people slagging off the Happy Meal burger without any real scientific sense of what was going on. The Happy Meal burger doesn’t rot, sure, but he wanted to know why it doesn’t rot.

To figure out just that, Lopez-Alt set up a little experiment. He’d leave a Happy Meal burger out, unwrapped, just like the previous slideshows had shown. But he’d also make his own burger out of ground chuck and put it on a store-bought bun and leave that out too. And along with those two he’d whip up pretty much every variation on the theme:

Sample 1: A plain McDonald’s hamburger stored on a plate in the open air outside of its wrapper.
Sample 2: A plain burger made from home-ground fresh all-natural chuck of the exact dimensions as the McDonald’s burger, on a standard store-bought toasted bun.
Sample 3: A plain burger with a home-ground patty, but a McDonald’s bun.
Sample 4: A plain burger with a McDonald’s patty on a store-bought bun.*
Sample 5: A plain McDonald’s burger stored in its original packaging.
Sample 6: A plain McDonald’s burger made without any salt, stored in the open air.
Sample 7: A plain McDonald’s Quarter Pounder, stored in the open air.
Sample 8: A homemade burger the exact dimension of a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder.
Sample 9: A plain McDonald’s Angus Third Pounder, stored in the open air

Rigorous! So what happened? Did the regular “real” burgers shrivel up into a moldy beef balls while the Mickey D’s chemical pucks remained impervious to bacteria?

Nope. None of the skinny burgers showed signs of rot. It was only the quarter pounders—both the McDonald’s one and the homemade one—that got funky. So the no-rot phenomenon isn’t a matter of substance, Lopez-Alt concluded, but rather one of size:

The burger doesn’t rot because it’s small size and relatively large surface area help it to lose moisture very fast. Without moisture, there’s no mold or bacterial growth. Of course, that the meat is pretty much sterile to begin with due to the high cooking temperature helps things along as well.

And what about when you put a Happy Meal burger in a bag, where the moisture can get trapped?

Yup. Rot.

Basically, Lopez-Alt’s findings confirm that McDonald’s official response to the hoopla—bacteria needs moisture; dehydrated food won’t rot—wasn’t a load of shit. The scientific method! It’s a beautiful thing.

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Doctor Who as Legos

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 7 at 7:46 am

Ulises Farinas has wowed us before with his illustrations of superheroes as Lego minifigs. Now he does the same with the cast of Doctor Who. Perhaps this could provide some inspiration for a Doctor Who Lego line?

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Political Correctness (or Stupidity) Strikes Again in Britain

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 6 at 10:05 am

Army cadets have been left ‘bitterly disappointed’ after being banned from carrying rifles on a Remembrance Day parade – amid fears the weapons might ‘upset’ onlookers.

The young cadets have proudly marched with rifles for decades and around 100 had spent months fine-tuning the drill where they would showcase their skills.

But the cadets were left ‘gutted’ just days before the big event when military top brass cut the rifles from the display following complaints from members of the public.

They were warned the rifle display during the march in Plymouth, Devon, could be deemed as ‘glamorising’ weapons.

Cadets were left ‘bitterly disappointed’ by the late change, which organisers today branded ‘political correctness gone mad’.

Basil Downing-Waite, chairman of the Federation of Plymouth and District Ex Services Associations, which organised the event, said: ‘It’s political correctness gone mad. I feel bitterly disappointed because it gives the young people a sense of responsibility.

‘They are delighted to do these displays.’

The Remembrance Day march is still due to go ahead, but without rifles.

A senior cadet instructor said the children had been left ‘very upset’ by the ruling.

Police Chief Inspector Brendan Brookshaw said his son Henry and daughter Rosie were ‘very disappointed’ at the late change.

He added: ‘This week, the commanding officer for Plymouth cadets told them they couldn’t do it any more because some member of the public complained about cadets marching with rifles.

‘They have been doing it forever. My children have been doing rifle drill displays for the past four years and I did it when I was a cadet.’

Chief Inspector Brookshaw added that his son was one many Plymouth cadets who marched carrying rifles as part of a Freedom of the City parade in September.

But Devon Cadet Executive Officer Major David Waterworth put an end to the tradition after he ruled that carrying weapons was ‘not good for the image’ of cadets, who can join between the ages of 12 and 18.

He said: ‘There is no need for children to appear in public with weapons. It does upset some members of the public.

‘There is no need for it. It doesn’t reflect our aims and ethos in the Army Cadet Force. We are not soldiers.

‘People say it’s traditional at Remembrance parades, but there is no need to carry a weapon to remember the dead.

‘I stopped it as soon as I heard they were doing it. It’s not good for our image to have children carrying weapons in public.

‘We are not members of the Armed Forces – we are a youth movement sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.’

He added that a ruling against children carrying rifles had been in place for ten years, but had not been enforced until now.

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Look Out KFC!!!

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 5 at 9:00 am

Four Montreal men have created a behemoth of a meal that leaves KFC’s infamous sandwich — made with two deep-fried chicken breasts instead of a bun — in its dust.

The creators have billed it as the greasiest sandwich ever. It’s made from a gooey combo of steamed hot dogs, bacon and poutine, dumped on a French-toasted baguette and covered in maple syrup.

They then dubbed their Frankensandwich ‘The Angry French Canadian’ and estimate the whole thing to carry a whopping 5,343 calories and 207 grams of fat.

One of the creators of the gut-busting recipe, 25-year-old Harley Morenstein, defends his concoction.

“Gravy and maple syrup is not a disgusting combination,” he said on Thursday. “It’s got the loving warmth of the poutine we all know in Quebec with this sweet taste of the pure maple syrup.”

This week, the four friends posted a video on Youtube of them creating and eating the beast of a sandwich.

Morenstein said he’s a little taken aback by the reaction — the video has over 70,000 views and has been picked up by blogs all over the world.

“People love food,” he said. “These days people are being healthy, so they can vicariously eat these disgusting monstrosities through us. We’re the guinea pigs.”

Morenstrein said the glutinous friends plan on posting even more strange food combos soon, and they’ll be bigger and better, if not fattier.

“It’s not about just fatty foods, it’s about epic proportions,” he said. “If I could find a way to use cottage cheese in an epic matter, then I would do it.”

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Get The Four Horsemen Ready…

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 4 at 7:44 am

Because they’re BACK!!!!

The NKOTBSB tour is coming!!

NKOTBSB? New Kids On The Backstreet Boys?

That sounds pretty dirty right there.

Anyways, rumors of this union made in former teeny-bopper heaven have been swirling since summer, but Ryan Seacrest confirmed reports of the cleverly titled NKOTBSB tour this morning on his radio show. You may scream now.

The tour will kick off in summer 2011, about one year after the two bands merged on stage for a performance at Radio City Music Hall in New York. In fact, rumors of the bands’ joint tour started shortly after the Backstreet’s surprise appearance during the NKOTB concert in June. They’ll reunite next on Nov. 21 for a performance on the American Music Awards.

If this isn’t a sign of the Apocolypse, I’m not sure what is (and for the record, I do enjoy some of both bands’ music)

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This is Stupidity

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 3 at 7:24 am

As someone who grew and then donated his hair, (and took the ribbing about my long hair) I find this to be totally stupid.

Renee Szablewski is a good, churchgoing Catholic. She wants her 4-year-old son, Jack, to grow up to be one, too.

That’s why Szablewski was so upset last month with St. Dominic, a parochial school in Brick, N.J. The principal at the school barred Jack from his pre-kindergarten class because his hair was too long.

“That’s Christian? That’s Catholic?” Szablewski fumed during a telephone interview with TODAYshow.com Monday.

Jack’s early lesson in how tough life can be actually began when at the tender age of 16 months, his grandfather died of lung cancer. Renee Szablewski decided to honor her father by letting her son’s hair grow out so that he could donate his locks to be used in wigs for children who lose their own hair to cancer radiation treatment.

Changing the rules
Szablewski said that St. Dominic knew about the hair-growing project last year when Jack was enrolled in pre-kindergarten classes for the first time. “I said, ‘Listen, this is what we were doing,’ ” Szablewski told TODAYshow.com. “They were like, ‘Oh, that’s OK, as long as his hair is cut before kindergarten.’ ”

Jack doesn’t start kindergarten until September 2011, but during the past summer, the school updated its handbook to include pre-K students in the policy mandating that boys keep their hair short and neat. School officials gave Renee Szablewski until Oct. 1 to bring Jack’s hair into compliance.

Szablewski was all set to do that Sept. 30, she said, and even invited the media to cover the clipping at a Hoboken salon. A storm making its way up the East Coast, however, washed out those plans.

It was still raining on Oct. 1 when Szablewski and Jack showed up at St. Dominic for classes.

“The teacher wouldn’t let him through the doors and left us standing out in the rain,” Szablewski said. “He didn’t do anything wrong, and he’s the victim here.”

On that point, Szablewski and the Diocese of Trenton, which runs St. Dominic’s, are in total agreement.

“This child has done nothing wrong,” the diocese said in a statement. “This matter is between the parent and the school, and the partnership between the two entities that is critical to a healthy and successful educational experience at St. Dominic School.”

The Diocese, which declined an interview request, went on in the statement to blame Jack’s mother for the situation.

“The Szablewski child is completely innocent in this matter,” the statement read.

Szablewski said that because her husband has a new job, she asked to meet with the principal after school hours to discuss the situation, but the school would not accommodate the request. She said she did speak with the vice principal about the matter at length.

“She told me it was our decision to make our son different, which I found repulsive,” Szablewski said. “My last words to her were, ‘What would Jesus do?’ ”

The entire episode has shaken Szablewski’s faith in the Catholic education system, but her resolve and her love of the church itself remain strong. She said that Jack’s hair is still long, and will be cut in the coming weeks so that it can be donated, as always intended, to children who need it.

I love my church, but this isn’t about the church. It’s about the authority and power and power abuse,” she said. “I honestly think that my son has been totally branded by the Diocese of Trenton. I don’t think I’ll be able to get him into any Catholic school.”

Jack’s father wants him to go back to St. Dominic, but Renee Szablewski isn’t sure that’s a good idea. She’s fears that Jack, who knows very little about his parent’s disagreement with the school, would be treated differently.

He’s already been called names like “Joe Dirt” and “Fabio” by people online.

“His name is Jack, not Fabio,” Renee Szablewski said. “This is not about Jack’s hair. It’s about the [school]. I honestly feel they are not worthy to have us there.”

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McGuinty Government Stupidity

Blog - No Comments » - Posted on November, 2 at 7:36 am

Well, now that November is upon us, so is smart meter billing.

(for those that don’t know, smart meter billing is a system where you get billed different rates for electricity based upon what time of day you are consuming)

Well, here’s a pearl of wisdom from our smarter than average (so they say) leaders in Ontario.

Turn off your AC.

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Really? I never thought to turn off my AC. I live in Ontario, where in the winter it gets down to -20F!!

Thanks for helping out!

I never would have thought of that myself.

Good to know that the Ontario Government has put their best minds on this.

Morons!

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