Michael P. O'Connor archive
Category : Politics

Dunbar is a despicable company

Categories: Politics, Random Thoughts
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Published on: September 15, 2015

My dad made a post to Dunbar about their people illegally parking in handicap spots. The response they gave just floored me. They are very arrogant in the response. See for your self from the screen shot I took… (click to get a better view of the image)

Verizon FiOS limiting your choices

Categories: News, Politics, Random Thoughts
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Published on: May 6, 2014

Well I am angry. I decided I was going to setup to get broadcast TV, I go to get the converter, well a HDTV (small one, open box) was only $20 more, so I get it. The TV is fine but I go to hook up the antenna that the apartment building ran, only to[…]

Remember When

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Published on: August 10, 2012

Remember when blogs were the thing (kind of funny to ask that on a blog) well I have moved my RSS reading from a program to Google Reader so I can not only read it on my computer but also I installed the Google Reader on my Android Phone so I can keep up with[…]

The Issues Etc Android App

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Published on: October 17, 2011

For Issues Etc Fans I am finally ready to let a beta version of the Issues Etc Android App out. If you have any bug reports and/or suggestions please email them to mpop@mikeoconnor.net and in the subject line please precede it with “Issues Etc App:”. To install it follow the following instructions: From the Home[…]

SCO vs Linux round 2 (well sortof)

Categories: Geekdom, News, Politics
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Published on: May 15, 2011

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385395,00.asp I am no Apple fan boy, far from it. But this seems to me to be SCO vs Linux round 2 (for those of you who don’t know what I am talking about check out this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCO_v._IBM basically it is a failed companies last ditch effort to make money) This case is as[…]

PodCasts

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Published on: September 21, 2010

I am always behind on my Podcasts.  I have a 2.8 day queue left (if I was to listen straight) the PodCasts I listen to are Issues Etc (www.issuesetc.org) Fighting for the Faith (http://www.fightingforthefaith.com/) Irish and Celtic Music ( http://celticmusicpodcast.com/) Pub Song Podcast (http://pubsong.com/) Armature Radio Newsline (http://n5pre.podomatic.com/) Bill O’Reilly Rush Limbaugh and I am[…]

Polotics?

Categories: Politics, Web Site
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Published on: April 8, 2009

Question, when I stopped doing political posts, I kind of started letting the site slide, should I continue trying not to do political posts, or shoudl I say forget it and just post political stuff if the fancy hits me.

No posts as of late

Categories: Blog Stuff, Politics
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Published on: February 28, 2007

I have gotten 2 email in the last couple of days asking why I have not posted much. Well during the colder months there is not much to talk about, no biking. I use to do political but politics have been so full of hate lately I really don’t think I want to deal with[…]

Walmart sales down

Categories: News, Politics
Comments: 1 Comment
Published on: November 25, 2006

I just saw on Fox news that Walmart sales for yesterday were down 10%, but they did not report why, but I think I know why. I got this email from the AFA on Nov 21 of 2006. — Please help us get this information into the hands of as many people as possible by[…]

Thanks to Rob and Terry

Categories: Family, Politics
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Published on: November 7, 2006

Today, I asked two of my friends Terry and Rob to go with me when I went to vote, I was worried because back in 2004 moveon was doing aggressive campaigning inside the polling places, and there was almost no privacy on the new voting booths. I was glad when I went in and saw[…]

The new Hockey season comming up

Categories: Hockey, Politics
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Published on: September 13, 2006

Well last year they changed the rules to hockey, and I really hate the new rules. Also the penguins might be getting profits from the slots when they come, and I don’t think I can really do business with a company (and make no mistake about it sport teams are companies) that profits from something[…]

Bush vetos his first bill

Categories: News, Politics
Comments: 6 Comments
Published on: July 19, 2006

I think he should have vetoed more by now, but this is a bill that needed to be vetoed. It is wrong to kill a unborn child for personal gain. I know many are trying to change the terms used to talk about these unborn children, that is a step to dehumanize a human. But[…]

I have noticed car drivers have been more agressive as of late

Categories: Biking, Politics
Comments: 2 Comments
Published on: July 18, 2006

Over the last few days, I have seen drivers of SUVs being more aggressive as of late, trying to run bicyclists (which I am one of) and bikers off the road. And I think I have figured it out, today I saw a few commercials for the hummer, and they are encouraging people to drive[…]

The War on Christmas continues

Categories: News, Politics
Comments: 1 Comment
Published on: July 8, 2006

For those of you that don’t believe there is a war on Christmas just check out the last line of the of this artical, “Hopefully, a device like this one will be out in time for winter solstice.”.

A couple of Political Jokes

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Published on: June 30, 2006

I got this one in the email from a friend —– The Pope took a couple of days off to visit the mountains of Alaska for some sight-seeing. He was cruising along the campground in the Pope mobile when there was a frantic commotion just at the edge of the woods. A helpless Democrat, wearing[…]

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