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Category : Politics

To those that think their pets are service animals (TL;DR they are not)

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Published on: February 10, 2019

To those that have I can not deal with live animals (aka “emotional support animals”) to many people think they can take their pets places claim the ADA or ADAA, which does not cover “emotional support animals” if you can not deal with life with our your pet, maybe you should stay home Federal law[…]

My thoughs on the state of gaming

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Published on: November 18, 2017

First so you understand me, here is my history with video gaming. Growing up my family had a 2600. In my early teens my sister got a Saga Genesis (the same christmas I got a computer) Later on both my sister and I got the original Game Boy Finally in 2001 after I finished college[…]

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[…]

Handicapped spots

Categories: Politics
Comments: 2 Comments
Published on: May 15, 2011

If you don’t have a plate or placard you do not belong in a handicapped spot. It does not matter if “you are only going to be a minute” or “there are no other open spots” or “you are just dropping off your kids” you are a stain on the face of the earth, you[…]

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[…]

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