February 2002 archive

Feb 06

Dispirit of Justice

Attorney General John Ashcroft in front Spirit of Justice statue

Ash-hole Cash-hole This is like shooting fish in a barrel, but in case you missed it: from AP – WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2002: “(CBS) No longer will the attorney general be photographed in front of two partially nude statues in the Great Hall of the Department of Justice. The department spent $8,000 on blue drapes that …

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Feb 02

02-02-02 The Number of the Beast

Puxatony Phil Groundhog, February 02, 2012

Happy Ground Hogs Day everyone. Today also happens to be 02-02-02. I’m sure that numerologists are having a hay day with today’s date. Our primate brains are great at noticing patterns but unfortunately we also tend to try and make meaning out of those patterns where there is no meaning. Still, 02-02-02 looks neat. And …

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