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2009-05-18 
Good um, morning ...
Posted by Steve White 2009-05-18 03:27|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views ]  Top

#1 First chance I've had to check Rantburg today - why is the last comment before 8 am?

What have I missed?
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-05-18 18:21||   2009-05-18 18:21|| Front Page Top

#2 It looks like the database went down this morning. I had to restart it and reset the directory permissions. No idea what caused it.
Posted by Fred 2009-05-18 18:29||   2009-05-18 18:29|| Front Page Top

#3 PolterJuice
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-05-18 18:34||   2009-05-18 18:34|| Front Page Top

#4 It looked tampered with.
Posted by Fred 2009-05-18 18:42||   2009-05-18 18:42|| Front Page Top

#5 I blame Pelosi.

{8^)
Posted by Parabellum 2009-05-18 18:44|| http://sidemeat.wordpress.com/]">[http://sidemeat.wordpress.com/]  2009-05-18 18:44|| Front Page Top

#6 (Hi Fred!)
Posted by Seafarious 2009-05-18 18:54||   2009-05-18 18:54|| Front Page Top

#7 It looked tampered with.

Would the temperer have had access to commenter's IP addresses?
Posted by Iblis 2009-05-18 18:56||   2009-05-18 18:56|| Front Page Top

#8 Happy Birthday: May 18th.

Frank Capra - died 1991 (94) "It's a Wonderful Life"

Perry Como - died 2001 (88) "Chesterfield Supper Club"

George Welch - died 1954 (36) "Shot down Japanese planes at Pearl Harbor - WWII Ace"

Dame Margot Fonteyn - died 1991 (71) "British prima ballerina assoluta"

Pernell Roberts - 81 "Adam Cartwright - Bonanza" (Now)


Jeana Yeager - 57 "Round the World" flight" (Now)

Tina Fey - 39 "Writer, comedian, actress - Saturday Night Live" (Now)

On this day in history: May 18th.
1652 – Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making slavery illegal.
1896 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that separate but equal is constitutional.
1910 – The Earth passes through the tail of Comet Halley.
1917 – The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President of the United States the power of conscription.
1944 – Battle of Monte Cassino – Conclusion after seven days of the fourth battle as German paratroopers evacuate Monte Cassino.
1953 – Jackie Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.
1958 – An F-104 Starfighter sets a world speed record of 1,404.19 mph.
1974 – Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
1980 – Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
1992 – The Archivist of the United States officially announces the Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-05-18 19:06||   2009-05-18 19:06|| Front Page Top

#9 You don't suppose the crash had to do with the recent appearance of Ang** H*rm*n, do you?
Posted by SteveS 2009-05-18 19:35||   2009-05-18 19:35|| Front Page Top

#10 Which Patti has the Tony



The Robber Bridegroom

Evita

Les Miserables

Sweeney Todd

Sunset Boulevard

Gypsy

Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2009-05-18 19:55||   2009-05-18 19:55|| Front Page Top

#11 Hi, Fred!

How's it going? :-D
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-05-18 20:07||   2009-05-18 20:07|| Front Page Top

#12 How are you feeling, Fred?

I've had "Rantburg withdrawal symptoms" all day. That could make a person mighty riled. If someone messed up your system, let us know. I'm sure we can form a vigilante committee to hunt 'em down and make 'em watch "Barbarella" sixty times in a row.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2009-05-18 22:19|| http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com/]">[http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com/]  2009-05-18 22:19|| Front Page Top

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