Wednesday, August 04, 2004

I've made a few minor changes on the site. First of all, I added a "Best of Saddam" section. You may either click the link near the top of the page, or scroll down to near the bottom. They're in chronological order according by date. The listed entries were selected by a highly impartial panel: Me. Well, originally, there 12 other people, but they kept offering suggestions that I didn't entirely agree with.

I'm sure they will receive decent burials.

Also, I finally found a weather feed for Iraq that works. It's at the top of the left hand column. Unfortunately, it's the conditions for Basra and not Baghdad, but who cares? If you've seen one frikkin' desert, you've seen 'em all.

My polls, which I offer in order to pretend I care what you think, are now ad free. Feel free to click on to them without being bombarded by half a dozen pop-ups.

If you're a Blogspot user and have extra gmail invitations on hand, you may donate them to the American troops. Now some of you may wonder why I'm doing such a nice thing. That's a legitimate question, and if you wish to press your luck further, you are most welcome to join the 12 members of my aforementioned "Best Of" committee. Oh, and bring your own shovel.

And one final note to you Blogspotters: As you are no doubt aware, Blogger has now begun offering its own commenting system. And if you're anything like me, you enjoy periodically gassing your neighbors, in addition to wondering how this new commenting feature works. And if you're NOTHING like me, you're probably still wondering how it works even though you're a pathetic wuss of an infidel.

Well, I finally found a site (and no, that link does NOT take you to a porn site, you simple minded pervert. Now pull your pants back up) that uses the new commenting feature, and quite frankly, it sucks. The first click only displays the comments already posted, and you need to click a second time if you want to leave one yourself. Plus, unless you want to leave an anonymous comment, you need to sign in with your user name. And if you're not already a Blogspot user, you need to sign up.

Frankly, that stinks. That's the kind of egotistical ploy you would expect from the French. If you're anything like me, you enjoy shooting Shiites for the hell of it, in addition to signing your work when you leave threatening remarks on the sites of rabid right wing bloggers who continue to believe Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld are military genuises.

So follow the example of your Uncle Saddam and hide in a seven foot deep hole when 600 enemy troops looking to kick your ass suddenly show up in your backyard, and stick with Haloscan for your comments.