Entries by John Cole


The Mountaineers played a horrible (they shot 13% the first half) game and are no longer unbeaten in the Big East as they lose to hated rival Pitt 57-53 in the away portion of the Backyard Brawl. Blech. At least Tim will be happy.

Mine Safety

The White House has released a clickable map of the 50 states which lead you to specific information for each state regarding the 2007 budget. That in and of itself is kind of cool, and an interesting use of technology to get a political message out. This, however, caught my eye when examining the points […]

Yet Another Steelers Story

Mr. Furious passed along this ESPN blog entry (I can’t believe there was something on the web about the Steelers or the Super Bowl that I missed): But let me tell you a story. I have a friend named Ellen Shafer, and she knows nothing about football. A few months ago, she traveled to Pittsburgh […]

A Heckuva Story To tell

Mike Brown is blackmailing the White House. Publicly: Former disaster agency chief Michael Brown is indicating he is ready to reveal his correspondence with President Bush and other officials during Hurricane Katrina unless the White House forbids it and offers legal support. Brown’s stance, in a letter obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, follows senators’ […]