“As important as those actions might be, there is something far more critical to the long-term preservation of your right to self-defense. In the next week, as you are commemorating the birth of our nation and celebrating its independence, you should go out and buy guns… It’s the prudent thing to do. It’s the right thing to do. It’s the effective thing to do. It is your sovereign birthright. It is your duty.”—Celebrate Heller, buy guns
“I have no idea of the number of traffic signals in our country, but whatever the number, how many of my fellow Americans would like the U.S. Congress to be in charge of their operation?”—Problem of Ignorance By Walter E. Williams
“Barack Obama is proposing taxing the profits of oil companies while vigorously opposing any additional oil exploration and nuclear power. Even the liberal L.A. Times blasted his approach this week. And a former Democratic senator of Louisiana, John Breaux, said taxing companies will not generate a single barrel of oil.”—The Energy Quagmire By Ken Blackwell
“Intel, the giant chip maker and longtime partner of Microsoft, has decided against upgrading the computers of its own 80,000 employees to Microsoft’s Vista operating system, a person with direct knowledge of the company’s plans said.”—No Vista for Intel - NYT Times Blog
“The problem is that as soon as you wildcard to Google’s SaaS, you allow attacker to register subdomains under your domain. For example if we have *.acme.com pointing to ghs.google.com attacker will be able to register blog.acme.com and use that to confuse the crap out of everybody.”—Google and Wildcard Domains by GNUCITIZEN
“If Abraham Lincoln had had a Supreme Court like this to deal with, and he pretty much did, and had that president and commander-in-chief failed to outmaneuver that court’s pro-slavery chief justice, the Hon. Roger B. Taney, he of the infamous Dred Scott decision, then I might well be writing this column from Little Rock, Ark., C.S.A.”—On Suing the Enemy By Paul Greenberg
“Okay, everyone knows that I hate all things Microsoft, and would ordinarily revel in the glory that is an anti-Microsoft story. But seriously- China is accusing Microsoft of unfair trade practices and anti-competetive tactics?!?! Are you kidding me?!”—China launches Microsoft antitrust probe « Wolf’s Geek Blog
"Is all that cable really necessary now that there’s wireless everything?" people said.
As much as I respect Martha Stewart’s business and design acumen, neither she, nor those people who talked to me, know what they’re talking about. When it comes to networking, there’s no substitute for a wire, when a wire’s available.
“Metallica owes its entire career to copyright infringement. There were no radio stations playing their kind of metal back in the 80s. MTV didn’t play it either. The only wide exposure the band received was hardcore fans copying and sharing their demo tapes.”—Dvorak Crew Review: Metallica Sucks Balls!
“EA now has a monopoly on the market for interactive football software.” A monopoly? No one is keeping a competitor from releasing a football game; they simply can’t use players, stadiums, or teams affiliated with any of the organizations EA has agreements with.”—Lawsuit flags EA for illegal procedure on football monopoly
“Enemies of the United States committed to attacking America and killing Americans who have been captured on the battlefield and designated alien enemy combatants are entitled to the protections afforded by the Geneva Convention, not the Constitution.”—Senator Joe Lieberman: News Release