11/11/2005

Da' Weekend

Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Veterans' Day : Please observe a moment of silence for all of our past, present and future veterans. (more below)
  • NIF : Yeah, um ... yet again, the slow and/or Limited Blogation rules are starting on Friday ... Sorry!
    ... I will try to get this ball rolling later, and it is still an open trackback day so enjoy!


  • Quick Thoughts News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Veterans' Day : In honor and memory of all of those who have served or are serving ... and remember Armistice Day?
    ... Islamofascism / US, and the government's failure(s)
    ... "We will never back down. We will never give in. We will never accept anything less than complete victory"
    ... Carter, Reagan and patriotism ... "freedom lurches and shifts toward the better, step by painful step"
    ... More on Veterans' Day here, from CHC
    ... Honoring our soldiers
    ... A Poem from TWC
  • Islamofascism / Iraq : Condi appeals to Sunnis
  • Islamofascism / Iran : Condi dismisses US buy-in on pro-nuke Iran plan
  • Gun Rights : SFPD opposes new ban ... it's their asses on the line, and they are correct in opposing this!
  • Wal Mart : Fires idiot, should still be boycotted ... no Merry Christmas for you!
  • Sony / BMG : You make a (DRM) rootkit, you get boycotted! ... spread the word, don't let Sony/BMG get away with it!


  • Quick Thoughts * News Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Illegal Immigration : Take a survey!
  • Katrina : It takes people, not just $ ... Karl Malone, good guy!
  • Oil : Some facts ... e.g. - "Over the last 10 years, [Exxon Mobil] has actually invested more than it's made"
  • Sale : Best Buy, Black Friday, lots! ... $149 PC! ... yeah, it's an eMachines - but includes a 17" monitor!
  • Computing : Are you a victim of bad capacitors?
    ... Buying used MS licenses
    ... IOMega resents shock-proof external MicroHDDs ... 4 and 8GB, USB2.0, integrated cable
    ... SAP threatened by Open Source now?
    ... Quake on your PDA
    ... How Intel names CPUs
  • Internet : Chatterbox, speakerphone for Skype
    ... Some just DL Sony's music ... while that is wrong, Sony's DRM RootKit is FAR worse!
    ... Google to launch travel site?
    ... SpyWare maker suing SpyWare detector ... WTF? SpyWare is evil, RetroCoder can go to ... bankruptcy
    ... SpyWayre purveyor Enternet Media taken down ... more here
    ... ASH providing "pro-suicide" assistance? ... WTF? ... Condolences for Suzanne Gonzales
  • Employment : IT staffs to shrink ... more outsourcing? In short - learn PM skills?
  • Right : Fiscal conservatives not doing so well ... because it doesn't sell well? I agree with many points, but not that!
    ... A challenge to the Radical Left
  • Space : Hubble spots a star nursery
    ... Looking for the Leonids?
    ... Lichen can survive in space ... "Rhizocarpon geographicum and Xanthoria elegans" survived for 2weeks+
  • Robots : R2D2 for you!
  • Nature : More on Dakosaurus andiniensis ... it is a "crocodyliform"
    ... Geckos have velcro pads ... it's all about the spatulae
    ... Sewage into drinking water
  • Health : User of Ortho Evra (birth control patch) warned - hormone level too high
    ... Working women needs more vacations ... uh, hello - so do working men!
    ... Blacks @ higher risk of heart attack ... "gene variant called HapK"
  • Crime : Steven Avery, not a rapist - but human remains found in his salvage yard? ... condolences for Theresa Halbach
    ... Google as evidence - Robert Petrick's search words used in prosecution!
    ... "Perverted Justice" busts pedophiles in Vegas ... hell yeah! (but it isn't entrapment!)
    ... Mother offers 4yo kid up for sex ... on Craig's List ... stupid & sick!


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting Funny * Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • OOTS : #244 ... due today'ish


  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny Quote(s) of the Day * Closing
  • Network troubleshooting (specifically Frame Relay) :
    "Experienced technicians can just look at a router from across the room and start making slanderous accusations"
    --thanks RouterGod (and (cough) Juliette Lews)!



  • Quick Thoughts * News * Interesting * Funny * Quote(s) of the Day Closing
    Veterans Day
    Captain's Quarters

    Veterans' Day
    RWotG

    Happy Birthyday (again, it was yesterday) to the USMC :
    Happy Birthyday (again, it was yesterday) to the USMC
    TW



  • Sources / Bloggie Linkfests: Basil-Vets!, JC, STACLU, CL, AW, TMH, OBD, ER, SoS, AW

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