Monthly Archives: August 2005

RollingStone.com: Four Amendments & a Funeral : Politics

This is the most depressing article I’ve ever read. RollingStone.com: Four Amendments & a Funeral : Politics: “Four Amendments & a Funeral A month inside the house of horrors that is Congress By MATT TAIBBI” Advertisements

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Who should declare war

In his first novel, “For Us, The Living”, discovered and published posthumously, Heinlein proposes an interesting approach to war by inventing a future constitutional amendment that declares, in effect: Except in case of invasion of the United States, Congress shall … Continue reading

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Degrees of Familiarity

“We’ve howdied but never shook.” That saying delights me each time I read it. I wish I could remember who said it; I think it was in a chat room. My first thought was to work from that saying into … Continue reading

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Malapropisms

At The Great Startup Game is a great collection of malapropisms. I’d like to add another that appeared in an email at work. The writer was recommending an architect, and I don’t think this was intentional — rather, a case … Continue reading

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The “great divide” on Iraq

The Blog | David Swanson: Sheehan Breakthroughs, Unbridgeable Divides, and Taboos Unbroken | The Huffington Post: “The big divide here is between those who believe the war was based on good reasons and those who believe it was based on … Continue reading

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Free software from Microsoft?

Yes, it’s free, and it’s actually cool. Photo Story 3 for Windows is elegant in that you can go with the defaults as an absolute neophyte and get a great output…yet you can also tweak and play to get a … Continue reading

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Should I let you leave my window…

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs lately. I’ve decided I prefer the focused posts to bloggers who seem to simply dump as many links in per post as possible. Not that I dislike links; they have been the paths … Continue reading

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