davidl on September 17th, 2011

:Jill may be missing the forest for the tree, Pundit & Pundette Obama’s hostility not confined to women in the White House In his new book about the inner workings of the Obama White House, author Ron Suskind quotes insiders who accuse President Obama of being “hostile to women”: If you had to go home […]

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davidl on April 12th, 2011

Geraghty’s Law Redux,  Jim Geraghty, the author law o eponymous law wins yet another convert,  from Micheal A. Walsh, New York Post: After weeks of warning of the apocalypse, the leader of the Democratic Party, who never met imaginary or borrowed money that he didn’t want to spend, is now celebrating fiscal sobriety? This about-face […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2011

To Kill a constitution, one does not have to truly brain dead to post for the Puffington Post, but it seems to help.  Amanda Terkel, link: WASHINGTON — The equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not protect against discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation, according to […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2010

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Arlen! Specter gives final Senate floor speech, from Shira Toeplitz, Politico: Ever the prosecutor, Sen. Arlen Specter delivered a critical attack of partisan politics in his self-described “closing argument” Tuesday morning on the Senate floor. The speech capped Specter’s 30-year career as the longest-serving senator […]

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Eric Florack on October 4th, 2010

From Gas2, comes the news of what the Obama Misadministration is now pushing: The Natural Resources Defense Council issued a statement that the EPA and DOT plan to push through regulation that demands automakers get a fleet-wide fuel economy average of up to 62 mpg by 2025. To which he adds: “sounds good to me”… this labeling […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2010

Dumbo proven right, for once. The dim witted one said that if he were elected  president, the rise of the oceans would stop, Guardian (UK) Climate scientists withdraw journal claims of rising sea levels Study claimed in 2009 that sea levels would rise by up to 82cm by the end of century – but the […]

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davidl on February 12th, 2010

In honor of idiocy in the media, I hereby designate the Eve Ensler Award. Today loser is a moron, from Daily Beast, Tunku Varadarajan, has claimed to have published a list of the top twenty-five right wing journalists, from Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters: The Daily Beast Thursday published its list of the Right’s most influential media […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2010

Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard, thinks the use of the word professor in a political oontext is racist,  Inside Higher Education: If the term professor is used in politics, it’s seldom a compliment, and instead “implies dry, hectoring, unemotional, self important, all of the negative stereotypes of somebody who is vainly certain of his own superior […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2010

Thoughts on J.D. Salinger,  Catcher in the Rye, from Pat Austin, And so it goes in Shreveport: J. D. Salinger was not my favorite author ever, but I’m sorry he has died. I teach Catcher in the Rye to my students each year and they really like it. I used to teach A Separate Peace […]

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I was interviewed by InfoWorld for the following article on Cloud Computing:
Software developers gladly hop on the cloud bandwagon
http://www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/software-developers-gladly-hop-cloud-bandwagon-026
Thanks to the author, Paul Krill and to HARO!

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