davidl on February 17th, 2007

However, terrorists seem to need to be Islamic. (AP) A fast-thinking pilot with passengers in cahoots fooled a hijacker by braking hard upon landing, then accelerating to knock the man down. When he fell, flight attendants threw boiling water in his face, and about 10 people pounced on him, Spanish officials said Friday. Shades of Flight […]

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Eric Florack on February 17th, 2007

I see that Billy Hollis has posted an article on his new Q&O digs, as regards digital rights management.  For those of you who don’t know that phrase the translation is “copy protection” . My response was that of a jaded IT support specialist, who has seen all kinds of “security” come and go.  In […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2007

Shape is not substance. Liberals put undue emphasis on shape and tend be blind to substance. Rico, Think Progress, is incensed over MIchelle Malkin’s comment: I have to tell you, in general, I’m skeptical of anything that has Bill of Rights tacked on to it I suppose Rico also accepts the theory of anthopogenic global […]

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davidl on February 17th, 2007

Socialist counties have a chronic history of shortages.    There is a reason, socialsits criminiize providing commodiites.   Socialists make providing commodies illegal then profess bewilderment when shortages result. The former Soviet Union had long lines from everything from meat to toilet paper.   Not to be outdone, Venezuela’s dictator, Hugo Chavez has threatened to jail grocers.  Simon […]

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