Monthly Archives: March 2003

Funniest thing to take to an airport

This is funny…but in an “Ouch, it hurts when I do that!”, kinda way. Along those same lines; we have the Hands of Commerce pushing the nice Hummel figurine to war, and what battle plan is complete without stuffies?

Firewalls set to be the next casualty in the name of the DMCA

Eight states have put forward bills that would have a devastating effect on network security and even networks themselves if they come to pass. The states in question are Texas, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alaska, Tennessee and Colorado. According to a news article by Edward W. Felten on Freedom to Tinker, “Both bills would […]

Yay!

So my oldest and dearest friend is coming to visit this weekend…and bringing her uberboyfriend and his daughter. Yay! (Note that she’s not the oldest of my friends…just been my friend for almost 20 years now.) Anyway, she just called to say that they were on the road. It’ll be the first chance she’s had […]

Is everybody happy?

In an effort to keep radio listeners and MTV viewers from doing anything stupid like thinking, stations are rewriting their playlists to remove any songs that might cause offence during the war and to put the emphasis on “upbeat” tunes. Television stations are scouring their schedules to remove any potentially offensive films. Stations are reported […]

House Approves National Day of Prayer

Lord help us. WASHINGTON — The House passed a resolution Thursday calling for a national day of humility, prayer and fasting in a time of war and terrorism. The resolution, passed 346-49, says Americans should use the day of prayer “to seek guidance from God to achieve a greater understanding of our own failings and […]