The 64,000 question

Tom Freeman gets it to some degree. No Nelson for him. On Feb. 6, 2006, three Pakistanis died in Peshawar and Lahore during violent street protests against Danish cartoons that had satirized the Prophet Muhammad. More such mass protests followed weeks later. When Pakistanis and other Muslims are willing to take to the streets, even … Continue reading The 64,000 question

HiWired backup still working as of yesterday

When HiWired went belly up one of the first things that hit me was the backup. I have the HiWired backup (read Carbonite) on my primary family system so I figured it would be a good idea to restore that backup to an external hard drive I had. Not only would it be an extra … Continue reading HiWired backup still working as of yesterday

The future is 33% here (well 31.58%)

Patterico Pontifications has some traffic numbers that show where the future of the net is, hint its not with newspapers: As you can see, Hot Air had 23,713,333 page views in October, as measured by SiteMeter. By contrast, latimes.com had 75,088,000 page views. This means Hot Air had 31.58% of the traffic that all of … Continue reading The future is 33% here (well 31.58%)

Right or wrong they don’t want to go there

This discussion at the Volokh Conspiracy deserves more than the short comment I left there. Here is the excerpt quoted by Glenn: ERIC POSNER: “Obama supporters should probably root for Bush to issue pardons. Bush might be just ornery enough to refuse.” Here is the long version of my answer: Two interesting things on this … Continue reading Right or wrong they don’t want to go there