Noticed that the page for Ctrl-Center has changed. When HiWired stopped breathing it remained to be seen what would happen to Ctrl-Center, would Office Max drop the brand or give it to another tech support company? I presume Office Max decided they didn't want the dough already sunk into be a loss so somebody is … Continue reading Ctrl-Center Hmmmm
HotAir links to my second favorite cartoon of the week. My favorite is here.
On Morning Joe today there were showing some old clips, one had Brian Williams talking about how the country needs the mainstream media for information and what we would do without them for information. It's a good thing too otherwise I would have missed this news: Palestinians misfire rocket, two Gaza girls killed after Qassam … Continue reading Why I don’t trust the media reason 468,398
Today is the 2nd day of Christmas, it is also Boxing day celebrated in England and all over the former British Empire. It is also the 2nd day of Maulana Ron Karenga's (Ron Everett) holiday of Kwanzaa. Celebrated "offically" by many municipalities this newest of December Holidays (even younger than Festivus) is not only the … Continue reading The 2nd day of Christmas, Boxing Day and Kwanzaa
My review of the book The Name of War: King Philip's War the the origins of American identity is now available at Amazon here.
I managed to get a chance to watch The Next Doctor yesterday afternoon on the BBC site (via proxy). I was pleasantly surprised at several things, I found myself guessing wrong over and over in terms of what was happening. The doctor finds himself in the mid 1800 in London (in the years before his … Continue reading The Next Doctor; my review
Via Glenn This article should be required reading for all those who follow the religion of global warming: A lot of scientists can tell a flaming fraud when they see one, but they are keeping their heads well down. Freeman Dyson, one of the great physicists, tells us why: When science gets rich it becomes … Continue reading When you got them by the pocketbook their hearts and minds will follow
Well Christmas turned out to be rather odd. We spent most of the morning preparing for our guests. As we didn't have the ovens we swung over my mothers and used a couple of hers (she has 4). Since we had so much to do I left the two hams cooking in two ovens, one … Continue reading Well that was anti-climatic