Saturday, December 18, 2010


Gangsta wannabes in the heartland - MLive
Shot up a Jackson, MI neighborhood with BB-guns then burned a barn down. Real gangstas, eh? Felons at 18 years old now too.
Michael Moore's film Sicko's depiction of Cuban healthcare system fanciful propaganda - UKG
Lenin called people like Moore "useful idiots". The Cuban state has it's heart in the right place but not the resources to make it happen, which Moore should have reported. Lying about it was stupid and dishonest.
But then Moore never counted on Wikileaks either.
Metro Detroit man trapped in Persian Gulf - DetFP
"You cannot leave without your sponsor's OK. You can't rent a house. You can't open a checking account. You can't get a driver's license. ... And if you get into a legal issue with them, they have the home field advantage." And add "no exit visa for you" to the list of things sponsors can also deny.
Book review: The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers,Anarchists, and Secret Agents. reason
This war was against the anarchist movement in Europe and America circa 1870-1920. Times have changed, but not that much.
Encryption still pretty good privacy protection. But for how much longer? - CompWorld
California trial court says nunchakus are protected by 2d Amendment too - VC
From the comments section of the post: "A well-regulated force of ninjas being necessary..." Heh.
Mobile phone carriers want to start charging for webpage views for sites like FaceBook, Skype, YouTube, etc. - Wired