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Who needs hackers?

Hackers, for a number of years, have been the driving force behind the security measures instituted on the Internet. Virtually every website that asks us to enter a password or […]

Rather embarrassing… again

It wasn’t enough that Dan Rather embarrassed himself, his network, and his profession a while back with that George Bush National Guard fiasco. Now he’s howling that CBS wasn’t living […]

Damn it, Dick!

Dick Cheney finally talked to the press today about his hunting accident. Well, sort of. He talked to Fox News. One news outlet. Damn it, Dick, you’re the vice president […]

Hacking Google

The NSA, when it feels the need, listens in on our phone conversations. This so-called wiretapping takes many forms: bugging, tapping, intercepting, snooping through phone company records, etc. The technology […]

Bad writing

The entry below (Dancing with the wind) is true. It happened, it was charming and memorable, and I really wanted to capture it so that I could revisit it. But […]

Rather embarrassing

It’s sad, really, to see someone of Dan Rather’s stature lose his journalistic judgment in the twilight of his career. He and Mary Mapes should resign from CBS, if they […]

In the beginning…

Hello, world. It’s me again. Perhaps only briefly this time, but who knows. I need someone to talk to, and have no one, so maybe here I’ll just talk to […]

About blog design

Why choose one blog template over another? One good reason: This one is readable. So many of those offered use very wide columns for the entries, or a color combination […]

Star Search

Been watching “Star Search” on TV. Really got sucked into it the night I saw Tiffany Evans sing. Wow! That little girl knocked my socks off!! I thoroughly expect to […]

Editorial curiosity

Lands’ End. Hmm. Was in the “reading room” last night and noticed something for the first time: Lands’ End catalog. Why do they punctuate it that way? Shouldn’t it be […]