Border Patrol “spot checks” on ferries provoke outrage in San Juan Islands

Border Patrol "spot checks" on ferries provoke outrage in San Juan Islands   It’s a shame that, since the Border Patrol can’t fulfill it’s obligations under the Constitution, they’ve just chucked the thing. All those checks and balances were just a nuisance, anyways. Why do the terrorists hate us again? Oh yes, that “freedom” thing. Read More …

Thought for the day

I just saw a piece about “mobilizing” your campaign, and it wasn’t about initializing a group of volunteers. Nope, it’s now how to utilize mobile communications for grassroots organizing. The world has changed. The ability to organize large groups of like-minded individuals is now simply amazing. With cell phones, et al, we can link to Read More …

French pro-anorexia sites soon to be history

From the Nextweb folks.   Interesting law, don’t know where French law stands of free speech, though. This caught my eye, though. “’In France, we know how to punish, we know how to treat, but we don’t seem to know much about prevention,’ said psychiatrist Sophie Criquillion-Doublet to AFP.” The same can be said for Read More …

Vista

Ballmer: Vista a ‘work in progress’ Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer called Windows Vista "a work in progress" on Thursday, but he stopped short of committing to extend the life of its predecessor, Windows XP.   This might sum-up Microsoft’s problem’s here. Customers were expecting the “work in progress” to have progressed further.