Daily Archives: February 25, 2010

Gee, I Guess Terrorism Attempts in the US Are Pretty Routine Nowadays

How else to explain the rather blase tone of this report? As US Citizen notes, “talk about burying the lede!” Tatum said bomb squad members were unable to determine Al-Homsi’s intentions, although the NBA’s All-Star Game was in Arlington that … Continue reading

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Design for Disassembly

As an engineer who loves to tinker and re-purpose old things, I would love to see this philosophy expand. Remember, if you can’t open it, you don’t own it.

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Seattle Downtown Not Safe?

Who knew? While I can see the utility of more foot patrols, and I like the laws telling panhandlers to get away from people.  I don’t understand why the city feels the need to make the city MORE attractive to … Continue reading

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Your Daily Geek – The Bloom Box

Small fuel cell that uses O2 and a hydrocarbon fuel to generate electricity.  Something to keep an eye on.

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The Will of the Voters: Undone

Yesterday, Governor Christine Gregoire singed into law a bill that wipes out the initiative passed by a majority of voters in Washington State that held the state legislature to needing a 2/3 majority to raise taxes. According to this poll, … Continue reading

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$20 says

He’ll be back on MSNBC in the not too distant future with the same schtick and bashing private contractors. Did Blackwater save Rep. Alan Grayson in Niger? Before joining Congress, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) was the scourge of military contractors, … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 02/25/10

Once again, their violent fantasies would be so cute if they didn’t actually want them to come true. Although he’s only the second man of color to serve in the Supreme Court, the Backstreet Boys have more standing in the … Continue reading

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