Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Monday, August 30, 2010
"The important question is whether growth is fast enough to bring down sky-high unemployment. We need about 2.5 percent growth just to keep unemployment from rising, and much faster growth to bring it significantly down. Yet growth is currently running somewhere between 1 and 2 percent, with a good chance that it will slow even further in the months ahead. Will the economy actually enter a double dip, with G.D.P. shrinking? Who cares? If unemployment rises for the rest of this year, which seems likely, it won’t matter whether the G.D.P. numbers are slightly positive or slightly negative."
"Take a look at Tuesday night’s box score in the baseball game between New York and Toronto. The Yankees won, 11-5. Now look at the weather summary, showing a high of 71 for New York. The score and temperature are not subject to debate.
Yet a president’s birthday or whether he was even in the White House on the day TARP was passed are apparently open questions. A growing segment of the party poised to take control of Congress has bought into denial of the basic truths of Barack Obama’s life. What’s more, this astonishing level of willful ignorance has come about largely by design, and has been aided by a press afraid to call out the primary architects of the lies."
Saturday, August 28, 2010
"The company’s marketing materials say that its “primary purpose is to image vehicles and their contents,” and that “the system cannot be used to identify an individual, or the race, sex or age of the person.”"
Look at the sample image in this article and you can tell right away the driver of the truck is a man.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Grammy Award Winner Steve Earle Drops Diet Dr Pepper From His Contract Requirements to Support RWDSU Mott's Strikers | Earth Times News
Monday, August 16, 2010
"'Flash Cookies' are not affected when users try to remove traditional cookies with their browser's privacy controls.
'What's even sneakier,' Wired.com reporter Ryan Singel wrote then, is 'several services even use the surreptitious data storage to reinstate traditional cookies that a user deleted, which is called 're-spawning,'' This means that a user may kill a cookie, but some technologies will bring it back to life by assigning that cookie's unique ID to a new cookie."