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Archive for July, 2010

Judge Says Constitution Protects Right to Lie About Purple Heart | Threat Level | Wired.com

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Now this is an odd issue. As a writer I tend to be absolutist where the First Amendment is concerned, but as a US Marine, I respect any and all attempts to preserve the integrity of our Service Men and Women. I think I would have erred on protecting the Services but perhaps have moderated […]

Ford introduces new — and untraditional — Explorer

Monday, July 26th, 2010

“…there is also a trend away from the McMansions and big vehicles of the 1990s, when people measured their wealth by home and car size. “It’s a different world. People are much more thoughtful about their consumption, and the new Explorer is in line with that,”….” The quote above is from this article. It is so […]

Motivational Posters from the Movies

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

This site has quite a few great resources and this particular article is very funny. Have a great Friday all. Motivational Posters from the Movies.

Google’s Do-It-Yourself App Tool – NYTimes.com

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Speaking as a committed iPhone user, this is huge. The ability to easily create an app to use on a powerful mobile device. Google keeps finding ways to deliver incredible value and functionality. Sooner or later Apple and Microsoft are going to have to modify their models to provide precisely this type of access or Google is […]

How to Lose a Legacy – NYTimes.com

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

You can’t buy an heirloom at Pottery Barn or Ikea. It comes via gift, bequest or a heated sibling brawl. via How to Lose a Legacy – Opinionator Blog – NYTimes.com.

Headlines, purported to be real!

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Some pretty big laughs come from these headlines journalists have supposedly written,  under deadline: British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands Dr. Ruth to Talk about Sex with Newspaper Editors Lung Cancer in Women Mushrooms Teacher Strikes Idle Kids Stud Tires Out Soviet Virgin Lands Short of Goal Again Shot Off Woman’s Leg Helps Nicklaus to 66 […]

Displaced Black Landowners Fight to Reclaim Georgia Land

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Story from the NY Times. It is amazing how difficult it is for government to just do the right thing. After reading this story you will understand why there is still so much to do in our country to mend the mistakes and wrongs done by some of those who came before. Displaced Black Landowners […]