Ubuntu: Even less shabby

After I commented on my Linspire experience the other day, Kevin gave Ubuntu Linux a try and recommended it. It’s definitely the equal of Linspire, though I don’t care for the default color scheme as much, and has a couple of extra points in its favor. First, it’s completely free. Not an evaluation version, not […]

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GOP voters have a Nuclear Option

The News Let me first point out that there is no Woman Party which runs candidates in elections. There is no Black Party. There is no Latino Party. There is no Fundamentalist Party. There is no Labor Party. None of those constituencies have their own political operation running their own candidates who have the ability […]

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Churchill and his prepositions

Newmark’s Door: points to an article indicating that the attribution of “This is the kind of nonsense up with which I will not put” to Winston Churchill is incorrect. Incorrect or not, it is enduring because it rings true as exactly the sort of response Churchill would have made. As it turns out, Churchill’s point […]

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I can't avoid it any longer

Two things I’ve avoided in my ranting here. First, referring to this site as a “blog” just because I changed from a useless, difficult to maintain format to using WordPress to maintain the site (I’m a master of self-delusion.). Second, writing about blogging. Blogging about blogging is just too self-reflexive for me, like those TV […]

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