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It doesn’t mean shit.

You want to stop the RIAA and MPAA? It’s really this simple. Stop buying RIAA-produced music. Stop buying movie tickets to MPAA-produced movies. Stop supporting the content industry in general, who produces vapid mind-rotting “culture” and abuses artists and technical […]

Occupy? My ass.

I really want to be wrong with where I’m going with this entry.  However, I fear that I am more correct than even I realize. Let me start by saying I in principal agree with most of the points that […]

Why Steve Jobs does not matter.

Steve Jobs is stepping down from Apple as CEO. He will be continuing on as Chairman. The news media has gone crazy over “OMG, what will happen now?” Very little, in reality.  And it shows just how stupid a lot […]

As above, so below.

I really don’t have much of a developed opinion over the verbal free-for-all presently going on in the pagan comminity over PantheaCon.  But, I do have this observation. Any group that excludes based upon factors that do not take into […]

Yes, folks, it literally is this bad.

This is so completely asinine that I have to pass this along unedited. I’m quite literally.. gobsmacked This item is from a mailing list I subscribe to regarding privacy issues.  For those who have some interest in the subject, it’s […]

WikiLeaks..

I have only one question for people who feel WikiLeaks is doing a disservice and is “dangerous.” If “Democracy” is defined as a free and open society, by which every member of society has a voice, how can a “Democracy” […]

More on airport security

Security expert (and all around good guy) Bruce Schneier has posted a laundry list of complaints and such regarding the TSA nonsense. One thing that struck me on his analysis was the following quote: A typical dental X-ray exposes the […]

The fact I had to ask is even scarier.

Official statement from my MD after consulting a radiological medicine specialist about backscatter X-ray scanners and my … um … “previous exposure”: “Next time you travel, we’d like you to carry a dosimeter and record daily exposure both on days […]