Daily Archives: November 19, 2008

Server Change: Working Well?

So, Dreamhost migrated my little spot on the Interwebz to a new server, as the other one was getting massively bogged down, as well as old. Seems there are a few folks who might need to understand programs like Bad Behavior and other bot blockers. Everything seem to be working well? Speed better?

Oh, Those Wacky Religion of Peacers!

First, they call Obama a house negro, then they have to get all jiggy on the whole “peace” thang, in a letter sent to a Christian bishop in Iraq (CNA) “There’ll be no room in Iraq for the Christian infidels from now on,” the letter continues, threatening that those who remain will have their throats […]

Free The GOP (Updated)

Update: On reflection, I thing the words I was looking for are morality and values. The GOP should stand for values. It shouldn’t, in my opinion, by pushing morality. That is for individuals, private groups, and churches. See the end of the post for more. FoodHot Chocolate (well, we are having way below average temps this […]

UN Mandate Virtually Worthless In Stopping Somali Pirates

Surprise! Somali pirates struck again yesterday, seizing an Iranian cargo ship holding 30,000 tonnes of grain, as the world’s governments and navies pronounced themselves powerless against this new threat to global trade. Admiral Michael Mullen, the US military chief, pronounced himself stunned by the pirates’ reach after their capture of the supertanker Sirius Star and […]

Adult Stem Cells Create First Lab Grown Organ

And said organ actually, you know, works! Surgeons replaced the damaged windpipe of Claudia Castillo, a 30-year-old mother of two, with one created from stem cells grown in a laboratory at Bristol University. Because the new windpipe was made from cells taken from Ms Castillo’s own body, using a process called “tissue engineering”, she has […]

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