July 1st, 2007
June 20th, 2007
"I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year."
- The editor in charge of business books for Prentice-Hall, 1957
There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.- President and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
640K ought to be enough for anybody. - Bill Gates, 1981
'Windows 95 needs at least 8 MB RAM.' - Bill Gates, 1996
If those do not convince you, take a listen to a Science Friday Episode from July 7, 2000: "Hour One: Future Computing"....sorry, it's in Real Format. Maybe they thought the format was the "future"...
June 19th, 2007
Where the fuck is a president like Reagan or FDR when you need them. These people are annoying as ants at a picnic....they should have been dealt with as such looong ago.
June 14th, 2007
June 13th, 2007
June 8th, 2007
June 7th, 2007
Witness to Power, or One More Reason To Hate LBJ (LeBron James Edition)
Nick Gillespie | June 7, 2007, 10:01am
Reader John-David Filing points to the sort of stupid battle that federal officials seemingly never tire of fighting (even though there's a war on):
The federal government wants Ohio to take down a giant Cavs sign featuring LeBron James...
Crews posted a huge Nike "We Are All Witnesses" sign on the eastern face of the Sherwin Williams building, but federal officials spotted the sign at a recent convention.
They said it violates a highway beatification act passed during the Johnson Administration.
Maybe the feds are Spurs supporters (or sore Pistons fans). Democratic Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland defends the billboard, saying, ""We are determined to do everything to make sure that this city has the opportunity to continue to enjoy this beautiful display of commercial art."
Hey, hey LBJ, how many billboards did you kill today? At the signing of 1965's Highway Beautification Act, which regulated billboards and other signage on federal roads, the man who dropped tons of napalm on Vietnam recalled a drive home from the hospital on The George Washingtion Parkway:
I saw Nature at its purest. The dogwoods had turned red. The maple leaves were scarlet and gold . . . . And not one foot of it was marred by a single unsightly man-made obstruction--no advertising signs, no junkyards. Well, doctors could prescribe no better medicine for me.
Nature at its purest--except for the road he was driving on.Never forget
June 6th, 2007
Perhaps the childn whom he exposed and exploited should be considered first. I guess their 'liberty' is of little consequence to them.
Reminds me of the final act in Animal House and a quote from Kevin Bacon: