Monthly Archives: December 2016

Trumping Trump

Well, Trump threatened Egypt pressuring Egypt to withdraw its motion to scold Israel over settlements in occupied territory. One solution is for USA to introduce the motion as its own. “Decisions of the Security Council on procedural matters shall be … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Unleashes The Hounds Of War

“Donald Trump has called for the US to “greatly strengthen and expand” its nuclear arsenal.” See Donald Trump: US must greatly expand nuclear weaponsSee what happens when you put a mad man in charge? Much of my lifetime was spent trying … Continue reading

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Trump Leading Folks Astray

“The post-election, pre-presidential Donald Trump has used social media with the same abandon as his campaign self — yes, to get his message out, unfiltered by the media he loathes, but also as a bludgeon against critics, a tool for … Continue reading

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OMG! Problems With Old Dutch Potato Chips

“Old Dutch Foods Ltd is recalling one its potato chip brands because of possible salmonella contamination.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Old Dutch brand Cheddar and Sour Cream Potato Chips are sold in 66 gram and 255 gram bags.” See Old … Continue reading

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Hares, Damned Hares, and Statistics

I love hares. I love them fried, boiled, roasted, stuffed, and even wild being fruitful and multiplying. If I had a yard full of mature trees and they visited to nibble on a few seedlings I wouldn’t mind. If I … Continue reading

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Racism Triumphs With Trump

“Trump’s Cabinet is the whitest since George H.W. Bush’s. And yet, this omission seems particularly glaring given that Trump is beginning his administration after a campaign that established a singularly antagonistic relationship with America’s largest minority group. There is certainly … Continue reading

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France And Germany Get Free/Libre Open Source Software

“Industry in France and Germany should embrace open source, the governments of both countries say in the closing statement of the German-French digital conference in Berlin on 13 December. Open source is a key driver for digital innovation, the countries … Continue reading

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The End-times For USA

“Gun ownership has traditionally been associated with the right wing in America but the election of Donald Trump has prompted some left-wingers to join gun clubs – and even start preparing for the collapse of society.” See Why US liberals are … Continue reading

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Why I love Seeds

“Shadblow Serviceberry berries are used in making jams, jellies and pies. The berries are eaten by songbirds, bluebirds and robins. The Shadblow Serviceberry is a stunning fall foliage tree with orange, gold, red and green leaves.” See Shadblow Serviceberry Seeds – … Continue reading

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Kicking Trump Is Good For Business

“Vanity Fair has had the last laugh after President-elect Donald Trump blasted the magazine over a snooty review of one of his restaurants: its subscription numbers have broken a company record.” See Trump anger smashes Vanity Fair’s subscription recordChuckle. Trump blasting … Continue reading

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Search For MH-370 Winds Down

“Fugro Equator arrived at Fremantle on Monday, 12 December 2016, to conduct a routine re-supply. The vessel departed on the same day for the search area to continue using the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). This is to be the vessel’s … Continue reading

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Faster Internet Access

A while back we opted for faster Internet access, 150mbits/s. I’ve been dragging my feet a bit fighting off bronchitis or something but I felt clear-headed today and TLW was off at a party, so… I got an IP address … Continue reading

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