Tag: Obama

Crashing Airplanes and Obama

First, a little bit on the USAir crash into the Hudson. I had mentioned how fascinating the video of the actual crash was and many of my friends said “Video? There’s VIDEO?” There is, indeed a video of the plane gliding in for a perfect landing in the river as well as the ferries coming […]

Just More Stuff

A few people have asked about my jokes list. If you’re not on it, it’s here. I will warn you that at some point you will be offended and your complaint about it will fall on deaf ears. My elliptical exercise machine arrived today. My exercise bike is now redundant. I will begin using it […]

Obama. Yay.

I watched Obama’s speech last night and I thought it was one of the better political speeches I have ever heard. I’m sure it caught the other camp off guard. It offered some specifics. It offered generalities. It was well delivered, and it made some very strong points against the other camp without being an […]

Heavens to Murgatroid

Thanks to Snaglepuss for today’s subject line which has no bearing on anything at all! Two quick book reviews. First, Cruel Zinc Melodies by Glen Cook, another novel in the Garrett PI series. As all novels in this series, it was enjoyable. There has been less and less humour in each successive novel. That’s not […]

Firefox and Politics

Virtually all Windows PCs ship with IE, giving it a 72% share of the browser market. Firefox, which is typically downloaded rather than factory installed, has a 17% market share, followed by Apple’s Safari at 5%. This is a nice improvement over the old days when IE was well into the 90%. Firefox is slowly […]