Category Archives: Politics

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Sorry to be so blunt, but what fucking decade are we in that the First Lady can say something like “What I’m hearing, which is sort of scary, is they all want to stay in Texas.”So, who exactly is “they” in that statement Mrs…. I’d like to believe she meant poor people, but I doubt it. Continue reading

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Radio Interview with New Orleans Mayor

The Daily Kos discusses the federal response to the New Orleans disaster in this post. The most incredible part is the recording of an interview with the Mayor of New Orleans where he accuses the Governor and Bush of doing nothing but spinning. Continue reading

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Bush, You Insensitive Prick

I try to stay away from general politics that doesn’t involve the four horsemen of intellectual property, but I can keep my mouth shut over the New Orleans situation…. I’m not angry about the failure of the emergency services to handle this situation, but I am angry that Bush is trying to convince people that the situation is inevitable and nothing could have been done.Maybe I’ll write more when I calm down. Continue reading

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A British EFF?

This past weekend, I attended the OpenTech 2005 conference where a panel discussion on creating a British EFF was discussed. There’s a pledge over a pledge banks (http://www.pledgebank.com/rights) to get people to fund it. I think the idea initially is … Continue reading

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The FBI gets its own SS

The BBC is reporting that Bush just created, by executive order, a domestic spying organization within the US called…wait for it….the National Security Service…. Bush enacts anti-terror measures:The US president approves 70 new measures to fight terror and prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

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