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John Edwards has dropped out, leaving the Democratic race between Obama and Hillary. The news from today that really shocks me, though, is that Giuliani: Dropped out of the race, and Endorsed McCain (!) Giuliani scared me the most, but I think McCain is the one Republican that stands a chance of winning in 2008, [...]
Tonight is the State of the Union address. As an aside, if I’m ever President, I think I’m going to direct those familiar with the speech to keep mum. I know that the State of the Union isn’t exactly the place for suspense and drama, but it’s kind of upsetting, in some way, to know [...]
Gnome (the desktop environment, not the creepy garden fixtures) has a “Trash Folder,” which is the functional equivalent of the Windows Recycle Bin. This is slightly problematic for those of us who are used to file “deletion” on Linux instantly unlinking the file, who don’t expect that the files are being moved somewhere. Especially as [...]
In the hopes of helping someone else… Ubuntu has two options for a plugin for Firefox to play Flash. There’s the open-source Gnash and “the real thing” from Adobe. Of course what Adobe provides is closed-source, so there seems to be a tendency to push Gnash. But having used Gnash, it’s awful. I give them [...]
In the local newspaper that mysteriously appeared on our kitchen counter, there are two letters to the editor in a row. (Actually, the second reads more like an article and has no name signed, but is under the “Letters to the Editor” section.) The first starts off, “Granite Staters have always been among the first [...]