It turns out that the Bush administration is moving to reclassify information that has not been classified before. What kind of information? Historical information about how many different kinds of strategic nuclear missles we used to have. For example: Blog Category:  America Current Affairs Politics

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Bush today, very predictably, denounced the federal court ruling that the NSA spying program was unconstitutional, saying: “This country of ours is at war,” Bush said. “And we must give those whose responsibility it is to protect the United States the tools necessary to protect this country in a time of war.” Blog Category:  Politics

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So, how many planets are there, really? Pluto, as some of you might know, has been fighting a valiant battle to actually remain in the group of nine planets. A proposal to be hashed out this week would reclassify it as a "pluton" – a small, outer solar system object, but not one of the […]

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Google has, apparently, sent letters to media companies warning them of using 'google' as a verb. They say it raises trademark issues. I had always thought that Google, well, "got it." How could they even think that people using their name with a lowercase 'g' rather than an uppercase 'G' would change whether or not […]

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First, on the environmental front: Blog Category:  Current Affairs Environment Technology

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Luckily, I am not flying anytime soon. I was cooking dinner last night, and listening to the news. I hadn't actually been keeping very close track on much of anything in the last few days. So I find out about the people the Brits arrested for plotting to blow up planes. Blog Category:  Current Affairs […]

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I don't have any cats at the moment, but I'm borrowing my SO's for one friday. He's cute. His name is Cielito Lindo. Blog Category:  Personal

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I never liked Joe Lieberman. I didn't like his positions on most things, and I hated that he supported Bush around the Iraq war. I thought that he liked his job in the Senate too much when he decided to run for Senate at the same time as he was the VP candidate in 2000. […]

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My SO took me to the Albany Bulb, which is a wonderful place I hadn't heard of until she told me about it. It's an undeveloped little spit of land that sticks out into the bay in Albany, which is the town just north of Berkeley. Lots of artists have made scuptures and paintings there. […]

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On the world-going-to-hell-in-a-handbasket category: Blog Category:  Current Affairs Environment Technology

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