Month: April 2006

Fear and Pressing in Central Texas

I’m off to a business trip tomorrow and wanted to treat myself to dry cleaning and pre-ironed shirts every morning while away, so I took my load on Tuesday to my local dry cleaner. I dumped the pile of shirts…

A Joke…

Q: What do you get when you hire a right-wing commentator and a reporter to the White House?A: A Common Porter. Someone to shoulder the burden of “Message of the Day” for a debased chief executive.

ERCOT’s Fair Weather Operations Center

For those of us needing to keep large infrastructures up, but not in the Homeland Security fold, utility web pages of agencies (e.g., water, power, dams, and transportation) are great ways to know what’s happening. Today ERCOT lost balance of…

Celebrating Freedom, Remembering the Enslaved

On this Pesach holiday, let’s remember: Holocaust survivors freed from slave labor Freedom for women and African-Americans Liberation of gays, lesbians and transexuals from the shackles of shame Still enslaved and yearning for freedom: The poor and disadvantaged in Israel…