The Saudis want to threaten us with price hikes. I hope they do try it..we can easily make up the difference as we have plenty of reserves…especially with ANWAR now open…but the Brakken oil field is not being touched much either…all we would have to do is cut off all of the exporting of energy… Read more
While my current server setup is great for business use it really doesn’t have enough space for a hardcore cord-cutting setup. I will require more than the 4 terabytes I have available on my storage server right now. 25% of that is for business backups..the rest is for my new personal experiment. Plex media server… Read more
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If You Are Not Married…Might Not Want to..Yet…The Fleecing of Men Goes Into High Gear But The Winds Of Change Are Blowing Stronger
I was blessed with a loyal wife who honored the wedding vows we both took literally…until the day she died. The newly signed tax law takes a further dig at men. However since men are now being drained of all of their livelihood by the legal system this latest dig now has the “let’s drain… Read more
I decided to go from software dynamic disks raid on the VM mirror to direct hardware raid. This was relatively painless. I exported the Hyper-V VM’s to the backup server (which took about an hour at a gigabit)..deleted both disks from storage spaces…then using the web interface logged into the raid controller and created the… Read more
The unemployment rate of 4.x percent is an outright lie. BIG excerpt from the economic collapse blog: This is exactly what we have been expecting to happen. On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the U.S. economy only added 38,000 jobs in May. This was way below the 158,000 jobs that analysts… Read more
Take a look at what Karl Denniger has on his site. I can only grab the text so hit the link..:) ops… +151k….. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in several industries,… Read more
Why? Immigration as defined in the constitution is one thing solely handled by the federal gov’t. This means the states really do not have a choice in the matter unless they want to secede…which they won’t do. karl denniger sums it up nicely as follows: Rick Scott was on this morning going on about his… Read more
This is from Philly.com not exactly a conservative bastion with some startling revelations: Since at least 1950, all but two public mass shootings in America have taken place where general citizens are banned from carrying guns. In Europe, there have been no exceptions. Every mass public shooting has occurred in a gun-free zone. And… Read more
I have been called bigoted because of my support for this. They have one fundamental flaw. it would be bigoted of me to discriminate black folks. They cannot change the fact they are black. As far as the LGBT(add whatever letters they want after this) goes if you listen to them talk and watch what… Read more
If you have an ecoboost engine i would reconsider the “induction service’ many folks are doing on their vehicles. I might reconsider this for any GDI engine. Unfortunately in gasoline engine tend to have carbon issues on the intake valves. New Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners! – YouTube.
According to the National Review Hotline, Kathrina Tugadi owner of Seattle’s El Norte Lounge, no longer hires musicians for her restaurant, she said she can’t justify expenses that don’t directly “add to the bottom line.” And, she says, hours will have to be cut: El Norte Lounge plans to stop serving lunch and only serve… Read more
Above and beyond my faith in the Lord I’ve come up with something that defines my forward vision: “I will succeed” I have a little limerick in my head I’ll update it as i add to it I Will Succeed I will succeed no matter who stands in my way regardless of who… Read more
Excerpts From Lupe fiasco’s Battle Scars: Hope the wound heals but it never does That’s cause you at war with loveYou at war with love, yeah I saw this last night as i was heading to bed..jimmy fallon had Lupe on and i loved this song. Sometimes as i think about my life the scars… Read more
Since FB required https(which means i have to pay somebody $$4 to say I am who I ma on the web i found a workaround..:) Now i can freely post on both this blog and my eccmd.com blog and know they will both post properly on my FB timeline..:)
We have far too many other deadly agents we use every day. The theater shootings are terrible yes..but we have many more even deadly devices inside our homes every day. Read the article linked in the following page then read the feedback as i debate the author. After that listen to the the insane society… Read more
We’ve grown weary of Comcast’s fare hikes and transfer limits. We are definitely cutting residential cable and internet and going business class. We slow down form 16/2 to 12/2 but the upshot is we have no transfer caps and we get a higher priority on our node. We’ll take those odds plus a 3 year price freeze… Read more
THE BATTLE OF CHERNOBYL dramatically chronicles the series of harrowing efforts to stop the nuclear chain reaction and prevent a second explosion, to “liquidate” the radioactivity, and to seal off the ruined reactor under a mammoth “sarcophagus.” These nerve-racking events are recounted through newly available films, videos and photos taken in and around the plant,… Read more
In May of this year. It turns out our current pricing is a promotion. When it ends cable alone is 80/month and that’s jsut basic digital. Internet is another 65 bucks. We can get another 1 year promotion on the cable and get it knocked down to 50/month but internet promo is only 6 months… Read more
After reading the s-1 myself and upon reading other analysis i ahve to agree with Karl on this one. This is simply so the insiders can “monetize” their holding…aka line their pockiets with investors money. They did not go public until AFTER they peaked..which is noted by Facebook in it’s own S-1. There’s other things to be concerned about… Read more
As per my sad day post I have to do something to rebuld my box. After quite a bit of research i’ve come up with a few things: 1. I am not a huge gamer anymore. HIghly intensive, video card sapping games are not what i focus on. 2. Multiple threads are a must still…but… Read more
My computer has been acting up for a couple of weeks. Tonight it just went poofies altogether. I managed to nail it down to my video card…:( Luckily my motherboard has onbaord gaphics and can drive two monitors..jsut no more gaming for accelerated internet vids(them quad cores goin to get a workout now). Once i replace the… Read more
Amazing Mimic Octopus vs Mantis Shrimp Battle – YouTube.
OWS is bringing out the iron fist of American Gov’t…. I AM NOT MOVING – Short Film – Occupy Wall Street – YouTube.
Right from their website. Apple – Remembering Steve Jobs.
Sprint’s On An Anti-Consumer Tear – As Company Prepares for iPhone, LTE Build | DSLReports.com, ISP Information
Sprint’s On An Anti-Consumer Tear – As Company Prepares for iPhone, LTE Build | DSLReports.com, ISP Information.
If i friend you on facebook it is NOT a statement of any kind about friendship outside of FB. In fact the friend term shouldn’t be used on FB. Conversely if i “defreind” you on fb it is not a statement about friendship or lack thereof in the real world either.
Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter | Video on TED.com.
Courtesy of Pie. Random Thoughts (open to everyone) | Page 15 | Gods Frozen Chosen.
The Control of Nature: Atchafalaya : The New Yorker.
Parents, don’t dress your girls like tramps – CNN.com.
watch this video. This is jsut incredible. Tuscaloosa twister ‘absolutely shocking’ In the Arena – CNN.com Blogs.
My wife just got done baking some pumpkin bread muffins. She was totally silent on getting the muffins out of the oven. No sooner had my wife pulled one of them out here comes Chloe wanting “bread”. Heather looks at me, shakes her head and says, ” Never fails”. It was funny to see.
So they increased taxes and “cut” services while spending 10 million more in the next budget. Souds to me they did not do a whole lot in reductions. Cuts to personnel and services were combined with projected increases in income tax revenue to balance the budget, which is $10 million larger than this year’s. The county… Read more
NEW EPISODES OF DISCOVERY CHANNELs MYTHBUSTERS RETURN APRIL 6 AT 9PM ET/PT : Discovery Press Web.
Game Winning Homerun Turns Tragic – Inspiring Display of Sportsmanship.
Final bit of tips before lunch and my amateur technicians license. Will post in a few hours with the results
Amber alert issued for two local children Thursday – 3/24/2011, 10:26pm ET WASHINGTON – An Amber Alert has been issued for two local children. Two-year-old Robert Anthony Anderson III and 10-month-old Tiara Imani Anderson were abducted by their father, Robert Anthony Anderson, Jr. Thursday. Anderson, Jr. is described between 5 feet, 8 inches and 5… Read more
Most Marylanders are aware of the hands-free driving law that went into effect October 1, but many motorists are not aware of another law that also went into effect that same day. According to a Maryland State Police press release, the move over law requires drivers approaching an emergency vehicle with its lights on to… Read more
So much for her “apology” (“I deeply regret my comments I made last week regarding the Israelis and the Palestinians,” the 89-year-old Thomas wrote on her website. “They do not reflect my heartfelt belief that peace will come to the Middle Eastonly when all parties recognize the need for mutual respect and tolerance. May that day come… Read more
The unfolding disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant follows decades of falsified safety reports, fatal accidents and underestimated earthquake risk in Japans atomic power industry. The destruction caused by last weeks 9.0 earthquake and tsunami comes less than four years after a 6.8 quake shut the worlds biggest atomic plant, also run by Tokyo Electric… Read more
Apparently the CDN node i was on had an issue. Right after i posted my previous complaint the video got disconnected with a “video is not available try again later”. I waited a small bit and now things are working great. Looking at my logs i most assuredly am on a different Akamai node..:)
LHA-6 America / LHX / LHA(R) – Ship List.
Reactor #4 was the subject of much hype yesterday. There was a fire coincident in its initiation with the explosion at Reactor #3. Immediately every conspiracy site on the Internet assumed that the cause was an uncontrollable and catastrophic fuel pool fire. There is no evidence consistent with this theory. Most-important is that radiation levels at… Read more
The baby who was hours from being pulled off life support at his Canadian hospital has been rescued by the national director of Priests for Life and taken to the U.S. for treatment.Thirteen-month-old Joseph Maraachli, who is currently kept alive by a respirator and was recently denied a transfer to a Michigan hospital to undergo… Read more
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FOX News Live Stream.
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msnbc video: Massive quake strikes Japan.
I have really started to enjoy the Messianic Jewish musicians. Maybe it’s because since i’ve been to Israel even if for a couple of days it was an amazing experience. At the time I went I did not know the Lord at all…and had no idea the significance of my journey. NOw that I am… Read more
Had to do a server operating system upgrade. It’s completed now and went smoothly except for the time consumed..:)
At the request of a Facebook friend – We are asking everyone to say a prayer for the US “Darkhorse” 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and their families. They are fighting it out in Afghanistan and have lost 9 Marines in 4 days. IT WOULD BE NICE TO SEE IT ON EVERYONE’S PAGE…Even if its only… Read more
NO further comments needed. …:) As surely as the cherry blossoms will emerge after another cold, bleak Washington winter, so will the global warming muezzins resume calling us to prayer at their green altar. But now, thanks to National Geographic’s Charles Choi, we are reminded that if global warming actually occurred, any American president can… Read more
As vile and hateful as the Westboro folks are….it is protected speech. The fact that Alito would dissent is startling. Even more telling is that a “conservative” author would even side with somebody wanting to start shredding even more of our Constitution than what has already been decimated is even more telling. The American… Read more
Our bed broke more than 6 months ago. This past weekend we went to mattress wharehosue in Frederick and it was a highly unpleasant experience. The first salesman was kind enough until we wanted time to think about it..he then sent us to his closer who was scary looking and pushy. When we would not… Read more
Obviously, there is no way to know exactly what happened unless there is security camera footage, but if Fuller’s version of events is accurate, he deserves to be fully exonerated and Rosas should be charged with assault upon her recovery. Assuming that Fuller was, in fact, attacked by the woman and punched several times in… Read more
Got everything squared away. got a new case and 8 gigs of ram out of the exercise too..:) I’m rebuilding my machine now but for all intents and purposes I’m up to full speed.
My dekstop has been acting up for a bit now. I finally got around to reformatting the thing..only to disvoer possible video card issues. I then had a client barter me one of her two computers for work outstanding. So now instead of my desktop I’m currently moving from my 10 year old case to… Read more
Remember this earlier post? Well here comes the conclusion. While I have not run into this EXACT idiocy I’ve run into something similar. The quoted text below is only a snippett…you really need to read the whole post to see just how stupid the fools thought Karl was..:) There was no resolution offered by the District or the School Principal, of course. … Read more
Nough said here. Two months after a video leaked of Cyrus smoking salvia, a legal, LSD-like substance, her estranged father, Billy Ray Cyrus, announced to the world that hed like a do-over on the whole “Hannah Montana” thing. “It destroyed my family, the downtrodden dad told GQ. I’ll tell you right nowthe damn show destroyed… Read more
It’s Escambia-County Defund The Schools Day – MarketTicker Forums.
This post is from Heather I have written a letter to the Maryland Senators to show my opposition to Senate Bill 116. If anyone would like to copy it and send it, please feel free. You may want to change the 2nd to the last paragraph to something personal about you, unless you, too, were married in… Read more
As security forces then began to fire anti-air craft guns over their heads and the air filled with tear gas, the protesters’ will finally broke. But even as they fled in headlong panic, a helicopter sprayed gunfire at them and more fell. Paramedics from ambulances that had rushed to the scene darted forward to help… Read more
Another article slamming the keys and it’s ownership. Something’s brewing and we are not being told everything. The lid is going to blow off soon. I still think that if Frederick cranks up the rent(keep in ind the keys also pay taxes on EVERY TICKET and pay for the vast majority of maintenance and improvements to the stadium..something most other teams… Read more
it seems the Gazette has hitched it wagon to the “throw the keys out” bandwagon simply for short term gain. I can tell you right now…if Frederick kicks out the keys….attendenace will crater…and once the truth of the BS that Frederick seems to be pulling comes out..it will disappear. Then Frederick will have Harry Grove Desert to pay for without any help from the Atlantic league team… Read more
Those eco-nazis strike again. hoard those incandescent bulbs while you can…until the eco-nutjobs get their ban so we can start using ever more dangerous “green” products. So far most of the “green” technologies are even more harmful than the “dangerous” things they were supposed to replace. The LED bulbs sold as safe and eco-friendly can contain high levels of… Read more
I’m not normally of CNN but this expose is well done. YouTube – Utility Co Already Charged San Bruno Customers For Replacement Pipeline Years Before Explosion.
These riots aren’t for democratic change. They are for the rise of more muslim governments. Tunisia and now Egypt aren’t “fully muslim” aka they aren’t ruled by sharia. While some of the rioters may be actually concerend about their rights unless they continue sharia fundamentalists will overtake their movements leading to the rise of mire fundamentalist muslim movements…the main stream media call them… Read more
Sometimes the big corps do something right..:) In a remarkable move that goes far beyond any previous U.S. program, Comcast will offer a $9.95/month connection and free modem to any family with a kid eligible for free school lunches. That includes those with a family income of up to 30% over the poverty line. They are… Read more
YouTube – 1weatheraction’s Channel.
Wireless carriers openly considering charging per service (update: audio) — Engadget.
THis is too cool!!!! OpenKinect via YouTube – OpenKinect – Keyboard Anywhere.
Folks are going back and forth over what this is. As a person who has watched more than a few missile launches from aboard ship..this is a middle. Where it’s from..now that’s one to debate. This is no jet. Just in case this gets pulled form youtube I have it available here. YouTube – Missile, Jet or Something Else?.
Had a bit of a burp there…:) Glad i got it fixed..:)
hit this link and click listen. Others are building on this read this reddit thread. Google Translate Can Beatbox Too!.
According to patent law math is one thing that can’t be patented. What is software? At it’s most basic it’s 1’s and 0’s which is…math. Cpu’s process things in integers and floating point calculations..and that’s…math. How about we simply enforce the current patent law and have all software patents thrown out? For leaders like Moglen to discourage direct lobbying against software patenting probably… Read more
Opt Out of the Airport Scanners for Health and Privacy – We Won’t Fly .com.
If you aren’t interested in hearing some hard nosed truth not glossed over and made nice and squishy don’t hit play. If you want to see the non pc presentation of some very relevant truths not only watch the video but look at the playlist embedded as well.
Sex, Drugs More Common in Hyper-Texting Teens – FoxNews.com.
Fords EcoBoost F-150 packs a powerful punch – Business – Autos – MotorHead – msnbc.com. You’ll need another company’s V-10 to outdo this truck’s v6!!!!
There’s an easy way to avoid this situation again. If you are presented the option to use a gov’t issues computer.. just don’t. The chances of the gov’t prosecuting itself for it’s own criminal activity are slim at best. The school district accused of spying on students at home via laptop webcam has agreed to settle two student… Read more
There’s a website I have long been a member of called God’s Frozen Chosen. We’ve been looking for a good forums package for a while and have found what we think is going to be best. First head to http://www.godsfrozenchosen.com and you’ll see the current forums. The testing forums are at http://www.godsfrozenchosen.com/forums . It’s a new package that’s in beta called xenforo and… Read more
It’s called God’s Frozen Chosen. We are a small(for now) gaming oriented group of Christians. All are welcome to join the forums and talk with us. Come check us out..:)
We have two adjacent structures in Brunswick that are now on fire. We have 2 alarms out on on this fire. Two houses are involved. Please pray for hte families as there has already been one burn victim that is being treated. I will keep everyone notified. Right now Knoxville road at the dollar general is closed. Also Brunswick street is closed form the 700 block to nearly the 900 block.… Read more
Oh wow. What some amazing video. If you are afraid of heights don’t watch this. via YouTube – World’s Scariest Job.
Mattel Consumer Relations Answer Center – Product Recall/Advisory. This is a huge recall. Check this list of children’s product carefully to see if you have any of this in your home and evalute your own course of action..:)
YouTube – Rebuild a Jeep under 4 minutes.
FOXNews.com – Teenage Miley Makes Teenage Britney Look Tame.
Play Gorillas.bas, a free online game on Kongregate.
If you ahve any eggs in cartons with the following brands you may be under this important safety recall…that continues to expand. The recalled eggs are packaged under the following brand names: Lucerne, Albertson, Mountain Dairy, Ralph’s, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farms and Kemps. The eggs are packed in cartons… Read more
What Has America Become by Ken Huber of Tawas City. I could not have summed this up any better. Thank you for this letter Gen
Gen jsut won an 8 gig Ipod touch from work. All I can say is…..GREEN!..:)
My trusty rumor now has the offs. It just decides it’s done and turns off. This is not a graceful shutoff either it’s like i pulled the battery off. It’s getting to the point the phone is getting very unreliable and difficult to use. However I really can’t afford the data plan at $150/month for my three line family plan…so I have to settle on something that’ll work.. just not what… Read more
The engine essentially locks up right after leaving the fire house requiring a shutdown and restart. Makes you wonder if it was running a MS operating system…:) IF I heard of this happening to one of our engines or any first responder gear I would have some direct questions for the station staff. rescue911.de –… Read more
This is so true. Read this letter to the editor I found on WND.com. Why people fear freedom Some years ago, on the Sean Hannity radio show, Mr. Hannity was interviewing KABC Los Angeles libertarian radio talk-show host Larry Elder. He asked, at the time, why was it that libertarians, when running for political office,… Read more
Famed Ledo restaurant to close Adelphi location on Sunday. Wow i’ve been to the soon to be old location. I do intend to go to the new location sometime int he future though.
All day long. Then i got a song stuck in my head. It’s called Kitty and it’s by The Presidents of the United States of America. It’s off their self-titlted albums. Here are the lyrics(with some bad language removed): Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow Little bag of bones been out all night Little bag… Read more
For the first time in my voting life, I am registered as unaffiliated. This was formerly known as independent, but I suppose that Maryland felt this was just not acceptable, so we are now known as unaffiliated. Now, I thought being registered with a political party held power. Wow! I was wrong. This year,… Read more