Month: August 2010

Anandtech Begins a Major Upgrade Project

August 31, 2010 Hardware 0

They are jumping right into virtualization.  Their biggest concern is they are hitting the limits of their colos power envelope before they start getting charged.  They are going to reduce their server footprint by about half and hopefully save some power as well.  I’ll be tracking this however feel free to watch form Anandtech directly. AnandTech 2010 Server… Read more

How’s This for Change? Obamacare is Showing it’s True Costs Already.

August 30, 2010 Anti-Americanism New World Order Obama Obama Care 0

Faced with mounting debt and looming costs from the new federal health-care law, many local governments are leaving the hospital business, shedding public facilities that can be the caregiver of last resort. via – Cash-Poor Local Governments Ditching Public Hospitals.

Banks Find A New RipOff – “Professional” Cards – MarketTicker Forums

August 29, 2010 Anti-Americanism Finance 0

All you Self-employed or SMB folks read up.  The new credit card regulations do NOT apply to you so get ready for the banskters to s art ripping you off as well.  If you don’t have a “professional” card get ready to see a flood of credit card offers.  Do what I have done and stay away from these altogether. Banks… Read more

Sotomayor Says Court May Rule to Limit First Amendment in Response to Wikileaks

August 28, 2010 Anti-Americanism New World Order Politics 0

Following the release of over 90,000 documents by Wikileaks in July, the Pentagon found no evidence that the disclosure harmed U.S. national security or endangered American troops in the field. The Pentagon review team consists of military intelligence analysts, lawyers and others working for the Joint Chiefs of Staffs and other elements of the Defense… Read more

The March to a One World Currency Continues

August 27, 2010 Finance New World Order Revelations 0

It was actually an idea floated by the economist whose failed theories haunt us today.  Read the linked article for more.  It’s getting closer world currency..etc etc etc. U.S. Postal Service Starts Quoting SDR to Dollar Conversion Rates, and IMF Endorses Replacing Dollars with SDRs ? Washington’s Blog.

Fredco Opts out of Race to the Top but not for the stated reasons

August 27, 2010 Brunswick 0

It’s not about tracking or least not for the teacher’s union..look at the italicized text below.  They don’t want to tie teacher’s evals to student performance.  Well if your students are doing poorly it’s either the school’s fault or the teacher’s fault.  I think this would give teacher’s the motivation they need to actually advocate for students instead… Read more

Equal rights group says Illegal Immigrants Have the Same Rights as non-illegals.

August 27, 2010 Anti-Americanism Immigration Politics 0

AND THEY ARE WRONG!  If you are in this country illegally you have the right to remain silent…and get deported or jailed.  That’s because if you are here illegally you are a criminal!  You aren’t even a citizen of this country…or have a valid passport or visa, etc etc are here “without documentation”..aka illegally!  This means you don’t have… Read more

Government wants your 401k..So Get Out of It

August 26, 2010 Anti-Americanism Criminal Finance New World Order Obama 0

Government wants your 401k. The gov’t is going tos tart converting your 401k to bonds.  Guess what happens when the US debt load(currently at over 25 trillion or more) get too big?  The gov’t defaults on the bonds and your retirement is worth bupkis.  Karl Denninger over at the market ticker called this last year that… Read more

Remember the old qbasic game where you played gorilas throwing exploding bananas?

August 25, 2010 Gaming General 0

Play Gorillas.bas, a free online game on Kongregate.

Egg recall expands to 32 million cartons in salmonella outbreak – Health – Food safety –

August 18, 2010 General 0

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

Major Server Donation: Step 1 Server 1

August 16, 2010 Church NPO's 0

What are the needs that this server can address? At this time the church’s website is hosted by powweb on their free package for non profits.  Unfortunately their e-mail services are horrendously unreliable.  We have a business class internet connection with a static ip.  We have more than enough outgoing bandwidth to handle e-mail.  While… Read more

What to do with a major server donation

August 15, 2010 Church Hardware Linux NPO's Open Source 0

You can read about the donation here.  I have three IBM x335’s on the way with dual p-4 xeon 2.8 ghz cpu’s, dual 36 gig 10k rpm SCSI drives with hardware raid 1, 4 gigs of ram, all the cables needed including ILO, and rails.  All for the cost of shipping.  Why am I posting about it here?  I run the… Read more

God Provides for FBC Once Again

August 15, 2010 Brunswick Church 1

Faith Baptist Church has been needing some technology help for a bit now.  I’ve gotten to the point I do what I can but I know God is going to provide.  Up comes the past week and a friend of mine in Seattle Washington.  His employer, WTS Inc., is decommissioning a ton of p-4 based… Read more

Scared of the Public so we have to hide

August 15, 2010 Anti-Americanism Brunswick New World Order 0

Guess what?  The “criminals” are going to be able to decrypt the communications anyway so hiding the transmissions does nothing.  All this does is how the contempt you have for the general public. Safety is an issue with the current communication system for two reasons, Debord wrote. The dead zones are one reason. The other is the new system will have the… Read more

Why AVG Remains my reccomendation for businesses

August 14, 2010 Uncategorized 0

Virus Bulletin : News – A third of anti-malware products fail to secure Vista Business Edition, Virus Bulletin reveals. If you look at the linked graphic you’ll see AVG proudly near the top with Symantec and Macafee much lower.  Microsoft Security Essentials isn’t high on the chart  So if you really want an anti-something… Read more

Watch the reply of Brunswick Little League

August 14, 2010 Brunswick 0

I know this works for Comcast customers.  I do not know if this is going to work for other providers.  They had a great run.  They got drubbed the last time they played this team.  I think Brunswick did a great job in this season.  I’m anxious to see what happens next year.  Congratulations to… Read more

What Has America Become by Ken Huber of Tawas City

August 11, 2010 General 0

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

The epitome of Jealousy

August 11, 2010 Brunswick General 2

Gen jsut won an 8 gig Ipod touch from work.  All I can say is…..GREEN!..:)

Time for a New Phone…Time to “Settle”

August 10, 2010 Anti-Americanism General 1

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

Let’s Hope This Never Happens on YOUR call

August 9, 2010 Brunswick General 0

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. –… Read more