Daily Archives: March 4, 2010


The thing that gripes me about reconciliation is not that it is illegal, or anything like that. The fact is that this bill is a massive, all-encompassing 2000+ page pile of legislation that will change the lives of every single … Continue reading

Posted in Politics

Quote of the Day

Robert A. Heinlein said: “Political tags – such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth – are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Quote of the Day

Mac OS X vs Windows 7

An anecdote about OS X vs Windows 7: I have a three year old MacBook Pro 17”, running, of course, OS X. I run Windows 7 in a Parallels virtual machine on this computer, for those times I’m doing CAD … Continue reading

Posted in Computers