Monthly Archives: May 2006

“A Hitch in His Giddyup…”

Barbaro continues to recover. He is by no means out of the woods but his Vets are cautiously optimistic.

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Track Our Government

http://www.govtrack.us/ is a site which allows users to set up data feeds for governmental events which interest them. Scott and I are wasting vast amounts of time  playing with it.

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Three Armed baby in China

Reported to be true and I don’t see it on any Urban Legend sites so far. Click the image for the link…

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FreeNAS

Open Source NAS based on BSD, Samba, and PHP. Review on News Forge.

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Remember when we…?

“A retired Air Force officer held as a prisoner of war by Iraqi forces 15 years ago has received an unusual reminder of his days in captivity: a letter from his Iraqi interrogator.”

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Minutemen Begin Border Fence Construction

According to this FoxNews article: PALOMINAS, Arizona — Minuteman border watch volunteers began putting up new fencing Saturday on a cattle ranch along the southeastern Arizona border with Mexico, intent on building impediments to a flood of illegal immigration until … Continue reading

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Jose Peralta

…During the fateful assault on the 15th, after clearing three houses, Peralta lead the charge into the fourth house, finding two rooms empty on the ground floor. Upon opening a third door, Peralta was hit multiple times with AK-47 fire … Continue reading

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Meet Tibor Rubin

A must read article on this day.

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A letter home.

Mom & Dad, Well if you are reading this, then things didn’t go well for me over in Iraq. I’m sorry for the pain that I have caused you because of this. Please do not be upset with the Marine … Continue reading

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TR on Immigrants

“In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Thanks

Thank you to all who have served our country in the past and all who do so today. Yours is the greatest contribution. Image courtesy of Cox and Forkum.

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Google

Jonah Goldberg at NRO points out that Memorial Day doesn’t qualify for Google’s special logo treatment. Update: Seven Stripes has an email from a Google representative from last year regarding the lack of a special logo for Memorial Day along … Continue reading

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OSS Windows install system

http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page

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The Frog may yet live

Blue Security may have given up the ghost, but the spirit of the frog is lingering in Okopipi. I hope this project is seen through.

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ZPhone

Phil Zimmerman, the man behind PGP, released a new public beta of his ZPhone VOIP encryption software the other day. Windows, Linux, and Mac versions available. Site is here.

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