82 / 275 = 30%

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE (AFP) reports that a few days ago, 82 of the 275 members of the Iraqi Parliament signed a letter calling upon their government to honor their election promises to demand a clear timetable for the pullout of foreign troops, including U.S. troops. There’s been almost no mention of this in the U. S. […]

‘Ha Ha!’ Er, that is to say, ‘Oh Crap.’

Sure, there’s been a glut of technology workers, compared to demand, but here’s an article quoting the respected Gartner Group, showing that the supply is expected to fall by at least 15% over the next 5 years: The research firm Gartner Inc. predicts that up to 15 percent of tech workers will drop out of […]

For Whom The Bell Tolls…

…in this case, not for anyone from our side! That’s right, friends, Industry Figures world-wide were pleased (yes: pleased) to learn that Industry Figure Leah Newell does not, in fact, have lung cancer, but instead is afflicted with histoplasmosis, a bird-borne fungus. That’ll teach her to consort with fowl, no matter how bell-loving. Leah Newell […]

The Horrible Twisting of the Republican Party

Not so very long ago, I was a registered Republican. It hasn’t been that way for a while, though. Nowadays, it’s just no place for a Free Thinker (I love that expression; I can’t believe the extent that our language has withered in the last century). On NBC NEWS’ “MEET THE PRESS” today, Tim Russert […]