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Comment Re:That explains everything. (Score 4, Informative) 198

I need some input from the Lawn Crowd, did it feel like this in the Watergate days? I'm getting the horrible feeling that after a nice quiet 90's with nothing but a fun little sex scandal we're seeing a whole different class of nastiness today.

No, it wasn't like this.

Watergate was a relatively singular event, which elicited widescale public outrage. You couldn't go anywhere without it being a topic of convesation and dispute.

This is one of ten-thousand such outrages, perpetrated over the past decade. Like most of them, people don't know of it happening, or why it might even be wrong.

Sleep tight, America.

Comment Re:As seen in another Slashdot sig... (Score 1) 291

Running Linux in a VM on Windows is like strapping yourself to the outside of a car with a seatbelt.

If you wish to understand why Microsoft might offer to "support" CentOS on Hyper-V, I suggest you don your tinfoil Homburg, and review the Groklaw link: http://www.groklaw.net/articlebasic.php?story=20080505113024239

Sandeep is the same fellow who wrote this nice letter from Microsoft.

Toys

Journal Journal: The Intro and The Outro

Over there, Eric Clapton, ukulele.... Hi Eric!
On my left Sir Kenneth Clark, bass sax.... A great honour, sir.
And specially flown in for us, a session's gorilla on vox humana.
Nice to see Incredible Shrinking Man on euphonium,
Drop out with Peter Scott on duck call,
Hearing from you later Casanova, on horn,
Yeah! Digging General de Gaulle on accordion....
Really wild, General! Thank you, sir.
Roy Rogers on Trigger.

The Matrix

Journal Journal: Matt Simmons 2

When you are REALLY on to something, you have an accident.

Sybil Edmonds distracts from the REAL capture of US by Israel. She will have a long and uneventful life.

Privacy

Journal Journal: Woman Mocked, Humiliated by Security in Airport Strip Search 6

Shileen Flynn, 29, had already missed one flight and lost her luggage when she says she found herself in a room at the Vancouver airport, naked and squatting, while two crude border agents strip-searched her. Flynn -- a frequent traveller who has been strip-searched twice before -- said this time was different. She said the women made her bend over a table, open her legs, and squat and cough. They asked her personal

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