As another post in this story says (and I totally agree), one of the biggest problems in our current form of government is a lack of involvement in and lack of importance placed on our democracy.
First, not sure what country you are from but America is not a democracy and never has been. It is a democratic republic, there is a difference.
next Pres. Obama said:
"With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations, -- none of which I know how to work -- information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation,"
The iPods, Xboxes and PlayStations were never meant to be a "tool of empowerment" but a rather "a form of entertainment", To confuse that fact shows how out of touch he really is. The iPad is a tool, how one uses it defines what it is a tool for. This from a man who cannot live without his blackberry.
I would be satisfied with XP working on the two computers, 1 desktop and 1 laptop, that I was provided only Vista for. Neither have drivers that are XP compatible. A steep discount on the Windows 7 would be a nice gesture too. Win7 is faster on my laptop but the headphone jack stopped working. Cen5
There are no data that cannot be plotted on a straight line if the axis are chosen correctly.