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June 1, 2008
Disappointed by wildlife, software, Democrats
Here lies a transplanted chocolate pepper seedling, chewed off and discarded by a curious and careless critter.
It was our only pepper plant.
Software bullies: The 10 most annoying programs on the Internet by Jody Gilbert at Tech Republic.
As always, Adobe Reader takes the top honors for Inconsiderate, slowly seizing all your resources. And,
Reader’s incessant updates (demanding you reset your computer — why?), thundering great list of modules to load, and hour-glass-provoking pauses for thought have given Portable Document Format a reputation for being as welcome as a flatulent camel in the kitchen.
The others are spot-on, too.
Political bullies: Backroom politics as usual. The Howard Dean Democrats
decided they would give Florida and Michigan half of their voting rights -- one of the more arbitrary compromises since the 1787 decision that a slave should count as three-fifths of a person -- and voted to award Obama 59 Michigan delegates, each with half a vote, even though his name wasn't even on the ballot in the state.
-- Dana Milbank, WaPo, Democrats Come Together To Tear Their Party in Half
Hope! Change! Blah blah!
Some days it's not worth poking your head out. I'm going back to bed with a good book.
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