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Jesus: They will know you’re my disciples by your love for one another

….Or not: The reason [Brinson] has fallen foul of men whose candidate he helped re-elect is that he has dared to question the partisan tactics of the religious right. “Conservatives speak in tones that they have got power and they can do what they want. …” [Read More] And then there’s this: The real stakes […]

March of the Penguins and Naturalist Speak

Later, Memorial Day. Watched March of the Penguins on DVD (thank you, Netflix). What with Morgan Freeman’s voiceover, and then the special feature — Penguins and Humans — about the two guys who spent 13 months in Antarctica filming the Emperor Penguins, I couldn’t get that natural history style of narration out of my head. […]

Memorial Day

This morning I went to a local Memorial Day ceremony. In San Marino, not my own town of Monrovia (San Marino’s began at 9am with an appearance from my congressman, David Dreier.) Though I didn’t know it when I made plans, Dreier had 7 Memorial Day ceremonies to attend today. I got to speak with […]

All the comments in support of alleged spammer Michael S Cox come from IP number 83.29.36.167

Dori Smith posts more about the saga of alleged spammer, Michael S. Cox. I’ve been getting some comments to a post I made, pointing to the first of Dori’s saga. They express support for him. All the comments come from the same IP number: 83.29.36.167 So his posse of supporters are all using the same […]

Apple Loses Bid to Unmask Bloggers’ Sources

by Ryan Singel and Kevin Poulsen write: The Sixth District Court of Appeals on Friday roundly rejected Apple’s argument that the bloggers weren’t acting as journalists when they posted internal document about future Apple products. “We decline the implicit invitation to embroil ourselves in questions of what constitutes ‘legitimate journalis(m).’ The shield law is intended […]

What is RIPE?

I’m examining some spam this site is getting, and, as a result, am doing more research on RIPE, where a lot of IP numbers resolve to. Here’s some info on RIPE. RIPE – (Réseaux IP Européens) – is a community of organisations and individuals operating Internet networks in Europe and beyond. Its objective is to […]