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FEMA Fun Camps Hit the Mainstream

Glen Beck mentioned that he would investigate all these rum

Daily Show vs Jim Cramer

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I normally do not watch the Daily Show. While I find Jon Stewart entertaining his politics and mine do not match.

New Way to Spy on Computers

Martin Vuagnoux and Sylvain Pasini in an article with video have successfully capture keystrokes up to 20 meters away based on the electromagnetic signal generated by the key being depressed.

We're Number 1! We're Number 1!

New York has taken the gold ring for least freedom in all 50 states by a wide margin according to a poll published by George Mason university.

Arduino - Electronics for Programming Geeks

After I purchased the Snap Circuit Kit for my daughter I began to feel the itch to build something myself. Poking around on the net, I discovered a whole class of electronic playthings which speak to my inner code monkey.

If Only the Banks Would Start Lending...

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QandO and others are reporting that Uncle' Ben's testimony to congress was basically "We are doomed unless the banks start lending again."

Never mind the fact that the 2010 budget is 22% of the GDP. Nor that our county is burdened with more debt then it cost to pay for WWII and all of the recovery afterwards. No, if only we could go back to those halcyon days of easy credit and spending beyond our means.

Bloomberg: U.S. Taxpayers Risk $9.7 Trillion on Bailout Programs

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The hush hush part of the bailouts, what receives very little in the way of news coverage, is the fact that the government is stepping in and backing loans with little in the way of review or public discourse. As Bloomberg points out the grand total pledged thus far is 9.7 Trillion.

Sparking the Flame

I have a 5 year old daughter who is about to turn 6. A few weeks ago I was reading iWoz (Steve Wozniaks book) and he mentioned that he built his first crystal radio at 6. Hmm 6 thought I, I wonder if my daughter could handle building a crystal radio at this age.

Zombies in Area Run!

Gotta love hackers with a sense of humor.


The Subtle Things That Irk Me

I am a libertarian, I feel that both of the current political parties are so far off base at this point that the only way to really fix things is to eliminate the political Elite and start fresh.

That being said, it still bothers me to see a difference about how the media treats republicans vs democrats. Take this article for example.

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