Friday, January 27, 2006

What A Day That Was

Quick cuts from news items today: from
"Hamas scores stunning win - but what happens now?"-Is the headline by By Donald Macintyre.
So it has been widely reported that the militant, organized terrorist faction in a state who's very existence is wreathed in blood has won a so-called (insert hyperbole)"landslide" victory. Elections are of course a clear step towards freedom (so say we all) and this vote by the people of Palestine unveils the Sparta hidden in the desert--or are they Fremen on the cusp of the re-release of "Dune"?
From the article: " "The state of Israel will not negotiate with a Palestinian administration if even part of it is an armed terrorist organization calling for the destruction of the state of Israel," he said, in a statement released last night after a three-hour emergency cabinet meeting with senior ministers." This will not end pretty.
from PC Mechanic Newsletter #124
Mark under: Do as I Say, Not as I Do-
"The MPAA is at it again, but this week, they were the ones who got caught making unauthorized copies of an unreleased film for review, under the strict direction by the copyright holder not to make any copies of the film."
The bastard child of Capitalism--you know, the Lawyer Caste--has changed Capitalism's clothes from the engine of progress to the third press oil of the fallen fruit of innovation. This bitter oil is not a suitable replacement for black gold.
Same source:
Either way, Google set a precedent with their refusal, which is quickly becoming quite political with the words "unconstitutional", "Patriot Act", and "Bush Administration" being tossed around left and right.
How many Romans saw their Empire crumbling?

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