Month: June 2006

Politics and Prostitution

Comments like this are the reason I and so many Americans loved Ronald Reagan: “Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.” He was brutally honest about the problems of his profession.

SUSE 10.1 with XGL

Last week I installed the new SUSE Linux 10.1. In just a few words, brilliant synergy. This is by far one of the best releases of Linux in recent history and the best I’ve seen. I’ve been using Linux now since 1997 (RedHat 6.x), I think. But I haven’t used it consistently on the desktop…
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Indiscriminate Charity

Early morning here in Hawaii and I’m just readying through my usual blogs.  Quote of the day provided quite a profound phrase from Andrew Carnegie: “One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.” Although I would love to expound more on this, I will leave it as an exercise…
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