Monthly Archives: October 2009

What is the White House Doing? Meddling in Gubernatorial Races

There is an odd thing going no in Governors races across the country.  Presidents have been asked to lend support and raise money for governors in races for years, there are plenty of precedents going back for years.  Popular presidents … Continue reading

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Rant of the Month September

September started with a bang, news wise, and was a month that just kept on giving!  From more Acorn videos to Wall Streets return we have seen a huge variety of topics come and go, and unfortunately the biggest one, … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize transparency – it ain’t all that deep folks

I have been asked a few time about Obama’s recent awarded Nobel Peace Prize.  As it was awarded during China National Holiday and Lantern Festivals as well as when I was rebuilding my PC and its OS I was unaware … Continue reading

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PC Mod Update #3 – Finally done, sort of…

After settling for 500MB less RAM and 90GB less hard drive space the laptop is back and stable.  Loading Windows, Office, and utilities, as well as updates and such took about what was expected.  The fun part was getting it … Continue reading

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PC Mod Update #2

With all the hardware in place it was time to re-install Windows.  I did toy around with the idea of cloning the drive but due to the odd things happening with the laptop I quickly decided to do a fresh … Continue reading

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PC Mod update #1

I am breaking the upgrade of my laptop into 3 separate posts, memory and hard disk, re-imaging, and reloading settings.  As with all things planned for in the real world this project did not go as initially thought.  It all … Continue reading

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Back to Basics; PC Mods

Since I was 13 I was fascinated with computers.  Ever since I first saw the Commodore 64 PC I wanted a computer.  Over the years I have had quite a few ranging from desktops, towers, servers, and laptops.  One thing … Continue reading

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Kids Milestones

This past month my daughter reached another milestone.  Not a developmental one, or a physical one, or even an educational one.  No, this last month my daughter got her first Barbie doll.  Well, so what, she is a girl after … Continue reading

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