violation of this child's first amendment rights? yes, please. Sue the school? totally do it!

this this apalling story may be old, but it scrolled across my twitter feed for some reason and still pissed me off, so you can be pissed right along with me. Comments follow. Sign Language Ban Imposed on N.J. Girl By Bryan Robinson Jan 7, 2006, 10:13 AM School officials have threatened a hearing-impaired girl … Read more

This is exactly the type of thing I want to be reading this close to flying to the states.

So as I prepare to fly to Origan in less than 2 weeks. this is exactly the kind of thing I want to see the TSA doing. note the oozing sarcasm, ladies and gentlemen. Weeping four-year-old girl accused of carrying a GUN by TSA officers after she hugged her grandmother while passing through securityBy Hugo … Read more

Squeeze" based Debian Edu version released

This scrolled across my desk thanks to a list. This may be of interest to some. Subject: “Squeeze” based Debian Edu version released Resent-Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 16:50:22 +0000 (UTC) Resent-From: [email protected] Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:49:01 +0100 From: Francesca Ciceri To: [email protected] ———————————————————————— The Debian Project First “Squeeze” based Debian Edu … Read more

you didn't want the public to know that you can't manage your own networks?

As someone that’s been watching the rogers vs crtc go round and round since october, 2010, it came as no surprise when the following story rolled across my desk. CRTC Slaps Rogers for Throttling Non-P2P Traffic Posted by Jason Koblovsky on Saturday, January 21, 2012 – 01:38 January 20, 2012 – The Canadian Gamers Organization … Read more

I…. can't find words.

I get being angry, I get your stressed, irritated, what have you. But did you really have to shoot your own children, and kill yourself because you didn’t get foodstamps? This article now indicates the 12YO child is dead. The article follows. Laredo, TX Welfare Shooting Claims Another Victim SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The grandmother … Read more

An ongoing news story catches my eye, then comes up in psych class.

Some of you may or may not be familiar with the name Jordan Brown. Well ok, I get it, it’s a common name, so you’ve probably heard it somewhere. His case came up in adolescent psych the other day while we were discussing whether a 15-year-old mother should be allowed to make major medical decisions … Read more

Why is that news article choosing this evening to roll across my desk?

Well ok. My floor. Since I don’t have a desk to speak of at this current time. . You know, because give it a few days and I won’t have a place to live. But we already went over that earlier. So let’s just um, go down here, use my limited web design skills, and … Read more

what, that extra-large wasn't big enough?

so yesterday, tim hortons said they were changing their cup sizes and removing the small completely. It’s being tested in a couple of test markits for a month to see the reaction. All I’m gonna say is. welcome to 24 oz extra large, kids. Here’s the entire article. Tim Hortons super-sizes its coffee; medium becomes … Read more

That's exactly how you promote accessibility and uphold the law in hamilton. really, it is.

Thanks to a contact on MSN, we have tonight’s stupidity. this time it come’s from hamilton, and it’s HSR’s apparent lack of hiring compitent drivers My comments follow the article. Mo ther, worker want HSR to apologize to boy in wheelchair Peach Festival transit pitfalls Dan Provan, 7, with respite workers John Moning, left, Coleen … Read more