Archive for June, 2007

FBI Whistleblower Describes Government’s Muscle Tactics

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

I would have thought that the whole separation of powers thing would've prevented the Justice Department from issuing gag orders on Congress. Silly me. I keep forgetting that, like the Geneva Conventions, the US Constitution is a "quaint" document that basically has outlived its applicability in a post-9/11 world. http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/06/fbi-whistleblow.html

Why I Identify with Dilbert

Sunday, June 17th, 2007



Justice Department probing Gonzales

Friday, June 15th, 2007

According to MSNBC (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19215540/): "The Justice Department is investigating whether Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales sought to improperly influence the testimony of a departing senior aide, two of its senior officials said yesterday, adding a new dimension to the troubles already besetting the nation's chief law enforcement official." And in a related ...

Desperation

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

I love truncated text. Look what's on WLJA at 9 pm tonight!  

Stormy Weather

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

This is an attempt to try to begin to keep track of how well the NHC does in its predictions of the numbers of named storms, hurricanes, and major hurricanes. YearNamedHurricanesMajor Hurricanes PredictedObservedPredictedObservedPredictedObserved200713-17 7-10 3-5 200613-16108-1054-62200512-15287-9153-57200412-15156-992-46200311-15146-972-43