Technology with attitude

Ahead Of The Curve In Reaching "The Last Option"

Before the war we were enforcing a no-fly zone in Iraq. There was an increase of activity in the summer of 2002: The number of bombs dropped on Iraq in March and April of 2002 was almost zero. But from May to August, that increased to 10…

eBehemoth

Holy cow! eBay... "...is now nearly 10 years old, employs 9,000 workers, serves 135 million customers, and is currently looking at a year where 1.8 billion items offered for sale are expected to produce $4.2 billion in fees." And apparently…

Let's Make A Multi-Billion Dollar Oil Deal

Even with the prospect of a takeover bid of $18.5 billion from a Chinese state-controlled oil company.. Shareholders of oil and gas company Unocal Corp. will vote Aug. 10 on a proposed merger with Chevron Corp. valued at approximately $16.6…

House Ethics Committee Still AWOL

After months of partisan bickering over staffing issues there seems to be some movement within the House Ethics Committee.. In a statement, Mollohan said, "I am pleased to report that we reached an agreement in principle that the person…

Capital Invaded! (Again)

Washington DC was again invaded by a small prop driven airplane tonight. The President was valiantly relocated. Rudely interrupted in the throes of voting, Congress too was evacuated. Pedestrians on Pennsylvania Avenue were hurried along by…