August, 2018 archive
Debian, for some fool reason, does not include the “Fluxbox Regenerate Menu” script in its Fluxbox package. To regenerate and then customize the menu, I had to copy the script from another instance and run it under Debian.
So you don’t have to go through this annoyance, I have published the “Fluxbox Regenerate Menu” script here.
And in case you are wondering, yes, I do quite like Fluxbox. It combines the eye candy of a desktop environment with the simplicity of a window manager. I’m currently defaulting to it on all of my machines.
This black swallowtail was fluttering about the flowers yesterday.
Politeness is the foundation of a solid marriage.
He told investigators he and his new bride were fighting about chores when he pulled out a gun and shot her phone.
He says he then accidentally shot her as she tried to reach for the gun.
Lee told police the two just got married last weekend.
The bride survived. One wonders whether the marriage will.
Steven M. argues that, for the right-wing, truth is not a thing. A snippet:
After Watergate, Republicans conceded the guilt of Nixon and his associates. Modern Republicans will never acknowledge any wrongdoing on the part of Trump and his circle, and will never talk of the Russia investigation as anything other than an act of raw politics.
Follow the link to see the evidence he adduces for that statement.
I commend it to your attention.
Man, you see stuff like this and can’t help wondering, “Don’t these folks know how to behave in public?” Then you realize that “social” media purposefully lulls its “users” into forgetting that the internet is a public place.
Commemorate your idols politely.
Police said the fight turned physical and then one of the subjects, identified as 44-year-old Michael Jermell Hatton, produced a firearm, shooting the other man at least once outside the shop.
Rex Stout, in the voice of Nero Wolfe:
Complete candor is beyond the reach of man or woman.
Stout, Rex, “When a Man Murders,” Three Witnesses (New York: Bantam, 1994), p. 79
Trumpled at the high school soccer game:
Her sister, Darcy said she also had racial slurs shouted at her.
“One person said, ‘Hey, number 20. I hope you’re embarrassed.’ I heard another one of them say, ‘Nice shot, n****,'” said Darcy.
Both girls said they brought the harassment to the attention of a referee and staff members, but nothing was done to stop it during the game.
Much more at the link.
Via Raw Story.