Groucho Marx:

In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people.

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Walt Taylor does good work.

Title:  Horton Fears a Who!  Image:  Republican Elephant wearing a


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21 March 2017 · Comments Off on Light Bloggery · Categories: First Looks

Things to do.

14 March 2017 · Comments Off on “Kleptocratic Authoritarianism” · Categories: First Looks

Thom talks with David Frum about Donald Trump. Excerpt:

Authoritarianism goes where the people are, and where is the traffic? It’s on line. If the public realm is the town square, you try to take over the town square. If the public realm is Twitter and Facebook, you try to take over Twitter and Facebook.

(snip)

The benefit of controlling a modern bureaucratic state is not the ability to persecute the innoncent; it is the ability to protect the guilty.

14 March 2017 · Comments Off on Health Exchange · Categories: First Looks

Donald Trump at returns window with large box labeled

Via Job’s Anger.

11 March 2017 · Comments Off on The Republican War on Women Isn’t Over. It’s Intensifying. · Categories: First Looks

Republicans seem to believe that all conceptions are immaculate.

. . . .we learned that wonky, Republican genius, Paul Ryan doesn’t understand how insurance works. Now the GOP trots out an oldie but a goodie: “Why should men pay for prenatal coverage?”

Follow the link for much, much more.

09 March 2017 · Comments Off on Break Time · Categories: First Looks

Off to drink liberally.

07 March 2017 · Comments Off on Drinking Liberally Virginia Beach Thursday · Categories: First Looks

When fellowship is needed, join us . . . .

When: Thursday, March 9, 6 p.

Where:
Croc’s 19 Street Bistro
620 19th Street (Map)

More here.

07 March 2017 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Virgil:

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.

04 March 2017 · Comments Off on Blot · Categories: First Looks

Man holding American flag bearing stain labeled

Via Job’s Anger.

28 February 2017 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Ringo Starr:

So this is America. They must be out of their minds.

25 February 2017 · Comments Off on The Great Trumpling · Categories: First Looks

Image One: The Bowling Green Massacre  (nothing in frame).  Image Two, The Sweden Massacre (nothing in frame).  Image Three, the Trump Massacre (frame contains tombstones of truth, logic, civility, dignity).

Via Jaunita Jean.

It’s working.

31 January 2017 · Comments Off on Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses
Oh, Forget It, Reprise
· Categories: First Looks

Image of US Flag being hidden behing Donald Trump's wall.

Via Job’s Anger.

30 January 2017 · Comments Off on “Liberty and Justice for Some” Is “Liberty and Justice for None” · Categories: First Looks

Lady Liberty, wearing a headscarf, being handcuffed by immigration official.

Via Job’s Anger.

22 January 2017 · Comments Off on Light Bloggery · Categories: First Looks

Things to do.

11 January 2017 · Comments Off on QOTD · Categories: First Looks

Jayne Mansfield:

If you’re a preacher, you talk for a living, so even if you don’t make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.

10 January 2017 · Comments Off on Remember the “Information Superhighway”? · Categories: First Looks, Geek Stuff

Neither do I.

Pig says,


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03 January 2017 · Comments Off on Make TWUUG Your LUG · Categories: First Looks

Learn about the wonderful world of free and open source. Use computers to do what you want, not what someone else wants you to do. Learn how to use GNU/Linux and its plethora of free and open source software to get stuff done with computers.

It’s not hard; it’s just different.

Tidewater Unix Users Group

What: Monthly TWUUG Meeting.

Who: Everyone in TideWater/Hampton Roads with interest in any/all flavors of Unix/Linux. There are no dues or signup requirements. All are welcome.

Where: Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital in Norfolk Training Room. See directions below. (Wireless and wired internet connection available.) Turn right upon entering, then left at the last corridor and look for the open meeting room.

When: 7:30 PM till whenever (usually 9:30ish) on Thursday, January 5.

Directions:
Lake Taylor Hospital
1309 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, Va. 23502 (Map)

Pre-Meeting Dinner at 6:00 PM (separate checks)
Uno Chicago Grill
Virginia Beach Blvd. & Military Highway (JANAF Shopping Center). (Map)

Join the forums.