4/30/2006

Bush challenges hundreds of laws

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Conspiracy,WTF??? — 10:17 am

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set aside any statute passed by Congress when it conflicts with his interpretation of the Constitution.

4/29/2006

Coffee supply crisis on horizon for 2007

Filed under: Economy,Lifestyle — 12:03 pm

Coffee futures may spike next year because of a looming shortage of green coffee beans caused by growing consumer demand coupled with an off year in Brazil’s biennial crop cycle.

Plasma vs LCD TV – Plasma TV Buying Guide

Filed under: Technology — 10:30 am

This is a complicated topic: when choosing between LCD and plasma TVs, you’re actually selecting between two competing technologies, both of which achieve similar features (i.e., bright, crystal-clear images, super color-filled pictures) and come in similar packages (i.e., 3.5 inch depth flat screen casing). To complicate the decision-making process further, price and size are two previous considerations that are rapidly becoming non-issues as LCDs are now being made in larger sizes and at competing prices with plasma TVs.

Despite all these similarities , these technologies differ in how they process and display incoming video/computer signals.

FBI Investigated 3,501 People Without Warrants

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Politics — 10:20 am

The FBI secretly sought information last year on 3,501 U.S. citizens and legal residents from their banks and credit card, telephone and Internet companies without a court’s approval, the Justice Department said Friday.

Rolling Stones 500 Best Albums Ever

Filed under: Music,SWEET — 5:35 am

Rolling Stones 500 Best Albums Ever

G.O.P. Senators Hurry to Quell Furor Over Gas

Filed under: Bush Whacked,Conspiracy,Economy,Energy,Politics — 2:30 am

“You cannot get a vote up or down in the United States Senate on a rip-off of taxpayer money,” Mr. Wyden said.

4/28/2006

Dell Discounts Near 50 Percent On Some Desktops

Filed under: SWEET,Technology — 1:58 pm

It appears to be second-quarter discount time at Dell, as the company is offering some fairly substantial deals — almost half off of selected models — to apparently get rid of older inventory before the upcoming Intel Conroe launch.

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