Something Feral

Digging up the flower-beds.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

When in doubt, empty the clip

- Wonderful. That's just great... More gas on the fire.

- "Sound" monetary policy explained in terms even Congress could understand, and possibly an unusual hat-tip to Von Mises.

- High-Priestess Pelosi asserts that the Unwashed are to do as they are told (#1, #2; CAUTION: Contains blasphemous untruths) and that the elected elite are not subject to the laws of the serfs.

- “It’s not at the resolution where you can look in windows, or read license plates,” said Kenneth M. Wilkinson, the property assessor of Lee County in Florida. “The system preserves privacy.

More on this here and here.


Elusive Wapiti said...

I liked the quip about how it is the scientist who sets it all into action with Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

Something Feral said...

Yep, with hardly a thought ahead of what the consequences might be.

A while ago, I was involved in a few robotics-oriented competitions, and had an eye on applying for some of the DARPA-sponsored events, since we had a few awards under our belts and fires under our seats.

However, after considerable thought and a few philosophical revisions later, I'd sooner stick a fork in my eye than develop technology for the State.

I'm spending my time now tinkering with technology focused on making self-sufficient lifestyles both easy and elegant.