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Archive for Mar, 2008



Technology sucks.

Posted by: mose

Posted in: Rantings

Remember the days when things used to work? I do. They were glorious. You’d put a VHS tape in, and it would work. It would play all the way through with no problems. You could turn the television on and flip through the channels, each one appearing in under a second, letting you race through the spectrum to find something decent. Then, we had “upgrades”.

“DVDs are sooo much better.” Why can’t I get through a single movie without the thing freezing up? You could rock one VCR for a decade and run through a VHS a few hundred times before the tape degraded the performance. DVD players seem to start screwing up almost out of the box.

“Digital TV is awesome!” Sure, extra channels and an on screen guide are fantastic additions. However, why in the world does it take three seconds to switch between two channels. If you actually wanted to flip through the expanded basic spectrum, 1-70, it would take you four minutes, practically. Then there’s the blackouts. The other day, Disney Channel just died in the middle of a show. Hasn’t come back since Thursday. I called and had the automated system reset the box, and I lost 3 more channels. Now I have to call and get someone on the phone to try and get this fixed.

What’s the point of technological “advances” if performance doesn’t actually improve?

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Man, I really need to update more often. Let me explain to you how these multi-week lapses go.

I get an idea for a story, but not enough substance to actually publish it. So, I mentally file it away to work out later. Then, it disappears. This will happen a few times a week. Then one day I look at this place and go, “Wow, it’s been forever since an update. I need to come up with something good. This pressure delays any updates further, as I want to make sure it’s something awesome. Finally, everything builds up to the point where I say, “Okay, new post. Subject: everything I’ve been thinking of for a month. Coherence: None. Structure: Fractured. Go.” In accordance with this process, I present the following.

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Thought for the day.

Posted by: mose

Posted in: Rantings

Instead of the first woman or first black president, how about we get the first honest president?

Vote Ron Paul

Please review this article from the American Free Press

It does an excellent job of explaining many of the pressing issues facing our nation and how the three “front runner” candidates are woefully inadequate in regards to resolving them.

Since Mike Fakeabee dropped out, leaving McCain as the heir-apparent to the nomination, people have been asking me if I’m still supporting Dr. Paul. The answer, is a firm, “Yes.” Unless Dr. Paul specifically requests that his supporters vote for McCain in the general election, my vote still goes towards him as a write-in. Will he win? No, of course not. However, I do not feel I am “throwing my vote away.” I cannot, in good conscience, pledge support for that RINO, McCain. I also refuse to vote for McCain for the sole purpose of voting against Hillorama. Or Obamary. Instead, I choose to vote FOR the candidate who is the true champion of the individual, and of liberty. Let my vote be counted among those that refuse to vote for who the party leadership tells us to vote for.

Make no mistake, Ron Paul is not the Republican nominee because the leaders of the Republican party decided he was not the nominee. This was decided before the first primary or straw poll. Can you blame them? Why would they help elect someone who would clean out their own Tammany Hall, expose their agendas, and fight for the people, instead of lobbyists and special interest groups?

Remember kids, just say, “No!” to RINOs. Instead, say, “Yes!” to liberty.

Mosecrest out.

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