Never Underestimate the Power of Human Stupidity

No one ever said his deathbed, “I’d wish I spent more time interacting with gas pumps.” But in the attempt to make those pumps more interactive, more entertaining, and most of all, more profitable, it seems this is exactly what gas stations are trying to do—make every interaction I have with a gas pump longer, […]

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Sadly, its necessary for me to leave these reminders here: If you get eval(base64 hacked on wordpress/dreamhost I have a shared host on Dreamhost that just got hacked to shit. A fairly standard hack, and nothing particularly inspired, but nevertheless some clients from years ago weren’t too happy. If this happens to anyone else, here’s […]

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Yesterday afternoon, sometime between 3 and 4pm, I tried to pull up the Florida Bar website, which was working fine – albeit with its usual lack of speed – earlier in the day. What came up was a typical domain-squatter page that you’ve seen on any domain that was once used but let go by […]

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NOTE: I’m writing more about this at the Florida Foreclosure Fraud weblog. Florida’s new Foreclosure Rescue Fraud law Last week, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed a new law which imposes broad-ranging restrictions on so-called “foreclosure rescue” service providers. The well-intentioned bill is meant to curb the worst abuses by bottom-feeding predators who use foreclosure as […]

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As Lewis Black once said: The only thing worse than a Republican or a Democrat, is when these two pricks work together! Basically how it works in congress is that a Republican stands up and says ‘Hey, I got a really bad idea’, and a Democrat stands up and says ‘And I can make it […]

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As Dan originally noted, and as Jon Gruber has reported in more detail, some shabby logo mill has ripped off the SimpleBits logo to re-package and sell for their own profit. The Flickr thread is lengthy, and much of the amateur legal analysis on both sides is quite simply wrong. But it’s very illuminating, especially […]

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Just posted on RedState: As DNC Chair, Dean didn’t disappoint… his opponents. He said things like, “I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for…” and accused the President of playing “hide the salami” with Supreme Court nominations. He even felt compelled, during an “interesting conversation” about “dog pee,” to warn a class of 8th […]

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I never for a moment imagined that we’d be able to get through the month of October without some major scandal or stumble by Democrats. Even then, my wildest dreams never approached what actually happened — John Kerry insulting our troops in Iraq: If the Republicans were worried last week about the base turning out, […]

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Frank J. on the Tennessee Senate race: When a dog whistle blows, only dogs hear it and start barking. When someone “blows a racist whistle” only the racists should hear it and start making noise. But, when each of these ads first appeared, the only barking I heard was from the nutroots. Link via RedState.

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