The following is a large collection of stories and anecdotes about clueless computer users. It’s a baffling phenomenon that in today’s society an individual, who might in other circumstances be considered smart and wise, can sit down in front of a computer screen and instantly lose every last shred of common sense he ever possessed.… Read More


The public defender system hasn’t just been stripped bare by sequestration, its bones have been chiseled away as well. There has been a 9 percent reduction in the roughly $1 billion budget for federal public defenders offices, while federal defenders in more than 20 states are planning to close offices. Careers have been ended and… Read More


Apparently, Florida in their haste to distance themselves from scandal, my have accidentally outlawed access to the entire Internet.  *rolls eyes* http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/07/09/19375081-florida-may-have-accidentally-banned-access-to-the-internet   … Read More


Heard about the latest scandals about sexual assault in the military? Here’s something interesting : According to an interview (TODAY show, May 23, 2013) with Sen. Gillibrand (D-NY) , “More than half of these sexual assaults and rapes are committed against men, more than 50%” . Not that this makes a difference: assault is assault… Read More


A study funded by the National Confectioners Association finds, among other things: “Frequency of candy consumption was not associated with the risk of obesity”. Um… pardon?  I always believe that moderation is key (and so does one of the comments in the referenced link) and that’s something that many doctors reference.  However, this is saying… Read More


Interesting watching someone who has been exposed to a slice of fame see what they do with it.  In this case, feeling so… uh.. emboldened to make commentary at (IMHO) the most inopportune time on Facebook.  The resulting feedback has been quite interesting to watch.… Read More