The paper, published by Cato in April, found that in the five years after...– Drugs in Portugal: Did Decriminalization Work? - TIME
RT @gerryblog The White House is… looking for the smartest, youngest constitutional scholar they can find who’s paid their taxes.
Cramdown faces fierce opposition from Wall Street. “The very same banks...– Bank Lobby On Course To Gut Bankruptcy Bill
eat… sleep… code…
DAY 89: To make up for missing the Opening Day first pitch, President Obama...– First 100 Days | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source
Arlen Specter’s with us except when we need him.– Harry Reid, at last year’s Dem Convention, quoted by Eschaton
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Certainly, if you’re hiring Rails programmers, and a candidate says...– Giles Bowkett: I’m Proud Not To Understand has_many :through
An examination of Mr. Geithner’s five years as president of the New York Fed, an...– Geithner, as Member and Overseer, Forged Ties to Finance Club - NYTimes.com
The arguments at the CIA safe house were loud and intense in the spring of 2002....– Ali Soufan Breaks His Silence | Newsweek National News | Newsweek.com (via jar)
McFadden says that in early 2002, Soufan flew to Guantánamo to conduct a...– Ali Soufan Breaks His Silence | Newsweek National News | Newsweek.com
was in the middle of this, and it’s not true that these [aggressive]...– Ali Soufan Breaks His Silence | Newsweek National News | Newsweek.com
Unlike the Beltway chatterboxes who fill our airwaves, most Americans appreciate...– Straight to the Top—By Scott Horton (Harper’s Magazine)
RT @ceedub: You can measure Tweetie’s popularity by the number of retweets that are mislabeled as “via”s. (via @zeldman) (oh the irony!)
Leg update: Cast off, but doc said my leg still isn’t healed enough to start walking again unless I crave swelling & “bone troughing” (eww)
Too bad Twitter turned into del.icio.us. It was nice back when it told me what my friends were doing.
Rachel @Maddow is such a clear, thoughtful communicator. Chris Matthews, otoh, is a sackful of bees.
You should never hire anyone for something you haven’t first struggled to do on...– Mike Riley - Do it yourself first - (37signals)
Have strong opinions, weakly held.– Paul Saffo, Director of Palo Alto’s Institute for the Future. Bob Sutton: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held
The dream of <script language=”text/ruby”>… realized?
Ruby eyebrow raise: yield is 4x faster than block.call — see http://gist.github.com/99250 (thanks to Carl Lerche at #gogaruco)
RT @briandoll: Posted some notes on #gogaruco http://tinyurl.com/cyv5eu
You know what? I’m focused on looking forward too. And as I gaze into my...– Hilzoy, The Washington Monthly
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Of Fox’s two bubble series, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor...– :-( Crunch time for bubble series
Just had a vision of me in 40 years, a dirty old man at a corner table, ogling all the cute girls who walk in. Oh wait, that’s me right now!
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Chris Mackey, the US Army interrogator, writes of “the gravitational laws that...– The Red Cross Torture Report: What It Means - The New York Review of Books (via sconover)
We are having, in a ragged way, the debate about ethics and morality in our...– The Red Cross Torture Report: What It Means - The New York Review of Books (via sconover)
And if the administration will not conduct a thorough investigation of these...– Editorial - The Torturers’ Manifesto - NYTimes.com
RT @mikemccaffrey: OH regarding this especially sunny day in SF: “i didn’t move here for this crap.”
#psfr: product placement, teabagging, and clam stamping. Intrigued? Come to http://is.gd/s3N5
#gogaruco was possibly the best technical conference I’ve ever been to. And I wasn’t even a speaker! ;-)
RT @laughingsquid: last minute Drinkup tonight at Lucky 13 starting 8pm — down the block from #gogaruco
#gogaruco Greg changed definition of MIDI to “Musical Instrument Analog Interface” - midi -> Arduino -> motor -> drumstick -> drum!
#gogaruco Speaker just referenced my “make it green then make it clean” poster http://bit.ly/Ln1tp (Mr. Clean colored & collaged by RHale)
The court said we were organised. I can’t get Gottfrid out of bed in the...– Pirate Bay Team Sentenced to Jail
[I]f Trotsky is right about the history, we do not determine anything, but we...– Trotsky’s ashes stolen and baked in cookies - Infoshop News
RT @ultrasaurus: [blog] inspiring talk about scalability by @nk yesterday #gogaruco http://tinyurl.com/chhdtl
#gogaruco Time-killing joke: Q: Why did the Ruby programmer have skinny fingers? A: Because Ruby is weakly typed!
#gogaruco suggestion: make the projected screen smaller and higher so we can read the bottom of each slide