Archive for September 21st, 2013

September 21st, 2013 - 1:03 pm § in Misc.

Balmer Blues: He apologizes for a huge ‘F up!

Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer is finally admitting what everyone has been thinking: Microsoft made a huge mistake with the Surface RT tablet.  Huff Post “We built a few more devices than we could sell,” Ballmer reportedly said. Balmer is utterly missing the boat.  MS did not build too m[...]

September 21st, 2013 - 12:09 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

President Romney Puting Work First

President Romney “We Were Too Nice to the Hungry,  I applaud the Congress for insisting that the poor, even the working poor, be given the incentive of hunger to motivate them to find work.” Text of signing speech for the 2103 Farm Bill, section on reform of food stamp program. “I[...]

September 21st, 2013 - 9:57 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Initiative 522 … labelling “GMO” foods.

Yesterday’s NY  Times had a very balanced discussion of the issue of glyphosphate, “RoundUp.” I mention this because I have been responding to a thread on a “progressive” listserv.  The author of the thread is campaigning for our state’s initiative “522[...]