Can’t really say it better than this, by Chris Mooney.
A while back I blogged about an idea floated by Morton Kondracke: That George W. Bush should try to become the “science” president by emphasizing, in his State of the Union speech, themes of global scientific competitiveness and the need to ensure that the good old USA is leading the pack. Well, it now seems official: According to the Boston Globe, in his speech tonight Bush plans to highlight Norman Augustine, a former Lockheed Martin CEO who “last year led a congressionally mandated National Academies team that issued a report warning that America is ‘on a losing path’ in the global marketplace.”
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA) in its massive and illegal program to wiretap and data-mine Americans’ communications.
[tags]EFF, Wiretaps, NSA, Bush[/tags]
More in the “I’m a big geeky loser” category – a quilt I’d love to have, just to show how much geekier I am than everyone who visits me (well, they actually visit my wife – I have no friends in the real world).
[tags]Pacman, Pac-Man, Quilt[/tags]
Just because I am a big, geeky loser.Ã‚Â I want some of these.
[tags]Q-Bert, QBest, Earrings, Ear Rings[/tags]