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  • TaosJohn commented on the diary post Kindle Fire Using Microsoft Bing as Default Search Engine by Jane Hamsher.

    2012-09-08 19:41:14View | Delete

    I would never use Bing because, well, Microsoft… and for some reason, I’ve never had any gripes with Google. The image search function in particular is invaluable. One learns to quickly scan the URLs to see which results are likely to be more worthwhile. But just for the hell of it, I’ll try those other [...]

  • TaosJohn commented on the diary post Saturday Art: Mayan Art And Their Remarkably Accurate Calendar by Masoninblue.

    2012-05-12 21:21:10View | Delete

    Only our poor, benighted Western comprehension equates the “end of the world” implied by Mayan calendar with physical destruction, when there are so many other ways our lives could change instantly for the better. I think if you delve more deeply into the nature of consciousness itself, you’ll intuit several right away. And some of these [...]

  • TaosJohn commented on the diary post Mother Nature Isn’t Sending a Message . . . It’s Just Coincidence by Scarecrow.

    2011-05-25 19:12:44View | Delete

    Climate change is plainly real and ongoing, and anything we do to mitigate its acceleration would be helpful. But the glaciers won’t come back in our lifetimes, even if the whole world did the “right things” immediately, which will never happen. This thing has momenum and legs. For the rest of our lives, we won’t [...]

  • TaosJohn commented on the blog post Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the Forever War

    2010-11-14 07:59:29View | Delete

    The administration has concluded that it cannot put Mohammed on trial in federal court because of the opposition of lawmakers in Congress and in New York.

    The administration OUGHT to conclude that it has to OBEY THE CONSTITUTION. This is the sickest, most spineless, ugliest crew of goons we’ve ever had. They’ve gutted our system of laws and thrown the carcass in the trash.