July 12, 2006
Lessons learned

The Supreme Court's decision in the Hamdan case (which gave terrorists who don't follow the rules of war the protection of those who do follow the rules of war) should've signalled to our troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere that unless you've captured a very important terrorist leader, that summary executions -- allowed by the […]

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July 12, 2006
Article II

National Review's Andrew McCarthy has a must-read article on the implications of the Supreme Court's Hamdan ruling for the FBI's terrorist surveillance program. For those of you with short attention spans, I direct you to a less-eloquent summary of the situation by yours truly.

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July 12, 2006
Video cards

Well, my computer's video card, a Radeon X700, started misbehaving a few weeks back, and it got worse Monday night, so yesterday I stopped by Circuit City on my way to work and picked up a new card. I popped the old card out, popped the new card in, and then had to reboot the […]

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July 12, 2006
Fair use, copyright and editing

Last week, federal district judge Richard Matsch ruled that three Utah-based companies that provide PG-rated, edited versions of feature films are an "illegitimate business." The quotes from Matsch in the CBC article are over the top. Judge Richard P. Matsch decreed on Thursday in Denver, Colo., that sanitizing movies to delete content that may offend […]

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Taped The Argument earlier today, fumbled through some closing remarks; this from @michaelbd is the more eloquent version of what I tried to say:

For some amount of time today, the CA DOJ's new data website leaked name and addresses of people with CCW permits.

Someone PM'd me with video evidence of it (can't share to protect confidential info).

Here is a reddit thread with discussion. https://www.reddit.com/r/CAguns/comments/vm723i/attorney_general_bonta_releases_new_firearms_data?sort=confidence

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