August 10, 2008
How quickly the Pharisees forget

For the mainstream media, supermarket tabloids like the National Enquirer are the strippers to the MSM's prima ballerinas -- it's not that the strippers are doing anything illegal, but it's base and unseemly. Moliere famously likened writing to prostitution: "First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for […]

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August 10, 2008
Upgrade time

If you've visited the site in the last hour, you will have noticed some intermittent oddness. It was the result of an upgrade to the latest version of WordPress (the blogging software that runs Hoystory). At the same time I updated a couple of plug-ins that turned out not to be quite compatible with the […]

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August 10, 2008
29th Olympiad

I didn't watch the opening ceremonies -- I'm a sports fan, not a "ceremonies" fan. That's one of the reasons that the Olympics, as broadcast by NBC, is too often a disappointment. When they have the World Cup half way across the world, they air the games whenever they actually occur -- whether that's in […]

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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.

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