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  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 8:29:17 PM PDT · 756 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to Coyoteman
    I guess I buy into that. The combination of linguistics and genetics must be fascinating. Good luck with that.
  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 7:38:46 PM PDT · 742 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to AntiGuv
    You mean you would have to read my post and understand it? That no doubt is annoying - and challenging, evidently.

    That might require you to get off your hobbyhorse and out of your echo chamber. can't have that.

    What really annoys you is being disagreed with, that and not being held in the high regard that you hold yourself in.

    Again, you argument seems to be "I am a very impressive person, and if you do not agree with me I will bludgeon you with insults." This is not discourse. This is egoism.

    That is what is so comic about the evos around here: They think they are "deep scientific thinkers" when I doubt that any of them have even worked in even third tier institutions. I doubt that you have worked in one of any tier.

    This amuses: "Toodles." Is that suppose to be clever? Dismissive?

    Do you imagine that I am hanging out here looking for your approval?

    Too funny.

    You know I just got back from a meeting at CERN (tech not science) and twerpish, mediocre and prickly little egoists like you would literally be shown the door in about a half a hour over yonder, and yet you think that you are dealing with "issues of the highest levels of import to civilization," or some such blather. Really, no one that matters is listening to your little echo chamber.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 7:00:23 PM PDT · 725 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to AntiGuv
    A nerve? No, I must have hit your spinal cord.

    Too funny

    You should listen to yourself - you think that is reasoned discourse? Just more invective, hand waving and psychobabble.

    Again, nothing substantive.

    let me repeat myself:

    But drop me a note when you have something meaningful to say, just spare me the hectoring, please. It does not have the effect on of me that you evidently are looking for.

    It is just nettlesome, I doubt that you could insult me.

    Oh, an inclusive, "plural" use of the English pronoun "You" is quite acceptable, as you should well know. My meaning is clearly stated by my phrase:

    Really, you evos and IDers.


    You are just proving my point about how "you people" (perhaps you would prefer "Youse guys") with all of these attacks on anyone that disagrees with "you"in any form whatsoever. "You" may chose not to believe me, but "the public" finds this irksome. But go ahead, perhaps they will find "you" as impressive as you find "yourselves." (Note the plural usage here.)

    You know, if you actually worked in an real, professional scientific institution and tried this tactic, you would get fired.

    But then you would not know about that, now would you? (now here I mean it in the singular)

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 6:08:06 PM PDT · 709 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to AntiGuv
    Looks like I struck a nerve - more hysteria and mortification, I see.

    This is not substantive response, nor does it address my points. It is just blathering informed by little else that egoism. That ego is the driver is amply demostrated by that fact that you somehow think that i was merely addressing you and what you said when it was quite clear who I was talking about ansd where my focus was directed.

    Prior postings of your is rather off point. There is nothing to respond too as there is nothing in this response but personal attacks and psychobabble.

    But drop me a note when you have something meaningful to say, just spare me the hectoring, please. It does not have the effect on of me that you evidently are looking for.

  • Harry Reid has minor stroke

    08/19/2005 5:21:23 PM PDT · 128 of 438
    CasearianDaoist to tet68
    May his suffering be short

    What diplomatic aplomb.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 5:14:32 PM PDT · 699 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to Sloth
    Yes, but I would argue that archeology and anthropology are not really "sciences." They are really in the Humanities.

    Archeology, a field that I have immense respect for, strikes me as a sort of "applied historical study" which is richly informed by Science, and in general, the "hard sciences."

    Anthropology, a field that I have some real problems with almost seems to me to be a form of literature, a form of literary conjecture, or perhaps a "preliterate philology" of illiterate cultures (an awkward phrase and concept, I know.) One could say that is is a "Social Science" which is, of course, to say that it is not a science at all, at least from my point of view.

    I have a lot of trouble with anthropology, but occasionally these people put out some interesting stuff. I am just not sure that we need a "science" called "anthropology to get these writings.

  • Reagan Documents Link John Roberts to Neanderthals

    08/19/2005 4:54:27 PM PDT · 10 of 62
    CasearianDaoist to Harmless Teddy Bear
    Too true. I am surpized that they have not tried to link him to Oral Roberts.

    Though all in all it is a good sign.

  • Russia: Putin Calls For Withdrawal Timetable For Iraq

    08/19/2005 4:37:28 PM PDT · 37 of 547
    CasearianDaoist to Stellar Dendrite
    Really. That is exactly what occurred to me.

    It does bing up the point that Putin (along with other enemies in the world) would not feel half so cocky as he does without the continual attacks of the Democrats. We must at this point really at least consider that the Democrat obstructionism goes beyond narrow and thoughtless political gain for their party. It is beginning to openly verge on treason.

    These utterances when placed along side the recent war games with China, the SCO nonsense in the CIS and China's offer of military assistance to Iran, bodes ill.

    What is up?

  • Roberts Scoffed at Promotion for O'Connor

    08/19/2005 4:31:25 PM PDT · 8 of 15
    CasearianDaoist to Shawndell Green
    I heard that in grammar school he chortled at a female crossing guard, an fellow classmate to. Quite ungentlemanly even back then.

    Honestly, the Left thinks that they are somehow "outing" him whit all of their "revelations" but all they are doing is validating his bone fides.

    It is sort of amusing to watch.

  • EU Says Chinese Blouse Imports Hit Limit

    08/19/2005 4:14:00 PM PDT · 8 of 9
    CasearianDaoist to jb6
    As far as titles go, you have outdone yourself this time.

    I think that this e an FR hall of famer.

  • Rice Warns China to Make Major Economic Changes

    08/19/2005 4:10:08 PM PDT · 4 of 6
    CasearianDaoist to maui_hawaii
    It must toast their buns to hear this from a black woman.

    It is refreshing to have a SoS that can connect the dots, that actually knows something and has a real education.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 4:06:05 PM PDT · 683 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to cajungirl
    I have done neither, and you know it. Her position is absurd on the face of it.

    You are merely taking sides based on gender, not on any other "principle." Your retort is as childish and it is off point.

    I have asked for cogent discussion from "doodle" and have not gotten it. Instead I received what can only be described as willful obtuseness interspersed with ill conceived gobbledygook, and this gobbledygook she has used to literally heckle people on this thread. She in no way meaningfully response to post directed at her.

    In any event, it is none of your business.

    If you have a substantive point, please make it. Otherwise spare me your "refereeing." It is completely uncalled for and out of line. She is big girl.

    Honestly. Talk about rude.

    As for you personal opinion of me, I could really care less.

  • Republican senator calls for talks with Iran

    08/19/2005 10:06:03 AM PDT · 14 of 47
    CasearianDaoist to new yorker 77
    Republican Party foreign policy expert Sen. Chuck Hagel

    Heaven help us.

  • Get Real (claim: Foreign-policy Pragmatists gain ground in Bush Administration)

    08/19/2005 9:48:56 AM PDT · 7 of 10
    CasearianDaoist to Rosemont

    Do I have too? I make me sick to my stomach.

  • Get Real (claim: Foreign-policy Pragmatists gain ground in Bush Administration)

    08/19/2005 9:40:01 AM PDT · 3 of 10
    CasearianDaoist to Robert A. Cook, PE
    It is just more nonsense, more spin.

    These people were moved up into more responsibility and with more outwardly facing foreign policy roles, not "demoted."

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 9:28:45 AM PDT · 579 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to doodlelady
    There is a vast difference between being a pawn and being a cincerned citizen unwilling to cede the public square to the enemies of one's civilization.

    Receding from that fight in that square may be "creative," but it is most certainly cowardly.

    Lastly, you have no notion of the depths of my creativity.

  • The China Bubble: part one

    08/19/2005 9:25:19 AM PDT · 6 of 26
    CasearianDaoist to headsonpikes
    What no one in the media seems to want to mention is that most of the "Rising Sun" agitprop -for that is what it truly was - occurred during the Administrations of Reagan and Bush Senior.

    Notice that soon after Clinton came to power the reporting here changed.

    Curious thing about that.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 9:13:15 AM PDT · 575 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to doodlelady
    You are completely missing my point, and your response was so fast that you could not have possibly digested my post.

    You in fact completely ignored it.

    Do you think this is just an echo chamber?

    Why even bother with you?

    And no, it is not a free country when the NEA and the Left controls the public school system. That is just the point.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 9:07:37 AM PDT · 45 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to Ro_Thunder
    Oh I believe you, and am gratified, believe you me.

    I was making a smaller point. I do not doubt that there are high quality people in the service, and I absolutely do not think that to attain this level one has to be from the Ivies or even go to college (I went to a couple of Ivies, and I have taught in them, so I know first hand of what I speak.)

    I am just making the point that it is amazing to see people from that background go in, that is all.

    And do not get me started about the media...

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 9:03:03 AM PDT · 572 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to doodlelady
    Your assertion goes far beyond education,

    If fact it is cognitively, intellectually, socially and politically impossible to have "freedom from religion,"

    Our entire internal world, our civilization and our political foundations are deeply shaped and informed by it. Too suggest otherwise is just preposterous, and a thoroughly narcissistic and solipsistic understanding of what civilization is, or what the human is.

    Likewise you notion of "choosing your children's private education is both spurious and specious.

    1) Why should parents be forced to withdraw from public schools rather than decide to change them? Are the not coerced in to supporting them? Are they mere serf? hardly seems democratic or "public" to me.

    2) There are no value neutral curriculum - they do not exist in a vacuum. Some group of people decide these things, and that group promotes its own believes and agenda. It is intellectually dishonest to suggest otjherwise, and it is arrogant for you to imagine that you have the right to foist your believe system on others without any political form or political outcome.

    3) Secular humanism and Socialism are really just other belief systems and apply a quasi-supernatural mandate to their core beliefs as well. "Socialist man," Scientific materialism, "Scientism" or even the efficacy of reason as an ultimate moral arbiter are no less mystical or religious assertions than a belief in the Virgin Mary, and a great deal more harmful, I might add. Nothing could be clearer from the history of the 20th century.

    4) In principle, no, parents cannot chose if there are economic. geographic or logistical limitations placed on them. This is a particularly specious formulation, and for obvious reasons.

    5) You assume that your position is the majority position birth nationally and regionally. I fail to see how this is so.

    So, based on what you have articulated, I find you position faulty in its whole and its parts, and not a serious position whatsoever.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 8:32:55 AM PDT · 561 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to doodlelady
    Nonsense, the Constitutional provision for freedom of religion gauenttes no such thing, and your assertion does not logically follow in the least, nor is it supported by the historical record. I challenge you to prove otherwise

    You are just throwing out pseudo intellectual gobbledygook, and when you are called on it you just want to throw a little tantrum about it. You are engaged in the philosophical equivalent of stopping your heels. That might have worked with Daddy, but that does not work in th real world at all.

    There is no thought with out metaphysics, and there is not civilization without ethics.

    Your fellow citizens will have their say, get used to it, sister. You need to understand that, as you need to get over your self importance - what do you think, you just pontificate and everyone that disagrees with you just goes away?

    Too bad about that ego of yours - the immaturity too.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 8:10:14 AM PDT · 28 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to justshutupandtakeit

    I did not know that, this case is particularly surprising to me.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 7:49:20 AM PDT · 17 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to Dems_R_Losers

    Well some of them at least. But I hope are right.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 7:49:12 AM PDT · 16 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to Dems_R_Losers

    Well some of them at least. But I hope are right.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 7:47:50 AM PDT · 15 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to dts32041
    No argument here, and I am a boomer.

    As a whole, my generation disgusts me (Boomer freepers excepted, natch.)

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 7:46:04 AM PDT · 13 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to highlymotivated
    I did not mean to call anyone a liar, ans I should not have worded my comments the way I did. I am just distrusting of media in general these days, and for good reason too.

    What I really meant to say was that if these are not just isolated cases then my faith in the nation is restored.

    I have no doubt that the Corp can find people, that really does not surprise me. I am surprised to see Ivy Leaguers of the current day go into to any of the services at all.

    That is really not a comment on them - rather it is a comment on the environment which has nurtured.

    You can bet that kids like these have had multiple "counselors" and "role models" try very hard to talk them out of this.

    BTW, I see where Pataki's kid (his youngest?) took a commission in the Corp this summer. That surprised me. His parents actually look proud about it. Imagine that.

  • Attorney General Involved In Racial Bar Check Case

    08/19/2005 7:38:03 AM PDT · 15 of 40
    CasearianDaoist to veronica
    What if they were wearing identifiable Jewish clothing and were the only ones in the place that were doing so. What if it was just descriptive.

    And beside, why should this be illegal, particularly in a privately held business.

    Shall the government now regulate descriptions of customers? How will this be enforced?

    Should the "PB police" regularly monitor businesses hard drives for "illegal descriptions?" You reaction is absurd and straight out of the liberal play book.

    And why all the consternation? If they had said "The Wasp couple in the corner" would we hear such outrage? No.

    Instead we would be told that that was an apt description.

    In any event, have the AG involved is just preposterous, and we know just what the motivation behind it is.

  • Unusual recruits: Ivy Leaguers and honor students are signing up to serve

    08/19/2005 7:27:27 AM PDT · 6 of 50
    CasearianDaoist to kb2614
    If this is all true and reflect a real trend then I am truly amazed at this younger generation. Given all the garbage they are fed and them to actually discover the right thing to do - and pretty much on their own, I would bet - seems almost miraculous to me.
  • Woman shoots intruder in leg (CA)

    08/19/2005 7:23:22 AM PDT · 15 of 35
    CasearianDaoist to aimhigh
    Even with the right bloodlines and disposition, dogs will fail in a protector roll of they are not given a great deal of training. Part of that training requires that the dog be submitted to physical attack. JUst ask and K9 trainer or Shutzhund hobbyist.

    The vast majority of people that think that there dogs will protect them are quite mistaken about this. It is not for want of trying on the dogs part, but when a professional crook , a drug addict or a deranged person gets physical with the average dog the odd are that the dog will back down.

    They will warn and scare off the coward and the amateur, but they will do little else.

  • Attorney General Involved In Racial Bar Check Case

    08/19/2005 7:13:25 AM PDT · 3 of 40
    CasearianDaoist to veronica

    O for Pete's sake.

  • IL: Man charged for failing to aid officer

    08/19/2005 6:17:50 AM PDT · 9 of 83
    CasearianDaoist to T.Smith
    Yes, particularly when you consider the possiblity of litigation. LEOs are imdemified for against these sorts of problems, civilians are not.

    More evidence that society is in a state of collective madness.

  • Cindy Sheehan: 35% Favorable 38% Unfavorable (Rasmussen)

    08/19/2005 6:14:54 AM PDT · 4 of 46
    CasearianDaoist to Tax-chick
    LOL. I bet that will show up sooner or later in network programming.
  • WSJ: Media Bears - Why 1/3 of Americans think we're in recession when the economy is booming.

    08/19/2005 5:27:40 AM PDT · 3 of 205
    CasearianDaoist to Grampa Dave

    Hooverville ping.

  • Our Smallest Fire Fighter Has Gone Home

    08/19/2005 5:04:52 AM PDT · 2 of 57
    CasearianDaoist to Just Kimberly

    Rest in Peace..

  • How to waste $80 million (liberal "think" group)

    08/19/2005 4:12:38 AM PDT · 22 of 31
    CasearianDaoist to endthematrix
    Also there are various and numerous "arts non-profits," and a pletora of NGO's.

    Where most of the money goes is to pay salaries for leftists who in turn treat their place as a sort of melding of high school, colleges and social clubs.

  • Fox says Pentagon Now Denying Able Danger Knew of Atta

    08/19/2005 3:56:47 AM PDT · 3 of 96
    CasearianDaoist to OldFriend

    Drivers licenses? Passport photos? Visa Photos?

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/19/2005 3:18:00 AM PDT · 508 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to doodlelady
    It means no such thing at all. That is merely a play on words and has no part in a serious discussion.

    Marosm and selcuar humanism are believe structures too, there is no such thing ad "metaphysical nuertal" education, as well you know. You are just being dishonest here.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/18/2005 7:14:04 PM PDT · 213 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to qam1
    head science= hard science.

    Too funny...a freudian spellchecker.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/18/2005 7:10:02 PM PDT · 204 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to qam1
    Well I am not sure it is BS, it is just poorly cast as an argument.

    It is really a epistemological criticism of Macro evolution, and they have some points from this angle.

    The real problem, of course is that much of the evo argument cannot be really be approached from the empirical, experimental methodology that can be found in the so-called "head science" (which from my point of view is really science proper,) while at the same time the Evo side want to claim the surety of "hard science." I really think that some areas of Biology were if fact better characterized by our forebears as "Natural Philosophy."

    I see a lot of rhetorical and philosophical hanky panky on both sides, and some of it seems to be even unwitting. I imagine if this get thrust into public scrutiny this will come to the fore and the whole argument will shift completely. You evos might be surprised at the outcome and who you end up arguing against.

    My background is in Mathematics and Philosophy, and from that viewpoint, I find much of the claims of much of what we call "science" on today's campuses do have some dubious value, and built on some methodologically unsound footings.

    You people imagine that all educated people are scientist, or buy the claims of science without analysis.

    In this the IDers have sensed something: You too have a "religious" bent as well.

    The public sense this as well. or so it seems to me.

    You give some of your own prejudices away here by somehow implying that the "blue state voter" is somehow more intelligent that the "red stater." The admission is as striking as it is inadvertent

    Evos to not seem to grasp the broader implications outside of science that the IDers somehow intuitively grasp, and those implications need to be addressed, though perhaps the conflict between the two sides here is not the place to do so.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/18/2005 6:50:17 PM PDT · 164 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to AntiGuv
    Well if that is the issue then ID would not matter anyway, now would it.

    Really, you evos and IDers overestimate the publics concern over this all of this.

    What if the Pope cam out for ID? What would that do?

    Besides, you make it sound like the Dem's tack on the stem cell issue has that much traction. Bush's position is pretty reasonable here, and most people seem to agree with it when they actually find out what it is.

    On one have you seem to be saying that the public will side rationally with the eveo side because they "rational, logical positivists" and on the other you seem to be saying that they can be "bludgeoned" with rhetoric, and "tempted with eternal life" (a pretty silly formulation - and a demeaning estimation of the American people, BTW) You cannot have it both ways, it would seem to me.

    Believe me, having high school kids in Kansas spend two weeks hearing about ID is not going to move us "back to the dark ages," or somehow "stop bioscience<" and you evos do not help your cause with this sort of hysterical "warnings."

    Do you really think the voter believe that this will keep them "from eternal life?"

    Do you really think that the voter is so stupid to buy all the outrageous claim coming out from the stem cell crowd, when it is pretty obvious that they are yet again rattling a cup? We have been through the "War on Cancer" and the "War on AIDS," but to little avail. This aspect of the Evo argument seems pretty childish from the outside looking in. As the teacher lobby has begun to be seen as just another interest group at the trough, so do scientist risk this perception the more they are seen as political actor.

    Perhaps the Left will be successful here, but it will be a phyrric victory in the end. The self-ipmortant posturings of the Earth sciences crowd, the evo crowd, the gay is biological crowd. the diverity crowd, etc is wearing a little thin. When we have Harvard taking the wholly irrational view that the problem with a "manpower" shortage is some how solved by "empowering women scientist" is is profoundly hard to take the academy seriously when one hears their cries about "the sanctity of science."

    I think that you are falling for the Left's notion that they are they "rational; and scientific" ones when they are in fact pretty full of gobbledygook themselves. In fact, ID seems pretty mild here compared to what the left has been up too for years.

    As someone with no dog in this fight, I will tell you that the stridency and seemingly mortification of you evos becomes you little in the public square.

    It just goes to show that it is not just the Left that has contempt for "the public."

    In the end the American people will chose correctly given and honest means of doing so.

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/18/2005 5:31:38 PM PDT · 33 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to curiosity

    Well, I think that, superficially, much of "the public" would agree with the notion that the world is "designed."

  • How Intelligent Design Hurts Conservatives (By making us look like crackpots)

    08/18/2005 5:21:57 PM PDT · 9 of 953
    CasearianDaoist to curiosity
    But what you are saying is that rhetoric must prevail over reason.

    Also, I do not think "the public" really cares all that much about it.

  • Where Exactly Is Tony Blair At the Moment? No-one knows..

    08/18/2005 4:22:12 PM PDT · 31 of 37
    CasearianDaoist to durasell
    Hungarian alien ping - check out #21.

    Who are you guys?

  • Slippin' and slidin (Stock Market)

    08/18/2005 4:09:29 PM PDT · 20 of 20
    CasearianDaoist to durasell

    Ah, now I know why the new bills are so colorful.

  • U.S. Lags in Broadband Access ~~ FCC Paints a Rosy Picture But America Ranks 16th Worldwide

    08/18/2005 12:42:17 PM PDT · 17 of 38
    CasearianDaoist to Ernest_at_the_Beach
    I saw some contributions to The Nation in there too.

    Let the market drive broadband.

    Internet2 is humming away at 19gig on the backbone. I expect that we will see 24mbs on landlines in the urban markets in the next 5 years. I do not know enough about leading edge wireless to make a meaningful prediction, but you can get 700kbs right now in the metro markets.

    Again, I really wonder about these studies as they make no real sense to me. I still say it is a combination of trying to portray the bush administration as some sort of retrograde force for the nation, and a desire to sock the taxpayer for some bucks.

    In the early part of the Clinton Administration they tried this with the "information highway" nonsense.

    The truth is that the private investor got bilked into paying for this, and a great many investors lost their shirts over this one.

    Liberals cannot seem to put forth any idea without first trying to create a crisis and/or finding a "villain" or too.

    Right now we are seeing the socialist in the EU really pushing GRID Computing. They think that competeively they "missed" the internet the last time around. They want to actually pay companies to use publiclly contrcuted GRID. The science genuises at Brussels have decided that this is "the next big thing." How are these con clusions reached? What if they are wrong? (Comically,it is american tech firms that are getting all the bucks and reaping the rewards of all the research.)

    Look a the fiasco g3 was to the European telecoms (and new wireless tech like EVO is making that obsolete.

    You know, the state of Iowa spent million hoking up all their public libraries a while ago, now of course there is cheap DSL all over the place.

    Government planning rarely works.

    It is particularly comic when we are talking about the Internet, for no one ever omagined that it would take off like it has (well ohre than a few visionaries like Alan Kay.)

    It would certainly be dishonest of government types to claim otherwise.

    You know, DARPA and Co. is undertaking a complete redesign of TCP/IP to accommodate mobile "self-organizing" networks.

    I would not be surprised to see the whole concept of the Internet as we know it to be obsolete in another 15 years.

  • Slippin' and slidin (Stock Market)

    08/18/2005 10:33:06 AM PDT · 18 of 20
    CasearianDaoist to Always Right

    It was probably the slang I used that confused you.

  • Bad Iraq News Worries Some in G.O.P. on '06

    08/18/2005 10:31:34 AM PDT · 32 of 112
    CasearianDaoist to JIM O
    LOL. I accidentally picked one up the other day. It burst into flames right in my hand!
  • Bad Iraq News Worries Some in G.O.P. on '06

    08/18/2005 10:30:10 AM PDT · 31 of 112
    CasearianDaoist to GermanBusiness
    What ticks me off about the continuing insurgency and MSM that it seems to be happening because the President doesn't want to say we're being blackmailed by nukes.

    Huh? You have any proof for that? Seems to me that if our foe were in a position to use Nukes it would do so.

    Has it occurred to you that major military action before the Iraqis vote on their constitution might not be all that helpful?

    I also do not recall any promise to get the troops out by the 06 elections.

    The GOP would be better served by ignoring the MSM and take their case back to their own constituents.

  • Bad Iraq News Worries Some in G.O.P. on '06

    08/18/2005 10:25:39 AM PDT · 26 of 112
    CasearianDaoist to bnelson44

    New management in 06? Think you have the wrong election.

  • Stunned waitress gets Porsche as tip in Sweden

    08/18/2005 10:22:27 AM PDT · 10 of 96
    CasearianDaoist to deadeyedawg

    Bet me too it. And the will, you know.