Why Now?
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
  Bloggered Around
For those interested, Blogger started a "wonderful exciting up-grade" to the system about a week ago, and have been backtracking ever since. Well, now you know why the vaunted Missile Defense System won't work, why the Florida Department of Children and Families loses people, and why little old ladies on their way to see their great grandchildren keep getting treated like terrorists at the airport: all of these things depend on computers and databases.

The marsupial master of miniscule, skippy, has managed to sneak a few posts passed the Blogger meltdown that you should see.

Just Go, the picture is just wonderful and should remind people why the "Magic Kingdom" has a branch in Florida.

Pudentilla, who posts at skippy point to 18 U.S.C. § 912 - False Personation: Officer or employee of the United States for those ejected from Dubya's dog and pony shows by fake Secret Service agents. Also available from your Federal government are 18 USC § 241 - Conspiracy against rights or 18 USC § 242 - Deprivation of rights under color of law, if it involves local law enforcement.

What they're doing isn't simply annoying, it's illegal.

On the topic of pharmacists who have "moral issues" about doing their job, you will learn an alternate method of dealing with the problem: moral beliefs, schmoral beliefs, it's just bad customer service. Essentially don't make it a battle of rights, make it an issue that the store management can deal with without pickets: customer service. There is nothing easier for a store to deal with than a rude clerk. Anyone who thinks a drug store chain wants to deal with employees who annoy customers has never worked in a store.

Xan at Corrente answers that eternal question: Who is obnoxious enough to drive a pacifist to minimally violent action? Conservative pundit William Kristol during a speech at Earlham College, a private Quaker institution, was nailed by a student with a pie.

I would have used a cow pie, but I'm not a Quaker.


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