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Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), an ardent Constitutionalist, to fight Homeland Security Bill

"The powers began coming back to this end of the avenue because of the sordid actions on the part of the Nixon administration," said Byrd.

"You have got to remember that some of these people in this administration were part of the Nixon administration and the Ford administration that followed it. They saw those powers come this way and they probably are chafing still about it and they want to see those powers brought back to the other end of the avenue."

Vice President Cheney served under Nixon in the Office of Economic Opportunity and later became chief of staff to President Gerald Ford. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld also served as director of the Office of Economic Opportunity under Nixon and preceded Cheney as Ford's chief of staff. Rumsfeld left as Ford's top aide to become secretary of Defense.
--Roll Call, July 12, 2002

Netstock: The Global Village is Finally Wired

"Learn to navigate the computer net, or be relegated to the second tier of the future -- a shopper. ``Interactive TV'' will restrict your choices to which movies you'll watch and which ATM account to debit for those cubic zirconias.

True ``interactivity'' allows you to generate content from a keyboard, to send and receive. Not only celebrities get ``microphones.'' You too have a voice."
Sheila Lennon, 1994






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Smart Mobs, by Howard Rheingold: "The big battle coming over the future of smart mobs concerns media cartels and government agencies are seeking to reimpose the regime of the broadcast era in which the customers of technology will be deprived of the power to create and left only with the power to consume. That power struggle is what the battles over file-sharing, copy protection, regulation of the radio spectrum are about." via Ye Olde Phart

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See it and say it

After watering the backyard flowers yesterday, I wanted to photograph myself in the mirror ball; I squatted and focused, then stood up, trying to keep the camera low. It worked, except that I'd tripped the autoflash. Those are water droplets on the ball. This
is a detail of the photo below. (enlarge)

The actual photo. (enlarge)

DOGMA 2000
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