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  December 2, 2015, 19 Americans were killed and 21 wounded in four incidents, one dead, three wounded in Georgia (Atlanta Journal Constitution), two dead in Texas in two incidents (ABC News) and 14 killed and 17 wounded in San Bernardino, California (NPR). In addition, two of the alleged shooters in California were killed and a police officer […]

After bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013, the FBI and the Boston Police tracked down the alleged terrorists, who in the course of their flight killed a cop at MIT, hijacked a Mercedes, fired and threw bombs at police, and tried to ram the police with the stolen car.

If Dred Scott, Citizen’s United, and Florence v Burlington are the three worst decisions by the United States Supreme Court, (post here) then Korematsu v United States, Dec. 18, 1944, Plessy v Ferguson, May 18, 1896 are next in line. In Korematsu v United States, decided Dec. 18, 1944, the Supreme Court upheld Executive Order […]

Worst Three Decisions by the US Supreme Court: Dred Scott, Citizen’s United, and Florence v Burlington.  Dred Scott reinforced slavery – and led to the Civil War. Citizen’s United puts really, really big money in politics – think Mr. Gingrich’s sugar daddy with his $10 million in PAC-Gingrich, and leads to what we have today. […]

35 MM TO JPG

by L J Furman, MBA on December 16, 2008

in Culture

Remember slides? The 35 mm slide was a key presentation technology of the 50’s to the 90’s.  Some scanners, including the Epson 3590, can scan slides, and do it well.  It’s a time consuming and a labor intensive operation.  But it can be fun.

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“Boys and girls wear their black to stand out in the night-time. . . .†Anyone who sounds like this has something to say. John Sonntag sounds like this in “I’m on the East Side,” track 12 on his new album, Chasing Stars, available from iTunes , Rhapsody , and my favorite, CD Baby, and […]