I received a notice that the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has plans to combat the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) which has been detected on citrus trees near my location in Fallbrook, California. I scanned the letter, it’s a large PDF file of about 10 megabytes. In short, county agents will be spraying…Continue reading
Spring 2009: The News, my Rants, and Sundry Reading
Excerpts from news items I thought were important during the Spring, 2009, season.Continue reading
Public knowledge and Patent Reform
Public Knowledge recommends some patent reforms, but is that all there is to public knowledge?Continue reading
San Diego County Board of Supervisors, Medical Marijuana, and Waiting to Inhale
San Diego County Board of Supervisors are failing to provide Medical Marijuana ID cards to California patients legally allowed to use marijuana as medicine, and are allegedly sending uniformed assault rifle toting police on Medical Marijuana patients and dispensaries (patients’ caregivers), confiscating their property, and generally, making their lives a living hell.Continue reading
School District Funding, high-speed Internet service?
Could local school districts get grants to become competitive broadband ISPs to their surrounding communities?Continue reading
Medical Marijuana IS LEGAL in California!
Please let President Obama know!Continue reading
Health Care Reform is On The Table?
National Health Care Reform Begins?Continue reading
Retroactive Lawsuit Immunity Proposed for Phone Companies
According to a Washington Post news item of May 4, 2007, it appears that President Bush’s Justice Department is writing legislation to immunize the phone companies from lawsuits stemming from post-9/11 surveillance. ‘The proposal states that “no action shall lie . . . in any court, and no penalty . . . shall be imposed…Continue reading
Deeper meaning in entertainment media violence?
Are some of us attracted to violent entertainment media? Why?Continue reading
The Ownership Society: Big Brother strikes again