Monthly Archives: September 2008

Oregon Coast


The rumors are true.  There’s a detailed Oregon Coast website at OregonCoastTravel.net, which is the official website of the Oregon Coast Mile by Mile guide that showcases the entire Oregon Coast from California to Washington.   Highway 101 is the spectacular … Continue reading

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Bailout Blues + Red Ink = Spending Revolution Needed.


Washington does not understand why taxpayers are so angry about the bailout.   Some pundits are calling this ignorance, but I think to the extent *anybody* can predict things taxpayers know pretty much what is going on here, and realize there … Continue reading

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Wen Jiabao interviewed by Zakaria


Wen Jiabao is the Premier of China, making him one of the most influential international figures of this generation. Today on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS – one of the best shows on TV, we are hearing from Wen Jiabao on several … Continue reading

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ASUS eeePC 901


The EeePC 901 from ASUS looks very impressive based on the specs.   I’ve been using the original eeePC for several months and my two main concerns have been keyboard size (which I’ve become used to) and screen size (still a … Continue reading

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Bailing out the Bailout?


Like most Americans I’m angry and confused about how suddenly a crisis of economically biblical proportions has suddently lept to the top of the political agenda.   This is especially galling because only a month ago the Bush administration was … Continue reading

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McCain to Obama: Suspending Campaign – Let’s Work Together!


Over at President Picker blog I also gave my take on the amazing decision from John McCain to suspend his campaign, pull out of the Friday Presidential Debate, and head to Washington to work on the fiscal crisis which is … Continue reading

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Mossberg on Google Phone


Here is a great early review by Walt Mossberg on the new Google phone.  His initial take seemed to be that it’s not as stylish as the iPhone or as good with media, but the keyboard and interface are nice … Continue reading

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