Sunday, March 20, 2011

Against Unnecessary Faxes

Ray Against Unnecessary Faxes

I have long adored the above comic from Achewood.*

Now I can follow it up with this article from Slate: Kill Your Fax Machine.


*The cartoonist, Chris Onstad, has a thing allowing embedded comics, but it doesn’t play well with my blog app. So I cheated.

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Resistance is futile?

So France has finally crossed that line and on April 11 their reprehensible “burqa ban” comes into force. See JURIST roundup here.

CNN posted a story featuring this picture:

With a caption reading “A survey in 2010 found that more than four out of five French people backed a ban on wearing the burqa in public places.”



They do know that’s a woman’s BACK, right? I mean, note the carriage in front of her. She could easily be a hijabi…or, frankly, a nun.

The worst part is that “Violators wearing a face covering may be fined up to 150 euros and/or required to attend citizenship classes.”

Next step, re-education camps?