Articles posted on February 24th, 2003

America & Iraq: The Need for World Governance

Monday, February 24th, 2003 • 11:56 pm

For anyone wondering if there are still any strong and reasonable voices within the US political system, the following two “Senate Remarks” by US Senator Robert C. Byrd are required reading: “We Stand Passively Mute“ “The Administration’s Dangerous Wartime Rhetoric“ I have learned from fifty years in Congress that it is unwise to insult one’s […]

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Murat aérien

Monday, February 24th, 2003 • 6:27 pm

Jean-Louis Murat, “Au Mont Sans-Souci” Rien de tel pour bien commencer une journée où l’on se sent moitié sale, moitié perdu. Il a beau essayer de massacrer la chanson en live sur Muragostang (sur la fin), ça reste insurmontable de beauté simple et immédiate. Je suis sûr qu’on lui trouve plein de défauts, à Murat. […]

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PowerPoint X: Pathetic

Monday, February 24th, 2003 • 6:42 am

Speaking of poor application support… Thank God I don’t often have to use Microsoft PowerPoint. But sometimes I do. I get a contract to do a project involving translating a PowerPoint presentation into French. I have no choice but to edit the presentation text in PowerPoint. PowerPoint 2001 for the Mac was bad enough. But […]

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EPL: Good week

Monday, February 24th, 2003 • 12:06 am

We (Arsenal) win 5-1, with goals from Robert, Thierry, and Patrick. Bolton ties Manchester, Liverpool loses, Chelsea loses… Too bad Newcastle won! (They still have a game in hand.) I guess the hard part now is not to become too self-indugent. (On the European front, on the other hand, it wasn’t such a good week… […]

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