Executing commands which require quotes and variables is practically impossible: Microsoft Connect This is an interesting forum thread about what I’ve spent the last 2 hours researching: How to properly quote commands with parameters and interpolated paths so that they will execute as a command. Doesn’t seem like it should be so hard. Here is […]
Month: March 2012
VOL 1: Current Events (2010.03.27) Trayvon Martin: One of the most talked about issues across the nation happened in Sanford, Florida last month. Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old African-American youth was shot in an altercation/confrontation with 28-year old George Zimmerman, a gentleman of Caucasian-Hispanic dissent. Since the beginning the media’s portrayal of events has seemed […]
Here is an excellent article analyzing crime statistics in American at the time of the Trayvon Martin shooting: Trayvon Martin’s Death and What it Says About Race, Privilege, and Homicide.
I’m a white guy living in Florida. I didn’t know Trayvon and I don’t know who all was the aggressor in the situation, despite what I’ve heard on the radio. However, I do think it highly unusual and suspicious that the police are giving Mr. Zimmerman a pass and not investigating. I believe they are […]
Every culture seems to have had their own expression of “toilet humor”, including fart jokes, since the dawn of time. Martin Luther famously published his Depictions of the Papacy (1545) in which peasants fart on the Pope Paul III in response to a papal bull. It’s not surprising then to find the Japanese, masters of so […]
Anyone who is familiar with the term “house nigger“, (as I learned from the Autobiography of Malcom X as told to Alex Haley, creator of “Roots“) understands that this is a slave who doesn’t think he’s a slave anymore because he gets to sleep in the house with the master and wear fancy clothes and […]
Odysseus vs. Achilles – Rw005g – Open Salon. Odysseus finds Achilles (tapestry by Rubens)