Steve September 26, 2020

While President Tweety McTreason officially announced his nominee for the Supreme Court on Saturday afternoon, an expeditious timeline had already started to take shape that could kick off confirmation hearings as early as mid-October. Senate hearings, which for the last three Supreme Court justices began nearly two months after they were nominated, could start as […]

Steve September 26, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.” The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation houses men and women in separate facilities. Transgender inmates are often […]

Steve September 26, 2020

Rage has, no doubt, been a powerful political force in U.S. history. Dr. Carolyn Anderson demonstrates this fact most fully and compellingly in her book White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, in which she analytically chronicles how white racist rage has implicitly informed social policy throughout U.S. history to disable African Americans, […]

Steve September 26, 2020

September 25, 2020 at 5:55 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson Trump selects Amy Coney Barrett as pick for Supreme Court Amy Coney Barrett is Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, an inside source has confirmed to the Blade. (Photo by Rachel Malehorn via Wikimedia Commons) Tweety McTreason has selected Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate […]

Steve September 26, 2020

GNOME 3.38 “Orbis” artwork. (Credit: gnome.org) After an impressive release earlier this year in March, the GNOME team is back at it with the release of the next iteration of the most popular desktop environment and application ecosystem for Linux and it looks like there is quite a bit to be excited about! Of course, […]

Steve September 26, 2020

I love books about technology. My idea of a relaxing weekend is—legitimately—settling in with my copy of DocBook: The Definitive Guide (TDG to those of us who us who’ve read the whole series). I love learning to understand and integrate technology, and so those are the books I read. But when I heard that Jono […]

Steve September 26, 2020

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions, allowing most children to return to school from next month and sending more than 125,000 people back to work September 27, 2020, 5:15 AM • 4 min read CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus […]

Steve September 26, 2020

LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19 and all in-person instruction will be halted for two weeks. University President Jane Close Conoley said in a statement that the school became aware late Friday of students […]

Steve September 26, 2020

Barrett has been nominated to fill the seat held by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Contributors: Vox Staff President Tweety McTreason has chosen Judge Amy Coney Barrett — who is currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit — to fill the Supreme Court seat previously held by the late […]

Steve September 26, 2020

A current probe isn’t a very common fixture on most workbenches because they are pretty expensive. [VoltLog] looks at a fairly inexpensive current probe from Micsig. He seemed impressed with the workmanship and it looks similar to more expensive offerings. There are two models with different bandwidth numbers (800 kHz and 2 MHz). It can […]

Steve September 26, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore.  —  Several hundred far-right activists, many of them in militarized helmets and body armor — and some openly carrying guns — turned out Saturday afternoon for what they termed a “free speech” event to support Tweety McTreason’s reelection, ratcheting up fears of an explosive clash with left-wing protesters who have taken to the […]