Defense Secretary Gates claims, “I think General Pace has made pretty clear that he wished he had avoided his personal opinion.” The problem (in addition to the qualifiers-gone-wild in that statement) is that immorality of homosexual acts is not just Pace’s opinion; it is military law. We should be thanking Pace for reminding us where things stand.
Starbucks expels woman for looking homeless. The twist is that this septuagenarian “loves Starbucks” and isn’t homeless—not since September! Lady, you’re right and Starbucks is wrong, but damn. If you’re that close to the edge, do like technically.us and brew your own coffee.
Pogue on television / computer thing-a-ma-bobs: “Unfortunately, [Netgear’s] machine … is as ugly as Appleâ€™s is pretty. Its menus look as if they were typed in 12-point Helvetica.” Big H is still the most widely respected typeface in the world, bub. Anyway, it looks like Verdana to us.