Somehow this Makes Ward Churchill Look Less Dangerous

Yahoo! News – Ted Nugent to Fellow NRAers: Get Hardcore
Speaking at the NRA convention–I guess as an invited guest–rock singer Ted Nugent drew the biggest cheers when he told the assembled crowd that they shouldn’t be restricted from using their weapons to protect themselves:

“Remember the Alamo! Shoot ’em!” he screamed to applause. “To show you how radical I am, I want carjackers dead. I want rapists dead. I want burglars dead. I want child molesters dead. I want the bad guys dead. No court case. No parole. No early release. I want ’em dead. Get a gun and when they attack you, shoot ’em.”

Thinkpad 43 Review

IBM ThinkPad T43 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

The IBM ThinkPad continues to get excellent reviews. As noted here, the T43 is virtually the same as the T42.

Upon a quick glance the only thing that would differentiate the T42 from the T43 is the model number engraving on the lower right hand side of the screen.

This review continues to endorse the ruggedness of the features that we felt made IBM a good choice for our students–the keyboard, ruggedness of the screen–right down to the metal hinges.