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I've been dealing with this issue on both my home... 702 Views / 21 Replies  
I've been dealing with this issue on both my home and work machines for ages, and it's got me buffaloed. The only thing I've noticed is that when I drag a picture from the Finder into the image well...
Posted by Nonsuch, on May 27, 2004 at 01:33 AM, in Mac OS X
"Roseanne" was definitely one of the best sitcoms... 1,068 Views / 10 Replies  
"Roseanne" was definitely one of the best sitcoms ever. That last season, however, sucked with a vengeance (the show already had been in decline since Sara Gilbert left as a regular), and the finale...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Apr 18, 2004 at 01:35 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Batgear in the Schumacher films was so... 1,907 Views / 77 Replies  
The Batgear in the Schumacher films was so out-of-control fruity that pretty much anything is an improvement. I never liked the penile armored Batmobile in the films.

This is Batman Begins, folks....
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 31, 2004 at 09:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not to worry, Bushies ... soon the CIA will pitch... 489 Views / 17 Replies  
Not to worry, Bushies ... soon the CIA will pitch in and help out with the administration's smear work:



Why not just fold the CIA into Bush's reelection campaign and be done with it?
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 30, 2004 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Better targets. (As per Rumsfeld.) 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Better targets. (As per Rumsfeld.)
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 26, 2004 at 09:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes—and the issue of Clarke's veracity is... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Yes—and the issue of Clarke's veracity is completely separate from Thompson's blinkered, phony naiveté about how politics actually works. When the applauding spectators made it clear just how out of...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're thinking of Gov. George Ryan, also a... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
You're thinking of Gov. George Ryan, also a craven political animal, but one who at least took a small step toward redeeming himself in the end.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And of course, back then he was working at the... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
And of course, back then he was working at the behest of an administration specifically asking him to rebut public criticism—and not under oath.

But of course, no one who's written a book can...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Democrats and Republicans can be wrong about the... 776 Views / 48 Replies  
Democrats and Republicans can be wrong about the same issue.

Welcome to adulthood.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 01:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Scumbag. "I'm just a simple God-fearin'... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Scumbag. "I'm just a simple God-fearin' Midwestern guy; I don't understand all these 'politics'." Easier than admitting you just had your ass handed to you, I suppose. What an embarrassment to...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 01:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Game, set and match. So much for principle. 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Game, set and match.

So much for principle.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 25, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Your lame parody did not address my question, in... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Your lame parody did not address my question, in which case I can only assume you have no substantive answer to offer.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 08:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Clarke explained to committee member Jim Thompson... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Clarke explained to committee member Jim Thompson that he tried to "accentuate the positive" (i.e., spin it) when working at the behest of the administration, whether that administration was...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 05:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
(Back on topic) I just read that Clarke... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
(Back on topic)

I just read that Clarke began his 9/11 testimony by saying "Your government failed you. _Those entrusted with protecting you failed you. _I failed you. _We tried hard, but we...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Kerry probably figures he doesn't need to offer... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Kerry probably figures he doesn't need to offer his plan right now (assuming he has one): Bush is on the defensive from defectors from his own administration, taking the heat off Kerry and letting...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Funniest thing I heard all day, thanks. 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Funniest thing I heard all day, thanks.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 01:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wasn't my intention—I simply wanted to correct... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Wasn't my intention—I simply wanted to correct what I see as a mischaracterization of the Clinton admin's efforts. Certainly he and his administration share blame for 9/11.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 01:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Your saying the success was simply blind luck,... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
Your saying the success was simply blind luck, and would've happened without any action whatsoever from the Clinton administration?

If Clinton's team instituted a state of heightened readiness and...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 01:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
FYI, for all those insisted Clinton's approach to... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
FYI, for all those insisted Clinton's approach to terrorism was useless, Clarke also discussed a planned attack on LAX that Clinton's team was able to thwart:



(From his 60 Minutes interview)
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Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Bush admin's attack on medical privacy 329 Views / 3 Replies  
— President Bush, April 12, 2001 (http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/04/20010412-1.html)


— The New York Times, March 5, 2004 (http://www.loper.org/~george/archives/2004/Mar/959.html)
...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 12:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
"Troops worked"? So 9/11 didn't happen? ... 3,205 Views / 229 Replies  
"Troops worked"?

So 9/11 didn't happen?

There's a very simple issue here that's being ignored. The Clinton administration may not have done enough to thwart bin Laden—but the Bush...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 24, 2004 at 11:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you're into Frank Miller's Batman, you owe it... 936 Views / 45 Replies  
If you're into Frank Miller's Batman, you owe it to yourself to read his "Born Again"...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 20, 2004 at 12:05 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If anything, you're being overly kind. 2,641 Views / 115 Replies  
If anything, you're being overly kind.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Another vote for ... 936 Views / 45 Replies  
Another vote for

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Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 19, 2004 at 11:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Day of the Triffids is very good, apart from a... 866 Views / 45 Replies  
Day of the Triffids is very good, apart from a shamefully maudlin ending.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 18, 2004 at 09:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ugh. People were making the same excuse before... 1,386 Views / 54 Replies  
Ugh. People were making the same excuse before the G5s: once they come out, you'll see PowerMac sales rocket back up. Now they're stagnating because untold thousands of people refuse to settle for...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 17, 2004 at 09:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Perhaps I was imprecise—I was given to understand... 443 Views / 7 Replies  
Perhaps I was imprecise—I was given to understand he was pro-(Iraq) war, and that whatever he may have thought of the Bush admin, he wasn't actively rooting for its demise.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 12, 2004 at 07:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Will Stern make a difference? 443 Views / 7 Replies  
The pinko liberal Commie web press have been making quite a big deal lately (http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2004/03/12/stern/index.html) over Howard Stern's recent conversion to Bush-bashing...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 11, 2004 at 11:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Explain in a sentence what these "facts" are... 1,055 Views / 51 Replies  
Explain in a sentence what these "facts" are supposed to mean. I can think of two interpretations:

1) Bush really "won" the popular vote (apparently more land voted for him, or something), despite...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 8, 2004 at 08:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Judging by them pincers, it must need to tackle... 1,534 Views / 63 Replies  
Judging by them pincers, it must need to tackle some pretty big prey, at least big relative to its body size. <shudder>

A little digging around leads me to think your critter may be of the order...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 8, 2004 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Riverside, IL: 1 BR + DR, heat included, 2... 2,084 Views / 67 Replies  
Riverside, IL: 1 BR + DR, heat included, 2 off-street parking spots: $675. Would be $650 without the extra parking space. Laundry facilities on-site. Cats allowed.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 8, 2004 at 12:26 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a fascinating conversation you seem to be... 578 Views / 31 Replies  
What a fascinating conversation you seem to be having with yourself.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 5, 2004 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Or maybe if the incoming administration had... 2,508 Views / 192 Replies  
Or maybe if the incoming administration had listened to the departing Clinton team's warnings, instead of eagerly drawing up maps of Baghdad ...

BTW, this brouhaha over the Bush/Cheney ads is not...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 05:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Re: Re: Bleeding children for Allah 1,462 Views / 57 Replies  
I was going to make a similar point, but the picture I found grossed me out too much.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, we know Drudge is a very reliable source of... 520 Views / 16 Replies  
Well, we know Drudge is a very reliable source of reporting on Kerry, so this should be good.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 02:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Meaning it would only be a smackdown if he... 1,343 Views / 98 Replies  
Meaning it would only be a smackdown if he already agreed with you? That explains a lot about your style of argument.

It's a smackdown because it neatly dispenses with all your efforts at...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 01:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have an MA in English, and I have no idea what... 1,343 Views / 98 Replies  
I have an MA in English, and I have no idea what that means.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 01:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pardon me .. am I the only one who noticed that... 1,343 Views / 98 Replies  
Pardon me .. am I the only one who noticed that complete, utter, piledriving smackdown delivered by lurkalot above? I mean, I expected Zimmy to ignore it, but the rest of you?

Kudos, my man....
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I stopped reading after the second reference to... 472 Views / 16 Replies  
I stopped reading after the second reference to "the pinks" ... will someone kindly provide a précis not inflamed by rabid partisan hatreds?
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 4, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And "ATM machine." :mad: 731 Views / 20 Replies  
And "ATM machine." :mad:
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 3, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. Had the show tanked—and it probably... 627 Views / 16 Replies  
Absolutely. Had the show tanked—and it probably wouldn't survive if it debuted today, since it took so long to find its direction—it would've been Seinfeld's name permanently attached to a flop;...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 2, 2004 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
(Source... 1,287 Views / 67 Replies  
(Source (http://politicalwire.com/archives/2003/12/19/bush_fails_with_gop_image.html))

This poll (PDF) (http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/state_union_2003.pdf) taken last January pegs it at 29%...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Mar 2, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Read closely; no one is saying Kerry walks with... 6,799 Views / 429 Replies  
Read closely; no one is saying Kerry walks with the angels on this issue. But there is a vast tract of difference between saying you disapprove of the idea of same-sex marriage, as Kerry does, and...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 26, 2004 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Amending the Constitution is never a "moderate"... 6,799 Views / 429 Replies  
Amending the Constitution is never a "moderate" act.
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 26, 2004 at 11:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I dunno, isn't this bad news for Bush? How is he... 6,799 Views / 429 Replies  
I dunno, isn't this bad news for Bush? How is he going to tar his opponent as a gay-lovin' Northeast liberal when Kerry's views on the subject aren't that different from his own?

The more I look...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 26, 2004 at 11:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I thought you were the idealist? ;) I think... 1,895 Views / 98 Replies  
I thought you were the idealist? ;)

I think it's way too early to declare the Dean (r)evolution over with. Organizations like MoveOn and Dean for America are just beginning to learn how to...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 24, 2004 at 10:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'll settle for a spit-take. :) Come... 1,895 Views / 98 Replies  
I'll settle for a spit-take. :)



Come on, man—have we not been living in the same country? Bush has very successfully set into place the most radical agenda of any president since FDR, and he...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 24, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's the issue that sort of rankles me. Sure,... 1,895 Views / 98 Replies  
Here's the issue that sort of rankles me. Sure, Nader has every right to run. I would not dream of depriving him of that right. But does anyone truly believe he'd make a good president? He has no...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 24, 2004 at 04:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Andrew Sullivan... 5,217 Views / 233 Replies  
Andrew Sullivan (http://www.andrewsullivan.com/index.php?dish_inc=archives/2004_02_22_dish_archive.html#107764340071973047) is pissed:
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 24, 2004 at 02:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So would I. I thought Dean would provide me that... 1,107 Views / 63 Replies  
So would I. I thought Dean would provide me that chance, but it's not to be. Tough titty. Got to move on and do what we can, which usually (and unfortunately) means voting for the guy you dislike the...
Posted by Nonsuch, on Feb 18, 2004 at 05:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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