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On the same night we interviewed attorney Philip Berg about his lawsuits demanding Obama prove he is a natural born citizen and thus qualified to hold the office of the president, WorldNetDaily reported on the latest lawsuit – this one brought against Congress for failing to vet then president-elect Obama’s qualifications.
The case names as defendants Barack Hussein Obama II, the U.S. Congress, the Senate, House of Representatives and former Vice President Dick Cheney along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The hour-long interview on my radio program drew record numbers of listeners last Friday night.
Earlier we interviewed California attorney Dr. Orly Taitz, who also is bringing suit against Obama at the Supreme Court level.
Life: Imagine the Potential, written up at WorldNetDaily and posted at You Tube,
where it was viewed more than a million times in 12 days, is the first video release of a national media campaign launched by Catholic Vote.
It’s titled “Life: Imagine the Potential” and was rejected by NBC for its Super Bowl broadcast. After several days of negotiations, an NBC representative in Chicago told Catholic Vote that NBC and the NFL were not interested in advertisements involving “political advocacy or issues.” The pro-life ad celebrates President Barack Obama’s mother’s decision not to abort the first black American president.
Evidence of intelligence
The amazing complexity of a single cell. Michael Behe and the animation of what goes on inside a cell are absolutely amazing. Behe makes a compelling argument for Intelligent Design based on biological science. Read more at Relevant Reason, thoughtful exploration of Christian faith and rational thought.
A warning error
Were you among those whose websites were marked dangerous? Google users around the world were hit by a malfunction that incorrectly reported every other website as potentially harmful. An apparent system error left millions of visitors to the site puzzled when links to all search results were flagged with the warning, “This site may harm your computer.”
The glitch prevented Internet users from directly clicking through to search results. It was fixed within 30 minutes. Google paranoia runs deep. Internet users were immediately suspicious.
It took four years for Google to address the “Google bomb” that was lobbed at former President Bush. But it took the Internet behemoth only a few days to defuse the same attack on President Obama.
The Google search page is the most popular on the Internet, with several hundred million queries each day. It is the most common homepage and accounts for almost four out of every five Internet searches, making it a crucial part of the global economy.
Too much bureaucracy – at Google?
Why do Google employees quit? In a piece by Michael Arrington at Tech Crunch, a thread shows a brutal honesty about what it’s like to work at Google, at least from the point of view of employees who were unhappy enough to resign. Top amongst the complaints is low pay relative to what they could earn elsewhere, and disappearing fringe benefits seemed to elevate the concern. Other popular gripes – too much bureaucracy, poor management, poor mentoring, and a hiring process that took months.
Tell us about you
You’re probably among adult Internet users who have a profile on an online social network site. The number has more than quadrupled in the past four years – from 8 percent in 2005 to 35 percent now, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project’s December 2008 tracking survey.
Twitter users are catching on to applications that enhance social network. For example, Tweet Scan
helps you keep track of key words. Tweet Scan searches Twitter, identi.ca and other Laconica-based sites with more being added all the time. You can search public messages and user profiles with results available via email, RSS, JSON, and Twhirl.
The ultimate site for mob movie freaks. This month’s feature: femme fatales, complete with movie clips. WWVD – What Would Vito Do?
Up to date on recalls
Recalls are issued to protect you from illness, injury, or death. The problem is that it can be difficult to keep up to date on this very important information. Here’s a site to make finding out about recalls easier for people who aren’t as computer savvy as you are. With today’s technology, finding out about unsafe, hazardous or defective food and products should be easy. This site collects information from the various government agencies responsible for recalls. You have the option of reviewing the information on site, or signing up for a newsletter to have the information sent to your email inbox. Either way, stay informed and stay safe.
The cost of talking about your product
The cost of printing
Printing the New York Times costs twice as much as sending every subscriber a free Kindle, an e-book reader, an embedded system for reading electronic books (e-books). The Kindle, worth $359, can be used without a computer.
According to the Times’ third quarter 2008, the company spends $63 million per quarter on raw materials and $148 million on wages and benefits. It’s reported the wages and benefits for just the newsroom are about $200 million per year.
After multiplying the quarterly costs by four and subtracting that $200 million out, a rough estimate for the Times’ delivery costs would be $644 million per year.
The newest flying game
Can you do better than USAirways Capt. Chesley Sullenberger at landing a disabled jet on the Hudson River? Here’ a game that lets you find out. Developed by Orb Games Ltd.,headquartered in Kiev, Ukraine, “Hero On the Hudson” had more than 1.5 million game plays during its first week.
And try your hand behind the wheel