Monthly Archives: May 2008

One Saudi Blogger Saved; Now One Is Lost

Hadeel Alhodaif, author of literary pieces, courageous female Saudi blogger and champion of Fouad Al-Farhan (the Saudi blogger jailed last year for the act of blogging) died at age 25. Michael Theodoulou, writing for The Times of London relates the … Continue reading

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If It Walks Like A Duck…

Squawks Like A Duck, Even Smells Like A Duck, It Ain’t Necessarily A Duck! A hat tip to Peter Viles, author of the L.A. Land real estate blog at the Los Angeles Times. Anyone who is an experienced consumer of … Continue reading

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The Reality Of The American Political Establishment?

While this video from The Onion, may be mildy humorous, we believe that a strong case could be made that this is the reality of the Bushliburton administration and the Republican controlled (through the early and middle years of Bushliburton) … Continue reading

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The First Digital Camera

The first digital camera was invented by Steven J. Sasson, an electrical engineer on the payroll at Eastman Kodak, more than 30 years ago. That is Mr. Sasson and his prototype in the digital picture above. After inventing digital photography … Continue reading

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Fouad Freed

Fouad al-Farhan, the Saudi blogger jailed last year by authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, apparently because of what he was blogging about has been released from prison. In a story published April 27 the Washington Post reported: Fouad … Continue reading

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The First Digital Camera

The first digital camera was invented by Steven J. Sasson, an electrical engineer on the payroll at Eastman Kodak, more than 30 years ago. That is Mr. Sasson and his prototype in the digital picture above. After inventing digital photography … Continue reading

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