City Creates Alternate Banking System For Illegal Aliens

Last Updated: Mon, 11/29/2010 - 3:43pm While local governments work to curb the ravaging effect of illegal immigration, a major U.S. city is helping its undocumented aliens by creating an alternative banking system and giving them official government identification cards. The northern California city of Oakland will join a few other municipalities across the U.S. …

Television

When I wasn’t working on computers this weekend, I was trying to get the “new” used television working in the bedroom.  Prior to even having a “new” used TV, I was thinking about finally breaking down and getting a digital converter box for our existing analog television just so we could watch broadcast TV in …

Computers

Well, I’ve spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup.  VMware is very cool virtualization software that’s all the rage in the corporate world where I’m seemingly forever searching for a job in this crappy-ass economy.  So, if I can learn …

Shameless commercialism

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New washer

The new washer was delivered today. I let them take the old one away even though we'd just bought it (used) a week ago. That's right, it lasted just one week. Oh well, we didn't really need that $200 (after tax and delivery), anyway. 🙂 I say "let them" take it because I could have …