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Thursday, December 13, 2001

So, the Attorney General of the United States tells me: "To those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: your tactics only aid terrorists."

Well, screw you, buddy! What are you trying to say? Are you saying that anyone who talks about civil rights, civil liberties and the freedom that makes us Americans is a traitor in this undeclared but loudly proclaimed war?

I'm sure that's not what he's trying to say. He's the Attorney General, after all; no Attorney General would say something like that. He must be trying to say something else.

Find of the Day: the base document of the entire Internet. It should be, like, sitting on a dias in a cave somewhere, bound in gold and guarded by Amazons.

High tech:

For the past month, the wages of the bakery staff of J. Lyons, Ltd., and good many routine office calculations besides, have been worked out on a full-sized electronic computor at Cadby Hall.

From "HTML o' the Day" again, a chance to show