Finally, after taking a year off due to Covid, the world is back for the hot-air balloon festival in New Mexico. I took about 102 photos and after some consideration I moved them to smugmug.com. It's easier to manage a lot of photos there.
There are a lot of sweeping assumptions about how people are using the stimulus to hoard more for themselves or to buy whatever. The problem is not only that people are getting money; it's the fact that they are just sitting around and getting money. Some people interviewed have said that's what they've heard about... Continue Reading →
This is how America dies. Not as a patriot fighting oppression, but rather as the subsidiary of tyrants who are bent on their own right to rule with exclusivity. You are not alone in thinking that the last few years have been insane. Like most, I have seen the obvious red flags in our society.... Continue Reading →
In affected versions of Confluence Server and Data Center, an OGNL injection vulnerability exists that would allow an authenticated user, and in some instances an unauthenticated user, to execute arbitrary code on a Confluence Server or Data Center instance. The vulnerable endpoints can be accessed by a non-administrator user or unauthenticated user if ‘Allow people... Continue Reading →
Let’s face it. The Taliban won. They have successfully turned Afghanistan into the Islamic State it now is. Tribes motivated by religious fanaticism aren’t going to change their colors and their mentality. “Death to America” has not changed in 20 years and it won’t change in 20 more. They wanted to degrade and humiliate our... Continue Reading →