Obama Is Right: McCain Was Wrong (via HuffPolitics)
Um, you know what? I’m proud Barack Obama’s running for president. You know? If it was Flavor Flav, would I be proud? No. I don’t support Barack Obama because he’s black.
In a mysterious and inexorable process that seems to transform all that is low culture into something high, permanent ink markings began creeping toward the traditional no-go zones for all kinds of people, past collar and cuffs, those twin lines of clothed demarcation that even now some tattoo artists are reluctant to cross.
The most important thing to emerge from the discussion is the larger role functional programming will play. It seems like a safe bet. This year has seen the explosion of interest and creation of functional languages such as Apple OS X’s Nu, Java’s JVM using Scala and Microsoft Research’s .Net language F#.
It’s unfair to claim that George W. Bush is the worst president of all time. He’s merely the fifth worst. In the White House Hall of Shame, Bush comes behind four other Oval Officers whose policies were even more disastrous: James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Richard M. Nixon and James Madison.