On-line Opinion Magazine…OK, it's a blog
Random header image... Refresh for more!

Who’s A Terrorist?

It gets so confusing, a group of homeless whackos in Miami, pizza delivery guy from New Jersey, etc. people without the money or equipment to do anything are terrorists, but other people with weapons, ammunition, and bomb making materials aren’t.

Undeniable Liberal at Maru’s place comes across a guy in Colorado who seems to be rather dangerous.

Rachel Carter reports in the local paper, The Daily Times-Call:

LONGMONT — Ronald Swerlein, the man police arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of hoarding explosive chemicals in his north Longmont home, appeared in court for the first time Monday afternoon on two felony counts of possession and use of explosives.

Boulder County District Judge John Stavely set Swerlein’s bond at $50,000. Officers and agents who searched Swerlein’s home at 2404 Sunset Drive from Friday night to Sunday night found about 200 different chemical compounds, blasting agents and explosives in the house.

[Read more →]

June 23, 2007   6 Comments

Happy Blogiversary™

Fallenmonk marks his third blogiversary today and buys fresh local produce. Go harass him.

June 23, 2007   3 Comments

Because They Are Afraid

Mustang Bobby at Bark Bark Woof Woof writes about the problems that have plagued Shakesville recently: a series of denial-of-service attacks.

A clue that a DOS attack is in progress is given when your browser talks about problems connecting to 127.0.0.1 – your computer is always 127.0.0.1 until it hits the ‘Net and is given a “real” address. That is the fixed Internet Protocol [IP] address for localhost, essentially your computer, and it means you are shut out. This is one way a system may combat a DOS attack, so don’t take it personally.

The people doing this are obviously afraid of the writers at Shakesville and are trying to silence them. The activity is criminal, and if they keep it up, they will leave a trail that can be followed. Melissa’s ISP will have already called this in, and the tracking has already begun.

[Read more →]

June 23, 2007   23 Comments