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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Torches and pitchforks

The New York Times reports today that Wall Street firms paid something like $18.4 billion in bonuses this year, “the sixth largest haul on record.” That, despite one of the worst financial crises in history. We care about this because a lot of those bonuses were probably paid with your tax dollars (thanks, TARP!). Wall […]


So it turns out that nuking my WordPress install to upgrade to 2.7 was a bad idea. The Php and the MySQL and the FTP wouldn’t play nice, and I’m too lazy to work it out. I still have the old database if any fans of oldskool want to do some pro bono tinkering. […]