Thursday, June 24, 2010

Free Ride, Border Wars, -and- Weapons of Choice

Free Ride - California welfare cards can be used in many casino ATMs
Border Wars - 2 Riverside County cities vote to support Arizona's anti-illegal immigration law
Weapons of Choice - Chicago mayor defends handgun ban

On this day in history: June 24, 2004 - Rapper DMX is arrested at New York's JFK Airport after he and a partner were trying to steal a car. While attempting to flee, DMX plows his SUV into a security gate while claiming to be an undercover federal agent.
He later pleads guilty, blames Valium and receives jail time.

Born on this day in history: June 24, 1885 - Jack Dempsey (1895 - 1983) Born in Manassa, CO, boxer Jack Dempsey boxed in mining camps and turned pro in 1912. He won the 1919 heavyweight championship, defending the title five times before his loss in 1926.
Dempsey moved on to sports promotion and business, opening a famous New York restaurant.

Scripture of the Day: The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. - 2 Thessalonians 3:3

Video of the Day:

Imagine my surprise when I encountered this scene while journeying to my office this morning! Click to enlarge.

Technology News
PCI Express 3.0 spec nears completion
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