Monthly Archives: May 2012

Andy

May 31, 2012

Appeals court: Denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional

Bit by bit- step by step.

Appeals court: Denying federal benefits to same-sex couples is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act- a law that denies a host of federal benefits to same-sex married couples- is unconstitutional. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston ruled Thursday that the act known as DoMA- which defines marria …

Andy

May 31, 2012

Hypercard : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

1987 episode of Computer Chronicles profiling Hypercard http://archive.org/details/CC501_hypercard

Hypercard : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson- Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler- author of The…

Andy

May 31, 2012

Activists call on DOJ- threaten legal action over Florida voter purge

Remember that hilarious time Jeb Bush and Katherine Harris had thousands of mostly minority (and likely Democrat) voters purged from the voter rolls for being felons and Bush won by 537 votes? Yeah those were good times. It's happening again.

Activists call on DOJ- threaten legal action over Florida voter purge

May 30: Judith Browne-Dianis- co-director of the Advancement Project- who sued Florida over voting rights violations- talks with Rachel Maddow about the legality of the Florida governor's efforts to purge the state's voter rolls ahead of the upcoming election.