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Friday Fun: Watch Star Wars in Text via Telnet

Knew about this, forgot about this, and was just reminded about this!

Via the peeps at the always excellent Lifehacker.

Dust off that Telnet client and travel back in time to see how people *used* to watch movies over the internet!

Link to OP-ED Piece by Peggy Noonan about “security theater”, Barack Obama, and the lack of love for Bush in Lubbock.

An Excerpt:

“America is in line at the airport. America has its shoes off, is carrying a rubberized bin, is going through a magnetometer. America is worried there is fungus on the floor after a million stockinged feet have walked on it. But America knows not to ask. America is guilty until proved innocent, and no one wants to draw undue attention. America left its ticket and passport in the jacket in the bin in the X-ray machine, and is admonished. America is embarrassed to have put one one-ounce moisturizer too many in the see-through bag. America is irritated that the TSA agent removed its mascara, opened it, put it to her nose, and smelled it. “Why don’t you put it up your nose and see if it explodes?” America thinks.”

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