When doing any kind of validation on your aspx pages, you must go back and set the CausesValidation property of most of your controls to “false”.  My RadComboBox wasn’t firing any postbacks until I did that.  I also had to set the same property on all my RadTabStrips because by default, they want to validate when you click on other tabs.


Ah, were does one start?  The first thing that became immediately apparent to me, was McCain’s inability to look at Obama.  That was extremely off-putting.  I’m still trying to figure out why.  Is this John McCain’s overall demeanor?  A cursory search on The Google, give no indication that that is the case.  However, that same cursory glance reveals that other bloggers have noticed the lack of eye contact.  I have a serious mistrust issue with anyone who will not look anyone in the eyes while they’re speaking to them.

Continue reading ‘The Presidential Debates…’


Well I managed to get my wordpress.com blog restored (thx to the bitchin’ tech support they have!).  I’m kind of busy at the moment, but just thought I’d mention that I’m baaaaack.


I’ve moved my blog to http://www.treelimb.org/

Please update your bookmarks accordingly!


Happy Valentines Day


My online bud Jeremiah and fellow digger, has landed a paying gig as a Netscape Navigator!  Congratulations and kudos to him.  Say what you will about getting paid to post but you should already know my feelings about it.  I know as a fellow tech geek that Jeremiah writes well and loves technology, especially Linux, and that this paying gig will allow him to feed his addiction to tech.  Way to go bro!


An FDA risk assessment that is expected to declare meat and milk derived from cloned animals safe for the food supply is currently being reviewed by the government, and is due to be released by the end of the year.

If these documents are finalized, cloned animal products will become part of the food supply, without the requirement for such foods to carry special labeling. And this could result in a backlash of absence claims, with ‘clone-free’ products starting to appear on supermarket shelves.

However, the move has inspired fierce criticism from consumer advocacy groups, which claim that there is insufficient science to guarantee the safety of products from cloned animals…

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