Sometime in the next week, this Politicollision will be going offline and another, improved version, will take its place.
The reason for the move is simple. The software company which develops and writes the software that I am running now, provides piss-poor support. They love it when I spend the money, bit fall short on their promises of tech support.
Never again, as a paying customer, will I submit a problem about software to be told there's no problem, that it must be my fault.
The final straw was when I upgraded the software, last time around, and it was discovered that we had no working private messaging, which prevented me from communicating with the PC staff.
When I complained, after my monetary investment to upgrade, I was ignored, even chastised.
If you ever decide to run a website... Avoid PLIGG CMS.
The new site is run on Word Press. It has a better look and feel to it.
However, it is still a work in progress and I am on a shoestring budget. I will be improving over time. But, there is a basic site in place. It will only get better.
Some of you already have accounts set up at the new site for the purposes of input and test driving. Those of you who do not have accounts will need to register a news account, when the new site replaces this one,
Please bring along your favorite avatars. Keep in mind that your full history will be reset to start anew. All submission and comments made in the past will be lost. This is unavoidable.
NBC is making a movie about the Beatles. However, they will not be allowed to use the Beatles music and they will not be allowed to use the Beatles likenesses. Other than that it’s a green light all the way.
If you paid close attention this week, you could see the sand shifting under Obama’s feet. From public opinion to the federal courts to the president’s former putative allies, it was not a good week to be Obama, and it’s likely to get worse for him. Walkabouts in D.C., travels to distant fundraisers, preposterous flailing on the international scene, and more shots with his cute kids are not going to change the situation as far as I can tell. Yet he lacks other option
It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever people have planned, the American Red Cross wants them to enjoy their holiday and has steps they can follow to be safe.