The Drupal community has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. I think it is a testament to good system design, an advanced feature set that puts most other systems to shame and strong community involvement. I think that one thing that really helps this is the fact that Drupal is built as an open source platform.
As we built our company over the last year and a half, I have been a little disappointed with the lack of spectacular theme options available in the community. Oh, there are a few, but most aren’t something to write home about.
We have been building themes for sometime. We have built a lot of themes. We finally decided to contribute back to the community. continue reading...
I tend to think the main reason why congress is so willing to spend our money is that they forget what big numbers really are. The attitude is, “well it is only $20 million… so what’s the big deal.”
“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.” (Senator Everett Dirkson)
I think that the reason why the populous doesn’t scream more at the spending of money is two fold. First, people in general don’t have any idea how much money we are talking about and second, people in general don’t realize that it is their money.
The 2 Trillion from the title is from my last post on how much new debt we are incurring via the bailouts in just the last year. And they have added even more since that post. In reality… it is significantly more… not just a little more.
So, how much money are we really talking about? continue reading...