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Vita Rara Changes Its Name To Enable Labs

Vita Rara, my current employer, and the creators of MORI, has changed its name to Enable Labs. The new name reflects the company's focus on enabling the success of our clients.

As Enable Labs, we have renewed our focus on consulting for a broad base of potential customers.

While member management remains a central focus of Enable Labs's work, we also have clients for other types of software including: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

As Enable Labs grows, we expect to bring a broader range of tools and skill sets into play as we continue to serve fraternal communities for years to come.

Enable Labs specializes in Ruby on Rails development.

Republicans Seek Cancer Research and, uh, alter the electoral college

As part of a signature drive by Republicans seeking to fund cancer research, they are also collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to alter California's electoral votes in their favor. People are being asked to sign a petition for cancer research and are being handed the petition for the electoral scheme.

How Far Should Water Recycling Go?

In much of the western U.S., water demand vastly outstrips supply. Some municipalities are moving toward a greater use of recycled waste water as a means to stretch supply. It sounds good in theory, but how far should it go?

Understanding The Writers Strike

Unless you live under a rock, you already know that the Writers Guild of America is on strike -- a move aimed at crippling the Motion Picture and Television industries. Since many major news outlets are controlled by the same organizations the writers are striking against, it is not surprising that people are not hearing the pittance for which the writers are asking. What follows is a selection of videos to explain the issue.

Rockefeller Taking Telco Money As He Pushes For Their Immunity

Think Telco execs don't think they did anything wrong complying with the government's warrantless wiretap requests, well take a look at to whom they're donating their money.

Saddam Offered To Leave Without A Fight

One month before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Saddam Hussein offered to go into exile in exchange of $1 Billion. Contrast that with the Bush Administration's current request for another $195 Billion to continue the war.

Obama Tells Bush: No Iran War Authorization

During a "major policy speech" on Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama delivered a clear message to president Bush: You do not have a green light from Congress to engage in a new war with Iran.

Hagel And Warner Departures Predicted In July

Two prominent, dissenting voices in Republican politics, Senators Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and John Warner of Virginia have recently announced their departure at the end of their current terms. Their announcements may have come as a surprise to some, but Human Events saw their departures coming.

Yet Another Excuse For War With Iran

Each day seems to bring another excuse Bush can use to justify his forthcoming war with Iran. Today comes news of Iran firing shells into Iraq. That's an actual, honest to God, act of war.

American Arms Used In Turkish Crimes

Weapons distributed to U.S. allies in Iraq have been picked up by Turkish police as the weapons used in violent crimes in that country.

No Interest Health Care Loans

A marketing scheme that seems to have done well for cars has made its way into the health care industry.

Massive Attack On Iran Prepared

According to a recent study, the United States has prepared a massive assault on targets in Iran of both a nuclear and non-nuclear nature.

Edwards' Mixed Manufacturing Message

While speaking to a labor union on Tuesday, presidential candidate John Edwards gave a mixed message regarding the direction he'd like to see manufacturing take in the U.S.

Gonzales Resigns

With an announcement scheduled for this morning, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned.

Google To Add Overlay Ads To YouTube Videos

Last year, when Google bought YouTube, people wondered how they could monetize the virtually ad free site. Now the answer has arrived.

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