Email Matt Mullenweg

Matt Mullenweg is the head honcho for WordPress. He wrote this in 2007.

There’s been quite a discussion going on in my personal blog about the fact that all of WordPress.com has been blocked by Turkey.

Lots of people, including us, are confused and indignant about this wholesale censorship. Last night we received a letter from the person claiming to be responsible for the block, which in the interest of the community I’m going to publish in its entirety here:

In an updated post, he wrote this.

As far as I know, we never received any notice from Turkish courts about anything, only barely coherent threats and bully-attempts written much like the above.

Barely coherent? Sounds like Andreas Moritz.

There’s no way Mullenweg can’t see the irony in all this. My blog gets censored and he’s a-okay with it all. Yet when he is censored, there’s outrage. Just outrage! How dare someone make incoherent, baseless legal threats to get something censored!

Email Mullenweg. Leave messages on his Facebook fan page. Make sure this guy knows what happened. Let him know two quacks lied to his organization to get someone unfairly censored.

Health care

The Republicans seem to only be able to lie about Obama’s health care bill. Palin, Limbaugh, Carr, Hannity, and all the other conservative morons are out there lying, claiming that the government is going to set up a death panel. What’s more, they are under the false impression the United States has the best health care in the world. It does not. In fact, the World Health Organization ranked it 37th in 2000.

1 France
2 Italy
3 San Marino
4 Andorra
5 Malta
6 Singapore
7 Spain
8 Oman
9 Austria
10 Japan
11 Norway
12 Portugal
13 Monaco
14 Greece
15 Iceland
16 Luxembourg
17 Netherlands
18 United Kingdom
19 Ireland
20 Switzerland
21 Belgium
22 Colombia
23 Sweden
24 Cyprus
25 Germany
26 Saudi Arabia
27 United Arab Emirates
28 Israel
29 Morocco
30 Canada
31 Finland
32 Australia
33 Chile
34 Denmark
35 Dominica
36 Costa Rica
37 United States of America
38 Slovenia

I’m not sure which is more embarrassing, this or United States’ evolution ranking.