This is probably going to be a long and rambling post, but heck, I haven’t done one in a while (though I am sure some readers will object since I often run off at the keyboard). Over the last couple …
Month: July 2014
I am not sure about this: we must end the tyranny of Wyoming, Vermont and North Dakota
Break up the states! The case for the United Statelets of America
Here’s how Wyoming, Vermont and North Dakota are exercising tyranny over the rest of us — and how to stop them
On the one hand this idea …
Just get out there…
Even a 5-minute run can help prevent heart disease
In my continued effort to motivate any potential readers, the above article talks about some research that says even a tiny amount of jogging can have dramatic effects on your …
A third of Americans in debt collection!
1 in 3 U.S. adults have ‘debt in collections’
Pretty scary stat, but that is what happens when our Great Government socializes risk while privatizing reward. The rich keep getting richer and the rest just take it in the …
How to survive in post-constitutional America
What happens when the executive branch can play judge, jury and executioner in the war on terror?
An interesting, if totally depressing read. It is about the ‘justification’ that our Great President used …
Fist bump keeps you healthier!
Fist bumping ‘may help reduce flu’
Not terribly surprising to me, but it is nice to see it documented. At the bottom here I talk about the ‘dramatic’ benefit of simple hygiene to combat the spread of disease, this …
Where there is money, a will and a way will follow
I found this on Bruce Schneier’s blog:
Fingerprinting Computers By Making Them Draw Images
Here’s a new way to identify individual computers over the Internet. The page instructs the browser to draw an image. Because each computer draws the image
Take out the messenger
FedEx indicted for shipping drugs sold online
Since the government can’t do its job properly it decides to go after someone it can reach in its laziness. I like this quote from FedEx:
“We continue to stand ready and
“If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.”
Why the GOP really wants to defund IRS
Hint: It’s not about punishing administrative incompetence.
Back from my week long ‘vacation’ (the bulk of which was 10-12 hours a day of back breaking work (in sauna-like temps) to get …