Category Archives: United States

Snowflake Vin Scully Boycotts Football

Vin Scully said Saturday night that he will “never watch another NFL game” in response to the ongoing demonstrations by some players during the national anthem. It’s interesting that Scully is such as an easily offended snowflake that entertainers kneeling … Continue reading

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California May Be Stupid but We Need Many Experiments

Catalonia is in the news because it wants to split from Spain but many other areas such as California need to govern themselves, too. Good science requires many experiments and political science is no exception. It’s absurd for California, New … Continue reading

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Catalonia and the Rise of Europe Over China

Marian Tupy writes of the Catalonian secession movement: Since their separation, tensions between Czechs and Slovaks have disappeared and the two are, once again, the very best of friends. The Czechs no longer subsidize their poorer cousins in the east, … Continue reading

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Medical School Quotas Hurts Everyone

Commentary magazine published, Medical School Quotas and National Health:Discrimination that Hurts Us All, in 1953, a problem that persists 64 years later. America’s single most important welfare problem—most authorities have long agreed—is the endangering of the nation’s health by a … Continue reading

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How Much is the Dividend From Clean Government?

The dividend from clean government is at least $3000 per person per year. While the European Union, China, Japan, India, Brazil, and the United States believe that printing money and incurring debt are the secret to prosperity, Switzerland has done … Continue reading

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Driving the Pikes Peak Highway

Mary and I drove to the summit of Pikes Peak last month.

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Chaos Monkeys, a Silicon Valley Story

Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley is a fascinating book for people like Mary and I who haven’t lived in the San Francisco Bay area for many years. The author, Antonio Garcia Martinez, writes in a … Continue reading

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A Sad Song About a Tractor Rollover

According to Modern Farmer: Tractors now claim some 125 lives a year in the U.S., according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), representing the biggest danger on a farm…. Tractor rollovers. Grain suffocation. Deadly fumes. Goring. … Continue reading

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How to Cope With Cops

Increasing numbers of people are being stopped while driving and being arrested so Dale Carson, a criminal defense lawyer who was a cop in Miami for 8 years, wrote Arrest-Proof Yourself to help people cope with the police state. The … Continue reading

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Pianist Kenny White Deserves to Be More Widely Known

Mary and I saw and listened to Kenny White last week. He is a great pianist and songwriter who deserves more fame and success. Don’t miss him when he comes to your town!

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