Category Archives: United States

Why Are Governments Regulating Bathrooms?

I thought Donald Trump was the silliest man in politics but I was wrong as Roy Cordato explains in We Need Separation of Bathroom and State: In late February the Charlotte, North Carolina, city council passed an “antidiscrimination” law, scheduled … Continue reading

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The History of Food, 1850-present

One of the best business books Mary and I have read in the past few years is, The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America. There have been huge improvements in food production and distribution during the … Continue reading

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Gerry Spence on Freedom

One of my favorite writers is Wyoming trial lawyer Gerry Spence, best known for his work on the Karen Silkwood case that was made into the film, Silkwood. I enjoyed Seven Simple Steps to Personal Freedom: An Owner’s Manual for … Continue reading

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Biking in Pueblo, Colorado

I rode my bike yesterday in Pueblo, Colorado, the second largest city in Colorado in 1960, and saw some interesting buildings and houses.

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Winter 2014

No snow has fallen lately in Colorado but we had plenty in the 2014 winter.

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How Can We Avoid Bad Doctors?

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published, Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims, stating the major problem with medical care in the USA. If claim-prone physicians account for a substantial share of all claims, the ability … Continue reading

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How Would President Trump Deal With Chile and Peru?

Leading Republican candidate Donald Trump announced today that he would force Apple to, “build their damn computers and things” in the USA, making America great again. Trump wants the USA to be like Argentina, a country that manufactures phones at … Continue reading

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Lory State Park, Arthur’s Rock

Mary and I hiked today to Arthur’s Rock, Lory State Park. We’ll return in summer.

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Obama Stifling Research in Early Cancer Detection

Seattle capitalists Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos announced today that they are investing in Grail, a company that hopes to find the Holy Grail, a way to detect cancer early by examining blood. President Obama has stopped a competitor, Pathway … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing at Horsetooth

I tried out my new snowshoes today after a storm dropped 6 inches of snow on Horsetooth Mountain Park.

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