Category Archives: Politics

A couple of things I’d like to point out about the Space Pen

So it’s tax season, and the old urban legend of “we spent $X on a space pen, and Russia used a pencil” story is making the rounds as an example of wasteful government spending. I’d like to point out a … Continue reading

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One voice, one vote

Um, hi. I haven’t forgotten about this side of my blog, I’ve just been busy. Almost too busy. And I have a backlog of things to post here, so… Let’s start with what’s been going on in NC. Anyone who … Continue reading

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I hate it when I have to do this (SJK vs. PP)

Update:It would seem that shortly after my post, SJK Took it all back and then some. You should still support PP, though. As many long-time readers may remember, I have been a supporter, in the past, of the Susan J. … Continue reading

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Why I am not impressed with bitcoin

So if you pay attention to the tech news, the big thing right now is Bitcoin. Bitcoin is, basically, a digital currency[1] that (in theory) anyone can generate (or “mine”), has a fixed number of “coins” that will ever circulate, … Continue reading

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I might not agree, but I support your right to say it

So on my drive in this morning, I was listening to NPR’s coverage of the Phelps case that goes before the Supreme Court today. And for the second time this year, I find myself having to side with someone I … Continue reading

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The monster turns…

You remember, back in 2008, when McCain realized his campaign had created a monster? And you could see in his face that “Oh shit what have I done” look? So I was listening to NPR on the drive in this … Continue reading

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All kinds of crazy going on

This just in : Another batch of crazy people having a convention. And not  one that I’ll go to. Also, Ursula and I made a little audio recording about food. If you like it and want more, please tell us. … Continue reading

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Yes, one man CAN make a difference

Posing as a Bidder, Utah Student Disrupts Government Auction of 150,000 Acres of Wilderness for Oil & Gas Drilling A Utah Student disrupts the Bush administration’s fire sale of Utah public lands. Notice, also, that the first story below barely … Continue reading

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