Politics

Liberty Dollars and Postage Stamps

A nameless friend of mine ripped this out awhile back. I found it intriguing enough to ask if I could post it here. Basically, it seems that people get all bent out of shape when theirassumptions about money are violated. Seeing as you two have mentionedLiberty Dollars, I thought I’d mention the micro-economic perspective.It hinges …

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Humor Religion Technical

Googlism: the one true religion

Jay Garmon. Again: the ultimate example of tech industry hero worship: The Church of Google. In what is (probably) an exercise in gleeful snark, this church promotes the notion that not only is Google a god, but that “She” is a more useful object of worship than most competing theological entities. After all, Google queries …

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Science Space

Huge Crater Found in Egypt

The crater is about 19 miles (31 kilometers) wide, more than twice as big as the next largest Saharan crater known. It utterly dwarfs Meteor Crater in Arizona, which is about three-fourths of a mile (1.2 kilometers) in diameter. read more | digg story Click and enlarge the photo. Too Cool. Found this image while …

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Economics Politics

Downsize DC: Wisdom From the Past

I’m just going to quote the Downsize dispatch: “Mr. Speaker, today the Chief Executive sent to this House of Representatives a . . . bill for immediate enactment. The author of this bill seems to be unknown. No one has told us who drafted the bill. There appears to be a printed copy at the …

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Philosophy Politics

Rambo IV – First Blood it isn’t

Caught a sneak of this at the Alamo Drafthouse. I might have found the film mildly entertaining, if it wasn’t for the ridiculous security measures the studio insisted on. It was bad enough that they had decided to ban all cell phones without informing the audience. I generally just answer questions about recording devices and …

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HealthCare Politics

The Health care Problem Part 2

A friend of a friend responded to my rant on health care the other day, taking me to task for not being willing to hand over 1/5th of the US economy to the government and allowing those wonderful bureaucrats in Washington to finish the job they started when they first screwed up US health care …

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