Podcast Science

Podcasts, Obsessions & Faulty Memory

I write about podcasts I listen to on this blog quite a bit.  There was a phase I went through when I first started listening to podcasts and having a lot of free time due to disability, a phase of needing to document the various episodes that I had enjoyed.  If you do a label …

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Politics

How To Fix US Politics

First thing I see on Facebook this morning (still chewing my toothbrush) is this from Robert Reich; The final tabulation of the percent of eligible voters who cast their ballots in the midterm elections is 36.3 percent. That’s the lowest turnout since 1942 (when the U.S. was in the middle of World War II and …

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Humor Politics Status

The Right are not right but right.

Got it? Let me explain then. On every issue there are people who want to move in a particular direction, and generally it is true that there is a majority that is happy with the way things are. Back when we first started writing down ideas, codifying the world as we saw it, the world …

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Libertarian Politics

We Get the Government we Deserve

A friend of mine from my libertarian days posted an article on Center for a Stateless Society today; So here we go again. Another biennial US election season draws to a close and here come the solemn multi-partisan invocations of civic duty: Exercise that franchise. Pull that lever, push that button, mark that box. The …

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