Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ebola: Deadly Threat in the Homeland

Ebola update — summary of the CDC announcement on the afternoon of 9/30/2014. The patient arrived in Dallas on 9/20. His symptoms became severe enough for him to seek medical care on 9/30. The first priority of the CDC is … Continue reading

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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

I have been following the news reports on this heathen who beheaded a former co-worker in Oklahoma. I am angry at the government response. I am angry at the general media response. What angers me? They seem constitutionally unable to … Continue reading

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Obama’s Gift: The Next Six Years

It is time for an update from my Crystal Ball. I follow the guidelines set out by Robert A. Heinlein. Specifically, the best way to predict the future is to follow a straight line along the paths of the dominant … Continue reading

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Common Core: a Complete Waste of Time

I’ve held my peace over Common Core because like most contentious issues the truth is not only hard to find, but both sides of the debate claim the other is running some kind of hoax. I have reached a decision … Continue reading

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Obama’s War

Hear the war drums? They’re getting louder. Reality checks: Minimum 6 months to get an effective US ground force into the area. Most Islamic allies will not allow US ground forces within their borders. ISIS is land-locked. Does anyone really … Continue reading

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Truth About $15/hr for Fast Food Workers

[Editor’s note: Apologies. This article originally calculated annual SEIU dues at $5400 for a worker making $15/hr. That number should have been $546. The figures in the article have been adjusted to reflect correction of this math error.] Does $15/hr … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem?

I’m asking you. This is not a Push-Poll. There are no predefined answers.  Reply with a comment. No rules except my usual requirements for rational thought, no gratuitous insult, but try to keep it short, please. (I moderate all comments … Continue reading

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