Category Archives: Politics

Let’s Blame the NRA for San Bernardino

Yesterday, Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik, shot up his workplace’s holiday party, killing 14 and wounding 21.  They did it in the name of Allah. And of course this is the fault of the National Rifle Association. … Continue reading

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That Wicked National Rifle Association

Not three seconds elapsed after the initial reports of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, before the hearse chasers of the Left leapt into the fray, via Twitter of course, to condemn the NRA. So, let’s see if I … Continue reading

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Driving Licenses vs Firearms Ownership

I had a brief, but interesting, Twitter exchange with one of my favorite Sci Fi authors, Jennifer Foehner Wells (@Jenthulhu), involving guns and gun control.  I responded to a tweet of hers putting down the National Rifle Association, to which … Continue reading

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The So-called “Gender Pay Gap”

I’m a software developer.  Among software developers we have some superstar programmers, and one of these is Jon Skeet.  Jon has the highest reputation on one of the most influential programming Q & A sites on the net, Stack Overflow, … Continue reading

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Captain Sulu Hits the Nail on the Head

Okay, I will admit that I don’t agree with George Takei much, when it comes to politics. But in this TED Talk, he hits the nail on the head when it comes to the principles that this country stand for. … Continue reading

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His Flexibility Has Changed Nothing

I confess to being a bit surprised.  A year and a half ago, in the wake of Barack Obama’s reelection, I blogged that I was afraid this country wouldn’t be the same by the end of his presidency.  But now … Continue reading

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Yes, Armed Citizens are Clueless Tools — NOT

Tooling around YouTube Hey, I found this 3-part screed about how bumbling private citizens cannot possibly defend themselves effectively.  This is what they say in the description. The controlled study documented in these videos show that concealed carry permit holders … Continue reading

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My New Favorite YouTube Channel

Mr. Colion Noir!

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Playlists are SO cool

Remember that the Whitehouse released President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration playlist?  Did he really listen to this playlist on his iPod? You know things have really “progressed” when a person’s playlist becomes part of his political personna.  I can see a future … Continue reading

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Al Jezeera Buys Al Gore’s Current TV

The news that didn’t really make it to mainstream television was that Al Gore sold his cable channnel “Current TV” to Al Jezeera.  See the news here.  They paid Gore a half million dollars for the network, which, given a … Continue reading

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