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Musings About the Presidential Candidates and Their Parties

Obama has experience. Romney wants to be president because he wants to right the wrongs and give small business a chance to compete and hire people. Trouble is, both the Republican and Democratic parties are sick and stupid. However, Mitt … Continue reading

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What is Utopia?

We believe that Utopia is a place where a person a person can live as if there was no government and were no criminals.  Utopia would be a place where entrepreneurs could make a living without having to struggle against monopolies and … Continue reading

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Twenty Five Dead from Terrorist Responses to Bigoted Film

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan militants claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a suicide bomb attack on a minivan carrying foreign workers that killed 12 people saying it was retaliation for a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad. A short film made with … Continue reading

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The Natural Right to Have Sex (or not)

Hugh Hefner is ready for war—not against his former wives or girlfriends, but against conservative politicians who he says are thrusting their viewpoints into other people’s bedrooms. In a rare move, the founder of Playboy magazine picks up his pen … Continue reading

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The fable of Santa Clause

The fable of Santa Clause is an important allegory. Santa Claus is well liked.  He is a large, popular philanthropist.  His elves/ workers are little, unimportant, and uninteresting.  The recipients of Santa’s gifts are wonderfully normal children.  The illusion maintained … Continue reading

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America’s Class Structure

America’s class structure: Aristocrats:  These elite people constitute 1% of the population of America, yet have 30% of the wealth.  They are worth about 18 trillion dollars or an average of 26 million per family (assuming that the wife and … Continue reading

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Ode to 2011

This is a very good poetic summary of 2011.  It’s well worth listening to and watching. Ode to 2011 Household names this year were forced to exit center stage. All across North Africa, revolution was the rage. Mubarak fell in … Continue reading

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Next US Presidential Election: The Fallacy of too few choices.

With the next US presidential election looming in the fall, we should look to practical short term solutions rather than the long range utopian solutions. Ever hear of the fallacy of too few choices?  This fallacy is also called the … Continue reading

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Consultants were Busy during the Clinton era

This is how hiring a consultant stimulates the economy: The consultant uses the airlines to fly back and forth to their job on a weekly or biweekly schedule. The consultant rents a motel room or other lodging away from home. … Continue reading

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Net Worth by Thirds

 From http://www.lcurve.org/ Quoting from a recently-published book by political philosopher David Schweickart, If we divided the income of the US into thirds, we find that the top ten percent of the population gets a third, the next thirty percent gets … Continue reading

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