Category Archives: Politics

Everything is brilliant now

Right now, this very minute, life is better than it has ever been. Technology has transformed our lives. We can interact with people thousands of miles away at the touch of a button. Medical technology helps us to diagnose and … Continue reading

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Where did the money go?

The Occupy Wall Street movement, the 99%, argue that "our" money has been taken from us by the richest 1%; that the richest 400 people own the majority of our wealth. However, they have failed to do some rather simple … Continue reading

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Cap and Trade for Carbon Emissions

The original article here is by Kevin Drumm. “As nasa climatologist James Hansen has warned, we are nearing—if we haven’t already passed—the tipping point at which the concentration of carbon in the atmosphere becomes so high that feedback loops will … Continue reading

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Yes We Can!

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Palin Bingo!

Now you can play too!  Create your own card at http://www.palinbingo.com/

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Does it really matter?

I was talking with a friend of mine after writing my last blog post.  We talked about the presidential race, the current economic crisis, and the banks in Iceland, among a smattering of other popular topics of current interest.  My … Continue reading

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McCain + Palin = Epic FAIL

I’ve been on the fence about the upcoming presidential race and have until now held off posting about politics on my blog.  Not because I don’t have political views or an interest in the political process nor is it from … Continue reading

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Religious opposition to vaccination? Come on now!

Heavily agree with @tangyerik on this one.  If you don’t vaccinate your kids, you shouldn’t be allowed to send them to public schools. http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=cdcfbed5-3f6b-4013-a379-a2469eb47462 Mumps can cause meningitis (about 1 in 10 cases) and deafness.  This isn’t the same as … Continue reading

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No-one above the law

Of course not.  Well, that is, until they are.  It’s similar to the old phrase that if you kill 1 person you’re a murderer, kill 10 people you’re a serial killer, but kill 1 million people and you’re a revolutionary.  … Continue reading

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