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It’s the Guns

Taking after the rant by Cenk Uygur The Young Turks, 2/15/2017 There have been 7 school shootings in the USA in the first 45 days of 2018, including the Parkland shooting on February 14.* The USA is averaging a school

Posted in Psychology, Rant

Mis-statement of Beliefs

A few days ago, I discovered a meme calling itself a Statement of Beliefs. Then I thought, “This a lot to unpack, but I believe I will give it a shot.” I copied the meme to this page. Here’s my

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Posted in Rant

About that Russian hacking…

  “Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master” —Demosthenes (BCE 384-382), writing a perfect epitaph for the Democratic Party The Democrats want you distracted with tales of Russian election interference so they don’t have to

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Posted in Politics, Rant, Uncategorized

’Twas the night before the night before Christmas…

I don’t usually find myself defending strangers, but when “J” hammered “P” on Facebook, I got out my hammer and hammered back. I hope I did well in defending socialism against capitalism. “J”: “P,” it is so cute that you

Posted in Economics, Politics, Rant, Uncategorized

Capitalism Enables Sexual Harassment

Let me take you on a little thought experiment, courtesy of Prof. Richard D. Wolff, lately of his weekly podcast, “Economic Update.” Dr. Wolff has opened my eyes on many things about economics and always makes relevant to me “the

Posted in Rant

Dear Democrats—What’s Your Plan?

I recently received a campaign e-mail from the office of Democratic Senator Christopher van Hollen Jr. (D-MD). He asked for a donation. I asked for answers. ——— Dear Senator van Hollen, Yes, I voted for you. Maybe I’m old enough

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Russian Hacking – Or Sour Grapes?

Conveniently blaming a traditional enemy is not the way to handle the disappointing outcome of the 2016 U.S. election. By Ronald Bruce Meyer I would be highly skeptical of this so-called “bombshell” from the Washington Post. 1. Accusing Russia of

Posted in Politics, Rant
John Mill