Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cars could be our next wave of prosperity.

One of the interesting things I learned in China was that their political leadership believes the 1950s in the U.S. with the development of Interstate highway system, big advances in car ownership, and dispersion of population out of crowded cities … Continue reading

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Maybe leaving California for Nebraska is not so bad

Despite a few hassles I loved living in California, the San Francisco Bay Area to be more precise. I had a classic 1950s California ranch house with no air conditioning and only a few times did I ever need AC. … Continue reading

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Impact of wired world – porn

[Addendum: You’ll be disappointed. If you’re actually looking for porn you won’t find it here. This post is commentary on contemporary trends, in this case about sexting. I’ve been surprised that since I did this post it’s gotten lots of … Continue reading

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The Unpersons

It’s no surprise that the Repugs used magic mirrors to make George Dumbya Bush disappear. Why drag that dirty piece of laundry on the screen at the same time as another hurricane is raging. With the memory span of voters … Continue reading

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The mole at Fox is exposed!

I knew there was a mole a FauxNews. Once or twice I’ve recently found and blogged about articles that are not so far right that they’re still on this planet and wondered how did semi-reasonable merely conservative articles make it … Continue reading

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Unexpected consequence of blogging

Probably most novice bloggers soon start looking at statistics of visits to their blog. WordPress.com has a nice set of analyses easily available to any blogger. I’ve worked on analyzing web server logs before so this didn’t surprise me. But … Continue reading

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Federal government revokes permission for travel?

When is the last time you had to ask the Federal government for permission to travel? Probably never. Do you know anyone who’s had to ask the Federal government for permission to travel? ┬áLet’s see, under what circumstances can the … Continue reading

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