Category Archives: rant

Google vs Apple

I haven’t done any “rant” posts for a while (or really any posts since I’m so busy at my other blog) but this one I can’t resist. And it’s not really a rant anyway. These two articles caught my attention: … Continue reading

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Deja vu, all over again

I was thinking about getting on my rant soapbox again and jumping on this post, some Oregon rancher (can’t find the URL in my history, sorry), a reasonable guy defending the gun nuts out in Oregon taking their stand against … Continue reading

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Repugs hitting new levels of crazy

With the massive field of candidates struggling for attention and Trump sucking all the oxygen out of the race each candidate is trying to one-up the others with new levels of extreme craziness to attempt to emerge from the pack. It’s … Continue reading

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Garmin PC software SUCKS!

I’m really pissed at Garmin. If you’ve followed my blog you know I do all sorts of things with tracks I collect on my Garmin handheld. But when I destroyed my old computer I lost my old (and working) copies … Continue reading

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Arctic ice loss

Of course global warming (AGW) is a hoax; IDiot Inhofe proved it because he could find enough snow to make a snowall – case closed. Meanwhile on the real science front an interesting article (news, not the full scientific report) … Continue reading

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Want a healthy economy? Tax the rich!

How many times do we have to experiment to learn this lesson (or conversely how many times do we have to do the opposite and see that fail). It’s a seduction argument (but amazingly sold to us ordinary folks) – … Continue reading

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Excellent article: bread and gluten

This is a really good article, Against the Grain, in The New Yorker, by Michael Specter, especially as his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives is one of my favorites; big … Continue reading

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