Monthly Archives: December 2014

Plus ├ža Change

“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” –Victor Borge This can’t be right. Someone must be messing with the calendar. How can it be New Year’s Eve again so soon? And … surprise! … I’m not ready, with no … Continue reading

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Still Digging

“Our newspapers do not represent public interests, but private interests; they do not represent humanity, but property; they value a man, not because he is great or good, or wise, or useful, but because he is wealthy, or of service … Continue reading

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Working Overtime

“If ‘pro’ is the opposite of ‘con’, is Congress the opposite of progress?” –Unknown Happy Bill of Rights Day. Or is it? The first ten amendments to the US Constitution were ratified on this day in 1791, providing the legal … Continue reading

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Mars Help Us

“The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem that it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.” –David Friedman Here’s something I did not expect to include in a post, not in … Continue reading

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