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The False Economies of the Scientific Management of Society

Someone at Pete’s raised a matter that need’s addressing.

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Enemy Action, Three Times?

Pattern detection is sometimes correct and sometimes incorrect. ‘Twice is coincidence, three times is enemy action’ is a rule of thumb for estimating this. Trump somehow reminds me of Perot. Trump is probably wealthy enough to stay in the race … Continue reading

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Recent Shooting

Decent chance the shooter will turn out to have had some association with Islamic symbols. So of course we are about to have a government purge of Islamic symbols. Nikki Haley is soon going to be revisiting all those zoning … Continue reading

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Well Shit…

It looks like I need to go out and get me some Daewoo. Marcus

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A Pet Peeve

You know what I hate?  I hate it when I conduct business in an online auction (Ebay, Gunbroker, etc.) and after I win the auction and pay for the item the seller does not leave me feedback.  Many times they … Continue reading

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It’s the 4th of July…

We’re getting ready to celebrate our nation’s 239th birthday today and we’re on an elevated security footing and getting ready for an anticipated terrorist attack on our shores.  Do you feel safer than you have in the past? Thanks a … Continue reading

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Confederate Battle Flag, Dos

If it is proper to ban the Confederate Battle Flag for one event, there is no principled reason not to also ban the Mexican flag. If it is plausible that the Confederate flag can cause a spree killing, then it … Continue reading

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Confederate Battle Flag

As a lifelong conservative Republican snrk Sorry, I couldn’t keep a straight face anymore. I acquired language well after the start of my life. Without language, I cannot be said to have had politics. A zygote or blastocyst doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Federal Records Breach

I’d refrained from commenting, on the grounds I might figure out something I shouldn’t publicly say. This new scandal continues to get worse. In hindsight, it looks like vulnerabilities in our nomination system may be the easiest way to compromise … Continue reading

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Signal Boost

Peter Grant announces the formal boycott of Tor, for failure to respond to questions and complaints about offensive statements made by high level Tor employees. Personally, I cannot boycott what I do not buy. I also cannot speak for anyone … Continue reading

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Modest Proposal

I hadn’t known that the executive amnesty stuff had gone to the point that the IRS is telling congress that they are giving out rebates. If this is proper, there is no principled reason why a President cannot a) refuse … Continue reading

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What Difference?

Palette swap is a technique used in video games. An art asset is reused for different entities by making a few cosmetic changes in how the file is displayed. Ken and Ryu from Street Fighter were one example. It is … Continue reading

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Draw Mohammed

I neglected to track the date for this, and have been busy. After recent events I knew I needed to come up with something effective, and actually do it this year. Clearly I wasn’t invited for my graphical art skills. … Continue reading

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Knowing What We Know Now

The most significant thing we know now that Bush did not is that the Democrats would be stupidly partisan to the point of being traitorous and disastrous. Three fundamental factors which drove his decision are still the same. A power … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Follow The Money

Written on 5/13 Time for another round of blame game fallacy bingo. Today I heard that Democrats are trying to blame the recent train crash on the GOP by way of the budget fights. More cynically, they are trying to … Continue reading

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WTF Clintons?

Who would have thought last year that Hilary would overtake Barack in the chances they have sold their soul to the Soviets. The Clintons made a lot of sense as domestic mobsters with sick paraphilias. The only possibility worse than … Continue reading

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Ready For Hilarity

The feminists will try and have you vote for a victim blamer, whose only real qualifications and accomplishments involve being married to the lying rapist who forever discredited the idea of feminist opposition to rape. But, they interject, Senator and … Continue reading

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Policy by Polling

Did you see the survey about how few women would go back in time and shoot Hitler? In 2067, women will make up 85% of the population. The GOP’s support for anti-Hitler and anti-NSDAP policies will prove suicidal when the … Continue reading

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Short Form Dramatic Presentation for 2016

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Smart Diplomacy, Part… Whatever

Let me see if I understand this. Obama is having his crack team of statesmen work with Iran on some sort of Middle East peace deal which gains the civilized world nothing and grants the Iranians free reign to develop … Continue reading

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