Daily Archive: 03 Nov 2013

Nov 03

I Love Democracy

As regular readers know, I used to be a libertarian. I was even involved with the Libertarian Party and went to various events held by it and by other libertarian groups. So I understand the movement as a whole and to a lesser extent, I understand conservatism. One thing that all libertarians understand is that …

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Nov 03

Romantics Anonymous Copyright Dispute

Am I pissed off? Yes, I am extremely angry. But did I hide it well? I think so. Our copyright system is totally fucked up. But it is made far worse by YouTube’s pathetic policy that any corporation can claim copyright to anything and it is up to people like me to prove that I’m …

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Nov 03

Business Will Not Give Up on GOP

Martin Longman over at Political Animal has been writing about how the business community might try to take back the Republican Party. He also mentions how they are interested in a third party. You know, all that Third Way bullshit. Now, I think from a practical standpoint, there is absolutely nothing to it. The business …

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Nov 03

Night of the Tom Savini

On or about this day in 1558, the great Elizabethan playwright Thomas Kyd was born. He more or less invented the revenge play—a genre that is still with us today. Think: The Expendables 2 where the hero is far more concerned with killing the villain than stopping him from flooding the world with Plutonium. Kyd …

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Nov 03

Connection Connection Connection

Of all the ADD experts my favorite, so far, has to be Edward Hallowell, MD. I love him! His take is that, rather than a disorder, ADD is a trait. One very important thing I’ve learned from Dr. Hallowell is that the greatest influence on future success, whether a child has ADD or not, is …

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