Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mandated health insurance is wrong

Recently the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments addressing the new health care law, known by many people as Obama-Care.  The most debated part of this new law, and the focus of many to either repeal the whole … Continue reading

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Seeds of lawsuits

A group of organic farmers intends to appeal a verdict against them in their lawsuit to preempt a lawsuit against them (presumably individually) by Monsanto. See Reuters. The backstory here is that Monsanto is in the business of making seeds … Continue reading

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TSA afraid of expert testimony

Bruce Schneier is one of the nation’s top, if not the top, security expert in the country.  For today’s US House hearing to examine TSA security initiatives, the TSA managed to get Congress to remove Schneier from the witness list. … Continue reading

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Can Secret Service agents be sued?

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a case where a man claims Secret Service Agents arrested him because of his anti-war comments made to then Vice-President Dick Cheney in 2006.  The Secret Service then charged him with … Continue reading

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Bank of America not qualified to be a bank

Would you want to put your money in a bank that just can’t keep records right, or even keep them at all?  I wouldn’t.  And I don’t.  At least I never did put any money in this utterly shameful entity … Continue reading

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Is Trayvon Martin’s murder a gun law issue?

The tragedy in Sanford, Florida, last month is still tearing at the nation’s heart.  An unarmed child just wanting to get some iced tea and candy is dead.  Police cite a Florida law as the reason the shooter is not … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum wants you to die in 10 years

I’m no fan of Obama-care.  Rick Santorum obviously isn’t, either.  But I heard yet another gaff from him on TV new the night before last.  He tried to equate health care insurance to car insurance.  His point was that car … Continue reading

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Our patent system failings

Throughout history, anytime someone had a great idea, there was someone else around to steal it.  That is, if they knew about it.  Many ideas were therefore kept secret through the ages.  And even today, ideas and knowledge, like the … Continue reading

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My politics

I am not a member, or strictly agree with the politics, of any party.  Especially the two major US parties: Democrat or Republican.  They are both wrong, often.  They are both right, sometimes.  And scary enough, that can even happen … Continue reading

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