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The Single Most Effective Pro-Choice Lever

Unless you've been in a coma for the last few years, you must know that women's' rights are under brutal attack across the United States....

The Case Against Crypto Payments

Imagine that you decide you want to buy a widget so you walk into the widget store to check out prices. The best one you...

Obligatory Post On Twitter And Elon Musk

It's all Elon all the time. It seems the tech world can't get enough of this story and everyone's got an opinion. My opinion can...

Our (US) Energy Policies Bites Us In the A$$

In 2020, the United States was a net exporter of petroleum. In 2022, that is no longer the case. This is because of our rush...

Putin’s Attack On A Ukraine Power Plant – Is he Calling NATO’s Article 5 Bluff?

Putin's forces bombed a Ukraine powerplant yesterday. Now, imagine this - the plant goes the way of Chernobyl. If that happens, the radiation cloud would...

750 Billion Dollars And We Can Do Nothing About Putin

We here in the US spend more than 750 BILLION tax dollars per year on our military. And now, when it matters the most, we...

Mask Mandates – It Was Never About Saving Lives…

The CDC is lifting masking and vaccination requirements for most of the country. Theoretically this guidance applies to 65% or so of the country. But...

Shocking! Not! Apple’s 27% Commission For 3rd Party Payments

So, it turns out that, even if you don't use Apple's payment mechanism for in-app purchases, they'll still charge you 27% or so. Somehow folks...

SCOTD: A Flat 4% Tax on Elon Musk Would End Homelessness

Stupid Comment Of The Day: https://twitter.com/wzrdfoz1/status/1453944541451472905 Lets count the ways that this comment is just plain stupid: Homelessness is a political issue, not a fiscal...

The Crazy, Out-of-this-World Bull-Case For SHIBA

The SHIB (Shiba Inu Token) was created as an Ethereum Blockchain alternative to DogeCoin - i.e.: a coin with no immediate real-world use. Over the...