Category Archives: General

You-read-it-here-first department, ctd

Last week, I remarked on history’s verdict on Donald Trump. The world is going to be telling the stories of Trump’s screw-ups — and laughing — for 1000-years. And marveling that America elected such a corrupt and incompetent pile of … Continue reading

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Great moments in the history of stupid

Jerry Falwell, Jr., a regular chip off the old block, stupidly reopened Liberty University to students last week. Now — What do you know? — he’s got coronavirus all over campus, and abruptly-departing students are taking it home. “We’ve lost … Continue reading

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Pious stupidity

There is at least one good thing about the coronavirus pandemic: For anybody who is paying attention and has a properly functioning mind, the anti-social lunacy of too many believers is now in plain sight. Some Megachurches Are Still Packing … Continue reading

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Malicious tweet of the day

There is something seriously wrong with Donald Trump. Continue reading

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Cost-benefit analysis and public policy

Engineering design is, in no small part, the art of the trade-off. Continue reading

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