Monthly Archives: July 2011

Is the 14th Amendment a remedy to the debt crisis? What do you think?

One of the ideas that keeps appearing as a solution to the debt crisis is that the president could unilaterally raise the debt ceiling by using the power some see implied in Section 4 of the 14th Amendment. The problems … Continue reading

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The day no one fought back

Last week, a madman visited a terrible tragedy on the nation of Norway, murdering 76 people in a rampage that included a car bomb and a shooting spree at an island camp for youth. Yet in the hour and a … Continue reading

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Science and Technology: My first impression of Google+

I have to hand it to the people at Google. They managed to create a lot of buzz about their latest project, getting millions of people to start using it in less than a month. Unfortunately for Google, my first reaction to Google+ is, “So what?” It’s not that Google+ is a bad product. It’s […] Continue reading

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Science and Technology: My first impression of Google+

I have to hand it to the people at Google. They managed to create a lot of buzz about their latest project, getting millions of people to start using it in less than a month. Unfortunately for Google, my first reaction to Google+ is, “So what?” It’s not that Google+ is a bad product. It’s […] Continue reading

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Direct support

It’s that time of the year again to support one of the best comics on the web: What’s interesting to me is that, in a way, this kind of thing is proof that direct support can work. What else could … Continue reading

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