Month: April 2008

$112 billion for single parents

A recent study indicates that American taxpayers spend $112 billion a year on assistance to single parents and divorces.  Wow! That’s a lot of money.  Should we eliminate assistance for single mothers?  No, that would be seriously stupid.  But the assistance needs to be much better managed.  Some responsibility needs to go along with it.…
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Two-faced baby

This gives being two-faced a new meaning.  All joking aside, the baby is healthy and doing well.  She is being worshiped as a reincarnated Hindu goddess, Durga.  Read the full story from CNN to find out more. “She drinks milk from her two mouths and opens and shuts all the four eyes at one time,”…
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Ode on Hillary in Bosnia

A humorous poem by Orson Scott Card (I got a kick out of it): Ode on Hillary in Bosnia by Orson Scott Card “We landed under sniper fire! We ran for cover, terrified! The bullets flew around my head! I thought for sure that I was dead!”

The Fear Epidemic

Fear is destroying our lives. There are some who say that money is the root of all evil.  If that is true, fear plays a close second fiddle. It’s crushing our society, our children, and our families. It’s one of the most debilitating problems in the 21st century. There are many who would argue that…
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Card supports….

Orson Scott Card (who, if you count the number of blog postings I have on an individual, one might assume is my hero) has published an article indicating his support for Barack Obama… in the Democratic nomination. Ok, so he doesn’t really say that he supports Obama.  However, he very much defends Obama’s handling of…
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April Fool’s Day roundup

It’s kind of become tradition in the technology industry to put out a fake announcement on April 1 of some cool experimental technology that will revolutionize the industry and is usually completely implausible.  Google always leads the way.  Today is no exception as they have already started pouring in. Google announced a join venture with…
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