Unintended Consequences

Every action causes a reaction. Some reactions are pleasant surprises, many are negatives, some are counter productive (perverse) and make the problem worse. Since consequences matter more than intentions, more…

Pilot


## Flying lessons

I don’t have a pilots license; but I have flown a plane. Quite a few times actually. I was getting my license, but I crashed a couple times, and relocated before I completed my license, more…

Jury Duty 1998

A jury is made up of 12 people too dumb to lie?

I’d not been called for Jury Duty, ever before… then my luck ran out; I received "the summons".

I must admit my curiosity at doing my civic more…

Bernie Sanders


I constantly read fawning articles and blogs about Sanders, like the following that claims how good he would be, or that he’s the next Reagan. Which on one hand is fine, I really don’t care who you like more…

Garikai Chengu


I caught an article on Churchill by a relatively new writier, Garikai Chengu.

It was a completely unbalanced piece about Churchill. I had a passing knowledge of Churchill’s dark side (as well as the more…

Guns: Control or ban?

Summary

Some claim, "nobody wants to take your guns, we just want a few ‘reasonable’ controls on them". But if we pretend that gun control works (by ignoring facts and history), and we assume more…