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America meddled in Russia’s election?

For those who see Russians behind every rock, working to subvert the 2016 US presidential election and causing every problem short of our dogs pooping on the carpet, you might want to consider the fact that America meddled in Russia’s … Continue reading

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Trump, already owned

I voted for Trump, not because I like the man, but because of the positions he consistently put forth. Nonintervention. Border security. Restructuring trade deals. Less than four months in, he’s either abandoned or reversed every position on his platform. … Continue reading

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Blaze of Glory

I started to wake up to the unsustainability of our system back in 2008, and once you start down that road it’s only a matter of time before you start to wonder if you’re crazy: While you’re in a near-panic … Continue reading

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The H1b scam

The federal H1b program is intended to allow foreign workers into the US to do high-skill jobs for which employers can’t find qualified domestic workers. In reality, it’s a way for US employers to lower their labor costs, ignoring the … Continue reading

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No public in public education

“All politics is local,” as the old saying goes – and the same is supposed to be true of public education. Education isn’t mentioned anywhere in the Constitution, which means the issue is supposed to be left entirely up to … Continue reading

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Automation, jobs, and IQ

We all know that automation takes jobs. Historically, this has produced more new jobs than were made obsolete; however, going forward, that may no longer be the case. Oxford University (2013) predicts that in the US, 47% of jobs are … Continue reading

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Cheating for Macron?

The French election, which Emmanuel Macron won yesterday, was a big deal: It had implications not only for France but also for the European Union, which Macron wants to strength and Le Pen had promised to leave. So it’s odd … Continue reading

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