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    Commentary,  Law

    Airplane!

    Why this current spate of crazy airline stories? Airline travel was already bad enough, but currently it's been an avalanche. Read more...

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    Commentary,  Media

    Shades of Things to Come 2

    It doesn't seem to matter what certain protected businesses do, they know they can count on a bailout. For example: General Motors (GM). Like certain other manufacturers, it produced millions upon millions of junk cars. It was willful in its disdain for the consumer. But it skated clear, dumped a bunch of obligations, and poked its ugly head up again, thanks to government. It is legally a different company, but with mostly the same old idiots at the helm, so what's changed?

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    Cryptocurrency,  Economics

    Shades of Things to Come 1

    In the U.S., the "Glass-Steagall act" prevented, at least to an extent, financial gamesters from pirating the economy, by limiting some of the ways that the economy could be robbed and exploited. Then they effectively repealed Glass-Steagall, and the financial system was rigged and played to the point of breakdown. Then they supposedly implemented some "controls," but nothing stops them from just turning around and "repealing" again, then robbing, cheating, stealing and crashing the financial system again.

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    Humor

    Cringeworthy

    Q: Did Seagal buy a Southern California house near a garbage dump then complain about the smell and all the garbage trucks going by? A: As reported by a neighbor, yes.

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    Commentary

    The Travel Blog 1

    It's nothing new for my opinion to be in the minority -- a minority of one, for the most part, ha ha ha. For example, I can't understand why they don't just lower the hoops in basketball and use average-height players, instead of scouring the planet for those 7-foot-tall giants.

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    Science

    Science Musings

    Okay: How do we tell if we're being fed a line, by experts or so-called experts, to do something against our interests, and what does this have to do with science? And how is it, if we don't know a little about science, we end up getting the shaft?