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My immediate reaction to the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, several days after the event (I don’t have a TV, nor do I want one), was amazement at the amount of military force deployed to capture two individuals. I waited, patiently, for a response from more thoughtful individuals and sure enough, […]

CWA Strikes Verizon

I went to work this morning, unaware that the Communications Workers of America (CWA) had struck Verizon. I should know – I work for AT&T, whose workers are also represented by the CWA. But I didn’t and that says volumes about the local that represents my work group. But that is another story for another […]

The Cognitive Policy Works

On October 27, 2008, shortly after I started this blog, I posted a piece on the Rockbridge Institute. I’ve been informed that former members of the Rockbridge Institute have organized a new think tank, called the Cognitive Policy Works, which is carrying on the work of the Rockbridge Institute. Here is an excerpt from the […]

Health Care Reform?

Are you confused by all the noise surrounding the passage of Obama’s health care reform bill? Would you like to educate yourself about the issue? You can do that, but it requires the ability to read and think, both sorely lacking these days, it appears. An excellent place to start is the website of the […]