Let's Put an End to the PP Baby Chop Shop

Over at Vox Day's place they're starting an email writing campaign for Planned Parenthood's (aka the PP Baby Chop Shop) various corporate sponsors.

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Categories: Linkage, Politics
Date: 2015-07-23 07:25:29, 5 years and 64 days ago

Expel Bahar Mustafa

Let's get an annoying SJW fired.

Categories: Politics
Date: 2015-05-25 04:31:49, 5 years and 123 days ago

Three-strikes-and-you're-out & other Escalating Punishments

A comment over on David Thompson's blog got me thinking about escalating punishments for repeat offenders, and I thought I'd share my [slightly-expanded] thoughts here as well.

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Categories: Jurisprudence, Politics
Date: 2014-07-10 00:30:17, 6 years and 77 days ago

Open Letter to Tweed Shire Council Regarding Trash

Dear Sirs,

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Categories: Politics
Date: 2014-04-29 01:41:09, 6 years and 149 days ago


I'm stopping using Firefox (and other Mozilla programs like Seamonkey and Thunderbird) over this whole Brendan Eich scuffle, and you should consider it too.

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Categories: Computers, Politics
Date: 2014-04-07 00:30:17, 6 years and 171 days ago

Harvard Classics Volume 3 - Essays, Censorship, and the Religion of Doctors

Well, this took a while. I blame the Romans. :-)

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Date: 2014-04-03 23:53:59, 6 years and 175 days ago

Harvard Classics Volume 2 - Dialogs, Sayings, and Meditations

A little while before NaNoWriMo started I decided to start reading through the Harvard Classics/Five-foot Bookshelf. I figure I'll give myself the basics of an old-school liberal arts education. Since Volume 1 is rather American focused I decided to skip it and go straight to Volume 2. I ended up slowing down a lot due to NaNoWriMo, but I got the last part of Volume 2 done on Monday.

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Date: 2013-12-04 23:03:54, 6 years and 295 days ago

The Cost of Smoking to the Tax-payer

I've heard several people talk about the cost of smoking to the Taxpayers in medical expenses. I've always been curious about whether the actual costs and savings (from premature deaths and taxes) of smoking are really that major, so when John Humphreys mentioned some of the statistics in a post on smoking I decided to do a more detailed examination of the costs.

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Categories: Economics, Politics
Date: 2011-06-02 01:28:56, 9 years and 116 days ago

Death Panels

The Queensland government's Adult Guardian decided to cut off aid to a woman with cancer who was deemed unlikely to survive. Sounds like a "death panel"* to me, something the public healthcare supporters in the US claim do not exist in Australia and other countries with public healthcare.

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Categories: Politics, Socialism
Date: 2011-04-10 23:03:53, 9 years and 169 days ago

Rousseau's The Social Contract

As I mentioned earlier I've recently read through Rousseau's The Social Contract (not that translation though, mine was by Lowell Blair in the 1970's), and I'll expand on my initial review ("Wrong, but in interesting ways") here.

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Date: 2010-12-19 23:03:54, 9 years and 281 days ago