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Knights

I don’t generally watch videos on YouTube, especially ones that run more than a minute or two.  I’m not sure why.  Maybe it’s FOMO on some nebulous “better” thing that might be out there.  Maybe it’s because I have trouble hearing speech over background sounds.  Maybe I just don’t have the required attention span.  Maybe […]

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Password Security

I have linked information on password security before.  Can’t ever do it enough.  Borepatch has a great post on password security, including an idea for creating strong passwords that are pretty easy to remember. The only thing I might add is that longer is better.

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Dear God

I’m a big fan of Leg Iron’s rants at underdogs bite upwards.  This, however may be among the two best sentences ever written in the English language: I’m not religious but Dear God, can’t you smack some intelligence into the things you made? You say you made them in your image and they make you […]

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Well, this should be fun

For the last week, the weather folks have been forecasting a major ice storm here in the Ratlands.  They are predicting up to a half inch of ice around these parts, up to an inch a bit further north.  Needless to say, the likelihood that a significant number of folks around here are going to […]

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Pretend

Lovely graphic seen at Borepatch (who has excellent taste in these sorts of things) Of course, I’m immune.  I don’t use WiFi in public places.  And, I didn’t talk to people in public in 1995, so it would pretty much be business as usual for me.

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Because America Sucks

Just ask any leftist.

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The Multiplier Effect

If you have never heard of the economic concept “multiplier effect,” your education is severely lacking. If you don’t really understand the concept, you can, at least to some degree, be forgiven because most of us don’t, especially the economists and politicians who are so fond of it. If you would like to understand it, […]

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Drugs are Like Shoes…

“Drugs are like shoes: everybody needs them, but they don’t always fit.” I have no idea what that means.‡ The Head Rat has me watching Sense8 on Netflix.  Not one of my favorites (although, I have to admit it’s better when you see the first episode).  The quote is from the show.  I only mention […]

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Electoral college

Because I am working today, and because it has been a rather slow day, I have been following live reports on the electoral college voting.  According to the reports, Texas has just put Trump’s total over the 270 necessary for election.  Texas and California started their voting process at about the same time.  California is […]

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What is best in Life?

Probably this: http://smallestminority.blogspot.com/2016/12/conan-what-is-best-in-life.html

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