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Kurzweil’s Law of Accelerating Returns is the observation that as technologies advance, the rate of change continuously increases. Innovations build off previous discoveries, so that the greater the aggregate level of technology, the more potential there is for further advancement. Now that the Internet has made the entirety of human knowledge readily accessible to anyone who cares to look, opportunities for invention have never been greater.
Dems Criticize ObamaCare in Quest to Control the House
Democracy and Power 110: Majority Leader of the Senate and the Speaker of the HouseIn order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning, and cruelty. —Leo Tolstoy
May Day Protesters, Please Return to the Ash Heap of History
It happened again. A peaceful gathering of truth-seeking progressives was marred by a small group of violent anarchists. These politically unaffiliated youths unexpectedly took over a polite May Day celebration in Seattle, to the horror of the placid, tolerant majority.
Those Darn Kids Are Starting To Understand Government
In the last few days there has been a litany of information dropped on the continued failings of government health care and the implementation of Obamacare. Remember, this law was supposed to bring costs down and provide coverage to more Americans, get rid of government waste and do it all without adding anything to the debt. Well, three years into this law what are we finding out?
Today on The FreedomCast, CJ Ciaramella of the Washington Free Beacon joins me to discuss the SCOTUS’ decision on the Virginia law regarding public records requests and the insanity of needing a drivers license to get information from your government but not necessarily needing one to vote.
CJ's post on Washington Free Beacon
Irony and Revisionist History - Lessons from Columbia University and Professor Kathy Boudin
Is there any business that you are aware of that would actively hire an individual who once intended on setting a bomb at said business? Probably not, but nonetheless, welcome to liberal academia; and welcome to Columbia University. The irony, as they say, is strong with this one.Having recently perused the Columbia University website, I managed to come across this very interesting image:
The ObamaCare “Train Wreck” - Baucus the Conductor Jumps Before the Carnage
Democracy and Power 106: A Politician Receives No Financial Gain for Good Policy or Punishment for Bad PolicyIt is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. —Thomas SowellIn a democracy, a politician has no ownership-interest in the state. There is no financial gain for wise policy decisions; nor is there a financial loss for bad decisions. A politician’s rewards are immediate – power, prestige, and perquisites.
The Marketplace Fairness Act would subject retailers to sales tax audits from 50 different states and tax laws of nearly 10,000 local tax authorities. Proponents of this bill claim that this levels the playing field between internet merchants, such as Ebay or Amazon with brick and mortar retailers like Walmart or Best Buy. Critics point out that it only boosts the tax bill for America’s consumers and allows state governments to tax businesses not within their jurisdiction.