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Keep Clear Of “WhatsApp”!

NoWhatsAppToday, in a work-related panic to troubleshoot a technical problem with a colleague stuck overseas with only data-service, I broke my own rule to never install a phone app without researching it exhaustively. He needed help, and only had WhatsApp with which to send/receive text messages, so I just installed the app to get the job done, and put out the fire. read more>>>

Congratulations, Officers

“You know the score, pal! {If} you’re not cop, you’re little people.” – Bryant, in Blade Runner. Congratulations, Officers. You’ve set a new record. In 2015 you killed 1202 people – slightly more than 100 per month. When I checked the numbers at Killed By Police on December 28, you were at 1196. I was worried […]

E-Cigs and Junk Science

Anti-smokers have spent decades vilifying smokers over second-hand smoke. They claim that the near-homeopathic levels of chemicals in SHS cause not just lung cancer and heart disease, but SIDS, strokes, ear infections, low birth-weight babies, cervical cancer, behavioral problems in children (including ADHD), miscarriages and difficulty conceiving, breast cancer, brain cancer and stroke, to name […]

Take A Real Step in Resisting Government Overreach

Government Spyinghttp://www.blaisehartley.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/nsa-government-s... 485w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />I think most Americans are finally starting to wake up to the fact that our government is an uncontrollable behemoth when it comes to our privacy. read more>>>

Incentivizing Outrage

One of the primary laws of human nature is that people respond to incentives. Changing incentives changes people’s behavior, often dramatically. Ten years ago, if a college student suffered some mild offence, they’d learn that complaining about it would get them labeled a whiner. They had an incentive to shrug it off and move on. […]

Timothy Wolfe – The Wimpiest Man In The World

The left loves destroying  the careers of anyone who dares to disagree with them. At first they destroyed people who actually said offensive things. From there they moved on to destroying people who said things that could be taken more than one way. And now they’ve destroyed the career of someone for not doing . . […]

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