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Qualifications for the office of President

There’s an old maxim that journalists are supposed to report the news not become the news.  This was easier when the reporter was just a byline on their stories.  With radio and then television came the need to like certain … Continue reading

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We never called it sex

In his post We Never Called it Content, Dick Taylor gives us an insider’s view of the implosion of terrestrial radio.  He points out, quite correctly in my opinion, that “radio is an art form. When you remove the artists, … Continue reading

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Publishing, recognition, and social media

The publishing industry, indeed pretty much all our industries, evolved in a world governed by the laws of Newtonian physics.  Value flows through the supply chain, physically attached to the atoms of the product.  Value is created through scarcity.  The … Continue reading

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Protected: Appliance repair sinks to new Lowe’s

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The Carrotastrophe

So I’m steaming some frozen vegetables for lunch and I happen to notice some warnings on the bag.  Apparently I’m supposed to make sure that whatever wattage my microwave oven is, the carrots get to an internal temperature of 165 … Continue reading

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Travelex rant

Wow, so Travelex managed to screw me pretty royally.  Pretty fitting considering I’m in the UK where they know a little something about royalty.  This is a pure rant so if you aren’t interested, I highly recommend the Solar roadways … Continue reading

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American slavery – it’s a thing

After an informal analysis of the health insurance system in the USA, I’ve come to the conclusion that while Lincoln may have freed the slaves, we haven’t actually abolished slavery here.  In fact, it is alive and well, enshrined in … Continue reading

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