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Let There Be Jobs

I found a link on Twitter to this article, which raises some points I’ve thought about before, and also some others I hadn’t really. I’ve considered before the possibility that there just aren’t enough jobs to go around in the … Continue reading

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Where’s the Shadow Government When You Need It?

Picture by Jonathan Burton There has been a lot written, both humorously and otherwise, about the nature of government and politics. Douglas Adams includes a fair bit about it in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, including the bit in … Continue reading

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Asking the Right Questions

I believe the second time I read the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series was around when we set the clocks either forward or back, and I thought it would be cool to make that a tradition. Of course it … Continue reading

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Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars

I’m sure many of us will recall the time when we looked up into the night sky in all its majesty, saw the stars in their glory, and thought to ourselves, “THAT’S supposed to be a LION? What were those … Continue reading

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