I, like many Americans, appreciate the separation between church and state that has guided American thought and action, private and public, for generations.

Would you like this separation, this wall, to be weakened or would you like it to continue unobstructed? Would you like some government agency to have the power to dictate your religious observences to comply to its political whim?

No? Then perhaps you should refrain from attempting to inject your religious whims into our political lives. If you open a door, you allow traffic in both directions.


You are correct, the increase in wealth has little or nothing to do, directly, with a "look out for number one" philosophy. …


An interesting article, but not very helpful. While you give a list of the most reliable (according to your criteria) news sources, the "unreliable" ones are, to the best of my knowledge, all opinion sites. I would expect Jacobin to lean far to the left and Dan Bongino to lean…


One might call it "Derrida'a Paradox." If the statement: "all language refers to nothing but itself in a circle that explains nothing about nothing" is true, then the statement itself is meaningless. And meaningless statements, being meaningless, can neither be true nor false.

Either way, it tells us absolutely nothing…


Your entire outlook of the world around you is distorted by your antipathy to everyone in it who manages to accomplish anything.

Neither Uber nor Lyft have managed to post a profit. So far, the only people who have benefited from their operation have been their drivers and their millions…


Keeping Trump from getting reelected was worth it.

Somehow, the fact that Hydroxychloroquine is a good treatment for Covid has leaked out, after having been successfully walled away from the public stage for almost a year.

I suppose it really doesn’t matter at this stage of the game. The reason this information had to be hidden away was…


Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay

Nations may be saved.

Over the years, I’ve participated, in one role or another, in many software releases and updates. These were inevitably followed up by what we now call a “post mortem.”

Regardless of any gruesome imagery the term may invoke, all “post mortem” really means is that after a long and complicated…


from TSTWWTOIELAWWISA: The Society of Those Who Wish to Take the Opportunity to Improve the English Language Whenever and Wherever It Should Arise.

Obviously, my plea to finally ban the utterly useless Oxford comma has gone unread by far too many people. The Oxford comma is not a literary device. It is a crutch… and lazy people have been using it to patch up their questionable sentence structures for far too long. …

Tomm Carr

A retired software engineer who hates retirement with a passion. My hobbies are economics, philosophy and futurism.

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