Monthly Archives: June 2013

A possible explanation

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Dude Needs to Get Laid

How many evil geniuses were created because their high school dry spell extended past college? Here, I suspect, is one: Many people mistakenly think that creating a smarter than human AI, that will ultimately destroy all other life on earth … Continue reading

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Modern Writing Sucks

Here’s a heat-induced cranky rant for you. Having been weaned on nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century novelists, I am used to the paragraph form. Kids today, not so much. Viz. this Business Insider article that reads for all the world like a Millennial’s … Continue reading

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Waiting for the End of an Era

This era, in particular.

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My Wookie Suit is Feelin’ Mighty Comfy

They’ve been fooling around with this “Libertarian Purity Test” over at the AoSHQ again. I remember my last score was in the low-to-mid 80’s. Apparently, blogging for over a decade has made me more hardcore, since I scored 90 this … Continue reading

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Teach your children well

Or someone else will The Los Angeles Unified School District will use a state grant to train teens to promote ObamaCare to family members. Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange, announced grants of $37 million on May 14 to … Continue reading

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Drifting Across the Intarwebz

That is where I found this. Not sure who the original author is. Mystery solved. Oleg Volk, of course. But The Brady’s call it gun violence because it makes people think of gang violence. I believe that Bloomberg’s group also … Continue reading

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Online Shadow Economy

I found this white paper’s discussion of the demand for escrow services and guarantors among thieves fascinating.

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Boomstick Fun!

Last year, my wife ran across a Groupon for 2 adults to go shooting Sporting Clays for $59. While not a shooter herself, my wife knows my bad habits, and she knows I have a friend with similar bad habits, … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Style

Just over a week ago, Jonathan over at The Yankee Gunner went to Bloomberg’s media spectacle in Newtown, CT and very respectfully open carried his pistol during the event. Amazingly (or not so amazingly to RNS regulars), nothing happened. That … Continue reading

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