Tag: Technology

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The United States Navy’s aircraft carriers have used the same steam propulsion technology to launch airplanes into the Wild Blue Yonder – since the 1950s: “Following World War II, the Royal Navy was developing a new catapult system for their fleet of carriers. Commander Colin C. Mitchell, RNV, recommended a steam-based system as an effective…

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The Federal Reserve is rightly a bit of a hobgoblin for us less government types: “The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.” Yes.  Because when I think…

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Washington, D.C. is really good at naming bad things well.  So as to obfuscate how bad the things they’re naming – and passing – are. Obamacare’s actual name was “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” Obamacare assaulted with government hundreds of millions of patients – rather than protecting them. Included in the government’s assault –…

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The joint I run – is called Less Government.  Which means whenever possible – we want less government. But Reality – is Reality.  Sometimes a little government is required. Which is why the joint I run – isn’t called No Government. We readily acknowledge – government is awful at everything.  But there are a few,…

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I must admit, I laughed more than a little last week when a pair of headlines crossed my transom. Here’s the first: Apple Granted Over 2,000 Patents Last Year, Ranking It Around #10 in the US “Around #10” – ???: “Two different organizations came up with slightly different numbers and rankings….” Either way, in a…

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The average American understandably thinks political and policy debates are conducted – in the interest of America’s best interest. “Surely everyone involved in government wants what’s best for the country.  They just disagree on what policies will get us there.” Most unfortunately, this isn’t the case – for the Left. Leftists – do not like…