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A case for voting IDs

This text based jpeg appeared in my Facebook stream not to long ago. Its push for allowing absolutely no voting IDs is archaic at best. ¬†We are not living in the 1960s (think Oprah’s attempted…

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In the end WordPress wins

The year was 2005. I had recommended to my friend that Movable Type was one of the best content management systems out there. I install it and this website was born. Yet over time I…


When politicians don’t use .gov email addresses

Lately the breaking news is that possible 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, used a personal email address (read not state.gov) while Secretary of State. Instead she used her own private email server setup by savvy…


Nudity Alone Does Not Make A Nudist

In my more than twenty five years as a nudist, I have often been dismayed and annoyed when I have seen a picture of a nude man or woman in an obviously non-nudist setting labeled…


Superman and the Marlboro Man

It was during a re-showing of Superman II a few nights ago that it dawned on me how often Marlboro was used as a product placement during significant portions of the film. I later found…


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That one question Quora won’t answer

Quora is one of the latest web start ups that got my attention.  It was founded in 2009 by two former Facebook employees, Adam D’Angelo and Charlie Cheever.  Users ask and answer questions on various…


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Alienating Half Your Clientele

No other topic these days is more polarizing than gay marriage.  It seems like everyone has a strong opinion one way or another.  Now suddenly companies are taking sides in this discussion. As a company…


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Stop Feeding the Media Frenzy!

By now everyone knows about the Dark Knight Rises shooting in Aurora, Colorado. I’m not going to restate the facts. I am however going to present an opinion on how the news media handles such…


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Meet President Mitt Romney

I’m going out on a limb and calling the race (actually I did so three months ago when Herman Cain was the surprise leader in the Republican primary race).  Not only will Mitt Romney win…


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Of Israel and the Arab World

I’m currently working abroad in Nuremberg, Germany.  As I was walking around I stumpled upon a Anti-Israel rally.  Plenty of police were around to make sure the the protest was peaceful.  As I watched the protest…