Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Unregulated dinner parties

This happened to me just tonight! My wife prepared dinner for the family, and although she has taken cooking classes in the past, I don’t think any government official ever issued her a license. Help! Help! Does anyone have a license for determining if I might suffer adverse health effects? I’d do it myself, but […]

Half-life city scanner drops in on German chancellor

I’ve just finished playing through all the single-player Half-Life content, which offers a deeply dystopian world littered with hoving drones called City Scanners. Sounds like they are real now. How long until something like HL2’s Manhacks are flying around after “criminals”? German chancellor’s drone “attack” shows the threat of weaponized UAVs | Ars Technica At […]

Peikoff on the Snowden Issue

Great, fiery analysis of the NSA spying from Peikoff. For someone who’s already pessimistic about the decline of civilization it’s remarkable that given this information he’d downgrade his outlook. Episode 283 « Itunes Podcast « Peikoff Date: August 23rd, 2013 Duration: 27:41

Your kids are competing in the real world hunger games

Here’s another reason why communized public school system is bad for us. I apologize in advance if any of this information stirs a small storm of cognitive dissonance for you. Hunger Games for real “Students can only have one serving of meat or other protein. However, rich kids can buy a second portion each day […]

Mueller admits FBI spies on us with drones

How long until we get a headline like “FBI’s Drone Spying Database Leaked”? LA Times – FBI uses drones inside U.S. for spying, director says Outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller tells lawmakers that the agency uses drones domestically ‘in a very, very minimal way.’ He also says the NSA spy program helps track terrorist plots.

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