Blog Category: Politics

My New Gambling Addiction: Betting on the News

Newspapers are evil. Ten years ago I decided, every time I want to read, I’d read a book instead of a newspaper. Not to be snobbish. But newspapers are just full of…

Newspapers are evil. Ten years ago I decided, every time I want to read, I’d read a book instead of a newspaper. Not to be snobbish. But newspapers are just full of sh*t. I know. I wrote for five of them. People say to me, “That’s stupid. How do you get informed?” What? I’m a […]

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Greenland: Let’s Buy It and Save the World”

I’m disappointed. I wrote this up as a crowdfunding project for Kickstarter. They rejected me (within seconds). Then I put it up on GoFundMe. I actually started raising money. But then they…

I’m disappointed. I wrote this up as a crowdfunding project for Kickstarter. They rejected me (within seconds). Then I put it up on GoFundMe. I actually started raising money. But then they rejected me (within days). I guess they didn’t think I was serious. But I am. I’m very serious. — HERE’S WHY WE NEED […]

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The Jeffrey Epstein Case, Part II: More Valuable Case Studies in Occam’s Razor, Conspiracy Numbers and “Smoking Crack Bias”

I got a lot of feedback on my original Jeffrey Epstein article. There were a lot of great questions and comments.  When a “billionaire” pedophile with connections ranging from presidents to royalty…

I got a lot of feedback on my original Jeffrey Epstein article. There were a lot of great questions and comments.  When a “billionaire” pedophile with connections ranging from presidents to royalty to the richest people in the world is suddenly found dead in a maximum security prison… foul play will be suspected.  Theories ranging […]

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How Did Jeffrey Epstein Make His Money?: A Case Study on Occam’s Razor and Conspiracy Numbers

Everybody loves a good conspiracy. Was Epstein killed? How did he make his money? Which evil billionaire has the most to lose? Was Epstein even a billionaire? Two days ago, nobody has…

Everybody loves a good conspiracy. Was Epstein killed? How did he make his money? Which evil billionaire has the most to lose? Was Epstein even a billionaire? Two days ago, nobody has ever heard of a “hyoid bone.” Now we know: “Only 27% of hangings break the hyoid bone.” Thank you, Dr. Google. Everyone is […]

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The 10 Commandments of the American Religion

I want freedom. Since birth: society, the government, corporations, teachers, colleagues all have their own agendas. Instinctively, they try to give us those agendas. I try to be a greedy skeptic. Skepticism…

I want freedom. Since birth: society, the government, corporations, teachers, colleagues all have their own agendas. Instinctively, they try to give us those agendas. I try to be a greedy skeptic. Skepticism leads to freedom. Leads to entrepreneurship. Leads to freedom. Skepticism allows you to blaze your own unique path in between the layers of […]

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Me and Jessica Biel — A Love Story

I am not going to make fun of Jessica Biel. Her first film was called A Woman of No Importance. Her skills in that movie launched her now very impressive career. I…

I am not going to make fun of Jessica Biel. Her first film was called A Woman of No Importance. Her skills in that movie launched her now very impressive career. I saw a headline: “California legislators confer with Jessica Biel about vaccine legislation.” I didn’t understand it. Was it Jessica Biel, the biologist? Was […]

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When Did Social “Networks” Turn Into Social “Media”?

I miss my Facebook friends. They used to be so nice. I’d “like” old photos of weddings I never attended. I’d think, “Wow, Dave’s got a book out,” or “Man, my old…

I miss my Facebook friends. They used to be so nice. I’d “like” old photos of weddings I never attended. I’d think, “Wow, Dave’s got a book out,” or “Man, my old crush has seven kids.” Now everyone’s sitting in their suburban air-conditioned homes with their Ivy League diplomas on the wall typing out, “Anyone […]

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