The most interesting news today had absolutely nothing to do with either Clinton or Trump for a change. It was news out of Colorado involving the first known instance of a self-driving truck successfully transporting merchandise over the U.S. highway system. Here’s the truck in question, which, just a few days ago, carried 2,000 cases […]
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Autonomous trucking, the coming shift in the American workforce, and beginning a discussion on universal basic income
I’m not at liberty to tell you where I’ve been the past few days, but I was able to smuggle out a few photos. In the top one is the pancake-making robot whose job it was to follow me around all day, providing me sustenance. And, in the bottom, is a small device that I […]
Agenda 21… Are America’s city planners in on the United Nations plot to enslave us, and force us onto bicycles?
There’s only one thing people on the far right hate more than the United Nations, and that’s the United Nations setting international guidelines for sustainable development. I learned this a few days ago, while listening to a special episode of Glenn Beck’s radio program about a secret UN initiative to deal with the looming threats […]
For as much as we talk here about the anti-intellectualism of the right, I don’t think I’ve ever shared this piece of George Carlin video with you. (See below.) It’s only three minutes long, but it gets right to the heart of things. In it, Carlin says bluntly that public education in America will never […]
The most recent episode of This American Life is all about “the battle between proponents of small government and those fighting to maintain public services.” I thought that you might want to pop open a can of beer and listen along with me. On the bright side, taxes on the rich are lower now than […]