Monthly Archives: June 2012

Obamacare and Your Rights

This is originally a response to a post on facebook, so it’s not as complete as I might like.  Feel free to discuss. First, let me say this. You do have the right to not have health insurance. There are … Continue reading

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RNA Building

So, my copy of Wired arrived Friday.  I finally had a chance to sit down and read it this morning while the boy watched cartoons.  One article was pretty cool.  It described a ‘game’ in which the players tried to … Continue reading

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Define Your Parameters

One thing that I’ve notice often gets people in trouble is a failure to define the parameters of ones actions. For example, if a cat has fleas, then a sure fire way to remove the fleas is to incinerate the … Continue reading

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King Ranch Casserole

King Ranch Casserole 2 cups cooked chicken 1 cup chicken broth (2 cups if you like saucy casserole) 1 small onion, diced 1 can diced tomato (Mexican seasoning) 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 cups (about 1 pound) grated … Continue reading

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Asymmetrical Warfare

Asymmetrical warfare is warfare between two belligerents whose effective power is vastly different.  Think the Chinese army vs. the national army of Belgium.   Not to say that Belgium is a weakling.  They aren’t.  They’re still in the top 50 … Continue reading

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They’re Winning and We’re Losing

It doesn’t matter who the “they” is in this case.  What matters it the “we” that are losing. We are scientists.  We are believers in equality.  We believe that humans can make their own future, without being led.  We believe … Continue reading

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New Site “Hit” Protocol

I think the internet needs a new way to judge site or page hits. The current method of cataloging each unique visitor or each page draw just isn’t sufficient as it gives false information.  What kind of false information? Well, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

As father’s days go, it wasn’t bad.  Got to spend some time with the boy playing LEGOs, LEGO Star Wars and tickle wars. Also got a crap load of work done.  I’m seriously freaking out about my upcoming committee meetings.  … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

This is from my friend Chris R. Have you ever wondered why the rice you get a good Mexican restaurants tastes nothing like what you get out of a bag or kit at home?  The reason is that the classic … Continue reading

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Two minds about Deportation

This is becoming (and could easily become THE) focal point of this election.  Republicans want to build a fence and shoot illegal immigrants.  Obama is deporting the heck out of them. I am of two minds about this. One the … Continue reading

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