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What Are Debt And Entitlements?

October 18, 2016

onservatives distort the English language. One of the more prominent examples is the word entitlement. According to the dictionary, an entitlement is something due to one by law or contract. In the case of Social Security and Medicare, they are benefits that are paid for by the FICA tax of 15.2%. Conservatives confuse the word […]

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Says Who?

December 1, 2009

I saw thousands of sheep on my recent trip to the Highlands of Scotland. Most were just grazing on the hillsides. A few were being herded, by border collies, men or both. If I had more time I would have stopped and asked them if they really wanted to be herded to the slaughterhouse. They, […]

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Copyright Copy Wrong

October 21, 2008

I saw something in a tech newsletter the other day that caught my attention. I had no intention of blogging about it but it just keeps gnawing. Some poor soul is trying to make a buck from the Internet. Isn’t everyone? The problem is that on his web site he had used a photograph of […]

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