Month: May 2012

Fiction to Wiki

I’m getting a message on my Uncommon Ground blog that I can buy the future security of the site. Just the impetus I need to move those stories and poems to my wiki. I’ve started with Crazy Frazy and Staircase of Science

Nasty Politics

When will the nastiness leave politics? Not until each side recognizes that it doesn’t have an exclusive hold on correctness. The source of nastiness is that one side feels it is 100% right and the other side is 100% wrong. Actually, in politics, among masses of competing interests, no one side is 100% right.

Secession of the Rich

The super-rich, the 1% of the 1%, those that can afford to finance superPacs Send their children to private schools Live in gated communities Avoid the constraints of HMOs, Medicare, and Medicaid They see no personal benefit from public services, so their taxes should be cut.  They are against any public policy that requires taxes…