Tag Archives: Tom the Dancing Bug

After all, it’s all about the kids

It’s not that I don’t like the Olympics, it’s that I am thoroughly disinterested in the Olympics.  Oh, I like athletic competitions just fine, both watching them and taking part in them, and I’m fine with competing on behalf of … Continue reading

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Everything in the news is interrelated to everything else

And who better to prove the point than Tom the Dancing Bug… Thanks to TtheDB and GoComics.com

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Civil disobedience + free press = privacy + freedom

On a lazy Sunday reading the paper and following Ed Snowden around the world on Twitter, I came across a couple of gems… It is my hope that the revelations of the extent of U.S. government spying on its citizens … Continue reading

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Guns spelled backwards is snug, and other thoughts on guns

I’ve been thinking about guns and gun control and the Second Amendment since the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, but today I found a guy who’s done a much better job of it than me. I’m not a gun guy; … Continue reading

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It’s OK to be away from the blog for a few days

You’re busy at work, and then there’s a holiday…and besides, after all the recent hubbub you just want some time not to think about things too much for a while.  The next thing you know you haven’t posted to your … Continue reading

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