Dismissing Ingenuity

Dismissing Ingenuity

Tell me if you’ve heard any of these before: “Automation is destroying jobs, and before long we’ll have massive unemployment.” “Runaway population growth will soon exceed our ability to feed everyone.” “We are facing a bee...
Nattering Nabobs of NATO

Nattering Nabobs of NATO

I choose not to watch television news. At all. No CNN, no Fox, no MSNBC, none of the broadcast networks. I much prefer to read my news, because the data rate is so much greater and because I don’t care for the curating, drip-feeding, and editing-by-omission that...

Woke, the Destroyer

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is the first of several that will appear under an Anonymous by-line. Today’s hyper-woke culture has dampened the ability to offer certain critiques without risk of unwarranted personal disparagement. The authors are known to the...
Gaga for Goo-Goo

Gaga for Goo-Goo

Back at the turn of the century – the 19th century, that is, a movement arose to battle against graft and corruption in government, by supporting candidates of a reform mindset. They were mockingly called goo-goos, short, of course, for...