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Nine-Point Plan for Gun Control
Everyone has ideas about how we should control gun violence, from banning all gun ownership to putting armed guards in schools and public places. Here is a nine-part plan for managing gun ownership ...
TerraByte 12/23/2012 21 9 - -
Should the Government Be Run More Like a Business?
The Federal government is not a business but people are always saying they want the government to run more like a business. This election may be a referendum on just this issue. Government is ...
TerraByte 10/30/2012 7 1 - -
How Old is Too Old?
The Constitution is quite clear that to be President of the United States, an individual must fulfill only three conditions: be a natural born citizen, be at least thirty five years old, and reside ...
TerraByte 01/01/2012 149 31 - 776
A Simple Idea to Help Stimulate Job Creation
President Obama is about to announce a program to stimulate job creation in the U.S. The program will probably consist of extensions of tax cuts and unemployment benefits, aid to States, and new ...
TerraByte 09/08/2011 1 - - 22
Ten Ideas for Fixing the Federal Government
In just the past year, the country has gone through a series of divisive political debates over the economy, tax cuts, unemployment, job creation, health care, bank regulation, the budget deficit, ...
TerraByte 08/28/2011 10 4 3 76
Carbon is like Money
Most of us are concerned about climate change and want to do what we can to minimize our contributions to greenhouse gases. It’s complicated, though. There are scores of recommendations on how to ...
TerraByte 08/17/2011 2 1 - 23
Making the House of Representatives more representative
Article 1 - The Legislative Branch, Section 2 - The House, of the U.S. Constitution states that “The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand … .” Before 1800, ...
TerraByte 08/09/2010 21 3 - 91
The Constitutional Convention of 2020
Remember the episode of StarTrek where the crew finds a culture that follows some ancient tradition that the inhabitants don't understand ...
TerraByte 12/10/2008 36 2 - 34
Political Chiasmus
Chiasmus, a figure of speech in which two clauses reverse structures to show crossing parallelism. Liberals believe the best talk shows are liberal, the Courts are ...
TerraByte 04/16/2008 5 4 - 1
Poppies anyone?
It's been another record-breaking year for the poppy growers in Afghanistan. I wouldn’t say that our war-against-drugs is ineffective and led by dim-witted myopic authoritarians. That’s ...
TerraByte 08/05/2007 14 6 - -
The Legacy of George Bush
Does anybody own their own business or have hiring authority at work? What would you do if you hired someone to do a job and, instead of doing what you told them to do, they did what they wanted to ...
TerraByte 07/25/2007 3 2 1 1
We should all incorporate.
You've probably seen this story: The company that makes the narcotic painkiller OxyContin and three current and former executives pleaded guilty today in federal court here to criminal ...
TerraByte 05/10/2007 36 12 1 10
Football and Peak Oil
TerraByte 02/05/2006 12 1 - 2
A Scamndal on the Left?
TerraByte 01/12/2006 21 3 - -
SPECS -- A New Paradigm for Business
TerraByte 12/03/2005 5 - - 9
What Americans Want
TerraByte 11/25/2005 6 4 - -
Perspective on Bush Deficits
TerraByte 10/31/2005 12 3 1 1
Kossock Halloween Decorations for Guys
TerraByte 10/30/2005 22 5 - 8
A Lie by Any Other Name ...
TerraByte 09/24/2005 5 7 5 36
9/11: A Statistician's Lament
TerraByte 09/11/2005 7 4 - 2
Read My Lips -- Seven New Taxes
TerraByte 09/08/2005 14 1 - -
Where in the U.S. are the Supreme Court Justices?
TerraByte 09/06/2005 1 6 - 3
Right-Wing Favorites
TerraByte 08/14/2005 24 3 - 1
Conservative Cross Words
TerraByte 07/19/2005 - - - -
Piquing Public Interest In `Peachment
TerraByte 06/15/2005 3 3 - 2
Holy Smokes!
TerraByte 06/08/2005 4 3 - -
Would you be "Deep Throat" Poll
TerraByte 06/02/2005 11 1 - -
Rice: Grain of Satan? (Poll)
TerraByte 05/18/2005 4 1 - -
What Will It Take (with poll)?
TerraByte 05/16/2005 4 - - -
Radical Election Reform
TerraByte 04/20/2005 2 - - 8
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