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Aging Well

By |July 30th, 2019|Tags: , |

Many things in today's world don't age well. Tweets and rash social media posts are a great example. Twitter's lack of an edit button ensures that tweet vintage remains pure. On the other hand, music is an exception. The good stuff ages like a fine Cabernet, as does the gear used to experience it.

How to Understand the Constitution Without Really Trying

By |October 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |

A constitution is a contract. It’s also a rule book. One could also describe it as an etiquette guide in which bad manners are answered with real consequences. In short, it outlines the expected behaviors of all parties involved in the consent-based government we discussed in the previous chapter.

The Great $5 Bill of Rights Robbery

By |October 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |

There were fourteen original copies of the Bill of Rights, one for the federal government and one for each of the 13 original colonies. Only eight states still have their copies: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. One of those only recently reclaimed theirs.

How The Chicago Cubs Won The Electoral Vote

By |November 12th, 2016|

There's a lot of angst about Hillary Clinton currently being ahead in the national popular vote, even though Donald Trump won the electoral vote. While there are hundreds of thousands of votes yet to be tallied, she may very well end up with more total votes than Trump. But it doesn't matter, because the popular vote isn't how we elect Presidents.


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