Category Archives: Competition

Protesters Are Opposing Robots! Could Robots Replace Protesters?

Anti-Robot  protesters appeared at a recent techie gathering; we wonder what took them so long? Political reaction against machines replacing people on the job dates back to the Luddites. They were unhappy to see machines replacing people in production and … Continue reading

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I’TS (Insert Name)’s FAULT! (It can’t be US!)

We seem a consistent, if pretty funny species. Arabs are poor and exploited by the damn Jews and the West. Russians are poor and exploited by the West as well; the Chinese are just recovering from the same disease. South … Continue reading

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Choices We Ignore That Our Leaders Cannot (And We Pay Their Prices)

Europe is quietly (so far as U.S. news reports are concerned) declining to improve economically. It remains Stuck   in its Greatest Depression and can no more find its way out than can the U.S. But there is one very significant difference … Continue reading

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Supremes Deck Aereo (And The Public)

Radio was first; nobody could figure out a means for collecting money for radio broadcasts so they were free to consumers, subsidized by advertisers. Then came TV with the same setup — until cable. Cable can charge fees for service … Continue reading

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Channeling Jews, Chinese…And Americans Of Then And Now

Comparing results of various societies is as discouraged as it is interesting, one supposes, because so many who are influential are so heavily invested in their particular situation that they therefore, wish to avoid comparisons. If the Jews are generally … Continue reading

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The Wal-Mart Wall Between Left And Right

A wall divides our Left from our Right, symbolized perfectly by Wal-Mart. The world’s most successful retailer pleases the Right by supplying multitudes of the poor with low-cost products they otherwise would find unavailable, while hiring multitudes of not very … Continue reading

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An American Reality Fable…

It seems curious that so many Americans are so ignorant of ordinary economics, and so uncaring that they have not figured out what is happening to them and their lifestyle. It certainly doesn’t require an advanced or even any, degree … Continue reading

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