Lighter Fare

I haven’t posted much about gaming recently, because reasons.

I have been playing a pretty consistent bit of Heroes of the Storm, though, and will be for the forseeable future now that I have my brother hooked.  He has quite …

Full-time Refs?

NFL Referee

Here’s a fun fact many people don’t know:  Being an NFL referee is not a full-time gig.  Now, don’t get me wrong- they are well compensated- the average being ~$175,000 a season.  They also receive ‘bonuses’ for reffing playoff games …

The Two Tiny Changes the ACA Needs

There are two things the ACA has failed at, and they are almost inextricably linked.

The first is addressing the very basic health needs of young Americans, who rightfully feel like more is being asked of them, even as they …

Ethical Quandry

I’ll make this quick…

Why am I worried about potential ethics issues regarding our incoming President?

  1. Because he is being so tight with the information concerning his holdings and his plans in regard to them.
  2. Because his reluctance to distance

Sound of Silence

While I’ve been inevitably active on social media, I have not posted anything in this space since the election.  I have maybe a half-dozen aborted posts lurking, but I was unable to carry any of them to term. I’ve felt …

Apple’s Mixed Up, Really Bad Day

So, over two days, Microsoft and Apple held consecutive press events to debut / refresh some of their higher-priced products.  Microsoft introduced the Surface Studio, which is expensive and very pro/artist oriented, and Apple introduced their first significantly updated Macbook …

Travels

It’s a minute till midnight, and I’m starting to overcome the buzzing sensation I get from being on the road too long.  Quick math: 361 x 2 (to Syracuse and back) plus 190 x 2 (to Ann Arbor and back) …

The Great Debate

Here goes:

Trump:  Punitive taxes on companies that leave the USA.  He talks about jobs leaving the country- specifically calls out the Ford plant going to Mexico, the desolation of Michigan and Ohio.  Says he’ll cut business taxes from 35% …