This old nugget came up on social media again. At least here in Boulder County there is a belief that the number of unlicensed vehicles are the reason that the roads are in such a poor state of repair. Boulder … Continue reading Car Registrations pay for Roads? Nope.
America Is Using Up Its Groundwater Like There’s No Tomorrow It would indeed be ironic if the capitalist juggernaut that is America for the last 100-yeats came crashing down because it failed to heed the warning of Elinor Ostrom, Nobel … Continue reading NYTimes: America Is Using Up Its Groundwater Like There’s No Tomorrow
While researching a music project for ctproduced.com, I stumbled across this article by Anita Poirier in the Los Angeles Free Press, December 28th, 1973. It’s a fascinating read given how we are depending on electric Vehicles to save the planet from an impending planetary melt-down. Both pages of the newspaper can be read here (PDF) – the pages also contain an interesting article on the EPA. Detroit and the federal government have turned their backs on the discovery of a low-cost, smog-free engine. This amazing machine, perfected by a Van Nuys engineering firm, actually operates on four wet cell, 6-volt … Continue reading Smog Free Engine Ignored
through inefficiency and failed systems. By complete coincidence I moved my prescriptions to Amazon Pharmacyhttps://pharmacy.amazon.com/ the week they launched their $5 RXpasshttps://www.forbes.com/sites/saibala/2023/01/28/amazons-bold-5-prescription-drug-program-is-the-future-of-pharmacy/?sh=1468546a116c. It hasn’t gone well, 7-days later I’m still waiting for my first refill and have been out of that drug for 4-days. One of the lessons of qualifying for Medicare is you are pretty much required to pay for a Part-D drug plan. Even if you have Part-C insurance, it often won’t include drug insurance. If you don’t take out a Part-D plan, you can be assessed for a penalty payment in Medicare which you will pay for … Continue reading Amazon Pharmacy Could Kill You
We are approaching the fourth major marketing blitz in two months. It’s never ending. First, it’s “Thanksgiving”, then in short order after the Thanksgiving marketing blitz, the “Black Friday” blitz starts. Just as Black Friday comes to an end followed … Continue reading Try An e-mail Detox
It’s hard to know what to do with the GOP threats to Social Security and MedicareGOP threats to Medicare and Social Security take center stage in last days before election (msn.com), kinda like their threat to invalidate the ACA aka … Continue reading Whither Social Security & Medicare?
This post is about community hubs, realization, and an upcoming planning application. My neighbor Bekah will from time to time remind or goad me that we live in suburbia. We live on the outskirts of town, or as I’m inclined … Continue reading 3rd Places – Nate Allebach
You are welcome to have an opinion one way or the other about the fact that Herschel Walker paid for a partner/lover to have an abortion, especially now he is a useful fool for the GOP Christian nationalists who’ll do … Continue reading The hypocrisy of Hershal Walker – No not abortions
Thinking about doing “AI”? – I gave GPT-3 a turn, it works well on generic questions, like “what is the value of public art”. “Public art can be a great addition to any community. It can add beauty and interest, … Continue reading Giving “AI” a spin
As a new American, for less than a year, after working in the country on and off for nearly 40-years, I’ve been totally dumfounded that America is effectively governed by an unelected supreme court. Since the Roe vs. Wade ruling … Continue reading The Constitution