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Bob Morris
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Politics, coding, distance running
Politics, coding, distance running

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It generally surprises people when they learn Texas is the biggest producer of wind power. I mean, don’t Texans bathe in crude oil while foaming at the mouth about renewable energy? Well, actually, no. Texas has always been smart about energy. They import…

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A reader thoughtfully responds to my blog post about Sebastian Junger’s new book Tribe, which is about how soldiers with PTSD do better when they have a tribe to return to, and how our society is so fractured and at war with itself now it’s increasingly…

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For the first time ever, more millennials are living with their parents than are married or living with a partner, almost one-third. This otherwise intelligent AP article citing the Pew study starts with a silly sentence say these millennials are “in no…

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Lately my social media and news feeds are too often an open sewer of ranting hatred towards those with differing political views. Maybe yours is too. It’s not healthy. In fact, it’s diseased. In his new book Tribe, war journalist and adventurer Sebastian…

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Three deaths from altitude sickness, one death from falling, two climbers are missing, and about thirty are sick or have frostbite on Mount Everest. I have to wonder if expeditions are being rushed. Acclimating to altitude can take weeks and can’t be…

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India just had their highest temperatures ever at 123.8. Is this due to climate change, normal fluctuations, or both? I’m not sure anyone knows for sure, even as the planet does appear to be in a warming trend. Here in Vegas, for whatever inexplicable…

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In a further sign of the coming apocalypse, a Koch Institute Forum bashed neocons, empire building, and Israel hijacking US foreign policy. Instead, they said, we need to focus on rebuilding infrastructure at home, insuring meaningful education for all,…

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Nevada Democratic State chairwoman Roberta Lange has been getting abusive texts and phone calls, including death threats against her (and her granddaughter) from presumed Sanders supporters after the tumultuous Nevada State Convention which was eventually…

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Two interrelated events are clobbering the value of unicorns, which are private companies, generally tech-related, that plan to go public with insanely bloated valuations based on VC funding and their own bogus Non-GAAP earnings. Established public…

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Venezuela is nearing financial collapse with a coup possible, say concern trolls from US intelligence, who are almost certainly doing whatever they can to speed the collapse of that pesky socialist Maduro government. However, let’s be clear, the Venezuela…
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