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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song

OfficeMax Letter To "Daughter In Car Crash" Could Be Privacy's Whale Song The anti-whaling movement failed and failed, until it didn’t.  The movement took off when, in the late nineteen-sixties, scientists and others began to identify and record whale songs.  Hearing those ethereal noises,...

Jan 19 2014, 3:31pm CST

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway

Barbara Bush Is Right About Political Dynasties, But America Would Elect Jeb Bush Anyway “If we can’t find more than two or three families to run for office, that’s silly, because there are great governors and great eligible people to run.  And I think that the Kennedys, Clintons, Bushes — there are just...

Jan 19 2014, 9:41am CST

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For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now?

Net Neutrality Ruling: What Happens Now? Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling against the FCC's net neutrality rules will probably not mark the end of the internet as we know it. Following the ruling, internet providers now in theory have the ability to prioritize...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering I recommend that entrepreneurs – regardless of where they live – check out the New York Tech Meetup (NYTM). This monthly mini-conference – which sells out in minutes – fills an 860-seat auditorium and a secondary...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

The Ignorance Of Today's College Students Shouldn't Surprise Us

The Ignorance Of Today's College Students Shouldn't Surprise Us By Blaine McCormick & Burton Folsom What did our students learn during this holiday break between college semesters?  Once finals were over, many probably went to see a movie or took a trip with their family.  What...

Jan 8 2014, 7:21am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013 Twitter became many things in the year 2013. A public company, for one. But also an increasing source of breaking news and a platform for conversation of all types. It’d be impossible to distill through the literal...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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In 2008, PolitiFact's 2013 'Lie Of The Year,' That You Could Keep Your Health Plan Under Obamacare, It As Rated 'True' On December 12, the self-appointed guardians of truth and justice at PolitiFact named President Obama’s infamous promise—that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it”—its 2013 “Lie of the Year.” An...

Dec 27 2013, 1:16pm CST

The Next Ronald Reagan Is The Leader Who Rediscovers Something Very Basic

The Next Ronald Reagan Is The Leader Who Rediscovers Something Very Basic So let’s see where we are with a large and crucial sector of the American economy. Costs in this sector have been soaring for most of the previous decade, depressing income growth and significantly harming the overall...

Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Branch by recommending legislation to be passed by Congress, or through presidential veto, he...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

Why Ambassador Locke is Really Leaving Beijing: Seattle has Better Coffee

Why Ambassador Locke is Really Leaving Beijing: Seattle has Better Coffee There is a sense of disappointment from many American expats in China that Gary Locke is stepping down, though others have expressed a certain amount of schadenfreude glee at the potential hints of scandal. And while...

Dec 21 2013, 8:46pm CST

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO

My Diabolical Plan To Become Google's CEO You read that right. CEO. Chief. Evil. Officer. I love Google’s products. I’ve deconstructed its strategy – and written reports on it. But even Google can’t grow forever. Eventually, it will need a dollop of evil to...

Dec 21 2013, 8:06am CST

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous?

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous? Senators Sherrod Brown (D.-Ohio) and Patrick J. Toomey (R.-Pa.) just held the first of a series of hearings asking experts how to improve retirement security, and their prescriptions are to expand Social Security...

Dec 20 2013, 1:47pm CST

Milwaukee Bucks Owner May Regret Supporting Scott Walker Recall

Milwaukee Bucks Owner May Regret Supporting Scott Walker Recall Former U.S. senator and Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl wants a new arena for his NBA team. Kohl says his team needs to replace the antiquated BMO Harris Bradley Center in order to insure the Bucks remain in Milwaukee....

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

CTIA Completes its Stolen Smartphone Database

CTIA Completes its Stolen Smartphone Database The CTIA has completed its stolen smartphone database. This is a complex arrangement whereby all smart phones will be tracked or locked if stolen. Thereby the very motivation of theft will be prevented.

Nov 28 2013, 6:36am CST

Bitcoin Price Soared Above $1,000

Bitcoin Price Soars Above $1,000 for the First Time Bitcoin price soared above $1,000 for the very first time on Wednesday. The digital currency is in a boom now. Yesterday, the price of one Bitcoin hit an all-time high of $1,073 on Mt. Gox.

Nov 28 2013, 5:36am CST

USS Forrestal Scrap Sold for A Cent

USS Forrestal, Scrap Sold for 1 Cent The USS Forrestal was the scene of a harrowing tragedy that left many dead in its wake. That was a long time ago and it has since been decommissioned. Today, USS Forrestal scrap metal has been sold for a single cent.

Oct 24 2013, 5:08am CDT

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the security of the fingerprint authentication system shows the fallibility of Apple’s latest technology.

Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns Senator Al Franken wrote a letter to Tim Cook expressing privacy concern over Apple's ID Touch on the iPhone 5S. Some of the questions the politico asked Tim do not have easy answers.

Sep 21 2013, 6:06am CDT