July 2016

Hedge funds love Hillary

From yesterday’s Wall Street Journal: Owners and employees of hedge funds have made $122.7 million in campaign contributions this election cycle, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics—more than twice what they gave in the entire 2012 cycle and nearly 14% of total money donated from all sources so far. The lines around what […]

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Some efficiency tips for noobs

My biggest pet peeves are clutter, unnecessary details and logistical messes. I hate digging around for things in my own home. I can hardly stand watching someone try to find some important “lost” file on their computer because they weren’t thinking when they saved it the first time. I go crazy listening to people stress […]

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Jesus as salesman. Relatable Jesus.

We really don’t know much about Jesus. To show that, here’s a perspective on Jesus from Bruce Barton – a critical dissection of his method that, for unclear reasons, I don’t think Christians are usually willing to entertain: Finally he knew the necessity for repetition and practiced it. It has been said that “reputation is repetition.” No […]

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My 2016 election predictions

Last June I predicted Hillary would win the Democratic nomination. Also predicted that Bernie would come close. Also predicted Scott Walker would bore, struggle in the debates, and get nowhere. Also predicted Christie would “either shine or bomb” (funny enough, he sort-of did both). All of that was correct. I also predicted Jeb would win the GOP nomination. […]

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My alma mater in the news

…well, maybe not the news, per se. Does The Atlantic count? Grove City College reports demographic and some other information to the government on a voluntary basis, said its president, Paul McNulty. He said that—even though it doesn’t have to—the college also tries to adhere to the principles of Title IX to serve male and female students […]

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