Author Archives: Vincent Van Dinsky

Colin Kaepernick is banned from the NFL for peacefully protesting deaths like George Floyd’s.

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Ann Coulter does everything Joseph Goebbels did, but backwards and in high heels.

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New Hampshire primary proves we need ranked-choice voting for president

Ranked-choice voting tells us not just who everyone’s first choice is, but who everyone could agree on. https://www.concordmonitor.com/We-need-ranked-choice-voting-32890873

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Amazon is opening a supermarket with no cashiers. Is Whole Foods next?

https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/2/25/21151289/new-amazon-go-grocery-store-supermarket-cashiers-whole-foods-seattle

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RIP Larry Tesler, the Inventor of Copy-Paste

Tesler, who worked at Apple for decades, invented copy-paste functionality while at Xerox PARC and is responsible for a major deal that helped turn ARM into a dominant force in computers. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/n7jdgw/larry-tesler-the-inventor-of-copy-paste-was-more-influential-than-you-realize

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The Dumbest Business Idea Ever. The Myth of Maximizing Shareholder Value

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Accomplishments of the “Democratic Establishment”

Civil Rights Act – Voting Rights Act – Women’s Right to Vote – Equal Pay Act – Clean Air Act – Minimum wage – 40-hour work week – Overtime – Unemployment Insurance – Putting people on the Moon – Inventing … Continue reading

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Why Term Limits are Bad

Term limits are a corporate scam to give corporations even more political power than they already have. Term limits just guarantee that elected officials will be perpetual amateurs, while corporations can hire career professional lobbyists who will run circles around … Continue reading

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What is Socialism?

Building the Panama Canal – Winning WW II – Building the Interstate Highway System – Inventing the Internet – Putting people on the Moon – Public transportation Fire departments Police departments Public libraries Every branch of the US military Roads … Continue reading

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Vote by Mail Advantages

No standing in line – No taking time off work – No transportation problems – We have a 500 hour window to vote instead of a 12 hour window – Reduces or eliminates weather problems – Ballots are transported not … Continue reading

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