Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Random Notes from a Crank

If you worry about our freedom of speech like I do, check out "The Newest Excuse for Shutting Down Campus Speech: 'Security.'"

If you've ever read any of the Stoics, you're going to appreciate "The Next Great Stoic Competition" from Existential Comics. 

The Telegraph has an article out that relates how eating cheese is actually good for you, which provides plenty of solace for a cheese lover like me: "High-fat Cheese: The Secret to a Healthy Life?" 

I've read articles over the years that claim that eating cheese is addictive. Recently The Huffington Post took up that claim in "We Found Out If Cheese is Really as Addictive as Cocaine." It's not, but eating cheese is certainly one of the pleasures in life. 

While I might be amenable to cutting the corporate taxes in some fashion in order for U.S. companies to stay in the States (but can we also stop the corporate welfare that currently exists?), Trump's new economic plan simply helps the rich with a tremendous dose of wishful thinking as is detailed in "Trump's Economic Plan Goes from Worse to Bad." 

The above article about corporate welfare from Forbes spurs me to provide these:

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