The Possible Debate Over The Military.

If Clinton wins her parties nomination for president we will miss out on an important and overdue debate concerning the role of the U.S. military. This is because in a general election the debate between her and her Republican would probably center over how engaged to be in foreign conflicts, not over we whether we
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Why Hilary Operates The Way She Does.

Hilary Clinton takes a fair amount of criticism for her willingness to compromise her positions from people who aren’t her supporters on the left. I heard an interview with her which was very illuminating the other day in this regard. The interview was from when she was running against Obama in the Democratic primaries. During
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The Sanders Health Care Plan.

Beanie Sanders health care plan has come under a great deal of scrutiny over it’s cost, in the arguments over that we need to be aware of a very important fact. Sander’s plan would save us, not cost us money. Every developed country which has universal single payer health care spends less in health care
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Why Bernie.

Bernie Sanders is attracting a lot of support, it isn’t unusual to see newsworthy items about him concerning the size of the crowds he is drawing and the number of donors he has attracted. For someone who is a self-proclaimed Socialist, (more properly he is a Social Democrat in the Scandinavian style), that is unheard of for U.S.
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AI.

There is an increasing amount of conversation about the development of artificial intelligence, with a great many smart people coming out to warn of what this could lead to. Most scenarios concern things along the lines of if AI believes humans compete with it for energy it may decide it is better off eliminating humans,
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How Probability Is Perceived . . .

I ran across this explanation of Probability as seen by different professions at Sam Wang’s Princeton Consortium and tracked it down to Ben Orin’s Math with Bad Drawings blog. A little about Ben and his blog as told by himself: “This blog is about the things I like. It’s also about the things I can’t
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