Fort Worth Mega-Wreck

As of this writing, about 16 hours after it started in the pre-dawn darkness, the massive icing-related vehicle pileup on I-35 in near northern Fort Worth has claimed 6 lives, with at least 65 people being treated for injuries. Here’s a rolling story from local TV station WFAA channel 8. We’ve seen horror scenes like […]

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Making National Debt Relatable

A game has been going around some social media relating large quantities, like a million or billion, to time. This is to get people to understand how large really huge numbers really can be. I support that. Here’s a more-relatable version. If you earn $20 an hour, that’s a little over half a cent per […]

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Statement on the Capitol Violence

As most should know by now, on Wednesday, a group of apparently pro-Trump insurrectionist thugs illegally and violently stormed the U.S. Capitol. I strongly and unconditionally repudiate this behavior, period. I am resolutely consistent in condemning violence, regardless of who perpetrates it. No exceptions. People I might agree with on some issues do not get […]

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