Amazon and Piling On

Lately, you can’t follow a Twitter feed without readingĀ an article lambasting Amazon for one or another business practice. These articles are often fraught with inconsistency, economic fallacy, and anti-business/anti-corporate leftist rhetoric. I don’t often delve into politics on this blog, but I wanted to take just a minute to point out one instance of where […]

Elysium Makes No Sense, and Matt Damon is an Idiot

First, let me say this: I haven’t seen Elysium, and likely won’t. At least, I won’t pay good money to see it at the theatre. Maybe I’ll watch it when it comes out on HBO or Starz. Maybe. I have, though, read a number of reviews, and they all seem to point to the same […]

Rush Limbaugh is Wrong – The Tech Media is Leftist and Pro-Apple

Source: Rush Limbaugh Show Rush Limbaugh is a bit of a blowhard, and the typical conservative. I agree with Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, which means that I find liberals and conservatives equally offensive–which further means that I might coincidentally agree on occasion with something that Rush says, but certainly not with the principles by […]

The Tech Chat Endorses Mitt Romney [Politics]

Update: Clearly, I was disappointed by the election results, and don’t have much confidence that the United States will move any closer to its original founding ideals of individual rights and limited government. Indeed, I fear that by the end of the next four years, we’ll barely recognize the United States as the one and […]

Some Thoughts on SOPA and PIPA

Update: I need to make something clear here: I am fervently and absolutely in support of protecting intellectual property rights. I abhor piracy, and believe it’s government’s legitimate responsibility to take strong action against it. My understanding of SOPA/PIPA is that it is too vague and gives government too much power, and is not the […]