The Lattice Project

Those who know me know that I load BOINC on my desktop computers so I can give something back to society with their idle time. No, I’m not like the current GOP replacement for Obamacare which could be more aptly named “be rich or die.” Every person who has a desktop computer sitting at home …

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Sad But True

When you spend your life as an IT consultant trained in stepwise refinement and proper analysis techniques this cartoon really does reflect what is currently going on in Washington. There should never be a repeal only legislation to either fix or replace. Just imagine if any one of us went to our client/employer and said …

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Death of the 2 Party System

Whether you are watching the twitching of the Republican dinosaurs in Springfield, Illinois or watching politics on the national level you have to come to the same conclusion. The 2 party system of graft, corruption and cronieism has died. Its last few surviving dinosaurs lie twitching and shivering in the nuclear winter where they will …

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The I Can’t Afford It Myth

When it comes to ACA (Obamacare) good many people have offered up the “can’t afford it” argument in various flavors, many of which center around “deductibles so high people cannot afford to use the insurance.” I wanted to explore this, because mostly it isn’t true, or at best it is only true for a tiny …

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