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Conan O'Brien -- Louis C.K. Hates Cell Phones

Louis C.K. on Conan really hates technology even though it’s provided significant gains in standard of living. Louis outlines the negative externalities and the unintended consequences associated with the growth.

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California’s Plastic Bag Ban and California’s Health Crisis

Several articles have been recently published suggesting a potential link between California’s Plastic Bag Ban (Proposition 67) and the Hepatitis A outbreak among the homeless populations in California where more than a dozen have died and more than 400 have contracted the disease. 513 more words

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Obamacare Was Built With the Flaws Trump Now Exploits - Bloomberg

Source: Obamacare Was Built With the Flaws Trump Now Exploits – Bloomberg

I chose not to argue that Obamacare was going to collapse and be repealed in its entirety, but rather, that Obamacare would not, and could not, be the program that had been promised or intended.

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Smokey Bear Effect: The Paradox of Good Intentions Reaching Bad Results

“The part we haven’t thought of” – Astronaut Michael Collins when asked what the most dangerous part of the Apollo 11 flight was

Late summer and early fall in the United States is always an interesting time.  

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