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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Political Cultures

    by , 01-09-2015 at 04:39 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    This morning I saw this video about Utah saving money and housing homeless people by simply giving the homeless apartments. It certainly makes sense, and it would be effective and cost effective, but I doubt that we will see much more of this, because many people make lots of money off the homeless; although it may be different in different places.

    Here in Massachusetts most social services ...
  2. Licenses or Favoritism

    by , 07-31-2014 at 04:36 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Here in Massachusetts the Great and General Court passed and the governor signed into law a law that will permit three “resort-casinos” in the Commonwealth. I don’t think much of casino gambling at all. I regard casinos as businesses designed to take money from individuals and fill the pockets of the casino owners, much like insurance companies. I doubt that I will ever visit any of those casinos, if they will be built, but the small, limited number of casinos annoys me. In effect the State government ...