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Tim Patrick is a software architect and developer with more than 30 years of experience in designing and building custom software solutions. He is the author of multiple books on Microsoft technologies, and was selected as a Microsoft MVP for his support to the programming community. Tim earned his degree in computer science from Seattle Pacific University.
It's Not All Bad News

Today’s Breaking News: It’s Not All Bad News

Here in the twenty-first century, "news" means "bad news." But a fair reading of events sometimes turns bad news into ordinary news.
Johnny Carson

Review: Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson, one of America's most beloved personalities, and one of its most tortured souls.
The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

The Worldwide Threat against Enlightenment Ideals

America's founders believed that natural rights and legal protections enjoyed by England applied to America. They might be horrified to see them at threat in Turkey.
Age of Guns on Campus

The Age of Guns on Campus

Most schools today are proud to be gun-free zones. But there was a time when colleges made weapons available to students.
National Fear

National Fear

Fear over individual matters can sometimes be a sign of concern or care. But when it rises to the national level, it becomes dangerous.

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