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Tim Patrick

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.
Confused About Race

We are All Confused about Race

I was told to judge people by character and not by skin color. Was that wrong?
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 6

Part 6: The supply of doctors and medical goods is an important consideration in healthcare costs.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 5

Part 5: The very tool that we rely on to offset the high prices of medical care is a major contributor to those costs.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 4

Part 4: Healthcare is an exercise in economics, even if a doctor charges you nothing for services. Understanding basic economics is key to understanding healthcare.
Corporate Welfare

America’s Love Affair with Corporate Welfare

Corporate welfare is one government activity that is hated by both Conservatives and Liberals. But they might secretly be in love with the system.

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