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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.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much – Part 2

Part 2: The term "healthcare" covers a wide range of medical and non-medical public policy issues. And that's part of the problem.
Healthcare Costs

Why Healthcare Costs So Much

Part 1: Why does healthcare cost so much in the United States? Over the next several articles, we'll look into the various causes and trends in medical pricing.
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.

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Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, at least to my American readers.
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