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Chinese Hotel: 6 Days to Build

Chinese Hotel: 6 Days to Build

“Pay attention to how few workers are visible in any stage of production. There is no way that these techniques will not be adopted all over the world. Nobody is going to give China this kind of competitive edge. These techniques are going to be imitated. It means the end of today’s technology. Today’s technology is labor-intensive. This will not be true by 2030. The next step will be the adoption of these techniques for housing developments. The construction industry will work out the bugs in high-level projects. Then these techniques will be adopted by housing developers as the price of the tools continues to drop.” Continue reading

Podcast: Obamacare 2.0

Podcast: Obamacare 2.0

In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the recently unveiled Republican healthcare plan. The Republicans have come out with their much ballyhooed Obamacare “repeal and replace” plan. Turns out it doesn’t repeal. The replace part looks pretty awful. And of course, it’s just as unconstitutional as the original misnamed Affordable Care…

NW Oklahoma fire relief information

NW Oklahoma fire relief information

This week, wildfires burned over 780,000 (1,218 square miles) acres of land in northwestern Oklahoma, and southwestern Kansas, with additional large fires in the Texas Panhandle. At least seven deaths were reported, and thousands of head of cattle are …

Teetotalers Becoming the “In” Crowd

Teetotalers Becoming the “In” Crowd

  A growing crowd of pop culture icons and public leaders are coming out as teetotalers.  With GW Bush and several noted entertainers, living without recreational drugs(including booze) was a decidedly private matter. But Donald Trump is a bit more open about his lifestyle choice.   The old guard of Teetotalers were generally more judgmental and imposing, especially the religiously-motivated prohibition sy […]

Tournament of Waste: The Bitter 16

Tournament of Waste: The Bitter 16

From Tom Coburn’s Foundation to Restore Accountability:

Get ready for the 2017 Tournament of Waste! Starting with the “Bitter” 16, we are calling on YOU to decide the worst of government waste. Watch the teaser above and stay tuned for selection Wednesday on March 22nd!

Learn more about Restore Accountability here.

Minnesota Bill Would Require Consent for Vaccines; Push Back Against Federal Guidelines

Minnesota Bill Would Require Consent for Vaccines; Push Back Against Federal Guidelines

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Mar. 11, 2017) – A Minnesota House bill would allow parents to opt their children out of certain vaccinations. Passage of the bill would also push back against federal immunization initiatives. House Bill 2005 (HF2005) was introduced by Rep. Cindy Pugh (R-Chanhassen) to mitigate concerns regarding vaccine safety. The legislation would require…

Tulsa GOP Chair Moves To Undermine All Precinct Delegations

Tulsa GOP Chair Moves To Undermine All Precinct Delegations

  In an unprecedented move, Tulsa County Chairman, Mike Ford, is now adding his own roster of delegates to the county convention, scheduled for March 25th.  The move clearly undermines the authority of the precinct committees to select their own delegates to the county convention.  In a letter sent out within the past hours, Ford declares a major failure to organize the county’s several hundred precincts. Participation is fair below any in recorded his […]

Illinois Skips $9.1B Interest Payment on Pension Debt

Illinois Skips $9.1B Interest Payment on Pension Debt

“You read that right: They’re not going to pay. It’s not just Illinois facing crippling pension liabilities: It’s also happening in California and New York.” Continue reading