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"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." – C.S. Lewis ( on government response to and other crises?)

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Thanks for the welcome, #@freemo Here's my .

I'm...
• a dad of a handful of kiddos, married, living in Colorado.
• a Christian in the Anglican tradition, and suppose I'm an unaffiliated conservatarian.
• a reader, working through the great novels as well as easier/fun books and nonfiction.
• a card and board game player and am happily teaching more to my kids as they get older.
• short on free time. I enjoy a philosophical pipe as I read and/or reflect, and occasionally get my guitar or bow/arrows out to learn new skills.
• a software developer... and have been for a very long time, now in the world of APIs and cloud development (CRM/SFDC).

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I'm allowed to put weight on my broken leg now. Just registered for the marathon in October.

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These Americans gave some of the worst answers to simple questions that we've heard...

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Even though I broke my leg, I'm still hopeful and investing in . I was about 100 miles into my last pair when I fell. I saw a deal on them, blue and white.

They just got delivered. I don't really care about colors. But I did not expect the sparkles. They're all glittery. Glittery men's running shoes. Who knew!

Maybe they'll make my runs faster...or maybe just sparklier.

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Cornell Vaccine Mandate Only Applies to White Students

The Ivy League school offers a race-based exemption from its new mandatory flu shot, requiring only white students to get immunized before returning to the area.

thecollegefix.com/cornell-vacc

As the dad of a multi racial family, I still retain my ability to think and may not fit your stereotype of what the dad of a multi racial family must think.

Replace "dad of a multi racial family" with another descriptor of me the statement remains true.

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Saw this and downloaded it before Twitter disappeared it from my timeline. Wishing our Canadian friends good luck with with what their leaders are pushing on them.

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Adding the header "google=💩️" to all my web servers
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