Category Archives: politics

Grimly and Without Joy

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The 2015 Hugo nominations have come out. Normally this is a great moment of satisfaction for me. I usually have not read all the nominees on the slate, so it’s like getting a Christmas present from my fellow science fiction geeks. Hugo nominations are generally so broad that what percolates up from the mass hive mind are usually stories that… Read more »

We will never surrender.

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A bottle of pills [extended healthcare rant, part 2]

[Alright, this is a bit long, but do me the favor of reading it through, okay?] There’s a bottle of pills sitting on my bookcase. Every night, I swallow one. I asked once at the pharmacy how much it would cost me to fill the script. Their response was eighty dollars for a month’s supply. It could be worse. The… Read more »