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Not Qualified

Neither Clinton nor Trump is qualified. Certainly, Gary Johnson isn’t. While we can debate the relative merits of the three candidates’ fitness to be our nation’s next Commander in Chief, what’s abundantly clear following in the wake of the first presidential debate, not to mention some disturbingly ignorant comments by Libertarian candidate Johnson, is that none of the candidates is…

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Big Data Will Pick Our Next President

By Lloyd Marino Forget the debates. They’re a lot of talk, but change few minds. Speeches and rallies gather the faithful, but bring in few new supporters. Newspapers and TV news are too easily distracted by the latest scandal and much of direct mail is thrown out unread. Instead, it is big data that will elect our next president, at…

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Big Data Battles Global Climate Change

By Lloyd Marino Now that Autumn is here with falling temperatures reminding us that winter is on its way, global warming may not seem like such a hot topic. But remember, when it is winter here, it is summer for half the globe. Global warming needs to be a year-round concern. August 2016 was the hottest August since reliable records…

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Non-Standardized Medicine

Standardized Medicine Henry Ford, who pioneered the assembly line mass production manufacturing system, once said that a customer who bought his Model T car could have it "painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black." Today, of course, Ford cars come in a variety of colors and with an extensive range of options beyond Henry Ford’s…

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