Oklahoma University’s Patented Steak?

An interesting article on NPR yesterday showed some of the major problems with the US Patent system. Oklahoma State University (OSU) is planning to patent a new ‘cut of beef’. The cut, dubbed ‘Vegas Strip Steak’ is from a part currently ground up and used for hamburgers There’s a slight problem though, in that at one point […]
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The Constitution is Just a Piece of Paper

The US as an ‘idea’ is dying. The country that used to pride itself on free speech, democracy, and being ‘the last remaining superpower’, is now apparently drunk on its own power. With unchecked powers expanding at every turn, and terror laden missives booming out from government departments, the country seems to be taking a […]
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US Pirate Parties in the News

Over the last week, the Pirate Party concept has had some nice airtime in the US, specifically in the states of Oklahoma and Oregon. The latter has even gone national, via CNN. In Oklahoma, the Pirate Party of Oklahoma (PPOK) has made a name for itself with it’s participation in the Oklahoma Ballot Access Reform […]
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