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Carmen Yarrusso, a software engineer for 35 years, designed and modified computer operating systems (including Internet software). He has a BS in physics and studied game theory and formal logic during his years with the math department at Brookhaven National Lab. He lives in New Hampshire and often writes about uncomfortable truths.

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Saturday, March 22, 2014     

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Only Way To Get Big Money Out of Politics: Devalue Political Influence
(1 comments) Exposing deception reliably and effectively is the only way to get big money out of politics.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014     

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An Elegantly Simple Way to Revolutionize Government
(12 comments) Our politicians sell deception to special interests because deception fools the masses. If we could expose deception, its value would plummet and big money in politics would dry up.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013     

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Criminalize Political Lies to Save Planet Earth
(1 comments) We need to treat political lies as a very serious crime with very serious penalties

Tuesday, June 11, 2013     

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Top Ten Reasons to Legalize Marijuana Now
(11 comments) The drug war is a vast, violent government scam. Like the classic mafia protection racket, our government creates a perpetual problem and then charges us exorbitantly to "protect" us from it. Marijuana is the linchpin of the drug war. Legalizing marijuana will sound the death knell for this devastating crime against humanity.

Thursday, February 28, 2013     

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Why Humanity is Doomed Unless Our Schools Start Teaching Our Children How to Think (we need a fourth "R")
(12 comments) It's way past time to add a fourth "R" to our children's curriculum - reason (actually something much broader than reason, which I call "sound thinking". Why we're doomed if we don't do this soon.

Monday, August 27, 2012     

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EXPOSED: Official Game Rules of American Politics (satire)
(4 comments) Secret inner workings of America's beloved political system exposed.

Monday, October 3, 2011     

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Neutralizing Citizens United Won't Get Big Money Out of Government--Reducing the VALUE of Political Influence ONLY way
(3 comments) Explains why greatly reducing the VALUE of political influence is the ONLY way to get big money out of government

Saturday, April 16, 2011     

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WikiArguments: a Simple, Efficient, and Effective Way to Completely Eliminate Deceit in Congress
(2 comments) Too good to be true? It may sound impossible, but this simple Internet-based system could completely eliminate deceit by members of Congress, which would revolutionize our government.

Friday, April 8, 2011     

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Why OpEdNews and 99.9% of America's Progressive Political Websites Are Unwitting Enemies of Political Reform
(7 comments) Progressive websites divert our attention and our energy from any real political reform by harping on the symptoms of government corruption while ignoring the root cause.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011     

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The Supreme Political Problem: Why the F**k Isn't Big Money in Government the Overwhelming Focus of Political Blogs?
(9 comments) We're wasting our time chronicling the countless symptoms of our corrupt government while doing practically nothing about the root cause. Until we solve The Supreme Political Problem, real change is impossible.

Monday, March 7, 2011     

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A Manifesto for the Impending Second American Revolution
(1 comments) A cogent argument for a peaceful second American revolution.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011     

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Forcing Congressional Accountability: Why Our Government Would Fear Wikiarguments More than WikiLeaks
A simple Internet-based system that would prevent evasion and force Congressional accountability by requiring a minimum standard of truth for members of Congress.

Friday, November 19, 2010     

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Wikiarguments: A practical plan to get big money out of politics
A practical plan to get big money out of politics

Tuesday, October 19, 2010     

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Why a peaceful, people's revolution is the only way to take back our government
(33 comments) A short, clear, cogent argument for a peaceful revolution.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010     

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Satire: Study Concludes Americans Are the Stupidest People on the Planet
(3 comments) A recent Rand study explains why America's political system is a dismal failure.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010     

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Satire: Pelosi Finally Explains Why Single-Payer is "off the table" (press conference)
(1 comments) Cuts to the chase on why single-payer is "off the table".

Tuesday, January 12, 2010     

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Satire: Top CEO Defends America's Health Insurance Industry (press conference)
Clearly exposes health insurance con game and the crooks in DC who facilitate this con game. A short, powerful argument for single-payer

Tuesday, October 20, 2009     

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A Plea to the New Hampshire House and Senate for a Dignified Medical Marijuana Bill
This piece argues for a DIGNIFIED medical marijuana bill, where we the people are put ahead of government special interests that profit greatly from marijuana prohibition.

Sunday, August 23, 2009     

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Why single-payer is the ONLY sensible health care reform (explained in plain English)
(7 comments) A comprehensive, crystal clear argument explaining why single-payer is the only sensible way to provide high-quality, reasonably priced health care to the American people. It exposes the many lies insurance companies use to protect their massive profits.

Sunday, July 12, 2009     

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Congress: End the Insane Drug War Now!
(8 comments) This piece meticulously argues against the drug war while taking to task our so-called "representatives". It distills out just the essentials and thereby exposes the sheer immorality of this destructive policy.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009     

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Just Say No (to medical marijuana in NH) an open letter to Governor Lynch
(6 comments) Illegal drugs are in the news. From the Mexican drug wars, to President Obama's evasion of the issue on his Internet forum, to efforts in many states to pass medical marijuana laws. This piece illustrates the absurdity of keeping marijuana illegal. Now is the time for serious drug law reform.

Friday, March 6, 2009     

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Enforcing intellectual honesty in our political system
Yarrusso argues that an Internet-based system that manages political ideas and arguments could be used to enforce intellectual honesty in our political system

Sunday, March 1, 2009     

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Our Political System Threatens Humanity
(11 comments) Yarrusso argues that real change won't happen unless we radically reform our "deeply corrupt" political system.

Friday, August 8, 2008     

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Why the Drug War is a Crime against Humanity Explained in Plain English
(1 comments) A powerful argument against drug prohibition