People who don’t have a particular skill tend to think of those who do have that skill as “knowing how” to do that thing.

To a non-programmer, a programmer is a person who “knows how” to write software. A doctor is a person who “knows how” to diagnose and treat…

Good news! The Republican healthcare plan will reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over ten years.

Bad news: 24 million people will lose their health insurance.

Is it worth it? To help you decide, here are a few other ways to look at those numbers:

  • Every time Trump spends a weekend at Mar-a-Lago, it costs 237 people.
  • Providing security for Trump Tower costs 36 people per day.
  • Eric Trump’s trip to Uruguay in January on behalf of the Trump Organization cost 7 people.
  • The wall Trump wants to build on the Mexican border will cost 1.5 million people.
  • Trump’s proposed increase in defense spending would cost 3.8 million people.

In September of 2015, Felicity and I flew to Iceland, met up with my brother Rusty and sister-in-law Laila, and spent two weeks circumnavigating the country in an RV on the famous Ring Road. It was an experience I’ll never forget.

Rainbow over Gullfoss

Each day we made our way gradually counterclockwise around…

Here are some things Trump supporters have said to me about Donald Trump in recent weeks:

“I’ve never liked him, and voted against him. He isn’t a conservative, and is one of the worst choices the Republican party could have made.”

“I don’t know much about Trump, and what I…

I was raised a Christian. Church every Sunday morning, sometimes again Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Prayers before every meal thanking God for the food we were about to eat and asking him to bless those who had less to eat than we did. …

Ryan Grove

Writer of code. Lover of movies. Eater of pie.

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