Tom Merritt

Tom Merritt

Founder of DTNS Also Sword and Laser, Current Geek, Cordkillers and more. Author of Pilot X & Gallium. Coffee achiever

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The year 2050 “Mommy why do Columbus and Tampa Bay keep playing?” “No one remembers anymore dear. The crowds left long ago. Some say they were never here.”

I have a question but I only care what @Veronica  and @KevinHearne  think about it. What is the greatest taco?

They’re about to score. I feel it.

“I’ll just take a quick break and watch the end of this game...”

There have been 45 years since 1789 when the US had no Vice President in office.

I recently found myself digging up the 1980s miniseries starring Robert Mitchum recently, so I'm excited to see Winds of War is getting another take. Very curious to see what they do here -

Plant-based eggs that leave chickens to... do whatever chickens do... and the Microsoft Duo. So many things that make us smile. Ready for a good day, internet?


“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

What outfit do you think Bill will wear at his wife's announcement?

FCC plans to allow "commmercially reasonable" discrimination as net neutrality. Which is not net neutrality at all.

Massive spying on citizens, police exonerated of murder, a bad and worsening distribution of wealth. Man Germany was awful in in the 1930s.

Being against racism doesn't make you a liberal. Or a conservative. It makes you a thinking human being.

The peaceful transition of power is not up for debate.

One of the greatest human minds of all time. RIP Stephen Hawking -

Put aside what you think of the president (pro or con) and read the Mueller indictment. The important part isn't about the President it's the details of what the Russian attackers did. Then realize they didn't stop. They're still doing it. Not for either party but for Russia.

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.” Winston Churchill

CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 22 million flu illnesses, 210,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths from flu in the US. Not coronavirus. Regular old flu. There have been 12 cases of Chinese Coronavirus in the US.