Is it a slow news day? There's nothing at all happening in the world of science or technology that would be more important to the average nerd than this? What about every other bill the President has proposed? I haven't seen those on slash dot
Mod parent up. This is just tax policy news. There's no gadget, there's no advanced math - it's pure politics. This isn't news for nerds, this is news that applies to the general public and in no way applies specifically to nerds.
I'm sorry your crippling autism prevents you from being interested in anything that doesn't explicitly involve shiny gadgetry. Could I make a suggestion? If you don't find an article interesting DON'T READ THE ARTICLE.
It's later than you think, the joint Russian-American space mission has already begun.