Fifteen billionaires and six coorporations own more than 90% of U.S. media. So I was a little amused when U.S. News published this today... https://www.usnews.com/opinion/thomas-jefferson-street/articles/2017-05-31/if-congress-stays-silent-russias-election-meddling-is-our-future U.S. News… Read more "Billionaires Worry About Russian Interference in U.S. Elections"
Having breakfast with a friend who is a history expert, the conversation wandered over to the sensational Portland Oregon incident concerning one Mr. Christian, a hijab -wearing Muslim… Read more "Similarities Between the Dreyfuss Trial and Christian Trial of Portland"
For safety’s sake its would be a good idea for the T.S.A. to go ahead and ban all notebook computers except those that are used by American… Read more "Ban Media Laptops on All Int. Flights?"
Making a political trial of what was otherwise a fairly common sort of crime, although usually one with alcohol or drugs involved, makes me a little uncomfortable.… Read more "Queeg, Christian and Portland"
If the recent scientific finding that mankind became the human line in Europe-in the Balkans 7.2 million years ago, just before nationalism several million years later with… Read more "Mankind Was Born in Belgrade and Berlin not Africa (science news)"
Senator McCain has a different point of view about Russian leader Vladimir Putin and ISIS. He feels that Mr. Putin is a greater threat than ISIS and… Read more "John McCain’s Comparative Threat Index of ISIS and Vlad Putin"
Before the Industrial Revolution the ecosphere was more or less healthy. Since then it has fallen into decay. It is the commons that everyone exploits and few… Read more
In addition to honoring the nation's veterans that served and died, those victims of the 9-11 massacre should be added for official observance on Memorial Day. The… Read more "Add Flight 93 & 9-11 Twin Towers People to Memorial Day Observance"
What is actually wrong with trying to establish a back-channel line of communication to Moscow that circumvents the bureaucratic and non-secure diplomatic channels or those run by… Read more "Should Trump Transition Team Have Trusted Officially Leaky Como-links?"
The slaying of two men and stabbing of a third in Portland aboard a light rail train is a reminder of how dangerous it can be to… Read more "MAX-Tri-Met Slayings; Naming and Necessity"
The question 'what is truth' precedes ‘where is truth’. Is truth in the mind, within a book, on the tip of a statue's nose or within a… Read more "Where Truth Is"
Hillary Clinton giving a commencement speech at Wellesley College once again applied hate speech criteria referring to those that vote 3rd party as 'crazy'. Democrats and Republicans… Read more "Hillary’s Continuing Abuse of 3rd Party & Dissentient Voters"
T/F; each mathematically chaotic system has a meta-mathematical reciprocal of order
In the context of Kierkegaard's 'Fear and Trembling', the Universal should not, without exceedingly good cause, be suspended. The age of fracture we are living in takes… Read more "Doesn’t God Trump the Universal?"
Vladmir Purin should create the equivelent of the Rhodes Scholarship to balance the influence on U.S. foreign policy. Bill Clinton-the first U.S. President to have attended Oxford… Read more "Russian eqv. of Rhodes Scholarship Wonted for Balance"
Here are a few interesting and scenic Northern Ice videos... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGrxlYExeyU Svalbard satellite timelapse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t58AbGd2Vd0 Taking off from Svalbardx https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1F_BzHdjQs NASA Operation… Read more "Arctic Ice Loss, Methane, Svalbard YT-Videos"
President Trump rightly pointed out that the Germans are very, very bad. He was referring to their trade surplus with the U.S.A. After reading Tacitus history book… Read more "So Germany is Very Bad; What Can Be Done?"
When the Harvard Crimson student paper was hacked targeting Mark Zuckerberg visiting for a commencement speech there were articles posted about it descriving some of the Facebook… Read more "Gates, Zuckerberg and Jobs; Honest Starts or Not?"
When Barrack Obama left office he had brought chaos to the Middle East and a slow-burning conflict to Europe in Ukraine. Terrorism had increased more than at… Read more "Trump’s Herculean Challenge; Restore Int. Order, the Economy and Clean Stables"
One would need ESP to know how the Seahawks will do next season. Richard Sherman is restive and wants to move on and Coach Carroll should find… Read more "Richard Sherman May Go to Dallas"
Republicans need to get real with a good health care paradigm that isn't just a crooks ideal transformation of Obama-Corporate-Burocratocare into cheap-o-care for the benefit of the… Read more "Republicans-Democrats Forget Common Sense on Health Care"
People dying from Alzheimer's are up 50% perhaps as a result of a worse social environment to live in rather than from an influx of immigrants from… Read more "People Forget Clinton-Era Dumbing Down-Alzheimers Deaths Up 50%"
HUD Sect. Ben Carson in an interview recently said that ‘poverty is a state of mind’. Yes the remark had a context in which it appeared such… Read more "‘Poverty is a State of Mind’-Dr. Ben Carson"
Evolution can mean many things. Change and complexity increasing in time seems to be the main meaning. Things that don't work die off. That's the paradigm when… Read more "Evolution of the Christian Church"
The costs of destroying the purity of ANWR will far outweigh the benefits of tearing up tundra, melting permafrost, laying miles of pipeline, spillling pollutants, wreaking havoc… Read more "President Trump; Pissing in the Ocean at ANWR"