Global Warming

Published on: May 16, 2014

First published in 2009, this comes from an oil man and an expert in his field. I thought I had lost it in a migration from one CMS to this one. Although some is dated, its main points are still true. … Read more

Climate Change

Published on: Apr 14, 2014

We used to talk about global warming, but that, of course was a terrible misnomer. Warming, as I understand it, is happening in the oceans and and playing havoc with the world's weather systems. … Read more

State of the Union

Published on: Jan 28, 2014

state of the union poll-37% divided, 23% troubled, 21% deteriorating, 19% recovering, 14% broken, 13% hopeful, 3% strong

Between January 22 and 25, Wall Street Journal/NBC asked 800 Americans which one or two words best describes the state of the union. According to today's Wall Street Journal Poll, 37 percent of American's see the union as "divided". Thus the question, "What Union".

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Boxing Day

Published on: Jan 12, 2014

Xmas Boxes

Sometimes it takes a while to get back into routine after a vacation. I totally forgot a very important holiday that falls between Christmas and New Year's. Luckily I was reminded by an article… Read more

One Selfish Argument for Raising the Minimum Wage

Published on: Dec 11, 2013

fast foodNelson Mandela spent a lifetime working to ease the struggles of his countrymen. Isn't it ironic that, in its haste to feed us the news of Nelson Mandela's passing, the mainstream media forgot the struggles of the underpaid Americans who work to feed us everyday?… Read more