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Things Found in Library Books: Part 4

Don’t get me wrong, I am not making fun of anyone’s religious beliefs. Everyone is entitled to their own relationship with the Divine (or not). I was just impressed with this pamphlet (© 1974 Leon I. 157 more words


How Oil Drives Conflict

War College is a podcast I have listened to for some time…This one is definitely worth a listen. -SF

Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russia has used natural gas as a weapon against Ukraine and Europe as a whole. 198 more words

Current Events

TransCanada sues U.S. for $15B for stopping Keystone XL

TransCanada filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution. The company is seeking $15 billion in damages stemming from the president’s decision. 196 more words

White House

Is Pakistan’s Economy Out Of The Woods?

By Mohsin Khan

Looking back over 2015, there are two quite distinct views on how Pakistan’s economy has fared. The first, expounded frequently by the government… 919 more words


Taking over the World

It was 1998 when I knew I wanted to take over the world.  Pinky and the Brain inspired it. (If a couple of lab rats can… 981 more words


I am on the Big Island of Hawaii

I am going to climb the highest mountain in the world. Not Mt Everest, but Mauna Loa, an active Volcano on the Big Island.

Mauna Loa is 4169 meters above Sea Level, but if you consider its total height from the sea floor, then it weighs in at 17170 meters! 361 more words


Waiting Patiently For Patience

If you were born any time after 1970, you probably remember the energy crisis of 1979.

The revolution in Iran had curtailed oil production. In retrospect the decline in oil production was quite small, but no one seemed to know that then. 546 more words