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Random Thought 2015-03-29 10:49 PM

Tough when you hear your own words used back at ya – Degrade and destroy; change; if you were really sorry, you wouldn’t keep on doing it …

Random Thoughts

How Do Politics Interfere with the National Science Foundation and NASA?

Why do Congress members members keep getting involved in scientists’ work? Is it because they really love science? In my opinion, this interference impedes scientists’ communities from setting their own priorities and from continuing their work. 1,020 more words

Budgets

A Fatal Error?

What was the main difficulty that US forces faced in fighting against Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Iraq?  That they did not have a specific territory, that they were a terrorist organization with training camps and safe houses, but no standing army and no territory that they occupied and considered their own.   421 more words

Israel And Middle East

My questions to Bibi

We have two leaders in the Middle East sharing apocalyptic images of death and destruction while using religious dogma to support their positions.

Watch Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu’s speech to Congress here: … 239 more words

People

Progressives, Nuance and the Abortion Debate

On the Abortion (any political topic) debate.

Recently a Press Secretary (assistant) in the State Department spoke of the arcane means by which President Obama’s FP regarding the handling of the Middle East crisis (the current one; Feb/Mar 2015) was too nuanced for the Republicans (Conservatives) to understand. 960 more words

Politics

Managing the House of Cards

“Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.” 492 more words

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