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al-Nakba Day on Capitol Hill

Today I visited Washington, DC where the Capitol Building is getting a facelift. My goal was to connect with staff in each of the offices of the New Mexico delegation to talk about al-Nakba. 653 more words


COMPETES Act: The House Science Committee's Controversial Bill

Two weeks ago, the United States House Science Committee, chaired by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), passed the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1806) along party lines… 478 more words

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What kind of Government demands to 'listen in' but not 'listen to' the citizens?

A couple days ago a court ruling, on NSA data collection techniques, was handed down putting such governmental programs on hold as being for the time being illegal/unconstitutional. 339 more words


The Iraq Crisis

In the past few months, I have been angered over hearing about ISIS and their brutality in the news. It had me wondering what factors were involved in their emergence. 822 more words

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

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