Friday, December 31, 2010
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
An across the boards decline in the significance of well accepted research is examined and explained
Read more http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/12/13/101213fa_fact_lehrer#ixzz19W1q1YEF
Read more http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2011/01/03/110103ta_talk_surowiecki#ixzz19VsFbz65
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Monday, December 27, 2010
Demonstrated by role in passage of 9/11 1st Responder Bill
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Saturday, December 25, 2010
KAILUA, HAWAII - Almost immediately after he walked off Air Force One early Thursday morning, a relaxed-looking President Obamahad a green lei around his neck and a smile on his face
Thursday, December 23, 2010
The number-crunchers on Wall Street are starting to crunch something else: the news.
Math-loving traders are using powerful computers to speed-read news reports, editorials, company Web sites, blog posts and evenTwitter messages — and then letting the machines decide what it all means for the markets
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
he tax deal negotiated between the president and Republicans is the latest version of trickle-down economics. It also confirms the Republican story of what happened to the economy and how to fix it: The bad economy is big government's fault, and the solution is to shrink government.
Monday, December 20, 2010
President Obama ends his first two years with image-altering successes; the next two may prove more frustrating.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Saturday, December 18, 2010
For a year or more, it has been the same.
If they keep pursuing work as carpenters, in fact, many of them may never find a job.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
US spy agencies paint grim picture of Afghan war
Two reports produced by US intelligence agencies sharply contradict the American military's claims of success in the nine-year-old war in Afghanistan.
The National Intelligence Estimates on Afghanistan and Pakistan were recently presented in secret to members of the Senate and House intelligence committees. They represent the consensus view of Washington's 16 separate intelligence agencies, led by the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the State Department and the various arms of military intelligence.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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Monday, December 13, 2010
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Wednesday, November 24, 2010
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Reading this article, it appears as though our Congress either no longer cares about those it governs, and/or is incompetent and unwilling to solve the problems which face us. Be afraid – Be very afraid!
“The unwillingness of the two parties to compromise to control a national debt that is rising to dangerous heights.”
“After decades of warnings that budgetary profligacy, escalating health care costs and an aging population would lead to a day of fiscal reckoning, economists and the nation’s foreign creditors say that moment is approaching faster than expected, hastened by a deep recession that cost trillions of dollars in lost tax revenues and higher spending for safety-net programs.
“Yet rarely has the political system seemed more polarized and less able to solve big problems that involve trust, tough choices and little short-term gain. The main urgency for both parties seems to be about pinning blame on the other, before November’s elections, for deficits now averaging $1 trillion a year, the largest since World War II relative to the size of the economy.
‘… hardly alone in sounding an alarm about the long-term budgetary outlook, which hasMedicare, Medicaid and Social Security costs growing at unsustainable rates and an inefficient tax system that cannot keep up.
“And to use the politics of fear and division and hate on each other — we are at a point right now where it doesn’t make a damn whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican if you’ve forgotten you’re an American.”
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
After more than thirty years as a respected educator, the victim is branded a sex offender following an innocent effort to simply do his job. Apparently done only to enhance the "Law and Order' reputation of the town prosecutor.
Friday, February 12, 2010
In January, on the first day of the Computer Science 106A: Program Methodology course at
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
(New York Times – February 10, 2010)
An election is coming, so the Republicans are trying to scare Americans by making it appear as if the Democrats don’t care about catching or punishing terrorists