Monthly Archives: April 2013

Comments on the Movie “Switch” and discussion at UC Irvine

I have just returned from a showing of the movie Switch about forms of energy generation, and searching for our energy future, sponsored by the Newkirk Center.  Presenting was the film’s director, Harry Lynch.  We are planning to show this to … Continue reading

Posted in Autos, Conservation, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, Fossil Fuel Energy, Oil, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, UC Irvine, Wind Energy | Leave a comment

Universal Background Check Defeat and its reflection on the US as a democratic nation.

In some past posts, I have commented on how the US differs from a perfect, real, or even effective democracy.  There have been many excellent articles in major newspapers on the need for universal background checks, and I don’t have to … Continue reading

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