Author Archives: Dennis SILVERMAN

About Dennis SILVERMAN

I am a retired Professor of Physics and Astronomy at U C Irvine. For a decade I have been active in learning about energy and the environment, and in lecturing and attending classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UC Irvine.

Trump’s Challenges to Health Care, Medical Research, and Clean Air and Water

Trump’s Challenges to Health Care, Medical Research, and Clean Air and Water     I grew up with an old saying: “If you have your health, you have everything.” As I get older, I am finding more truth in that. … Continue reading

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Trump as Labelist in Chief, and his Response to Terrorists

Trump as Labelist in Chief, and his Response to Terrorists   Trump is convinced that giving people derogatory “labels” or “nicknames” will permanently embarrass them and defeat them.  Well, it got rid of his 17 opponents in the Republican primaries.  It … Continue reading

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The Budget Shows that Trump Hasn’t Gotten Religion from His Holy Pilgramage

The Budget Shows That Trump Hasn’t Gotten Religion from His Holy Pilgramage   Trump’s first official foreign tour of States and summits started with visits to the most holy cities that he can visit, Riyadh for Muslims, Jerusalem for Jewish … Continue reading

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Under the Pomp of Saudi Arabia, Some Disturbing Circumstances

Under the Pomp of Saudi Arabia, Some Disturbing Circumstances   While the covering press was worried about whether Ivanka and Melania would wear scarves, the home press was covering Trump’s Russiagate. This meant that some background of Trump’s administration and … Continue reading

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Who Made Trump the World’s Realtor in Chief?

Who Made Trump the World’s Realtor in Chief?   Since “America First” Trump has left on his first official State trip, we will discuss the meeting of his global Ego with the rest of the World. In Trump’s claims of … Continue reading

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Trump as Witch Hunter in Chief

Trump as Witch Hunter in Chief   I can’t possibly remember all of the witch hunting that Trump has done, but I can give some examples. Trump’s first targets are women. ”Lock Her Up” to Hillary Clinton. Also, her supposed … Continue reading

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Trump Topics in Short

Trump Topics in Short   Trump not taped before Russia visit, but probably Russia taped now.   Trump was upset over Clinton’s erasure of emails, but Trump gives no files to Congress. VP citing Rod Rosenstein letter for reason Comey … Continue reading

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A Politician as FBI Director Will Affect All Legal Disputes, Not Just Russia

A Politician as FBI Director Will Affect All Legal Disputes, Not Just Russia   No matter what the Russia investigation turns up, it likely won’t be acted upon in any effective way. Its clear now that Attorney General Sessions has … Continue reading

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Trump’s Firing of Comey

While the cable, tv news, and the press are saturating the coverage of FBI Director James Comey’s firing, and this insignificant blog is not needed on this, I will continue commenting on this. Part of the blog is just as … Continue reading

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High Crimes and Misdemeanors

High Crimes and Misdemeanors     Bill Clinton was impeached because he once lied in court under oath. But Trump swore on two bibles to uphold the Constitution during his entire four-year reign. Why isn’t the President under a moral … Continue reading

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