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.

Super Tuesday Democratic Primaries Have 48% of US GDP

Super Tuesday Democratic Primaries Have 48% of US GDP In our efforts to persuade the roughly 10 Democratic Presidential candidates to campaign predominantly in the Super Tuesday states, we now concentrate on fund raising possibilities in these states.  While we … Continue reading

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The Complete Mueller Report Must Be Made Public to Avoid Russian Blackmail

The Complete Mueller Report Must Be Made Public to Avoid Russian Blackmail In considering how much of the report to release, or just summarize, people have not been considering Russia’s knowledge and threats of blackmail.  Those of you who think … Continue reading

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When Will Trump Learn How to Fire Somebody?

When Will Trump Learn How to Fire Somebody? Trump really needs to find a book about:  “The Art of the Resignation”, or “You’re Fired, er, I mean Resigned”. How can Trump be so naive about firing people, after all the … Continue reading

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Will 2020 Be a Fair and Accepted Election?

Will 2020 Be a Fair and Accepted Election? With Trump’s challenge to the Separation of Powers in the National Emergency of the Wall, will he interfere with the 2020 election?  Actually, Trump has been challenging or violating the Constitution every … Continue reading

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Let’s Give Trump the Nobel Peace Prize if He Reforms, and Then Retires

Let’s Give Trump the Nobel Peace Prize if He Reforms, and Then Retires Trump is obsessed with the recognition of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of the few awards that he cannot award himself for his extravagant claims of superiority … Continue reading

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Are Trump’s Failures to Register as Multiple Foreign Agents High Crimes?

Are Trump’s Failures to Register as Multiple Foreign Agents High Crimes? Is believing foreign dictators over all US intelligence agencies, and misinforming the government and the American people, acting as an agent for these foreign governments?   I think the … Continue reading

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Confused by Trump: Too Much to Write About

Confused by Trump:  Too Much to Write About Between Trump and AOC, there are too many topics to write about.  So I will just list the crucial short lines or paragraphs from what I would have written on the topics. … Continue reading

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The Trump Organization and its Climate Exposure

The Trump Organization and its Climate Exposure I’m fed up with Trump’s kindergarten climate baiting of Democrats on cold days.  The latest being Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who had the guts to go on schedule announcing her candidacy … Continue reading

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Democratic Primary Delegates are 40% Super Tuesday, and Only 4.3% February and 1.1% Iowa!

Democratic Primary Delegates are 40% Super Tuesday, and only 4.3% February and 1.1% Iowa! Clearly, this is an appeal for the multitude of Democratic candidates to pay most of their attention to the 46 states that aren’t in the February … Continue reading

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UC Irvine “Fire and Ice” Climate Conference Websites

Fire and Ice Conference Websites Instead of failing to cover the Fire & Ice conference in any detail, I thought that I would just give the interesting websites mentioned during the conference, and some for the speakers. The Keynote speaker … Continue reading

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