Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

@Real Interstellar Communication Would Be Trumpian

@Real Interstellar Communication Would Be Trumpian We all know that for a universal communication with extraterrestrials, scientists have almost always proposed some universal mathematical or superior physical concepts.  This assumes that aliens on the other end are also super mathematicians … Continue reading

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Trump’s Criticism of Ambassador Yovanovitch

Trump’s Criticism of Ambassador Yovanovitch Trump’s justified his twittering denigration of our former Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, as exercising his “free speech”.  He said that things “turned bad” when she was ambassador to Somalia.  Trump’s critics have said that … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of William Barr: Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted?

The Strange Case of William Barr:  Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted? There are obvious gains to be made by serving a strong leader.  These gains are even enhanced by whatever you can do to enhance the status of your … Continue reading

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Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations

Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations I am aware that I as a University employee, one cannot advertise for a product, or support a political party or candidate during work hours, or using University resources.  … Continue reading

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Columbia Climate Law Finds 200 Cases of Trump Throttling Science in Government

Columbia Climate Law Finds 200 Cases of Trump Throttling Science in Government  On the website columbiaclimatelaw.com/resources/silencing-science-tracker/ Columbia Law senior fellow Romany Webb has compiled Trump’s silencing of science in all of his executive departments and agencies.  The site is called … Continue reading

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The Purge Begins

The Purge Begins Update, the next morning, Tuesday, March 26.  The New York Post has put out a sarcastic playoff chart of 32 news or entertainment people which it calls Mueller Madness, as in the March Madness NCAA basketball playoff. … Continue reading

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In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened

In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened In any other Senate, nobody would have allowed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to withhold a Supreme Court Nomination for 9 or 11 months.  With the open appointment, this made it … Continue reading

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This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article

This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article Unfortunately, it is on a very sad day, due to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.  That was preceded by a week of bombs from the #MAGAbomber to 14 Trump … Continue reading

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Dictators Suppressing the Press and Opponents Often Backfires

Why Don’t Dictators See that Suppressing the Press or Opponents Only Leads to Vastly More Negative Publicity? Why is it that the killing of one of Putin’s political opponents outside the Kremlin wasn’t forseen as elevating an unknown opponent to … Continue reading

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Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy

Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy Trump accepts a conservative columnist’s judgement that his news coverage on Google is 96% negative. But rather than accepting this as a fair and widespread evaluation by a free … Continue reading

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