Category Archives: Freedom of the Press

@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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America’s Climate Action Dilemmas

America’s Climate Action Dilemmas About half of Americans are taking climate action on state, city, industry, and individual levels.  Polls show between 2/3 and 3/4 think the US should take such action.  However, we are currently in one of our … 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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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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Unexpected Heroes During The Trump Administration

Unexpected Heroes During The Trump Administration A number of the top appointments in the Trump administration were opposed by liberals as being unqualified or severely conflicted for their positions.  Yet by the time they were denigrated and fired/resigned by Trump, … 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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The Republican Senate Completes the Theft of the American Justice System for Trump

The Republican Senate Completes the Theft of the American Justice System for Trump It started with Judicial appointments just requiring a majority vote instead of a supermajority of 60, since Republicans were blocking Democratic judicial appointments. Then Republicans changed the … Continue reading

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Day One: Trump Passes His Final in Dictatorship 110 With an A+

Day One:  Trump passes his final in Dictatorship 110 with an A+. The very first day of Trump’s midterm, he took the final for Dictatorship 110 and passed with flammable colors.  I had already shown before how Trump had carried … Continue reading

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