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Trump Doesn’t See Nerds And Nurses

Interesting article on the Atlantic’s website about the developing American economy. Basically, says Derek Thompson, recent government reports indicate that increasingly the drivers of economic growth will be “nerds and nurses,” that is, people who work in high tech or hearth care. But the scary thing is that Trump and his enables don’t seem to…

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The Richer Get Richer. The Poor…

From the Economic Policy Institute: CEO compensation has grown 940% since 1978, Typical worker compensation has risen only 12% during that time And you were wondering why people are full of rage.

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Trump Connection To Violence

From ABC: ‘No Blame?’ ABC News finds 36 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults. What? People are blaming him just because he overtly called for the violence that duly occurred? How bizarre.

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Mars Is Not The Answer

From Inverse: “Unexpected Potential Problems” Predicted for Travelers to Mars and Beyond One of the reasons given for the colonization of Mars is that that planet could support human life if we ever muck up earth. The reality, though, is getting to Mars, much less living there, would be hard. We’ll probably manage it eventually,…

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Blame Obama?

The Parody Project, a.k.a., Don Caron, has a new piece of wonderfully whacked political music on offer, “Blame Obama,” which looks at how the Right, and some on the Left, have used the most successful of our recent presidents as an excuse for their own failings. And remember, you can support the Project on its…

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Make Anti-Vax A Crime

Interesting op-ed piece in the Washington Post by Juliette Kayyem,  Anti-vaxxers are dangerous. Make them face isolation, fines, arrests. The scary thing is, she may have a point. The anti-vaccine movement is a proven danger to the nation, and may have to be treated as such.

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Meet Mr. Styx

From the parody and comedy site Hard Drive: David Koch Still on Wrong Side of River Styx After Refusing to Pay One-Cent Ferry Tax The scary thing? It’s possible.

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Algae Farms Save Humanity (In NM)

So this is cool. Algae is one tough dogdamn plant. It isn’t big and showy, but it will grow just about anywhere and in pretty adverse conditions. Now, scientists (some in New Mexico, our home state) are making it a new source of food, and one which consumes CO2 and salt water at the same…

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Lasers Vs. Russia/China

Both Russia and China are fielding hypersonic missiles, which is scary given that it makes our ships, planes, and tanks into sitting ducks. But, there may be a bit of good news in the offing. Missiles can be hypersonic (i.e., fly faster than Mach 5), but nothing moves faster than light. Papa Einstein told us…

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