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The World Ends With A Snigger

The other day, I read about the 6th IAA Planetary Defense Conference in Washington, DC. It was one of several gatherings at which scientists get together and asked the question, “What could we do if it looked as if an asteroid was about to impact the earth?” It is, of course, an important querry because…

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Adios Cuban Relations

The Trump Administration has now made it extremely more difficult for the average American to take a visit to Cuba.  Diplomatic relations with Cuba were restored under Obama’s administration in 2014.  Most visits that have gone on since 2014 have been granted under “people to people”.  In other words Americans going to meet with Cuban…

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The STEM Fraud

Right now, you’d think that there was no occupation in the world that doens’t  have something to do with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), or, at least, in the business management of such professions. Students everywhere are pressured to STEM-it, particularly young women, for whom a career in STEM is regarded as both as…

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How to “Parental Lock” Fox News

There’s an amusing article over on Slate.com called “Daughters Don’t Let Their Mothers Watch Fox News”. Have you found yourself in that very awkward situation where your parents are watching way too much Fox News and being fully propagandized? Are they now angry for all the wrong reasons and well on their way to becoming…

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More Like Lord Of The Rings

Last month,  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) made the rather hysterically funny comment that the current GOP resembles “‘The Office character Dwight Schrute, a power-hungry, mustard yellow shirt-wearing paper salesman who lives on a beet farm” (to quote Huffpost). Honestly, truth be told and full disclosure…I didn’t get the joke at first. I don’t watch The Office.…

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The Silencer …and death

Frightening article over on the Washington Post: Why the shooting in Virginia Beach sets an ominous precedent by Juliette Kayyem. She notes that in the most recent of the mass murders which our nation has suffered…which the NRA assures us we can do nothing to stop…the killer used a silencer on at least one of…

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Meme: Heroes Of Hong Kong

From Marc Keyser       ***   Marc Keyser is a writer and activist who has pioneered the use of the cellphone as an instrument of mass protest. The opinions expressed here are his own. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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KFC: Comic Genius

On the remote chance you haven’t heard about him already, check out Kentucky Fried Chicken’s newest stunt, the virtual colonel. The company has a long history of cleverly lampooning itself, and the world, with advertising that sometimes featured and sometimes mocked its founder, the white suited Colonel Sanders. However, in recent months, KFC has outdone…

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Meme: Holy War From The Right

From Marc Keyser         ***   Marc Keyser is a writer and activist who has pioneered the use of the cellphone as an instrument of mass protest. The opinions expressed here are his own. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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