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Last Straw for Me, How do you feel about lies in support of political or economic strategy?

Here’s the lie: “President Obama, given the federal biofuels mandate, your new CAFE standards would require a quadrupling of the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the general fuel supply.” It was just the “last straw”. Well, as … Continue reading

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Shot@Life, $20 contributions for Immunizations, Economic Self-Sufficiency

Shot@life is a program to sponsor immunizations of children around the world. Poverty stricken children are, of course, the primary beneficiaries, and I think the Gates Foundation has not only made miraculous strides in helping develop vaccines, but also in … Continue reading

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Stars beckon. Earth dead. No exit. (Six word story)

I just published the above “title” as my submission to SMITH magazine http://www.smithmag.com It was over forty years ago that my friends and I agreed that “there ought to be a law” to prevent creation of objects that would (supposedly) … Continue reading

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Senator John McCain the Luddite

I spend a lot of my time with young people. You expect young people to make occasional poor choices despite your best efforts to steer them in the right direction. Sometimes they need “corrective” guidance. So what do you do … Continue reading

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Social Media, Building Consensus, Do We Want a Greener World?

Late Breaking news: President Obama announced NEW Fed Funding joint DOE/DeptAg prog. for development of biofuels SEE DE-FOA-0000657 (at this page. ) Building a Consensus Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many more, are a good means of coming … Continue reading

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Future of Internet Hidden in Plain Sight

Sound Bytes I have been told by experts (including Susan Harrow) that the way to a television producer’s heart is by using tasty little sound bites. That is, pithy, little nuggets that encapsulate a concept or opinion or fact in … Continue reading

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The Answer to Everything (?), Exports Under-Emphasized in SOTU

Beware of the Barnums Famous circus promoter P.T. Barnum (founder of the circus that eventually merged with its main competitor to become today’s “Barnum and Bailey” circus) was clever but flaunted his lack of respect for people too dumb to … Continue reading

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