Daily Archives: December 25, 2010

American Politics is Almost Broken

The founding fathers of the US were anxious to limit the power of government – hence the famous checks and balances in the constitution. In fact, the US is so checked and balanced it is a small miracle that government … Continue reading

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7000 Hits!

Well I guess Christmas Eve tipped us over the 7000 mark and on track to over 3000 hits in December alone. Thanks to all our readers, and to those who made comments, especially Victor for his incisive insights and fund … Continue reading

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Remembering Others Less Fortunate This Christmas

The New York Times has a hopeful piece on the growing use of alternative fuels like solar power in the poorest regions of Africa at: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/25/science/earth/25fossil.html?_r=1&hp It also has this map of the percentage of people in each country without … Continue reading

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