Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Republican War on Science

CaI just finished reading physicist Lisa Randall’s interesting book on particle physics and cosmology: ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door‘ and I realized how far the GOP has moved since Eisenhower’s day in becoming anti-science. Eisenhower not only made sure there was … Continue reading

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The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior. Well I never…

Good piece in today’s Real World Economics telling us what we always suspected: http://rwer.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/the-upper-class-has-a-higher-propensity-for-unethical-behavior/ The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior, being more likely to believe – as did Gordon Gekko in the movie “Wall Street” – … Continue reading

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What War on Women?

There of course may be some connection between these numbers as veterans suffering from PTSD and other war stress problems may commit some of the murders of women.

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Seeing

‘We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.” – Anais Nin It’s also somewhere in the Torah

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Reasons for Republican Defeat in US Presidential Election

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The President is Busy

Good piece from Tom Friedman in today’s New York Times on the impact of the US Presidential election on Israel. Couple this with the news that the US is becoming increasingly independent of Middle East oil: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/opinion/sunday/friedman-president-obama-is-busy.html?src=me&ref=general   Amos Ben … Continue reading

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The US 2012 Election Results by County

We are a purple country: red is a Republican county and blue a Democratic: Only in Utah, Oklahoma and West Virginia are all counties Republican and only  in Massachusetts, Hawaii, Rhode Island and Vermont are all counties Democrat.

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