Monthly Archives: December 2012

“Your Cash Shouldn’t Be Trash:” How To Save $1.83 Trillion in 10 Years


It’s after 3 pm, so I’m listening to the blues on WGBO-FM online and thinking about science. I love this old music recorded on machines built with vacuum tubes. It has a coloring and a presence that is a part … Continue reading

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The Invisible Government Health Care System


Health Care Reform is confusing and scary. Will the proposed changes make costs go up or come down? How will the quality of service be effected? Will treatment improve or worsen? And who will make the decisions that determine how … Continue reading

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The Obama Rules


Let’s stop denying the election wasn’t a plebiscite on creating new revenue to reduce the deficit by raising taxes on the top 2%. This is to balance cuts in direct benefits. Let’s stop overlooking the taxes represent 4 additional cents … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Africa is a Country:
A year ago, there was some minor hullabaloo created when African students in India were not permitted in some bars. But yeah, it remained a minor tempest. Most likely, prevalent attitudes towards Africans…

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98% Of What The GOP Wanted Now Gets Their No Vote


Media omits 3 facts about this mis-named, major legislative story. First, this is the very bill Boehner forced on Obama and then gloated that the President gave him “98%” of what he wanted. This bill, including sequestration, is a Republican … Continue reading

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