Day: December 8, 2011

“The Economy Will Die if Congress Does Not Extend….”

If Congress doesn’t act soon, economy could take another hit This article on Yahoo!’s “The Lookout” is actually well written, but advocates for re-authorization of the now familiar litany of “temporary” boosts to social spending that are turning us into Europe. This moved me to post a response over on Yahoo!, which turned into the following screed: From …

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SETI Gets Its Game On

The Search For Extra-terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) had to shut down its Allen Telescope Array back in April.  Not enough money.  According to Mashable.com the Allen Telescope Array… …consists of 42 20-feet-wide telescopes located some 300 miles north of San Francisco. Originally funded largely by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who donated $25 million to the project, …

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Not Paranoid -Prescient

Back in May of 2011, the first stories about project Gunrunner and Fast and Furious started leaking into the blogosphere.  American guns were used by Mexican drug gangs to kill a US agent and US made guns were turning up at other crime scenes involving Mexican Drug traffickers.  But the story at the time was …

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