Monthly Archives: March 2011

Berkeley Earth Project

The Berkeley Earth Project is a very ambitious attempt to accurately assess the state of “Global Warming” in a very systematic and scientific way, free from the many biases, politics, and advocacy challenges that have arguably plagued the process to … Continue reading

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The Kennedy Cabinet

OK, so we interrupt our usual rants for an interesting historical question that is also an SEO experiment for my history website  US History – the main website for the travel and history blog The Kennedy Cabinet was arguably one … Continue reading

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Stop calling me a climate skeptic just because I don’t believe in alarmism!

*scroll DOWN to skip to the summary* I’m REALLY getting tired of so many friends and family calling me a global warming skeptic because 1. I am NOT a global warming skeptic and 2.  It distracts from the important debate … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast – Brookings, Oregon

Lone Ranch Beach is four miles north of Brookings, Oregon on the fabulous Oregon Coast.   This is a pretty secluded beach a few miles north of Brookings’ very popular hiking and camping area and state park called “Harris Beach”. … Continue reading

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Collective Bargaining Rights, Wisconsin, and the end of Western Civilization as we know it….

A Facebook friend’s debate has me writing too much over there in private that should be written here in the bright light of the blogging sunshine where everybody can check in and …. YELL about it! The question over there … Continue reading

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It’s sure nice to be back in the USA after a month traveling in SE Asia.    The trip was great, filled with great new friends from very different cultures (though at the core, I’d say, folks are all pretty … Continue reading

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Bangkok Airport, Thailand.

Ss Some of the amazing art at Bangkok Airport in Thailand.    This important international hub has one many awards, offering an artistic introduction to the splendors of Thai history and culture. Pattaya to Bangkok Airport 032 Originally uploaded by … Continue reading

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