Monthly Archives: February 2015

We need a Scott Walker in Connecticut, to give us relief from an out of control public sector.

I can not tell who is right and who is wrong in Wisconsin. I invite the NYT and its commenters to help me. Through out the 20th century, unions were desperately needed. We read John Stenbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath … Continue reading

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We need a little more Greece in the European economy.

 Paul Krugman ends his column: “Meanwhile, the first real debtor revolt against austerity is off to a decent start, even if nobody believes it. What’s the Greek for “Keep calm and carry on”?” What Greece Won Why all the negative … Continue reading

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Israel squanders political capital and antagonizes even its friends with its naked land grab in the West Bank.-Kristof

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Nicholas Kristof: “The 350,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank — not even counting those in Arab East Jerusalem — impede any Middle East peace and stain Israel’s image. But let’s be clear:…

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Israel squanders political capital and antagonizes even its friends with its naked land grab in the West Bank.-Kristof

Nicholas Kristof: “The 350,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank — not even counting those in Arab East Jerusalem — impede any Middle East peace and stain Israel’s image. But let’s be clear: The reason to oppose settlements is not … Continue reading

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The NRA insists we arm suspected terrorists here. Who is crazy?

The NRA is crazy, and so are we, to allow them to insist we arm suspected terrorists here in the US. Mary Lewis Grow, “Protective measures include the tracking of travel patterns to and from certain countries, and tightened airport … Continue reading

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Tom Friedman offers laundry list to clean up ISIS. It’s expensive.

This is frustrating. Tom Friedman ends his op-ed with: “So, to defeat ISIS and not see another emerge, you need to: wipe out its leadership; enlist Muslims to discredit the very real, popular, extremist versions of Islam coming out of … Continue reading

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“The abuse from corrections officers that continues to unfold at Rikers Island must end.” NYT

From my facebook page:  This is a horrible story. I want to post it to my blog InconvenientNews.wordpredess.com with this picture, but don’t yet know how to do that without going through the Facebook interface. If anyone knows how, let … Continue reading

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Toyota Embraces Fuel-Cell Cars for Post-Gasoline Future – Businessweek

This is an excellent article. I have used the Press This widget button in WordPress, so it goes straight to my blog, without the capture of graphics that happens automatically at Facebook. If anyone can help me overcome this deficiency, … Continue reading

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Princeton Professor says Knowlege ain’t everything!

This Paul Krugman piece is great. I followed one of the links to a lecture by Larry Summers supporting that education is not the issue. Shout out to Don Cardwell for putting on my Faceboook page the piece by Krugman, … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman on IPCC’s good news about sustainable energy! 4/17/2014 NYT

Don Cardwell Doc’s most recent column on climate change: http://www.nytimes.com/…/krugman-salvation-gets-cheap… Salvation Gets Cheap The incredible recent decline in the cost of renewable energy, solar power in particular, have improved the… nytimes.com|By Paul Krugman February 20 at 7:15pm · Unlike · … Continue reading

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