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I’m with her

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I’m with her. My posting has been pretty light and even on social media, I have not posted too much about politics. I have strong opinions on most candidates and issues but I know most, if not all, people aren’t going to be swayed by my opinion. Most people have made up their mind months […]

I just spent the weekend at Defcon 19, a hacking convention here in Las Vegas. Defcon, coupled with my experience at the STS-133 NASA Tweetup, gives me hope for the future. People are creative. People are amazing. We build. We make. We create. We break things and build them up again. Although we are living […]

I can’t remember the last time I voted for a Republican. I know I have in the past but it has probably been 5 or 10 years. In each election I carefully look at all the candidates and read their statements, websites, and I look at various organizations that I trust for their endorsements. I […]

Tonight I listened to President Obama’s speech to the cadets at West Point. In general, I was very pleased to hear that he is planning on increasing our effort in that country to go after terrorist organization Al Qaeda and the Taliban who support them. I agree that our efforts in Afghanistan have been adversely […]

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Loved this comic: Also love the Title Text: “My biology grad student friends tell me that different types of alcohol don’t actually have different effects. I trust their expertise, not because of the ‘biology’ part, but because of the ‘grad student’.

What America wants to know: “Was it a wingtip?”

Wow. The allegations against Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are astounding. It is well known that the Chicago political machine is corrupt. Blagojevich’s predecessor is currently in prison for corruption. However, Blagojevich is accused of selling Barack Obama’s senate seat, selling favors for other positions, and threatening journalists that criticized him. I’m amazed that someone could […]

I’ve been eagerly awaiting to see who President-Elect Barack Obama would select for important science and environmental posts in his upcoming administration. In my opinion, his picks for other cabinet positions have been excellent. He is picking strong, smart, and capable people with lots of experience who can hit the ground running and who will […]

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