Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Threatening Thursday

A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures “issue a call” for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some counts, the right-wing … Continue reading

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Thick as Thieves Wednesday

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has, for some time now, been seen as a potential suspect in the ongoing investigation into collusion between Russia and Donald Trump. Last week, the Associated Press reported that Manafort worked for Oleg Deripaska, … Continue reading

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Kleptocrap Tuesday

The Trump kleptocrats are political arsonists. They are carting cans of gasoline into government agencies and Congress to burn down any structure or program that promotes the common good and impedes corporate profit. They ineptly have set themselves on fire … Continue reading

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Space Dust Monday

Astronomers hate dust as much as the rest of us ― even more, perhaps. It’s one thing to get a little dust in your eye that takes your vision out of focus. Now imagine this kind of dust problem on … Continue reading

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Solar Blast Sunday

POTENT CORONAL HOLE FACES EARTH: A canyon-shaped hole in the sun’s atmosphere is facing Earth, and it is spewing a stream of fast-moving solar wind toward our planet. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory photographed the giant fissure on March 25th: This … Continue reading

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Saturday Music

As minimalism and ambient music grew and developed from the subtle piano of Erik Satie to the more avant garde work of Terry Riley and John Cage, moving from the fringes to mainstream respectability or at least airport lounges, the … Continue reading

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