Monthly Archives: February 2009

Spending before spending

Worldview Thought for the Day How can Obama ask Congress to start debating the 2010 budget before we have a 2009 budget?

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Science and Math

Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. Nikola Tesla, Modern Mechanics and Inventions, July, 1934 US (Serbian-born) electrical inventor (1857 – … Continue reading

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Sounds like a fair trade

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What?! This recession won’t last a generation?!

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told the Senate banking committee that the current economic trouble will probably end this year, just a week after Congress passed and the president signed the largest non-budgetary spending stimulus package in history. […] Continue reading

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The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research released an omnibus report on the potential pitfalls of autonomous combat systems slated to be delpoyed by the US and other militaries in the coming decades. Among the report’s warnings is that future civilization could be threatened by an uprising of military robots against us all. […] Continue reading

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