Monthly Archives: November 2009

They’re Fed Up With the Fed & Doing Something About It

Sen. Chris Dodd and Sen. Maria Cantwell are both introducing legislation in the Senate to reform the financial markets by regulating derivatives.  Dodd wants to create a new agency that will assume much of the Fed’s unused watchdog authority and … Continue reading

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A Compelling Case For Leaving Afghanistan

Extortion, protection rackets, heroin trade, sex slaves, corrupt government officials, a president with mental health problems all plague the country of Afghanistan which is part of the inspiration for our ambassador there, Karl Eikenberry, to object (from the LATIMES) "in … Continue reading

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Moon Bomb not a Dud

Sometimes science is so cool it’s too shy to show itself in Hollywood proportions  Many were disappointed that there wasn’t a huge explosion when the so-called bomb hit the moon.  Perhaps many young would-be scientist didn’t get that need thrill … Continue reading

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NASA Successfully Launches Aries 1-X

Did you watch it?  It was the launch of the next generation of space flight rocket boosters on NASA-TV that will supplant the Russians Soyuz program now relied on to get supplies and passengers to the International Space Station when … Continue reading

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