I was glued to my computer last night both to see how the future of country would take shape but see if the Blue Belt would emerge last night. Not sure what I am referring to? Check out How Presidential Election are Impacted by a 100 Million Year Old Coastline. The results… 2012 Presidential election . . . → Read More: Update on Geology and the Election
Just a few months ago in his State of the Union address, President Obama called for more science education. As always, this is desperately needed to counteract anti-scientific political antics. From a Wired pieces called “7 Science-Education Battlegrounds of 2011″: Less than four months into 2011, lawmakers in seven states have proposed nine pieces of . . . → Read More: Why is a successful NSF science education program being cancelled?
This satellite radar image taken by Envisat's ASAR sensor at 10:44pm local time on July 7 shows a large patch of oil extending north from the site of the leaking Macondo well, and an area of small slicks along the Mississippi shoreline. A large dark area extending from Mobile Bay to beyond Panama City . . . → Read More: Oil Spill Update July 11, 2010
Image from the Aquaman Shrine. The oil spill is really an act by Black Manta to destroy Aquaman, the pillar of strength for the Justice League Its been 64 magical days and 160 million glorious gallons (or is it even more…nobody knows…) since the Deepwater Horizon laid down the ultimate Gulf of Mexico smackdown. Below . . . → Read More: Oil Spill Update: June 23rd, 2010
The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Oil’s Well That Never Ends www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Fox News . . . → Read More: Colbert Shows Obama How to Be Angry About the Oil Spill
Last Wednesday, Obama in a very surprising move, unveiled plans for large swaths of the ocean off the East Coast, eastern Gulf of Mexico, and Alaska to be drilled for oil and gas for the first time. Specifically the plan allows areas from Delaware to central Floria, the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, and swath 125 . . . → Read More: Oil: From the offshore to onshore, From the deep sea to coral reefs
The internets is consumed recently with the Obama administration’s choice to cut funding for NASA manned space exploration. Manned missions to the moon or development of the technologies needed to go mars…gone. A lot of people are quite distraught about this decision believing it a poor course for the future. ”The decision has been condemned . . . → Read More: Manned or Unmanned?
to deceive I knew of the scene in Malcolm X, where Denzel Washington states “Every election year, these politicians are sent up here to pacify us,” he says. “You’ve been hoodwinked. Bamboozled.” Apparently and totally missed by myself when it actually occurred, Obama during his campaign (at the very of this clip) used similar terminology . . . → Read More: Wednesday Nautical Terms and Phrases: Bamboozle
“But as I said during the campaign, we can’t just talk to our friends. As hard as it is, we also have to talk to our enemies, and I’ve begun to do exactly that,” the President said in his speech. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. It well worth to check out the . . . → Read More: Obama reaches across the Argh-isle
Rick notes that… US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today his intention to shelve plans passed on the final business day of the Bush administration to open much of the U.S. coast to oil drilling, including 130 million acres off California’s coast from Mendocino to San Diego. To those of you from the . . . → Read More: Yeah!