Archive for January 12th, 2009

virtual worlds collide

| January 12, 2009 | Reply
virtual worlds collide

Last month I took a trip to Portland, OR. I fell in love with the city, the people and the energy. I met some cool people.  I saw a great deal of collaboration and people actively engaged in the community around them. One of the groups was a group of bloggers that met to help […]

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U.S. spent $52B on nukes last year

| January 12, 2009 | 1 Reply
U.S. spent $52B on nukes last year

The U.S. spent $52 billion on nukes last year, according to the The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. The United States spent over $52 billion on nuclear weapons and related programs in fiscal year 2008, but […]

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Yet another example of why “Sunshine is the best disinfectant”

| January 12, 2009 | 3 Replies
Yet another example of why “Sunshine is the best disinfectant”

This latest example of well-armed humans being cruel to relatively helpless humans has embarrassed Israel, as it should. Meanwhile, there are more than 100,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, doing who-knows-what because the U.S. media is not covering Iraq anymore.  The official word is that our soldiers are still out there “defending freedom.”  I wonder what […]

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