jEFFSTANA on April 8th, 2014

A friend with conservative inclinations forwarded a story concerning Patrick Moore, identified in the brief as a co-founder of the environmental group Greenpeace, who spoke out against man-made global warming before the US Senate. The Congressional findings were published February 25, 2014. Mr. Moore died in 2012, making cross-examination of this known radical, ultra-right winger […]

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jEFFSTANA on August 27th, 2013

A good friend pointed me to a New York Times opinion piece for Monday, August 26, 2013 by noted economist Paul Krugman entitled: The Decline of E-Empires. The catalyst for the article was the forthcoming resignation of Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. The scope of the article remarked on the long running rivalry between Bill […]

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jEFFSTANA on August 6th, 2012

The Federal Government is taking heat for allegedly restricting religious freedoms, specifically by mandating treatment concerning women’s healthcare by insurance carriers. Today, conflict exists concerning contraception and abortion, both legal procedures, and whether women should be guaranteed rights to these medical practices under the Patients Rights and Affordable Care Act. Some think for-profit taxable businesses […]

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jEFFSTANA on December 3rd, 2009

The 28 November 2009 issue of The Economist (TE) includes an opinion column by an unnamed source, titled: “Heated debate“, denying conclusive evidence for global warming. Nothing new from a conservative magazine principally concerned with wealth management and financial advice aimed at the upper crust. The argument ran three parts deceit, with a smidgen of […]

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jEFFSTANA on May 16th, 2009

Good analysis of purported surveys by Gallop & Pew showing public sentiment for abortion has shifted away from a woman’s right to choose — from Ed Kilgore at fivethirtyeight.com The money quote: [snip] ‘abstract hostility towards abortion may well disguise a more sympathetic attitude when it comes to actual women making actual decisions about a […]

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