Oct 4, 2022
We must depend on atomic reactors, solar, and wind for the foreseeable future, if there is going to be a future. Wars are incompatible with all of these energy sources.
Sep 27, 2022
Primary elections were intended to increase voters' control over government. Instead, they have reduced it and created polarization, making serious legislation nearly impossible.
Sep 20, 2022
Professional anti-green writers recite many interesting facts in their analysis of energy problems. But they also exemplify the fact that, as poet William Blake (1757-1827) put it, "a truth that's told with bad intent, beats all the lies you can invent."These writers, like...
Sep 13, 2022
A new constitutional convention would have one obvious advantage over the 1787 convention: experience accumulated in the meantime.
Sep 7, 2022
When Pravda published a poem arguing that censorship was un-Marxist (!), it was a sign that Gorbachev might be our man. One of his two major reforms, glasnost ("openness," free speech) was obviously getting serious.
Sep 2, 2022
Wealthy cheaters, save on their taxes because the IRS is enfeebled. After all, it's cheaper to donate than to pay the taxes one actually owes.
Aug 24, 2022
Federal taxes are a prime example of outrageous complexity.
Aug 17, 2022
Guaranteed employment would be especially helpful for released convicts. It would also reduce the number of convicts in the first place.