Thursday, July 16, 2015


New Horizons Beams Back New Pluto Pics 

In discussing these on TV, a space scientist added a mini zinger. He said that space experts were still hopeful of finding evidence of intelligent life on earth.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015



New Horizon Phones Home:

"Really cool! Wish you were here. xoxo."

Tuesday, July 14, 2015


Iran Agreement

World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions.

Many Republicans in Congress, encouraged by Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu, will vote against approval of this agreement. Let's hope that they don't cause rejection, as they did with the Treaty of Versailles almost 100 years ago,

Monday, July 13, 2015



Immigration becoming key GOP issue

 My question is why. This is not even a discussion of enacting sensible legislation for the 11-12 million undocumented residents; it is about border security and alleged criminality of those who come across (ignoring other means of entry) With issues such as jobs, income inequality, ISIS, Iran agreement, etc., this hardly the defining issue of our time.