Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ideological Separation

It seems to me… “A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.”  ~ Jacques Barzun. While it … Continue reading

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Oil Reserve Projections

It seems to me… “Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before.  That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat.”  … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic Offshore, Fossil Fuel, Fracking, Kerogen, Keystone XL Oil Pipeline, Oil, Oil Shale, Presalt Deepwater, Reserves, Shale, Tight Oil | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

A Personal Contribution

It seems to me… “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” ~ Muhammad Ali. April traditionally is a busy month for my wife and me.  Along with normal activities like re-emerging from the … Continue reading

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SETI – Is Anyone Out There

It seems to me… There has been considerable discussion regarding the possibility of other intelligent life in the universe (yes, that implies “intelligent” life actually exists here on Earth) and, if it does, why it has so far not been … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Drake Equation, Extraterrestrial, Frank Drake, Galaxy, Intelligence, SETI, Stars, Universe | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments