Monthly Archives: August 2012

Unemployment Reduction

This has been a busy summer for Red Cross volunteers.  After a month in Florida following flooding from tropical storm Debbie, the western U.S. has experienced a large number of fires.  I apologize to subscribers for my erratic postings but … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Economic, Economy, Education, Employment, Globalization, GNP, International, International Labor Organization, Jobs, Liberals, Recovery, Skilled, Stability, Workers, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

DR462-12: A Volunteer’s Perspective

Several people have asked what it is like being deployed by the Red Cross to assist in a disaster area.  Everyone’s experience on a DR (Disaster Response) will be different – some people might be assigned to shelter management, others … Continue reading

Posted in Austin, Carlson Wagonlite, Disaster, DSHR, DST, ECRV, ERV, Florida, Gainesville, Lake City, Pelican, Red Cross, Response, Support, Tampa, Technology, VSAT, WAP | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Marriage And Sexuality

It seems to me… “Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page.  Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.”  ~ Mason Cooley. While I have stated my support of traditional marriage several times in the past[i], … Continue reading

Posted in Agrarian, Bonobos, Boreoeutherian, Chimpanzee, CHLCA, Divorce, Hamster, Homo Sapien, Love, Mammals, Marriage, Monogamy, Promiscuity, Religion, Same-Sex, Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism, Sperm, Traditional | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Energy Generation and Use

It seems to me… “Our nation has both an obligation and self-interest in facing head-on the serious environmental, economic, and national security threat posed by global warming.”  ~ John McCain. There isn’t any perfect solution to our ever increasing national … Continue reading

Posted in Biomass, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon-Based, Change, Climate, Coal, Crude, Energy, Fossil Fuel, France, Geothermal, Global Warming, Hydro, John McCain, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Petroleum, Power, Renewable, Solar, Wind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments