Government

A Spin on Fast Time

What’s wrong with our scientific community these days? They have become so wrapped up in wild theory and supposition, none of the “what if” troops are paying any attention to the real stuff. You know, the things that affect human life today. For me it is Fast Time. At least that is what I call it. In an age where EVERY storm with a thunder clap in it is reported as severe, I have become...

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Not For Drones Only

I just registered with the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) as a hobbyist operator of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). That means I can legally fly radio controlled “drones” and any radio controlled model aircraft that weight between .55 and 55 pounds. It doesn’t indicate or mean that I am trained or qualified to do so. There are a few safety “rules” I pledge to abide by, and I must place my registration number on my aircraft....

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Making The Numbers

I just read a thought provoking short article about learning. It was written rather critical about how poorly the USA education system works today. Being short it presented a vague generalization of the situation. But to me it seemed disturbingly probable. It stated how education today is missing the goal of teaching how to think. The goal today is to teach results and provide the answers so no child is left behind. It’s no longer...

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Privacy Opinion

This is an unimpassioned observation, not a rant… 🙂 We American people and certainly the folks in all foreign lands have totally surrendered our privacy to social sharing and government scrutiny. I am aware that everything I do today is being recorded into massive electronic databases for present known and future unknown exploitation. Every public and internet purchase I make using credit cards is stored and examined for information about my habits. This includes every tank of gas or...

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