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What is the Filibuster-Breaking Nuclear Option?


What is the so-called "nuclear option" that Senator Bill Frist may deploy soon in a precedent-setting attempt to break a potential filibuster? It sounds ominous, but what is it all about, really?President Bush has the opportunity to nominate and fill numerous federal judicial positions this year. Eventually he will have the opportunity to nominate one or more Supreme Court jusices as well.

I am Not an African American


I am not an African-American. Don't call me an African -American.

Common Sense vs. Common Senseless - How Thomas Paine Can Be Applied To Modern Day; Part One


INTRODUCTIONPERHAPS the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defence of custom. But the tumult soon subsides.

If Terrorists Are To Become Slick Politicians, Yhey Need Time Rather Than God on Their Side


The number of countries in the world at the moment that are in some form of transition is higher than some ten years ago, and in some ways more efforts are made to resolve situations that threaten stability. And the moves of all involved parties are not without major-league risks.

How Dogpoo is Changing The World


Perhaps a silent revolution is taking place, this time more than ever literally on your doorstep. Irritatingly literally even.

Space Colonies a Primary Goal


Many folks who are pro-NASA and Pro-Space Colonies say that this should be our primary goal as a nation, as individuals and for corporations as well. However this argument is cut short with reality of the needs of mankind.

Political Branding and Marketing


Political strategists, branding gurus and image consultants could learn a lot from the modern corporate successes in branding. In each political season we see positioning by the front-runners to get your vote.

Famous Filibusters in Political History


The filibuster as a political delaying tactic has been a part of the American political process since the adoption of the U.S.

Advances in Nuclear Energy; Safe, Clean and Reliable


The newest pebble reactors are easy to build and manage and have extremely high out put considering their small size, perfect for islands set down wind from populations. Unfortunately the Three-mile Island and Chernople incident make populations feel uncomfortable with Nuclear.

Regional Grid Power Backup; Energy Ideas


Our Hydro-electricity accounts for some 20% of our current needs. Hydro Power; think of that? We do use the most electricity per capita than any other country in the World, but we also have the strongest middle class and rank near the top in quality of life and standard of living.

Thinking on Energy


Regarding the de-regulation of energy, this is not such a bad idea really; even the commoditizing of energy is not such a bad idea. This can be done correctly and can assist businesses in judging costs and allow entrepreneurs to understand their costs and turn variable costs into fixed costs meaning more investment in R and D, co-generation, and larger capital expenditures for manufacturing, knowing things will be okay.

How Can We Prevent Black Outs and Protect the Grid?


The idea is to have all the important items with minimal back-up systems while things are restored. There are so many ideas we have not explored and should explore.

Cracking Down on Cigar Counterfeiters


In the most rewarding new industries, there is often a convergence of factors that make them lucrative and sustainable. Factors like the emergence of new technologies, a ripening of the consumer market, or a political climate that spawns laws and regulations that give a particular business model oomph can revolutionize an industry.

Common Sense vs. Common Senseless - How Thomas Paine Can Be Applied To Modern Day; Part Two


The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind. Many circumstances have, and will arise, which are not local, but universal, and through which the principles of all Lovers of Mankind are affected, and in the Event of which, their Affections are interested.

Without Trucks America Stops


Do you ever wonder how everything gets to the super markets? It came by truck. Some items come from half way around the world.

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