Will the Uncouth Rule the World?

January 11, 2017 6:31 PM0 comments

The Uncouth. It is the movement of the great Uncouth that is taking over the world before our very eyes. Rude, lacking in good manners and grace, coarse, loutish, boorish, says the dictionary, lacking a context which subsumes the notion that such a quality is simply antisocial, or asocial. What […]

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The Great Energy Transition: Thoughts on the SunCell

January 9, 2017 2:44 PM0 comments

On New Year’s Day, CNN ran a story on Brilliant Light Power’s progress in developing its SunCell which the company claims has the capability of replacing all other sources of energy. The network had run a story on an earlier version of this technology about nine years ago but noted […]

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A Light Shining In the Darkness

January 4, 2017 8:06 PM0 comments

In the opening of the Biblical Gospel of John, the contrast of light to darkness (“the Light” which God both was and made, “shineth in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not” – King James translation) set the theme for the whole Gospel account. Of this Light, also identified […]

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The Armageddon Solution

December 28, 2016 3:56 PM0 comments

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s muscular and passionate speech at the State Department yesterday about the need to perpetuate the long-standing U.S. support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has presented the incoming Trump administration with a stark challenge. Kerry deftly defended the U.S. decision not to […]

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An Illegitimate President-Elect

December 21, 2016 8:32 PM0 comments

Will the outrages involved in the heavily-tainted November 2016 U.S. presidential election never cease? Just the latest, coming one day before the official tally of the final vote gave loser Hillary Clinton almost three million more votes than winner Donald Trump, involved something of the extent of the atrocity that […]

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Russia’s ‘Act of War’ Vs. the U.S.

December 14, 2016 7:54 PM0 comments

Russia’s blatant meddling in November’s U.S. presidential election, as confirmed by a plethora of U.S. intelligence agencies, is at last being treated with the seriousness that it deserves. It is being called “an act of war” by U.S. lawmakers of both parties. This represents a bigger crisis for the U.S. […]

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Brilliant Light Power Goes on the Road

December 8, 2016 10:43 AM0 comments

For the last three years, Randell Mills, the CEO of Brilliant Light Power, has been conducting semi-public presentations to invited audiences about the progress he and his colleagues have been making in developing an entirely new source of energy that one day might replace all existing sources of energy including […]

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Reviving the Culture War

December 7, 2016 3:26 PM0 comments

Organize, not from grief or fear but from vision, passion and hope. Millions of progressive Americans have been reeling since the outrageous outcome of the U.S. presidential election was announced last month. There has been an abundance of anger, angst, fear and, unfortunately, recriminations. But by this week, the mood […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: After Election, I Will Not Compromise on Values

November 30, 2016 8:33 PM0 comments

Since the election, I have heard from many constituents who are concerned about the Trump presidency or uncertain about his policies and plans. I share many of these concerns and questions.  As ever, I will listen to my colleagues from across the aisle, and will consider reasonable policy proposals, even […]

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Putin’s ‘Manchurian Candidate,’ Part 2

4:53 PM0 comments

I awoke one morning last week thinking that everything was going to be OK, but then I remembered that “The Arrival” was just a movie I’d seen the night before. Wishing it hadn’t been, nonetheless, it seems we’re on our own on Planet Trump, er, Putin. As the major powers […]

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