Author Archives: E.M.Smith

About E.M.Smith

A technical managerial sort interested in things from Stonehenge to computer science. My present "hot buttons' are the mythology of Climate Change and ancient metrology; but things change...

Venezuela: Even Fellow Socialists in S.A. Embarrassed

Other South American States think Maduro is a problem… and that’s saying something. Continue reading

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Is it hot snow?

Given extensive snow cover, the claim of warmest ever year has some cognitive dissonance. Continue reading

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French Election Round One

An open discussion page for the French Election, happening now. Continue reading

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LatAm, Canal 26, Argentina Protests, Venezuelan Mess

A brief look at the status of Latin American news and protests lately. How’s that Socialism working out Down South? Continue reading

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Earth Day – The Green Faux Religion Pagan Knockoff Day

Some suggestions for a more traditional celebration of this old Earth, and how to make a real “Earth Day” of it. Continue reading

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Unlimiting Growth

An overview of resources, resource uses, and the whole notion of running out and the Running Out! Scare stories. Continue reading

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Korea – A Legal Context

My understanding of the present context for the N. Korea “event in the making” and what is legal for POTUS to do. But do ask a real lawyer if you have need of anything beyond political banter and chest pounding… Continue reading

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