Monthly Archives: August 2012

Romney firmly determined to lose. #160 –Robert M. Shelby, 8-11-12. [460 txt wds]

Paul Ryan plays an intellectual shell game on the world. More than play it, he IS the shell game. He is the pea missing from under two of the three cups in the shell game that Mitt Romney plays on the country. Ryan’s economic qualifications are far less than Tim Geithner’s despite his big reputation […]

Jane Fonda Sets Pop In Order.* (#159) –Robert M. Shelby, 7-28-12. [446 txt wds]

By what I count as remarkable good fortune, this Saturday afternoon I happened to turn up the California Channel on television during a broadcast of the Governors’ and First Ladies’ Conference for Women. Several outstanding women gave wonderful speeches, but the most excellent talk I ever heard on gender relations and world situation was given […]

Poles thaw while “Right” freezes*  (#158)       –R.M. Shelby, 7-29-12. [335 txt wds]

NASA observers were shocked at a sudden thaw of 95% of Greenland ice-surface. It soon refroze, but gave indication of broader process in motion, and worse to come. <> <> <> National Centre for Atmospheric Science at the University of Reading, found that the loss of sea ice around the Arctic is at least 70% […]