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Estimate of the time that Humanity will go extinct or civilization will collapse. The HUMANITY DOOMSDAY CLOCK moves forward to 2125 due to US President trump's abandonment of climate change goals. Apologies to Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for using the name.


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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Gadafi Gone

Hey Barry:

Gadafi is gone.

Hundreds of thousands of Libyans still alive.

USA on the right side of history.

Hope lives in the Mid-East.

No Americans killed, no American planes shot down.

NATO forces carry the load.

The world is a safer place today.

Terrorists have at least one less place to hide.

Y'all did good, Barry.

Y'all won't get any credit, not until the history is written.

So, enjoy the moment.

Your pal,


To the NRC:

Here's latest from Tokyo:

How many Americans must die before you order sensible safety precautions?

The dead will be on you.

I do not want to be one of them.

Read the Ed Markey report:

UPDATE 9.2.11:

After the earthquake:

NRC is afraid to wake up Mother nature, and so tiptoes around nuclear facilities and declares them all 'safe'.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Big Money Bastards Kill Hope

Hey Barry;

Here's the thing. It's kinda personal and it won't make any waves because it's real small. Nobody will even notice.

But Barry, maybe it's an indicator.

Y'all know I am American and concerned about where our country is heading.

Real concerned.

OK, there's some hope out there. And, keeping that hope alive is pretty much up to you, Barry Obama.

Our situation that triggers our question is this: We are thinking about a small investment, very small.

Question is this: What country is a safe place to invest?

The good ol U S of A is not looking very good right now. It's hard to see a good bet on the future here.

See, the Big Money Bastards [BMB] have taken so much that the entire country is at risk of folding like a house of cards. Even the BMB are taking lots of cash out of the country.

That brings us back to you.

Y'all thinking about how to manage the economy. That's a good thing.

And, y'all planning to roll out some new ideas in September.

Well, Barry, we are gonna decide on which country to invest in after we read your plan.

For us, the bottom line is real simple: Either you take on the Big Money Bastards or you don't.

There's hope for the good ol U S of A if you take on the BMB.

If you don't, then all our hope will just fade away.

And, we'll follow the BMB money out of the country.

Wish it were different, Barry, wish it were different.

Your pal,

PS 8.29.11: Here's the BMB list from Forbes:

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Paris Meet, September 8-13, 2011

Meet in Paris, September 8-13, 2011

Hey Barry:

My wife and I visited Paris between September 8 and 13, 2011 for some sightseeing and R & R.

Turns out that my family tree includes some members of the royal Capet and Plantagenet families who are interred in the Basilique Saint-Denis.

We'll make a trip there to see if we can find these:

Henry II (1519–1559)

Isabella Queen of France Princess of Aragon; Birth in Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, Death 28 JAN 1271 in Auvergne, France

Marriage to Philippe III or Philip III The Bold King of France de Valois Capet

Invitation still open to meet for informal economic policy talks. If any readers in Paris are interested in some friendly, informal economic policy discussion or debate over a glass of wine or cup of coffee, please send me an email to:


Your pal,

Dog Days

Hey Barry:

Dog days of summer are here, so relax and enjoy some time.

Listen to Florence here:

The dog days are over
The dog days are done
The horses are coming
So you better run

Run fast for your mother run fast for your father
Run for your children for your sisters and brothers
Leave all your love and your longing behind you
Can't carry it with you if you want to survive

The dog days are over
The dog days are done
Can you hear the horses
'Cause here they come

And I never wanted anything from you
Except everything you had
And what was left after that too. oh.

Your pal,