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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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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Leaving Iraq at Last

Hey Barry:

Good news that we are leaving Iraq. We will pray that the Iraqi people can fnd some peace.

Meantime, our State Department will muddle through with billions of dollars of private security to protect our embassies and consulates.

Please ask Hilary to get a better handle on controlling those folks - we've had problems before.

Details here:

Your pal

Friday, October 21, 2011

Gadafi Dead - Now What?

Big congrats Barry

Y'all did it right and Libya's free.

The good ol U S of A is on the right side of history here.

Feels good.

But, we need to look ahead, Barry.

Here's what we gotta do next.

We gotta put on a dark cape of humility and offer the Transitional Council some help and some advice.

Why humility, Barry?

Simple - we caint do doodly at home, so we don't get to mouth off to the Libyans, or anybody else for that matter. We are corrupt, broken and humbled, so we need to speak softly.

We can offer the help they ask for - lock down all the guns, clean up the water, build some schools, rebuild the power, and so on.

As to advice, well, 'bout the only advice they gonna need is the advice I been tryin to give you and the OWS folks on how to restructure our economy.

Here it is:

Please, please do NOT send in American corps, bankers and Ivy League Econs - they'll just screw it up. Like they did in Russia and Iraq.

Thanks, Barry.

Your pal,

Sunday, October 16, 2011

OWS - Plan Eleven

Hey Barry:

This is for the OWS folks, but y'all can read.

Although I cannot speak for or represent the protests in any capacity, I hereby offer a proposal to restructure our economic system to create more justice in the hope that it will be considered by OWS.


There are eleven policies which will create a new and more just society if enacted in the United States.

Enacting any one or two particular policies will improve the situation, but the maximum justice will be achieved when all eleven are adopted.


1. Enact laws which make it easier for unions to organize workers. Enacting this policy will require enacting number 5, Withdraw from Free Trade Agreements, at the same time to prevent job loss from companies unable to compete with cheap imports.

2. Hire more Justice Department regulators to prosecute companies which break laws which encourage workers to form unions.

3. Enforce all anti-monopoly laws and pass more. The Justice Department has formulas which define monopolies.

4. Make oil, gas, electricity, water, sewer and telephone services into Public Utilities and regulate them with a Public Utility Commission.

5. Cancel all Free Trade agreements and replace them with tariffs that protect American jobs and companies.

6. Create a national industrial policy which identifies those industries we want and protects them.

7. Tax away the great fortunes and incomes for they drain resources away from job creation.

8. Restore Glass-Steagall so that commercial, lending banks can NOT buy assets - fix the biggest mistake we have made since 1789.

9. Keep Social Security and Medicare as high as possible.

10. Manage our debt so that we borrow when we need stimulus. We can keep the average annual fiscal deficit around 3% of GDP over time with a little work, but with high unemployment, it is the time to stimulate, not contract.

11. Require that broadcasters provide free access to qualified political parties as a condition of their FCC license.

Respectfully submitted by your supporter. I am happy to expand on any or all of these at your convenience. Email is: