Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dreams – Deferred or Lost?

Strangulation of technical achievement indicates a more general social crisis. Not to ignore SpaceX successes, May was a difficult month to be positive about American future technical and social directions.  These comments indicated problems: 2012-0506   Edward Conard  was in … Continue reading

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The Conard justification – Income inequality

Conard’s upcoming book justifies uninterrupted income grab by the people who caused the mess. Edward Conard’s soon-to-be-released book is  Unintended Consequences, Why Everything You’ve Been Told About The Economy Is Wrong .  The New York Times devoted many pages to Conard … Continue reading

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The American Income Pump matters to us

The Income Pump that started in 1981 has had huge impact on American Society, and not good. Our Page, The American Income Pump, summarizes a strange process that started about 1980 or 1981 and has continued through today. Consider all … Continue reading

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Privatized Space – SpaceX

SpaceX delays launch to ISS again.  Looks like they actually want to be successful. The hard-tech news these days is that SpaceX plans to launch a resupply mission to the International Space Station to test their man-rated Dragon capsule. This … Continue reading

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Fusion Wins Reprieve

House ignores Obama, grants required fusion research budget, but it will not be over until after the elections. Last week, we saw an astounding finish to the congressional budget assignments.  Rather than finding its coffin lid nailed closed, at this … Continue reading

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