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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time to end the failed War on Drugs?

A report by the Brookings Institution, and a separate study by Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron which was endorsed by 500...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama proposes talks with " Moderate Extremists" among the Taliban

The very left wing Guardian castes doubt on the plan---- "The architect of Mr Obama's "smarter policy" is Richard Holbrooke,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 11 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AIG and the Bail Out

Things are heating up all over the place 1/ Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital President Obama's...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sun and Sand, on Mar 28, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 66 comments | 2241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dollar heading for worst week in 24 years

The Feds bought 300 Billion of Treasuries today. They also printed 1 Trillion US Dollars. Gold went up $40 and Oil went...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 32 comments | 1753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Danger of Chinese Wavering and a US economic crash

Hyperinflation and the crash of the Keynesian model could be in the offing soon if the Chinese drastically draw down. China...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three police sergeants dead, suspect killed in East Oakland

Given the shooting of 5 police officers and the recent gang shooting in Palo Alto, we need to reevaluate our PC approach...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Clean it up!, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:41 am | 26 comments | 1973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of sea levels is 'the greatest lie ever told'

The uncompromising verdict of Dr Mörner is that all this talk about the sea rising is nothing but a colossal scare story,http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherboo...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 1636 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Major cyber spy network uncovered

" An electronic spy network, based mainly in China, has infiltrated computers from government offices around the world,...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 29, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will U.S. financial woes lead to new world order?

The Chinese curse" may you live in interesting times" may be coming true--we will find out at the G20 meeting this week. "the...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virus battery could 'power cars'

New breakthrough at MIT http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7977585.stm "Viruses have been used to help build batteries...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US moves on Iran nuclear trade

"New York prosecutors joined with the Obama administration on Tuesday to shut down a China-based network that allegedly supplied...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US court allows apartheid claims

"A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa's...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

United To Charge Heavier Passengers Twice To Fly

"If "beefy" or "curvy" describes you, here is a word of warning: United Airlines will begin aggressively enforcing a new...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor becomes first Jew to win 'Arab Nobel Prize'

Good news for a change! Stanford professor Ronald Levy, who heads the university's Oncology department, told Haaretz that...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-Speed Rail: The Wrong Road for America

1) Genuine high-speed rail — 150-to-200 miles-per-hour, as found in Japan and parts of Europe — requires separate rights...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:36 am | 1 comment | 1661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demographics, Depression & Destiny

Demand for large-lot single family homes will drop nationally from 56 million today to 34 million in 2025—a whopping reduction...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

At least he made an honest statement of why he switched----- “I have traveled the State, talked to Republican leaders...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 1974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA Memo: Feds Knew NYC Flyover Would Cause Panic

Feds threatened Federal Sanctions Against NYPD, Secret Service, FBI & Mayor's Office If Secret Ever Got Out. "In a memo...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 8, 2009 at 7:30 am | 11 comments | 1680 Views
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