Tag Archives: op-ed

A Google Constellation on the Horizon? Google? No. Just stop. You are not allowed to google-ize the galaxy. Virtual reality is quite enough. Being up our asses with private information is quite enough. But looking up and seeing the product … Continue reading

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What’s up at Amarillo City Hall?

Originally posted on High Plains Blogger:
I posted a blog recently about the Amarillo Animal Control Department troubles and suggested that the verdict may be in on the fate of the two top animal control officials who have been put…

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Golden rice in Texas? Evaluating genetically engineered rice-by-design

Golden Rice is a saffron-colored bioengineered rice that a lot of people are trying to make a case for. Greenpeace doesn’t support golden rice. Proponents of the non-GMO movement don’t like the idea of altering food in any way, shape … Continue reading

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A Failure of Due Process in Texas

This is by op-ed contributor Scott Martelle in the Los Angeles Times. The lack of transparency in the recent execution of Tommy Sells was a failure of due process and a violation of the 8th Amendment.     “It is … Continue reading

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A hundred years of a town

“Near the end of One Hundred years of Solitude a character finds a parchment manuscript in which the history of his family had been recorded “one hundred years ahead of time” by an old gypsy. The writer “had not put events … Continue reading

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Exploring the Stakes at the Heart of Keystone XL Decision

(Map of proposed Keystone XL pipeline, and others.) Obama got pressured by Democrats in the Senate to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, an arduously long, imposing pipeline that would stretch from Hardisty, Alberta to Houston, carrying oil-rich tar sands, the … Continue reading

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