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Matthew J. Parker

“Now about the dead rising—have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the account of the burning bush, how God said to him, ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? … Continue reading

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AMS and the “Horton-Hears-a-Who” strategy for making a difference.

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”   “This,” cried the Mayor, “is your town’s darkest hour! The time for all Whos who have blood that is red To come to the aid of their country!” he said. “We’ve … Continue reading

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Remembering James Richard Mahoney (1938-2015).

“Think forward.” – masthead on the LeMoyne College Website Living on the real world – reality – is personal. James R. Mahoney – Le Moyne and MIT-educated meteorologist, Harvard academician, private-sector entrepreneur, government leader, family man, larger-than-life human being – … Continue reading

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Saving HAARP.

We value bio-diversity and try to preserve it. What about preserving diversity in innovation? A news item from the July 2 Alaska Dispatch tells us that the US Air Force has postponed the closure of the High-frequency Active Auroral Research … Continue reading

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Mothers, butterflies, weather and climate.

Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: Proverbs 31:28, NIV. To every mother out there… every mother who is, or ever was… Happy Mother’s Day. Words are inadequate to express the debt we owe … Continue reading

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In praise of Pollyanna

“Give thanks in all circumstances” – 1 Thessalonians 5:13. In response to Monday’s post on Rebuilding the Nation…and the National Weather Service, Jim Henderson commented as gently and gracefully as he could: “…I wonder if there is too much Pollyanna … Continue reading

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Earth observations, science, and services for the 21st century

Do you read this blog? Then chances are good that you’re part of the Great Endeavor. In one way or another, you’re – learning how the Earth works, – predicting what it will do next, – harnessing this knowledge for … Continue reading

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Today’s Twain of thought – and its bearing on tomorrow’s elections.

“Get your facts first; then you can distort them as you please” –         Mark Twain We are quick to see our Founding Fathers as prescient. How else could they have created a Constitution that has stood the test of time … Continue reading

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Full-cost accounting

Chances are you’ve grown cynical about discounts. You harbor the suspicion that the vendor has artificially marked up the retail price to give you the false impression you’re getting a bargain. Or marked down an item that’s about to be … Continue reading

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