Monthly Archives: March, 2011

THERE IS NO U.S. STEEL TO BUILD NEEDED TANKS

The old saying, “The chicken has come home to roost”  has happened to the United States manufacturing industry. Ever since NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and the emergence of China and Korea as manufacturing competitors in the United States we have had a slow but true decline in our manufacturing capabilities. President George H.W.Bush […]

In hind sight the Federation of American Scientists say Japan blew it.

Charles D Ferguson, President of the Federation of American Scientists says :  Japan generates about 30 percent of its electricity from 54 commercial reactors. Tokyo plans to ramp up significantly its use of nuclear power to about 41 percent by 2017 and 50 percent by 2050.  But these risks become too reliant on this source for electricity generation. […]

Are our police and fire departments destined to become privatized?

AS OUR POOR ECONOMY IS FORCING OUR STATES AND CITIES TO MAKE BUDGET CUTS, TAX PAYERS ARE DEMANDING ACCOUNTABILITY AND SENSIBILE ECONOMIC PRIORITAZION OF SERVICES.   MORE AND MORE WE ARE HEARING ABOUT THE LAYOFFS OF POLICE, FIRE, TEACHERS AND OTHER SERVICE PROVIDERS BUT IT’S RARE TO READ THAT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS HAVE CUT SPENDING ON ITEMS THAT […]