Friday, July 17, 2020

Green New Deal: Why Run the Numbers?

An Essay on Global Systems and Project Management

If you’ve been reading me for a while, you know I’ve been saying “run the numbers” for about a year now.

It occurred to me to wonder why no-one else is saying this. (This turns out not to be quite true. There is a group of futurists who do say it, but I had to go looking.) And then it occurred to me to wonder, why am I saying this?

Friday, July 10, 2020

Quick Thoughts on the Pardon of Roger Stone

The USA is Constitutionally unable to deal with Presidential malfeasance. Andrew Jackson got away with sending the Tsalagi on the Trail of Tears, Andrew Johnson got away pardoning the Confederate traitors, Hayes let the South build Jim Crow, Wilson introduced Jim Crow to the Federal bureaucracy, Teddy Roosevelt invaded the Philippines because he felt like it, Nixon got away with treason, Reagan got away with treason, and Trump is getting away with treason.

We need change. I haven't figured out what kind of change is needed, but we need change.