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Nuclear Weapons for Idiots

I suppose I had better explain how nukes work.  A lot of countries have a few.  Pakistan, Iran, Israel, North Korea, India, Britain, Germany, France….there are more, but you get the idea.  A FEW countries have a lot and the delivery systems to put them anywhere in minutes.  The United States, Russia and China...
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Dr. Tom’s Prescription to the Criminal Justice Problem

Eyewitness identification is notoriously poor and a lot of innocent people are in prison because they were incorrectly identified. I think eyewitnesses are a good start, but I also think there has to be corroborating evidence. Forensic science is quickly moving to make that a reality. I also think child molesters and serial killers and...
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Close the Washington Monument

The empty monument would symbolize our war on the unexpected, — our overreaction to anything different or unusual — our harassment of photographers, and our probing of airline passengers.
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