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Samuel and Donald Newhouse of Advance Publications by David Sims ADVANCE Publications is a print media conglomerate that owns most of the local newspapers in most of the mid-sized towns within the United States. It owns, for example, both the Huntsville Times and the Birmingham Post-Herald, in Alabama.…
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by David Sims LET US BEGIN our examination of typical capitalist behavior with a discussion about the cost of bread. In years ending in 0 or 5, the companies that make sliced bread get their boards of directors together and raise their prices. And, after the vote, the company’s directors all laugh…
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by David Sims YOU GET THE right number for the age of the universe if the Hubble constant is 71 km/sec/Mpc. If that’s the case, then whatever we see in the universe that is observed to have a distance greater than 7.81054e+9 light years has moved, in the time that the light was enroute to us, to a point…
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by David Sims THE WORLD’S economic systems generate 2 billion metric tons of waste each year. The average density of landfill waste is 600 kilograms per cubic meter. A year’s worth of waste will therefore occupy 3.3333 cubic kilometers of volume. If all this trash goes into landfills,…
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by Marian Van Court Introductory Note: Though we disagree with the author’s notion that “raising the IQ of Blacks” through eugenics is worth discussing — since we believe that achieving an all-White society must precede the institution of eugenic measures — we recommend…
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The problems which cause mediocre minds to declare “it’s all hopeless” cause extraordinary minds to find unseen pathways. by David Sims A BROWN DWARF star having a mass of 0.05 solar masses contains about 5.9747e+55 hydrogen atoms, making possible a maximum of 1.4937e+55 nuclear…
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by David Sims THE HIPPIE or his modern equivalent, pretending to oppose the Establishment, is part of the Establishment. He is its cat’s paw. And, if he is a Gentile, the chances are pretty good that he isn’t even aware of that. A cat’s paw is a person who, knowingly or not, carries out…
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Jonathan Foster and the creature who blowtorched him to death, Mona Nelson by David Sims WHEN BLACK kills White, the media are quiet, no matter how heinous the crime. Here’s the kind of crime the media won’t report nationally. On 24 December 2010 in Houston, Texas, a Black woman named Mona…
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Tuvok by David Sims I STOPPED WATCHING Star Trek — permanently — when it went overly Politically Correct in certain Voyager episodes. The rest of the pablum-consumers can have fun watching. I won’t. Specifically, any episode with the character Tuvok in it is especially offensive…
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by David Sims IT WOULD BE wonderful, of course, if humans could stop working against each other and bring their resources to bear cooperatively on worthy tasks. The problem with that is that each subset of humanity seems to have its own value priorities. Most of those priorities are at variance with the…
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