I am a raging progressive and a writer. I received Bachelors degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Arts with a Secondary teaching certificate and a minor in Physics. I taught for about ten years, then did various jobs including welding,fabrication and traffic engineering, and am now retired.
I am interested in science, energy, the environment, and architecture.
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To begin – there are good and bad charter schools – the same goes for public schools. Key factors that drive both are good teachers, manageable class sizes, oversight from local school boards and parents. There are many dimensions to … Continue reading
Many of us make New Year’s resolutions to get in better shape. The big question is what is the best exercise program for us. As we get older, some types may not be advisable. We tend to break things and … Continue reading
Understanding gender identity involves concepts from biology, psychology, anthropology, legal, political and religious issues. All of these aspects are worth discussing. Two major aspects of gender identity can be expressed as a person’s own personal gender identity Vs. the gender … Continue reading
Trump has solidly aligned with Saudi Arabia, even though the official religion of Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, is associated with most terrorist organizations. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-yousaf-butt-/saudi-wahhabism-islam-terrorism_b_6501916.html Trump has opposed Iran and railed against the Iranian nuclear deal. That has intensified nationalism in Iran … Continue reading