Monthly Archive: August 2018

It May Be Now Or Never For Mueller

Today may be now or never for Mueller. With the Labor Day weekend beginning the traditional “blackout period” for the DOJ to act in politically-related investigations, today may be Mueller’s last chance to at...

Up Chuck!

Chuck Schumer just agreed to a deal with Mitch McConnell that will fast-track 15 judicial nominations through the Senate, including one rated “unqualified” by the ABA, and, in return, he got…virtually nothing. Schumer’s supposed...

It's Too Darn Hot!!

It’s way too hot to think or even post today. So here’s some nice photos of the water in Zurich and Prague. Wish I could dive right in…

Astronomy Adventure – Messier 11

Messier 11, also known as the Wild Duck cluster, is an open cluster in the constellation Scutum. While visually resembling many globular clusters in may ways, Messier 11 is actually one of the most...

America's Prisoners Have Had Enough

Ever since Ronald Reagan broke the PATCO union, strikes in the US have had very limited success. Recently, however, strikes have regained some of their effectiveness, as illustrated by the victorious strike against Verizon...

US Open Preview And Predictions

The 50th US Open begins tomorrow at Flushing Meadow and, like all the majors this year, the favorites on the men’s side are pretty clear and the women’s draw is wide open. As far...

Astronomy Adventure – Saturn

It has been an horrendous month for astronomy – incredibly humid, lots of rain, and cloudy almost every night. Mars reached opposition at the end of July and is closer than it will be...