It’s been remarkable how the generals have continued to stand up for equality and respect under the torrent of bigotry pouring from Trump’s mouth. Here’s one more, the Superintendent of the Air Force Academy. Watch the whole thing. This guy really means what he says. And open thread. "If you can't treat someone with dignity […]
About Cheryl Rofer
Retired chemist. I've done a lot of chemistry that has to do with policy, particularly nuclear policy.
Entries by Cheryl Rofer
With President Donald Trump’s loud declaration of disdain for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear deal arrived at with Iran by six nations plus the European Union, the opponents of the deal are newly energized. They have resurrected all their old arguments, plus a few more. Although the agreement severely limits the […]
I went out to a nice dinner party (with flamenco!), and I come home to find that Kim Jong Un is threatening to do a nuclear test over the ocean. One of the things Kim is very sensitive about is being taken seriously. He wants to play with the big boys, to be a real […]
Huh. Looks like nobody else is around and it’s about time for an open thread. Here’s one of the things I’m working on. Veljo Tormis is not well known in the United States, although I’ve seen his music in a few more concerts recently. He collected folk songs of Estonia and other Finnic peoples around […]
CNN says that Paul Manafort was wiretapped through the past couple of years under suspicion for his ties to Russia. The warrants for the wiretaps were obtained through the secret FISA court. One seems to have started in 2014 and ended last year, under concerns about work done by a group of Washington consulting firms for […]