Is it Fair to Blame a Country?
Increasingly, blame and criticism are being directed at Countries, when in fact the targets should actually be the Administration of those Countries. North Korea, Iran, Iraq, America... the list goes on. In many cases, only a very small percentage of the population has any participation in the decision making process. Even in a democracy, the blank-check delivered at election time can be spent in areas that were not desired by voters. Any actions taken against a country will be interpreted by a passive-population as being directed at them, and they will react accordingly. How can we better delineate between the Country and its Administration in the political-rhetoric?
A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration likely violated the reporter's Fifth Amendment rights when it stripped his press credentials earlier this month.
- Acosta will be allowed to return to the White House on Friday.
- The judge described the ruling as narrow, and didn't rule one way or the other on violations of the First Amendment.
- The case is still open, and the administration may choose to appeal the ruling.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
The definition of a kilogram will now be fixed to Planck's constant, a fundamental part of quantum physics.
- The new definition of a kilogram is based on a physical constant in quantum physics.
- Unlike the current definition of a kilogram, this measurement will never change.
- Scientists also voted to update the definitions of several other measurements in physics.
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