Author Archives: Bruce

About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see Kincey.org). President of Island Resources Foundation.

CEOs Must Be the Good Guys

. . . otherwise we wouldn’t pay them so much, would we?

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The Art of the Deal

Actually sounds like a great deal. From your Washington Post, March 18 2020: More lifesaving ventilators are available. Hospitals can’t afford them. Typically $25,000 to $50,000 each. More lifesaving ventilators are available. Hospitals can’t afford them. America’s private health system … Continue reading

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The Art of the Deal

The Washington Post, 9 April 2020, page A19, ”U. S. to Pay GM $490 million for 30,000 Ventilators.” So the World’s Greatest Negotiator was able to get the price down to $16,333.33 apiece??? My grand-niece Courtney could’ve gotten them delivered … Continue reading

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Best Timeline for the Fouled Up USG Coronavirus Testing Process

from the Washington Post website – free – https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/30/11-100000-what-went-wrong-with-coronavirus-testing-us/ Graphics on-line are worth looking at. Fact Checker 11 to 100,000: What went wrong with coronavirus testing in the U.S. | The Fact Checker Testing for the novel coronavirus is a … Continue reading

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Walking Has Major Health Effects

This from Tuesday’s Health & Science section of The Washington Post. Bottom line is that 8,000 steps a day produces major benefits over a modest 4,000 steps.

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Washington Post: Judge challenges Barr’s credibility over handling of Mueller report

Another outburst by one of those subversive Republican-appointee judges who persist in characterizing Attorney General Barr as a lying piece . . . but I digress. Judge challenges Barr’s credibility over handling of Mueller report Judge Reggie Walton criticized the … Continue reading

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Defense firms cash in on an ‘unprecedented’ wave of classified spending

Nasty capitalist pigs, those defense companies. We’ll have to get rid of them. Imagine, classifying certain projects. No excuse for that, Defense researchers should follow the example of those tax payer subsidized medical researchers at Harvard and Moffet. Get money … Continue reading

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