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Filed under: we need to rethink our strategy.
"SAN FRANCISCO -- The nation's top nuclear weapons design lab has laid off hundreds of workers, raising concerns about a brain drain and stirring fears that some of these highly specialized scientists will sell their expertise to foreign governments, perhaps hostile ones.File under: with friends like this, who needs enemies?
Because of budget cuts and higher costs, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory laid off 440 employees May 22-23. Over the past 2 1/2 years, attrition and layoffs have reduced the workforce of 8,000 by about 1,800 total."
What happened to the notion that the U.S. could outsource all of those old industrial jobs and focus on our future of being the intellectual leaders of the world... with all of the attendant scientific and engineering jobs?
"Other Michiganders endorsing Obama were Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, National Education Association board member Joyce Lalonde, Michigan AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Tina Abbott and Michael Tardif, a Detroit political consultant with ties to Mayor Kilpatrick."Filed under: I didn't know the world worked that way.
Hey, didn't Obama just get rid of Rev. Wright. Now he has picked up Mayor Wrong!
"Because if we are willing to work for it, and fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on Earth."..
See, if you hope and work for change and provide universal health care and jobs to everyone, then global warming will stop and war will be over. Perhaps another clarification will follow... because I'm not sure what IT entails. But it sounds so nice.