Category Archives: Seidel

Prague Manuscript, part II: Gott mit uns

Lomonossov [that is, in the French-language transliteration of the original Cyrillic] was not content to state just once in the Prague Manuscript, that Peter the Great, the one who made of the Grand Duchy of Muscovy a modern European power, … Continue reading

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Chit-Chat Cafe

Your Intrepid Reporter was seen walking out of the most recent — that is, last night’s — meeting, at 6:03 pm to be precise, of the so-called Citizens Review Committee but should really be called The Flack-Catchers, after Thomas Wolfe’s … Continue reading

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The Reason I Am Not a Catholic

The reason that I am not a Catholic has a lot to do with why I am considered a loose cannon on the Left.  All I gotta do is say that the picture here shows an attractive woman.  I mean, … Continue reading

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Do You See the Two Boys

The two boys in this picture from 2009 are graduating high school in fourteen months. Sigh. The one in the red cap is John Dominic Meo, and in June 2017 he will be finishing Grant High School in three years; … Continue reading

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Charlotte in Massachusetts

Four Green Party members gathered around a table at Random Order cafe on NE Alberta in Portland Thursday night, Dave Westerlund, Charlotte Miller, Herschel Soles and Your Intrepid Reporter.  The Cascadia Chapter was having its weekly meeting.  The first two … Continue reading

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I Said It Couldn’t Be Done

For the entire life of the Large Interferometric Gravitational Observatory, just down the road here a ways and founded and directed by my old teachers at Caltech, I said the effort was a complete boondoggle, since the sensitivity of measurement … Continue reading

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L’État Présent des Recherches Assidues sur les Manuscrits Mathématiques de Marx: 1

L’étude devant nous commence avec la question en quelle langue à poursuivre un tour d’horizon de la littérature récente sur le sujet. C’est en français en part pour la raison de la presentation il y a trente années de M. … Continue reading

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