Beans that won’t make you fart and other feats of Genetic Engineering

Imagine beans that are easier to digest, provide better nutrition and lessens the gaseous side-effects of normal bean consumption.  How about a corn crop that needs little or no nitrogen fertilizers because it converts nitrogen in the air to nitrogen in the soil.Soybeans that produce Omega-3 fatty oils to replace the gross and expensive fish … Continue reading Beans that won’t make you fart and other feats of Genetic Engineering

No, Congress did not steal money from the Social Security Trust Fund

One myth that I continually see perpetuated in Social media is that Congress stole money from the fund and spent it on their own programs.  The message incites fear in people because they think they will have no money to retire on when their time comes.  There are several misconceptions that lead people to believe … Continue reading No, Congress did not steal money from the Social Security Trust Fund

Feelings vs. Facts and how Social Media divides us.

“All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.”— Douglas Adams, Salmon of Doubt I am new to blogging but have been arguing excessively for decades, we will see how it translates to blogging. Rhetoric is not dead, but is is … Continue reading Feelings vs. Facts and how Social Media divides us.