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  • On Mon, 30 May 2016, 9:26am PDT in Never Forget, P N Dr Lo R said:

    HEY YOU says

    How many servicemen have died in undeclared wars by the Military Industrial Complex?

    While everyone knows this part of Ike's speech by heart, few have ever heard of this latter part:

    "The prospect of domination of the nation's scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present
    and is gravely to be regarded.

    Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a SCIENTIFIC/TECHNOLOGICAL elite."

  • On Mon, 30 May 2016, 9:12am PDT in Never Forget, P N Dr Lo R said:

    In the 50's, my parents would often play bridge on Sunday afternoons with their best friends Ross and Olna Sams. Their daughter Mary Catherine was teaching school, but her records from when she was in high school and college from 1943 to 1951 were still in the bedroom with her record player and I loved to go up there and play through them--she gave them all to me when I graduated from high school and this was one of my favorites:

  • On Sun, 29 May 2016, 8:02am PDT in Why do cops shoot first in the US? Is it fear of a breakdown of social order?, P N Dr Lo R said:

    bob2356 says

    It's worth noting that the violence increase is in the cities that were most aggressive with things like compstat, stop and frisk, broken windows, military training.

    And yet it was stop and frisk and broken windows that was most effective in bringing the mayhem of New York City in the 70's and 80's under control by the 90's, but now those have been abandoned. What's wrong with broken windows thinking, do you just let a neighborhood go to hell? The point is the impulses are there all along, they were just brought to heel for a time.

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