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Environment, Politics &raquo

[23 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

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The Winter season only started two days ago,  but don’t try to tell that to the millions of  folks living in the Northern regions of   Europe,  North America and Asia who are buried neck-deep in snow.   It seems as if  Mother Nature is intent on reminding the people of the Planet  Earth that global warming has certainly arrived, and is  hell-bent on making its presence  known.  The main reason behind the unusually severe weather is that the atmosphere, warmed by the effect of millions of tons of  …

Politics &raquo

[16 Dec 2010 | 16 Comments | ]

The administration is saying in these documents that “a nuclear attack is more survivable if you immediately shield yourself from radiation that follows a blast.” They suggest that staying in your car or hunkering down in your basement would reduce the casualties by 50 percent. They want to eliminate a natural instinct to “run from danger, potentially exposing themselves to fatal doses of radiation.”

Economics, Politics &raquo

[14 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | ]

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As the year 2010 rapidly draws to a close, it’s time again for the AskCherlock 2011 prognostications.   I will again look into my crystal ball and make some astounding, and not-so-astounding  predictions for the coming year;
The U.S. economy will grow at a much higher rate than predicted by the leading economists.  The growth rate will start at around 2.5% in the first quarter, and end the year at close to 5%.  This will be due to higher than expected demand for U.S. exports, combined with a release of …

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