Doug's Darkworld

Blog URL:http://unitedcats.wordpress.com/
Blog Tags:world, history, science, cosmology, war, terrorism, politics, business, philosophy
Location:Berkeley

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and objective look at the amazing world we live on. Emphasis on current events, ongoing wars, space exploration, science, and history. Also: earth mysteries, economics, and politics.



Latest Blog Posts



One trump note to start, then on to science. At least it was a far more substantive debate than the previous yelling match. That’s about all that can be said about it. Trump reached dizzying new heights on the BS meter, almost everything he said wa...

DEBATE NIGHT

on Oct 22, 2020 in: Politics

OK, debate night. At least it’s on so far. First though, a correction. Turns out the Ratcliffe FBI stuff yesterday was team Trump nonsense, trying to once again cast doubt on the integrity of the upcoming election. My bad. Like I said, the crap is...

In local news, this is what I found while treasure hunting (metal detecting) yesterday. A US penny, 1853. About the size of a modern quarter, pure copper. 1853, whole different world. My state, Iowa, had only been formed seven years earlier, the coun...

The above made me laugh, getting harder to do these days as the train wreck that is US election 2020 rolls merrily along. Trump was a big proponent of birtherism, the idea that Obama was born in Kenya, and thus wasn’t eligible to be the POTUS. A th...

The strange index for this election just keeps going up. Yes, Trump is trying to inspire, scare, something his supporters by claiming that Biden is going to do exactly what Biden promises to do… listen to scientists! It’s hard for me to get my he...

RATS EVERYWHERE

on Oct 18, 2020 in: Politics

Busy busy busy now. Road trip of my life being planned. So, yeah, I think Trump’s support is shrinking. I don’t think it’s my imagination. His die hard core is around, the people who think he’s sent by God. But a lot of his 2016 votes were fr...

The 1989 loma Prieta earthquake. 31 one years ago today. I was in my vegetable garden in the Berkeley hills. The ground started to really shake, not scary, but I was like “wow, this in the biggest quake I ever felt.” Little quakes are common in t...