Nothing lasts to infinity. Every building has to come down sometime. It’s economical to plan for end-of-life when you build it, especially when you’re dealing with a reinforced steel frame.
Since Columbine we have made changes in the high school environment that we hoped would prevent future massacres. No one would say they have worked.
Quick comparison: why does Puerto Rico carry so much more public debt than non-U. S. Caribbean islands? $70 billion is …
Good heavens, I thought the Japanese were intelligent about deployment of their military resources. Why would they buy an airplane like the F-35?
We have discovered the state does not need formal pronouncements to tell its citizens they do not have protections they might think they have.
Thank you, Robert Mueller, for turning something up. I suppose we ought to thank the Russkies, too, for showing us how vulnerable we are to low-rent finaglers. One of the Russkies even texted, in the middle of their operations, we’ve been busted by the FBI! That’s a great piece of evidence! The finagler texts in the clear that our own security agency busted them, and we learn four years later the FBI told no one about it! Good work, boys and girls.
To find the truth, test falsifiable hypotheses against all evidence you have available. That process leads you to new questions, new hypotheses, new tests, new evidence, and new conclusions. This powerful process moves you away from ignorance and toward the truth incrementally.
Butkus Monster of the Midway