Archive for September 26th, 2022

September 26th, 2022 - 6:56 pm § in Russia

A day we almost didn’t survive

The Soviet Union’s ICBM detection system was clunky with large gaps in radar coverage. We knew it, and they knew it. That made the Soviets jumpy, and the Cold War more dangerous. The faults of their system very nearly triggered an accidental nuclear war on Monday, September 26, 1983. A single [...]

September 26th, 2022 - 6:29 pm § in Science

SPLATTT!!! Spacecraft hits asteroid (video)

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September 26th, 2022 - 6:06 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Why Sinema is wrong about the filibuster

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) thinks “the Senate should reinstate the 60-vote threshold for all judicial and executive branch nominees,” The Hill reported (here) on Monday, September 26, 2022. She made that remark during a Q&A following a speech at the University of Louisville’s M[...]

September 26th, 2022 - 12:03 pm § in Misc., Politics

Job listing

This announcement is for a position with frequent turnover that is expected to be vacated by a retirement soon. Read details here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]