Manuel García, Jr. -- Thoughts and Ideas

27 July 2010



Commentaries on Politics and Current Events                              [En Español, bajo 2003]


2010

Dear Democrats, [About] 2012, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia07272010.html, 27 July, http://dissidentvoice.org/2010/07/dear-democrats-about-2012/, 27 July

Emergency War Supplemental Explained, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06282010.html, 28 June

Decoding The Language Of Social Control, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia03122010.html, 12 March, http://dissidentvoice.org/2010/03/decoding-the-language-of-social-control/, 11 March

Corporate Personhood and Political Free Speech, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01222010.html, 22 January, http://dissidentvoice.org/2010/01/corporate-personhood-and-political-free-speech-tin-man-k-o-s-straw-man/, 22 January

Assassinating The Iranian H-Bomb?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01182010.html, 18 January


2009

Palestine's Gift Of Christmas, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia12222009.html, 22 December

The Purpose Is Pork, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia11132009.html, 13 November

The Assassination Bureau, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia07152009.html, 15 July

The New Crisis In Aviation (Clouds, Computers and Composites) [AF447], http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia07012009.html, 1 July,

[see comments #4, #5, #6, #7 in the following]

http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/07/clouds-computers-and-composites-the-new-crisis-in-civil-aviation/, 3-5 July,

What Happened To Air France Flight 447?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06032009.html, 3 June, http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/05/what-happened-to-air-france-flight-447/, 3 June,   ["local time" should be "GMT"]

Fearful Pride (North Korea's Second Nuclear Test), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia05262009.html, 26 May, http://dissidentvoice.org/2009/05/fearful-pride-north-koreas-2nd-nuclear-test/, 27 May

Nuclear Or Solar Energy?, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2009/05/nuclear-or-solar-energy/, 19 May,   ["southeast of Hawaii" should be "southwest of Hawaii"]

To Power A Nation (Nuclear Bombs Or Sunshine?), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia05062009.html, 6 May

Homework, Testing and Stealth Apartheid in Education, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia04242009.html, 24 April

The MG Recovery Plan, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia04172009.html, 17 April

Iran's Uranium, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2009/03/irans-uranium/, 11 March

Darwin's Living Legacy, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia02062009.html, 6 February

Burning The First Amendment, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01302009.html, 30 January, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2009/01/burning-the-first-amendment/, 30 January

To Students Planning Careers: Be Mindful, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01072009.html, 7 January, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2009/01/to-students-planning-careers-be-mindful/, 7 January


2008

The War Against Palestine (Exception From Humanity), http://www.counterpunch.org/salzman12292008.html, 29 December

Nuclear Weapons Obsolescence, http://www.counterpunch.org/mango12102008.html, 10 December, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2008/12/nuclear-weapons-obsolescence/, 11 December

Management Insurance And Carlin's Challenge, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2008/11/management-insurance-and-carlins-challenge/, 21 November

Renew The Social Contract, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2008/11/renew-the-social-contract/, 18 November

What Real Change Should Bring (Brief Thoughts On Obama's Election), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia11052008.html, 5 November

Science And The 2008 Presidential Election, http://www.counterpunch.org/mango10032008.html, 3 October

Time For A General Strike?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09302008.html, 30 September

Visions Of Pinpoint Control: The Romance Of Laser Weapons, http://www.counterpunch.org/mango09262008.html, 26 September

The Large Hadron Collider Powers Up, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09132008.html, 13 September

The Energy Of A Hurricane, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09052008.html, 5 September

Will A Russo-American Nuclear War Happen (Soon)?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09012008.html, 1 September

The Big Heat (Thermal Expansion Downs WTC 7), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia08222008.html, 22 August

A Laser Weapon Of Plausible Deniability?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia08182008.html, 18 August

On Voting (A Ritual of Justifying Biases), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia08082008.html, 8 August

Oiling The War Machine, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia07112008.html, 11 July

How To Stretch Gasoline, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06132008.html, 13 June

Don't Get Burned!, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06022008.html, 2 June

Running Mates From The Imaginary Plane, http://www.counterpunch.org/mango05062008.html, 6 May

The Speech That Might Have Been, http://www.counterpunch.org/mango05012008.html, 1 May

Obama and the Psychic Auto-Shrink-Wrapping Called Race in America, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia03202008.html, 20 March

Paying No Attention to the Presidential Campaigns, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01112008.html, 11 January


2007

Epiphany On The Glacier, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia11212007.html, 21 November

Homes of the Crash-Test Dummies, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia10252007.html, 25 October

Forgetting 9/11, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09122007.html, 12 September

9/11 Emergency! Calling Robert Fisk!, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia08272007.html, 27 August

President Cindy!, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2007/08/president-cindy/, 16 August

A Bridge Truth Movement?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia08042007.html, 4 August

Property Is Racism, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia07162007.html, 16 July

Climate and Carbon, Consensus and Contention, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/2007/06/climate-and-carbon-consensus-and-contention/, 4 June

Fire Collapses Oakland Freeway, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia04302007.html, 30 Apr.

The Heart of Whiteness, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia04212007.html, 21 Apr.

China's New Chip in Space War Poker, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia01222007.html, 22 Jan.


2006

Executing Saddam, Protecting the Rackets, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia12302006.html, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Dec06/Garcia30.htm , 30 Dec.

CounterPunch Special Report, Debunking the Myths of 9/11, http://www.counterpunch.org/ninelevenconsp11252006.html, Alexander Cockburn, JoAnn Wypijewski, Manuel Garcia, Jr.; includes the 3 reports below this

The Physics of 9/11, http://www.counterpunch.org/physic11282006.html, 29 Nov.

The Thermodynamics of 9/11, http://www.counterpunch.org/thermo11282006.html, 29 Nov.

Dark Fire (The Fall of WTC 7), http://www.counterpunch.org/darkfire11282006.html, 29 Nov.

The Roots of Corruption (Election 2006), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia11092006.html, 9 Nov.

North Korea's Nuclear Test: a Q & A, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia10192006.html, 19 Oct.

Nuclear Test, Political Flare (North Korea), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia10172006.html, 17 Oct.

(Blacks, Latinos and) Immigrant Bashing For Colonial Control, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06062006.html , http://www.dissidentvoice.org/June06/Garcia06.htm , ("Daniel Boone" should be "Davey Crockett") 6 June

Torture Works ("God's Torturers: From Torquemada To Opus Dei"), http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia03282006.html, 28 Mar.

To An Egyptian Friend, On The Cartoons, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Feb06/Garcia09.htm, 9 Feb.


CounterPunch and DissidentVoice, 2005

2005: The Year of Consequences, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Dec05/Garcia1217.htm, 17 Dec.

On Freeing the CPT Hostages in Iraq, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia12032005.html, 03 Dec.
readers' responses, and follow-up

Selective De-Occupation: The Next Political Task?, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Dec05/Garcia1203.htm, 03 Dec.
readers' responses, and follow-up

Iraq: To End The Occupation, End The Civil War, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Nov05/Garcia1108.htm, 08 Nov.

Is The US Really Against Torture?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia10282005.html, 28 Oct.

Disasters Are Us, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia10222005.html, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Oct05/Garcia1022.htm, 22 Oct.

Industrialized Greed Produces Pandemics, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Oct05/Garcia1011.htm, 11 Oct.

Fuel Conservation And Sustainable Mobility, http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Sept05/Garcia0923.htm, 23 Sept.

Thinking Is Religious Freedom, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09222005.html, 22 Sept.

The Power Of Water, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia09142005.html, 14 Sept.
readers' responses, and follow-up

De-Eichmannizing America, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia06182005.html, 18 June

Writing Tickets For American War Crimes, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia05182005.html, 18 May

The Question Of American Guilt, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia03122005.html, 12 Mar.

Who Killed Rafik Hariri?, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia02192005.html, 19 Feb.

The Eight Percent War, http://www.counterpunch.org/garcia02112005.html, 11 Feb.


Swans, 2005

The Pledge Of Solidarity, http://www.swans.com/library/art11/mgarci30.html, 31 Jan.

God And Country, http://www.swans.com/library/art11/mgarci29.html, 17 Jan.

Twenty News Stories To Appear In 2005, http://www.swans.com/library/art11/mgarci28.html, 03 Jan.


Swans, 2004

2004: The Year Of Disillusion, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci27.html, 13 Dec.

Newtonian America, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci26.html, 29 Nov.

Dear Democrats, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci25.html, 15 Nov.

Putting The Elephant Out, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci24.html, 01 Nov.

Report From An Outpost, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci23.html, 04 Oct.

What Your Vote Means, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci22.html, 20 Sept.

Pericles’ Funeral Oration for The 911 Dead, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci21.html, 06 Sept.

Outline For Revolution, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci20.html, 16 Aug.

The Imprisoned American Mind , http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci19.html, 02 Aug.

Thirsty Invaders, Chasing Heat, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci18.html, 19 Jul.

Swiftian Overload, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci17.html, 05 Jul.

McCain Versus Kerry?, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci16.html, 21 Jun.

What Does It Mean To Be American?, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci15.html, 07 Jun.

American Gulag, And A Dogfight Of Psychoses, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci14.html, 24 May

The Palestinians Versus The SUV, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci13.html, 10 May

Which Holocaust Matters?, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci12.html, 12 Apr.

Election 2016: The Issues, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci11.html, 29 Mar.

Oil, Population And Global Warming, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci10.html, 15 Mar.

How Will The Iraq War Affect Americans?, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/iraq/garcia.html, 02 Feb., Swan's Special Issue on the Iraq War

Why Howard Dean Will Win In 2004, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci09.html, 19 Jan.

Effects Of Iraq War On American Citizens, http://www.swans.com/library/art10/mgarci08.html, 05 Jan.


Swans, 2003

Hermit Crabs and Maitre d’s: Arrogance in Physics, http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci07.html, 01 Dec.

A Chinese-American Muslim Under Detention (poem), http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci06.html, 03 Nov.

Guantánamo USA, http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci05.html, 03 Nov.

Waking the Dead, Redeeming the Living (poem), http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci04.html, 20 Oct.

What the US Wants From China, http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci03.html, 06 Oct.

Letter to Senator Feinstein, on Nuclear Weapons, http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci02.html, 22 Sept.

America's Nuclear Weapons Labs, The Reality Beneath The Headlines, http://www.swans.com/library/art9/mgarci01.html, 07 Jul.


En Español                                                                                                             [Traducido del inglés por Germán Leyens]

Consume, adáptate, obedece, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=108813, 2010

El club de asesinos, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=88794, 2009

El segundo ensayo nuclear de Corea del Norte, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=86066, 2009

Sobre poder atómico, cambio climático, energías limpias y formas de organización ciudadanas, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=85579, 19 Mayo 2009,    [entrevista por Germán Leyens y Salvador López Arnal], ["al sudeste de Hawái" debe ser "al sudoeste de Hawái"]

¿Bombas nucleares o luz solar?, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=85046, 2009

El uranio de Irán, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=82261, 2009

Soplete de largo alcance, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=71631, 2008

Como protegerte del Cañón del Dolor de Raytheon, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=68389, 2008

Obama y como utilizar la raza para encoger mentes, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=65205, 2008

Sin prestar atención a las campañas presidenciales, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=61828, 2008

¿El movimiento de verdad de un puente?, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=54747, 2007

La propiedad es racismo, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=53851, 2007

Clima y carbono, consenso y contención, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=52113, 2007

El corazón de la blanquitud, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=50062, 2007

La nueva carta china en el póker de la guerra espacial, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=45490, 2007

Ejecutar a Sadam, proteger a los hampones, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=44201, 2006

Fuego negro (WTC 7) [Parte 3], http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=42761, 2006

La termodinámica del 11-S [Parte 2], http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=42634, 2006

La física del 11-S (Conspiraciones que no existen) [Parte 1], http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=42460, 2006

Las raices de la corrupción, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=41359, 2006

Ensayo nuclear, llamarada política, http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=39875, 2006


Other Sites, Other Angles

Links: Cindy Sheehan and the Iraq War, and "Thieves Lie", http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/wordbeat/CindySheehanIraq.html, August 2005

MG, Jr. as poet at "Wordbeat", http://www.angelfire.com/poetry/wordbeat/FeaturedReaders/ManuelGarciaJr.html

Reflections on the 61st Birthday of Wen Ho Lee, 21 Dec. 2000


Scientists' & Engineers' Union, SPSE Newsletters, 1995-2002

The Wen Ho Lee Case and its Aftermath, http://www.spse.org/Speaker%20Forum%203_25_02.html, 25 Mar. 2002

A Past President Reflects On The Survey, http://www.spse.org/NL_3_00.html#Reflects, Nov. 2000

Professor L. Ling-chi Wang speaks @ LLNL, http://www.spse.org/Wang_flyer.html, 27 April 2000

Show The Data, http://www.spse.org/NL_1_00.html#ShowData, April 2000

Letter Writing Campaign Against Polygraphy, http://www.spse.org/Polygraph_letter_campaign.html, 29 Sept. 1999

Statement to DOE on polygraphy at LLNL, http://www.spse.org/Polygraph_comments_Livermo.html#garcia, 14 Sept. 1999

The President's Corner, http://www.spse.org/NL_4_97.html#president, Nov. 1997

The President's Corner, http://www.spse.org/NL_3_97.html#corner, Oct. 1997

A Mode$t Propo$al, http://www.spse.org/NL_2_97.html#modest, April 1997

I Work For The Union, http://www.spse.org/NL_1_96.html#workfor, April 1996

Face Your Fears, http://www.spse.org/Face_Your_Fears.html, June 1995

Confidential Ultra Sensitive , 1995


Physics Reports, 1979-2000 (pdf files)

Limiting the Accidental Pressure Drop in NIF Beam Tubes, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/240054.pdf, 6 Nov. 2000

Electrostatic field between non-concentric cylinders, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/241137.pdf, 10 Jan. 2000

Thermal electric and magnetic fields at the surface of an electron beam target, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/235838.pdf, 9 June 1999

Self-effect in expanding electron beam plasma, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/235747.pdf, 7 May 1999

Controlling the expansion of laser-fusion plasma to minimize impact damage, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/237828.pdf, 18 Mar. 1999

A conceptual design for an electron beam, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/235759.pdf, 15 Feb. 1999

Creating metallic under-dense radiators by electron beam heating prior to laser impact, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/235735.pdf, 15 Dec. 1998

Electron beam expansion by target heating, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/233990.pdf, 2 July 1998

On electromagnetic acceleration of material from a plate hit by a pulsed electron beam, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/233292.pdf, 16 April 1998

Frozen plasma within the flow from a metal plate hit by an electron beam pulse, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/232089.pdf, 12 Nov. 1997

Splash flow from a metal plate hit by an electron beam pulse, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/232170.pdf, 4 Sept. 1997

A model for designing planar magnetron cathodes, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/232203.pdf, 30 May 1997

Comparing a 2D fluid model of the DC planar magnetron cathode to experiments, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/230340.pdf, 15 May 1996

A 2D fluid model of the DC planar magnetron cathode, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/229273.pdf, 15 Nov. 1995

Radical oxidation automotive de-NOx, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/226027.pdf, 21 Aug. 1995

OH generation in steam-air pulsed corona, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/226026.pdf, 21 Aug. 1995

Molecular gas electron distribution function with space and time variation, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/229271.pdf, May 1995

Electric vortex in MHD flow, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/229272.pdf, 1 May 1995

An analytical electron distribution function for inelastic collisions in a uniform gas with time varying electric field, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/225259.pdf, July 1994

Analytical Boltzmann moments for electrons in N2-O2-H2O gas mixtures, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/225189.pdf, April 1994

A high bandwidth gamma monochromator, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/219840.pdf, 27 May 1992

Measurement of proton autoneutralization potential, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/196742.pdf, Sept. 1984

A review of intense ion beam propagation with a view toward measuring ion energy, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/192862.pdf, 25 Aug. 1982

Spatial distribution of plasma in a transverse-discharge supersonic nitrogen stream, http://www.llnl.gov/tid/lof/documents/pdf/181845.pdf, 7 June 1979


Energy For Human Development

Linking kWh/capita to the Human Development Index , 28 April 2006


The Physics of Nature

Tsunami Numbers, 30 December 2004

The Energy of the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004, 15 December 2005



Poems



Links: Friends and Others

Uncomfortable Questions World Energy ACLU
Michael Plitkins Walt Pyle William Blum
Vroom! Vroom! Center for Constitutional Rights Stan Goff
Rebelión (¡Viva Che !) Counter Punch Dissident Voice
9/11 Reality #1 9/11 Reality #2 9/11 Reality #3

This particular Manuel García, Jr. (there have been, are and will be many) can be reached at

mango@idiom.com


 

 

22 November 2005