To Boldly Go Where No Narcissist Has Gone Before

(Washington, DC — February 1, 2017) – Most of the world today marked the 14th anniversary of the destruction of the Space Shuttle Columbia with somber reflection. And then you have a narcissist’s point-of-view. Donald Trump (R-NY) offered specially-prepared remarks on the anniversary, expanded to include the recent anniversaries of other space tragedies. January 28…

Obama Attacks Mars

(Washington, DC — October 12, 2016) – President Obama (D-IL) vowed yesterday that America would land a man on Mars by the 2030s, making the effort a joint venture between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and private industry. Obama’s critics immediately slammed the idea, saying that they were completely against the goal, though…

Winter Storm Juno a No-Snow for Many

(Washington, DC — January 28, 2015) – As the Northeastern United States endured the wrath of Winter Storm Juno, many marveled at the intensely accurate and intricate forecast provided both by the National Weather Service (NWS) and local weathermen – and how they could be so far off the mark. In fact, they’re all batting…

Metro Goes Retro in Latest Disaster

(Washington, DC — January 19, 2015) – Senior managers for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – commonly known as Metro – uncorked the champagne this morning and drank a toast to success. The reason? No passenger deaths in the past week. The story was not the same last Monday, when “an electrical arcing…

GM Hard-Pressed to Recall Such Trying Times

(Detroit, MI) – When it comes to dealing with known design flaws, General Motors (GM) has apparently adopted the method used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). And, just like people associated with NASA, Americans have paid for it with their lives. On March 17, GM announced a recall of 1.5 million vehicles…