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Tuesday May 23, 2017

Quote of the Day

"Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves—our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love." - William E. Simon

Making America Great Again

By Jon S. Strebler


Every so often, the sciences challenge conventional wisdom about when America was first settled or visited by humans, with the most recent example coming virtually from my own backyard.  Last month paleontologists with the San Diego Natural History Museum presented evidence that a local mastodon was butchered by humans some 130,000 years ago, more than 100,000 years before humans were thought to have been in North America.  Their theory is controversial and will need much more analysis and review before being accepted, so at this point it is mostly an interesting possibility.