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August 27, 2009

An unreasonable man (2007)

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http://www.mininova.org/get/721692

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader, this is the name we are dealing here at this doc. To be sincere, he was a complete unknown to me, as a non US citizen, I knew of the existence of presidential candidates and public figures like Pat Buchanan or who run as independent candidates to the presidency of the United States several time but not Ralph.

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August 15, 2009

Mars Underground (2007)

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http://www.mininova.org/tor/2499297

mars underground

Mars Underground tells the tale of a group of people – in this particular case – of scientists, that isn’t accepted by the mainstream decision-makers of their institutional (in this case, scientific) community.  This is the story of the quest for Mars and of the plan’s forefather, Dr. Robert Zubrin. After the Apollo mission to the moon, it was clear to Zubrin that NASA works better if it is entrusted with a mission that has only one, clear, objective – as was the case when they had to master a plan to conquer the moon. Unfortunately for Zubrin, there are politics involved in the NASA budgeting and high position egos are also at stake. How will someone come up with the plan, then?

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