Monthly Archives: October 2010

Links 10/31/10

Happy Halloween! Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

What Deficit Reductionism Really Means: Sending the Disabled to Homeless Shelters

Yes, we have left no sense of decency.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Homelessness, Public Health | 2 Comments

Links 10/30/10

Thank goodness it’s…Saturday. Crap. Well, I’ve got some links, anyway.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

The First Amendment, O’Donnell, and Selective Literalism

The O’Donnell idiocy is very instructive, as it sheds light on wingnut ideology. This is not her personal stupidity.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Creationism | 8 Comments

Links 10/29/10

Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

An Explanation for Why College Prices Are Rising So Much

College costs make sense when viewed in the context of larger economic trends.
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Posted in Economics, Education | 8 Comments

The New York Times’ Tom Friedman Is Wrong About Public Sector Employees

The New York Times devoted space for someone to make claims that are factually untrue. This is not helping.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Fucking Royals, Jobs | 12 Comments

Two Thoughts About MRSA ST239

Waiting three years to find out about an infectious disease problem.
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Posted in Antibiotics, Healthcare, MRSA, Public Health | 3 Comments

Our Pro-Bank Policies Are Losing the Elite

It’s still somewhat encouraging that the captured economic media are starting to become disgusted.
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Posted in Bidness, Big Shitpile, Housing, News Media | 4 Comments

The Culture of Poverty Depends on Which Neighborhood’s School a Child Attends…

Who coulda thunk it? Poor students do better in schools with fewer poor students overall.
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Posted in Education | 6 Comments