Monthly Archives: December 2010

Links 12/31/10

Happy Erev New Years! Links for you.
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I Thought Technocratic ‘Centrists’ Were Supposed to Be Competent: The Mayor Bloomberg Edition

But Magickal Centrists are supposed to be so competent!
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Posted in Compulsive Centrist Disorder, Conservatives | 5 Comments

Links 12/30/10

Links for you.
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Why Blogs Matter: Social Security and the News

“This process of citizens in a democracy keeping themselves informed does not belong to private enterprise. It does not depend on finding the right business model.” Something to think about in discussions of ‘new media.’
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Links 12/29/10

Happy Wednesday. Links for you.
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Two Good Links Regarding the Placebo-Effects-Without-Deception Paper

Questions about the known placebo effect.
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Lessons from DADT and the DREAM Act (and NARAL. And Labor…): Causing Pain Works

LGBT activists realized they were going to have to be confrontational and hard. And by doing so, they won an important step in a long march towards legal equality.
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On Genetic Denialism

Explaining heritability isn’t easy.
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Posted in Framing, Genetics, Genomics | 6 Comments

Links 12/27/10

Links for you.
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Pity the Poor Couple Who Make $250,000 Per Year (Haven’t We Been Through This Before?)

Next, I’m sure, The Fiscal Times will run an article about how difficult it is for a family that makes $450,000 per year. Oh, wait…
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Posted in Taxes | 14 Comments